Graduation rates up; vocational career pathways underway

Plans in the works to add specialty science, technology, engineering and math career pathway programs at each high school Over the past 15 years, methods for calculating graduation rates have changed and become more precise. High school requirements have changed. Students must earn more credits in different classes, including math and science, than they did… Continue Reading Graduation rates up; vocational career pathways underway

Washougal Middle School Students Enter Gateway to Possibilities

Washougal Middle School Students Enter Gateway to Possibilities

Towers of raw spaghetti noodles rise from the desks in Katie Beaty’s Design and Modeling class at Jemtegaard Middle School.  Students huddled in conversation, working together, trying and failing, trying and succeeding. The assignment: bring their individual ideas to the group, then work as a team using the design process to create the tallest structure… Continue Reading Washougal Middle School Students Enter Gateway to Possibilities

Modulars built by Evergreen students find new homes

Modulars built by Evergreen students find new homes

When the Math in Construction program at Mountain View High School (MVHS) and Evergreen High School (EHS) reached the end of its first year, the district had two modular homes to sell. Nearly three years later, those structures have been transferred to new owners. “Building these two structures was a great experience for the students… Continue Reading Modulars built by Evergreen students find new homes