EAST WENATCHEE — Three parents of Eastmont School District students said they support changing the name of Robert E. Lee Elementary School because the name is offensive to many people and irrelevant to local history.
Over the centuries, abundant sunshine, water and natural resources have attracted many peoples to the valleys of Chelan and Douglas counties. First were the Wenatchis, Chelans, Entiats and Sinkiuse-Columbians.
WENATCHEE — A dump truck spreads gravel on the Apple Bowl field in preparation for the new artificial turf that will be installed later this summer. The field is scheduled to be turned over to the Wenatchee School District by September in time for the first football game.
Four hundred small aluminum squares were painted by students at Mission View Elementary school as an art project during the school year. Last week some students in the summer enrichment program helped artist Dennis Weddle of Bear Signs start to zip tie them to a chain link fence on the south side of the school, creating a massive art piece.
EAST WENATCHEE — Eastmont School Board members and district administrators aren't eager to discuss a name change for Robert E. Lee Elementary School. But a national conversation about use of the Confederate flag and other symbols of the Confederacy could bring it to their table.
WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee School District may use excess funds from its current school construction project to begin design and early planning on a second project phase that includes a major remodel of Wenatchee High School.
WENATCHEE — Ricardo Iniquez has been named Wenatchee High School Associate Principal. The new position will assist new Wenatchee High School Principal Eric Anderson in state-required achievement initiatives.