Back Issues: November 8, 2017

Port of Vancouver commissioners hold regular meeting Nov. 14

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

UnknownThe Port of Vancouver USA Board of Commissioners will hold a regular meeting at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 14, at the Port Office, 3103 Lower River Rd., Vancouver. For the agenda, click here. Meetings are also broadcast on Clark Vancouver Television (CVTV) cable channels 21 and 23 and online at www.CVTV.org

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Meals on Wheels delivers Thanksgiving meals Nov. 23

Wednesday, November 8, 2017
Meals on Wheels People will deliver more than 1,800 hot turkey dinners to homebound seniors on Thanksgiving Day. The menu includes roast turkey and gravy, cranberry relish, bread stuffing, mashed potatoes, yams, peas and carrots, cranberry gelatin salad, potato rolls, and pumpkin pie with whipped topping. The pick-up site for Meals on Wheels delivery in Clark County is Luepke Center, 1009 E McLoughlin Blvd., Vancouver. For more information about the community dinners, call Meals on Wheels People at 503-736-6325 or visit mealsonwheelspeople.org.
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NWABA to host a judo experience for individuals who are blind and visually impaired Nov. 15

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Northwest Association for Blind Athletes (NWABA) announced today that it will be hosting a Judo experience in Portland, OR. The program will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 15, at Portland Judo, 2335 NW 23rd Pl. in Portland. Participants will have the opportunity to learn the fundamentals and basic skills for participating in Judo. The program will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Transportation from downtown Vancouver and the Portland office of Oregon Commission for the Blind will be available upon request. For information, visit http://www.nwaba.org.

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2017 School of Distinction awards earned by six schools in the region

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Schools from six of the 30 districts in the Educational Service District 112 region received a School of Distinction (SOD) award on Nov. 6. Camas, Castle Rock, Longview, Lyle, Vancouver and Washougal districts each have one school being awarded for sustained improvement in English language arts (ELA), math, and graduation rates over the past five years.

Hayes Freedom High (Camas), Castle Rock Elementary (Castle Rock), RA Long High (Longview), Dallesport Elementary (Lyle), Benjamin Franklin Elementary (Vancouver), and Canyon Creek Middle (Washougal) are among the 98 schools in Washington State so honored by the Center for Educational Effectiveness (CEE) and their partner organizations for continuous and substantive improvement.

School of Distinction honorees are selected using OSPI reported data from the data downloads section of the state report card: http://reportcard.ospi.k12.wa.us/DataDownload.aspx. For more information about selection criteria, the methodology brief can be found here.

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