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December 21, 2023
The Washougal School District is transferring an unspecified amount of money from its capital projects fund to its general fund to meet its short-term financial obligations. (Post-Record file photo)

WSD borrows from capital fund to cover costs

The Washougal School District is borrowing money from itself to meet its short-term financial obligations as it continues to grapple with financial challenges brought on by lower-than-expected enrollment and rising costs.

December 21, 2023

Washougal School Board welcomes new member

Washougal School District (WSD) Superintendent Mary Templeton administered oaths-of-office to three Washougal School Board members, including newcomer Ida Royer, during a meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 12. “We’re excited to welcome…

December 7, 2023
Contributed photo courtesy Washougal School District 
 Columbia River Gorge Elementary School fifth-grader Joela Grundy collects a token as a reward for finishing a lap during a Boosters Mileage Club session at the Jemtegaard Middle School track earlier this year. (Contributed photo courtesy of the Washougal School District)

‘Mileage Club’ proves popular with Washougal students

Every Tuesday, Columbia Gorge Elementary (CRG) School students spend 15 minutes of their time running or walking around the Jemtegaard Middle School track. They aren’t required to participate in the Boosters’ Mileage Club. They choose to do so because they enjoy competing with their friends, earning rewards, and getting — or staying — fit.

November 30, 2023
A welcome sign greets visitors at the Camas School District's headquarters Aug. 24, 2021. (Kelly Moyer/Post-Record files)

Camas School District will place levies on February ’24 ballot

Camas School District voters will soon decide the fate of the district’s educational programs and operations (EPO) and capital-technology levies that fund a variety of programs, extracurriculars, technology needs and building maintenance not covered by state educational funds.