The Wenatchee World

Weather:

Weather

The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast

This Afternoon

Hi35° Mostly Sunny

Tonight

Lo24° Chance Snow

Sunday

Hi37° Snow Likely

Sunday Night

Lo20° Chance Snow

Monday

Hi35° Slight Chance Snow Showers then Mostly Cloudy

Monday Night

Lo22° Mostly Cloudy

Tuesday

Hi39° Partly Sunny

Tuesday Night

Lo26° Mostly Cloudy

Wednesday

Hi42° Partly Sunny

Wednesday Night

Lo27° Mostly Cloudy

Safety Valve: Letters from readers

Send to Kindle
Print This

Absent with leave

Imagine a high school sport where the senior athletes miss at least half their classes for most of the season, not just for practices or games, but to try on uniforms, sit through photo sessions and visit boosters. Imagine, too, that the seniors are gone so often that they are far behind in their studies when they return, and even failing some of their classes, so they must scramble to bring up their grades before graduation.

Of…

View my options or Sign in