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Oct 2018

Parent/Teacher Fall Conferences 2018

2018-10-15T16:18:41+00:00October 15th, 2018|Head of school|

Greetings River, Cool temperatures are setting and we are experiencing the beginning of a gorgeous autumn season. Today, October 15th marks the 25th instructional day of the 2018-2019 school year and we are eager to review progress with your student. Columbia River High School will hold parent/teacher conferences during the following sessions: • Thursday, October [...]

Sep 2018

School news: September 10, 2018

2018-09-10T11:19:04+00:00September 10th, 2018|Head of school|

We received the great news that our neighbors and friends in Evergreen have reached a tentative agreement and this means that tomorrow the Cascadia Tech Busses are rolling again. Cascadia Tech is back in business! Individual school portraits will be taken during English classes – be sure to comb your hair and smile big for [...]

Jun 2018

River’s Class of 2018

2018-06-15T10:39:48+00:00June 15th, 2018|Head of school|

It has been a really exciting ride with this group of high school students.  2018 has faced incredible challenges and responded with amazing poise and purpose.  I have never been more proud of my students.  I have never been more hopeful for the future. This is because of their brilliance, persistence and acknowledgment that “we [...]

Mar 2018

Never Doubt: Our schools and our democratic process unite us in possibility

2018-03-12T12:12:29+00:00March 5th, 2018|Head of school|

Two quotations have swirled around in my mind over the last weeks: “From Parkland, Florida….to Los Angeles, California…. so far in just two months, six communities have been impacted by school shootings with injuries or deaths. Sixty-three casualties, twenty people dead in or at schools —16 students and four adults—just 45 days into 2018….”    – #Neveragain statement [...]

Jan 2018

Equity and Excellence Grant Award

2018-02-14T14:03:06+00:00January 19th, 2018|Head of school, River news|

Columbia River High School has been Selected to Participate in New Initiative to Bring International Baccalaureate Programmes to More Students Vancouver, WA – January 18,2018  – Columbia River High School has been selected to participate in a new national initiative created to promote the inclusion and success of under-represented students in the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma [...]

Jan 2018

2252 in the House

2018-02-14T13:49:07+00:00January 7th, 2018|Head of school, River news|

House Bill 2252 is scheduled for public hearing on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at 1:30 pm with the House Committee on Higher Education in Olympia, Washington. River students taking International Baccalaureate Exams (and IB students everywhere) who enroll in Washington State higher education programs will gain with this legislation. HB 2252 is sponsored by Dolan, [...]

Jan 2018

Applying to River’s IB Programme

2018-02-14T13:43:33+00:00January 4th, 2018|Head of school, River news|

Ten reasons why the IB Diploma Programme (DP) is ideal preparation for university. It increases academic opportunity – research* shows DP graduates are much more likely to be enrolled at a top higher ed institutions than other entrants holding other qualifications. IB students care about more than just results – through creativity, action, service (CAS) you learn outside the [...]

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