COLUMBIA RIVER WEEKLY NEWS

April 16, 2021

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Columbia River High School

800 NW 99th ST.

Vancouver WA 98665

360-313-3900

Principal/ Head of School - Alex Otoupal

Associate Principal/Curriculum - Rob Duncan

Associate Principal/Activities - Ken Roberts

Associate Principal/Athletic Director - Nick Davies

Report Card

Mascot Madness: It is official

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Quick Look - New River Mascot

Ye Olde 500 Wing Demo

Footage of the demolition of the 500 wing. In the coming weeks we will update you on our progress with the New 500 Wing.
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Athletics Update

Winter Sports:

Winter sports will start on May 3rd (except gymnastics). We have the OK to compete in all sports!!!

Gymnastics started Monday, April 12th! It is not too late to sign up. Please sign up through FamilyID.


Open gyms have started for both Boys and Girls basketball: More information --

Boys Basketball: David Long: david.long@vansd.org

Girls Basketball: Jesse Norris: jesse.norris@vansd.org


Spectators at Spring Sports:

Based on the Department of Health Guidelines all River home events (baseball, soccer, tennis) will be allowed to have 2 spectators for each home and away athlete. We will not have not to do attestations or pre-set lists ahead of time. Spectators need to sit in their family groups, wear masks at all times, and stay 6 feet away from the closest group.

Future Ready Parent Workshop

Are you a parent trying to figure out how to best support your student in planning for after high school? Jump in on VPS' virtual Future Ready Parent Workshop on April 19th from 6-8p.m. Check out the schedule below for information on the sessions that will be offered and click here to register.
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Are you a graduating senior interested in healthcare?

This hybrid 6-week Nursing Assistance Certified (NA-C / CNA) employment program trains entry-level applicants for the healthcare sector. Classes will be taught online with in-person labs to give you flexibility!


Attend an online information session:

Saturday, April 17th @ 2p.m.

Monday, April 19th @ 10a.m.

Tuesday, April 20th @ 5:30p.m.

Wednesday, April 21st @ 6:30p.m.

Thursday, April 22nd @ 10a.m.


Email Shelli Veal for a Zoom link: sveal@healthcareerfund.org


**Must be 17 years or older

Clark College Virtual Program Preview Day

These virtual events are designed for high school students who want to learn more about Career and Technical Program options offered at Clark College. Students can register for as many dates as they would like, depending on which areas they are interested in. During the event, students will rotate through two program sessions of their choice and hear about career and degree/certificate options from Clark program faculty members.


REGISTER TO ATTEND HERE!

All events will be held on Wednesdays from 11:30am-1:00pm:

  • April 21: Science, Technology, & Engineering Programs
  • April 28: Health Care Programs
  • May 5: Business & Human Services Programs

Event agenda for each date:

  • 11:30am: Welcome & Guest Speaker
  • 11:40am: Career Exploration Session with Clark College Career Services
  • 11:55am: Split up into Session 1 Breakout Rooms
  • 12pm-12:25pm: Session 1
  • 12:25pm: Split up into Session 2 Breakout Rooms
  • 12:30pm-12:55pm: Session 2
  • 12:55pm: Closing

Families in Washington making under $97,000 per year qualify for financial aid and it's not too late to apply!

Access to financial aid begins with an application.

The Washington Student Achievement Council has many resources to help your students complete a financial aid application:


You can also connect with CR's Student Pathway Center for support in completing the application. Connect with Morgan Parker at morgan.parker@vansd.org.
Schedule Appointment with the Student Pathways Center

If you want to talk individually about your plans for after high school or need support with any planning, please schedule an appointment! We're here to help.

NOTICE OF NONDISCRIMINATION


Vancouver Public Schools is an equal opportunity district in education programs, activities, services, and employment. The district does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, including gender expression or identity, age, families with children, honorably discharged veteran or military status, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal. The district provides equal access to the Boy Scouts of America and other designated youth groups. The district complies with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 402 of the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Act of 1974, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, Older Worker Protection Act, and all other state, federal, and local equal opportunity laws. You may contact any of the following people at 2901 Falk Rd., Vancouver, WA, 98661, or by writing to them at VPS, PO Box 8937, Vancouver, WA 98668-8937 or by calling 360-313-1000: ADA & Affirmative Action/Title IX Coordinator––kathy.everidge@vansd.org; Title VII, 504–steve.vance@vansd.org; IDEA–daniel.bettis@vansd.org; Title IX Elementary–debra.hale@vansd.org; Athletic Equity & Title IX Secondary–james.gray@vansd.org. This notification can be provided in the appropriate language for communities of national origin and minority persons with limited English language skills by contacting 360-313-1250.