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Motorcycle prank

Senior motorcycle prank on video

EAST WENATCHEE — An unnamed Eastmont High School senior had his prank May 31 when he rode his offroad motorcycle through the halls of the high school.

Flying ‘frogs’

Teacher Zack Jacobson says his hydraulic and pneumatic class at Wenatchee Valley College is one of the least favorite for his students because using math is required.

End of the school year

For some East Wenatchee students, the school year ends with a splash.

Free lunch for kids

WENATCHEE — Anyone 18 or under will be able eat lunch free this summer at several locations in Wenatchee, East Wenatchee and Cashmere. One Wenatchee school will also be serving breakfast through the summer.

Pickup driver in school bus crash arrested

CHELAN FALLS — The driver of a pickup that collided with a school bus carrying about 50 students Wednesday morning has been arrested on suspicion of driving while under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

Reichert to speak at Manson graduation

MANSON — U.S. Congressman Dave Reichert will deliver the commencement address at ceremonies Saturday for Manson’s graduating class of 2016.

WVC students transform MAC Gallery with murals

WENATCHEE — The spilled yellow paint radiated from all sides, oozing past sheets of paper, over floor tiles and into cracks. The student who knocked the paint can over sheepishly covered her mouth, shocked by the mess she'd just made. The rest of the class was not as paralyzed, calmly coming together to wipe up the spill and make light of the situation.

Mentoring offers Opportunities for Eastmont students

EAST WENATCHEE — Evelyn Medina was falling far behind in her credits at Eastmont High School. She didn't want to give up, but it became clear she wasn't likely to succeed in a traditional classroom environment.

Fish fountain

WENATCHEE — Wenatchee Valley College student Kansas Cumiskey reels in a trout at the college's fountain Thursday, only to have the fishing line break before her friend Malorie Wilson can get a hold of it. The two were among more than one hundred who tried to snag the 320 fish brought in from a Soap Lake trout farm. The end-of-school event is in its ninth year and sponsored by the Associated Students of WVC. The few stragglers left over after the event are eventually caught over the weekend before the ...

State grant will fund new Eastmont K-3 classrooms

EAST WENATCHEE — The Eastmont School Board approved a plan Monday to dedicate $3 million of its general operating funds over the next four years to qualify for a $7 million state grant to construct 20 new classrooms to reduce class sizes for kindergarten through third grade students.

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.