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NCW schools make top high school list

MANSON — Liberty Bell High School and Manson High School were named as two of the state and nation's best high schools in a ranking by US News & World Report.

School district newsletter named Best in State

WENATCHEE — Wenatchee School District's community newsletter, Inside Wenatchee Schools, was named Best in State at a Washington School Public Relations Association conference held Thursday and Friday in Leavenworth.

Okanogan school bond fails

OKANOGAN — After the Okanogan County Auditor’s Office counted more ballots in the Okanogan School District’s proposed $6.55 million bond levy, school officials concede that the measure has failed.

College life

News of college students from throughout North Central Washington

WSD employee named finalist for statewide award

OLYMPIA — Donna Young, office manager for Columbia Elementary, was chosen a regional finalist for Washington’s 2016 Classified School Employee of the Year award and will be honored during an awards ceremony planned for Thursday in Olympia.

College Life

News of college students throughout North Central Washington

Auditor’s office finds WVC mismanaged capital projects

WENATCHEE — The state Auditor's Office Thursday released results of its investigation of a whistleblower complaint asserting that Wenatchee Valley College's president and vice president of administrative services mismanaged capital projects by failing to correctly follow public works contracting laws.

No easy answers in reducing class size

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee School Board is looking at portable classrooms and restricting the Choice program as ways to better manage classroom size and increasing enrollment at several of its schools.

Nose to nose science

WENATCHEE — The North Central Regional Library provided events throughout the past week, which was spring break for most of the public school students in the area.