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Mar 2018

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

2018-03-12T12:12:29-07:00March 5th, 2018|Categories: 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

2018-02-14T14:03:06-08:00January 19th, 2018|Categories: 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

2018-02-14T13:49:07-08:00January 7th, 2018|Categories: 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

2018-02-14T13:43:33-08:00January 4th, 2018|Categories: 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 [...]

Jan 2018

Happy New Year!

2020-09-08T18:41:32-07:00January 1st, 2018|Categories: Head of school, River news|

I have a handful of resolutions to start the new year.  Among my resolutions, I have decided to dedicate time to improve our outreach and cultivate deeper connections for those in our educational network.  This is not just “good for business”, it will be necessary for us to keep you updated as the furious pace [...]

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