Significant momentum is building in this state to support STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education in public schools and our good friend Dr. Gene Sharratt and the Washington Student Achievement Council staff are playing key roles.
I’m Nicole Flanagan, president of Junior Service League of Wenatchee. JSLW is a relatively new non-profit in the Wenatchee Valley. Established in 2008, JSLW’s membership has grown tremendously. We have just over 190 members spanning many generations ranging in age from 20 to 90.
OKANOGAN — All schools in the Okanogan School District will be closed Friday due to the large number of students and staff planning to attend the state 2B football championship game at the Tacoma Dome.
WENATCHEE — The Community Foundation of North Central Washington has awarded $91,700 in grants from its Regional Impact Grant program to 22 nonprofit organizations, schools and public agencies for programs that create better quality of life for the region.
SPOKANE — The Wenatchee High School Speech and Debate team attended the Central Valley Bear Brawl in Spokane last weekend. Two debaters, Vivian Noyd and Wallace O’Donnell, took third place in Public Forum debate. O’Donnell was also awarded third place in total individual speaker points.
WENATCHEE — Five members of the Foothills Middle School Choir have been selected from 1,600 applicants to participate in the Washington Music Educators Association’s (WMEA) annual Junior All-State bands, choirs and orchestra concert.