The Washougal School Board voted to adopt an elementary school science curriculum during its Sept. 14 meeting despite the objections from a parent, who called the educational platform “biased” due to its inclusion of two videos that promote mask-wearing as an effective means of preventing the spread of COVID-19.
Officials in the Washougal School District leaders say they realize the COVID-19 pandemic is taking a toll not just on students and families, but also on their own teachers and staff.
The Washougal Police Department is going back to school.
The Washougal School District is projecting an enrollment of 2,992 students for the upcoming school year, 214 more than it had at the end the 2020-21 school year.
‘Safety is the most important thing’: Local teachers union presidents react to state’s new COVID-19 mandates
Presidents of the local Camas and Washougal teachers union recently weighed in on a new state mandate requiring all K-12 school teachers, staff, coaches, bus drivers and volunteers be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by Oct. 18 or lose their jobs.
The Washougal School Board resumed in-person meetings this month for the first time since a May 25 school board meeting ended in disruption and police citations against three community members.