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.
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.
Joyful Scholars Montessori switched to a year-round school calendar this year, and school co-founder Anni Hisey said the impact on learning has been positive. Perhaps other schools can learn something from their experience.
CASHMERE — Cashmere School District residents will be asked to approve a $12.4 million bond proposal to modernize and expand Cashmere High School and add classrooms to Vale Elementary School when ballots are sent out later this week. The bond proposal is the only item on the ballot.
WENATCHEE — With his mom watching nearby, 11-year-old Eli Christensen came running across the room at Ohana Occupational Therapy, latched onto the handles of a trapeze, aimed his body through an inner tube suspended from the ceiling, let go of the bars and whooshed through the ring, crash landing on the pile of foam padding.
WENATCHEE — Jesús Hernández said he didn't seek a seat on the Wenatchee School Board to be an advocate for the growing number of Latino students and community members. But for 18 years, he made sure Latinos, other minorities and low-income families always had a voice on public education matters.
WENATCHEE — Kansas Cumiskey doesn't even want to think of where or who she would be if she wasn't rescued from an abusive family eight years ago. Her foster family helped her find her way. Now she wants to bring attention that others like her still need help.