Outdoor classroom extends to the Coast

Skamania’s motto is “The Gorge is our classroom,” but this spring the fifth and sixth graders ventured all the way to the Coast for a three-day “outdoor school.” OMSI (Oregon Museum of Science and Industry) and Skamania School staff, and parent volunteers accompanied...

Science learning planned for 38-acre parcel

Community well will be maintained A $20,000 STEM Lighthouse grant awarded to Skamania School District for the 2018-19 school year will support outdoor learning and teaching plans for its long-held 38-acre piece of property. “Our idea is to develop it into an outdoor...

The Gorge truly is our classroom

When you go to school in a National Scenic Area, the opportunities for field study are endless. In addition to our efforts to establish an outdoor education lab on district property (cover), Skamania’s students and teachers are taking this year’s motto—“The Gorge is...