April 26, 2018
(Tori Benavente/Post-Record) 
 Jared Hoadley, assistant superintendent of the Mead School District, speaks to community members during one of four interview sessions for the next Washougal School District superintendent, Wednesday, April 25, in the Columbia River Gorge Elementary/Jemtegaard Middle School commons, in Washougal. Hoadley is one of four final candidates for the superintendent position.

Washougal superintendent decision approaches

The Washougal School District board of directors will likely hire the district’s next superintendent Friday, after four final candidates were interviewed, Wednesday, April 25, in Columbia River Gorge Elementary and Jemtegaard Middle School commons, in Washougal.

April 19, 2018
Washougal High School students, left to right, Bridgette McCarthy, Jared Johnson, Katie Boon and Lauren Bennett hold fliers for the Washougal Drug Take-Back, an event the students helped organize through Unite! Washougal Community Coalition. The take-back event will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, April 28, at Silver Star Search and Rescue, 1220 "A" St., Washougal. (Tori Benavente/Post-Record)

Washougal students organize drug take-back

A group of about 10 Washougal High School students is helping to organize a drug take-back event in Washougal from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, April 28, at Silver Star Search and Rescue, 1220 “A” St., Washougal.

March 29, 2018
The Jemtegaard Middle School Husky made from paint tape by Jemtegaard students Alexa Davidson and Paula Guerrero-Pineda. The students said they created the school's mascot because they wanted to show school spirit. (Contributed photo courtesy of Dani Allen)

Jemtegaard student-artists stick it to the school

In the hallways of Washougal’s Jemtegaard Middle School, art students have showcased the way they see their local communities by creating tape art murals of trees, skylines and even the school’s Husky mascot.

March 29, 2018
Washougal City Council members and Washougal Mayor Molly Coston attended the Marshall Leadership Awards where Washougal High School senior Bridgette McCarthy was awarded the Marshall Youth Leadership Award. McCarthy is in her second year serving as a student representative for the Washougal City Council. Councilman Paul Greenlee nominated her for the youth award. From left to right, Councilman Brent Boger, Councilwoman Joyce Lindsay, Coston, McCarthy, Secretary of State Kim Wyman, Councilman Greenlee and Councilman Ray Kutch. (Contributed photo courtesy of Margaret McCarthy)

Washougal senior wins prestigious youth award

Washougal High School senior Bridgette McCarthy rose to the top of 29 Clark County youth to win the Marshall Youth Leadership Award and a $2,500 college scholarship, on March 21.

February 15, 2018
Washougal High School senior Bridgette McCarthy rehearses her role as Annie Oakley for the "Annie Get Your Gun" musical at Washougal High School. McCarthy has performed in plays since she was 4 years old, but this is her first lead role. (Photos by Tori Benavente/Post-Record)

Washougal High to perform ‘Annie, Get Your Gun’

The Washougal High School drama department is warming up voices, instruments and sound systems to prepare for Irving Berlin’s classic songs, “Anything you can do, I can do better,” and “There’s no business like show business,” which will fill the auditorium when students take the stage to perform the 1940s musical, “Annie Get Your Gun,” this week.