EAST WENATCHEE — Pharmacy students Anna Phung and Hahn-La Phan already know how to give nearly painless flu shots. The two Washington State University pharmacy majors have each given hundreds of flu vaccine doses — shots and sprays — to patients of all ages.
Initiative 1351 on the current ballot is an irresponsible, self-serving, budget bashing measure that exploits a soft spot with voters while hiding the enormous, untenable price they will be forced to pay. Worse, the research suggests all that expense and sacrifice will bring little or no improvement in the education of their children. Nothing.
WENATCHEE — Wenatchee High School has been picked to receive the Safe Sports School Award by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association. The award recognizes high schools that provide excellent athletic training and prevention, care and treatment of sports-related injuries and illnesses.
WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee School Board has scheduled a workshop from 4 to 6 p.m. Monday to hear presentations on the second phase of its school construction bond and a new program that will improve communication between the district and community.
WENATCHEE — About a dozen frustrated parents attended a Wenatchee School Board meeting Tuesday to criticize the district’s Make Your Day program while supporting a new, more positive behavior program in local elementary and middle schools.
The Wenatchee High School Golden Apple Marching Band began its 2014 competition season last weekend at Edgar Brown Stadium in Pasco. The band placed second in the AAA Large Band Division with a score strong enough to earn a spot in the finals competition that evening.
Education advocates in Washington state are pushing a measure limiting class sizes, but opponents say the initiative on the November ballot could make a bad budget situation worse as lawmakers scramble to pay for court-ordered reforms.
NCW — The mayors of Quincy, Oroville and Brewster all have challengers, along with quite a few other positions up for election in North Central Washington this year. Candidates for open positions had to file for election this week.