With the start of a new year, I could not be more thrilled to welcome you to 2019-2020!
Here is a snapshot of some of the work these wonderful graduates have accomplished over the years.
Important dates April 1-5: Spring Break April 8: Regular Monday Early Release schedule. We will not hold an intervention period on April 8. Intervention will resume on April 15 (5th period intervention focus). April 18 (two hour early release) and April 19 (no classes) Parent/Student/Teacher Conferences April 20: Junior/Senior Prom at Gray Gables in Portland, [...]
Students at Columbia River will soon begin planning for their next year coursework. On Tuesday, March 12, students will have the opportunity to gather information about possible course choices in the annual Curriculum Fair. Students will be able visit short informational sessions about three different courses. Seniors will participate in a Financial Reality Fair during [...]
This morning we faced inclement weather and Vancouver Public Schools determined the best course of action was to keep students and staff home to avoid the slick roads. Nevertheless, a morning like this leads to a productive day in the office for River’s Administrative Team and our office staff. A dozen or so teachers have made it [...]
Greetings River Community, Winter will be upon on us soon and with a break in the seasons we have some outstanding accomplishments to share. Yesterday we honored the achievements of 27 Juniors and 43 Seniors at our Varsity Academic Awards Ceremony. The picture attached captures a few dozen of those recognized individuals. The Varsity Academic [...]
Systems of Support Academic Interventions Columbia River High School has dedicated time to Professional Learning Communities (PLCs) for more than 10 years. Because the Vancouver Public Schools (VPS) and the greater community agree to spend the time and have made the financial commitment to continue PLC work on a weekly basis, it makes sense to [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]