WENATCHEE — Wenatchee Valley College students will have more in-person class options this fall, with COVID-19 vaccinations encouraged, but not required.
WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee School District announced Friday that Wenatchee and WestSide high schools will hold in-person commencement ceremonies for the class of 2021.
OLYMPIA — Washington schools are expected to fully open to in-person learning in the fall, the state’s top education official, Chris Reykdal, announced.
SPOKANE — Undocumented and international students attending college classes as of March 2020 will be eligible for emergency assistance grants from the federal government, the Biden administration announced Tuesday.
WENATCHEE — Measuring 40 feet from end to end and stocked with drills, routers, sanders, jigsaws, fiberglass cloth, a vacuum press and an array of other woodworking tools, Wenatchee High School’s mobile ski-building lab has finally arrived.
EAST WENATCHEE — The Eastmont School Board’s search for a new superintendent is starting with a familiar consultant, Northwest Leadership Associates — the same company that helped the board select Garn Christensen 14 years ago.
OLYMPIA — Washington officials who oversee the state’s immunization policies in schools won’t consider a requirement to mandate COVID-19 vaccines in schoolchildren until a vaccine is fully approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, state officials said this week.
WENATCHEE — President Joe Biden’s $1.8 trillion American Families Plan would fund free community college across the country, including at Wenatchee Valley College.
The North Central Educational Service District (NCESD) recently recognized more than 60 school nurses and health room assistants with its 2021 Friend of Children Award. The award honors the significant role health services staff play in ensuring schools are prepared to address COVID requirem…
WENATCHEE — FocalPoint Educational Services is gearing up for a rush after the pandemic slowdown last year.
WENATCHEE — Meliesa Tigard built her business on the concept of adaptation and collaboration.
WENATCHEE — Wenatchee High School students interested in getting a COVID-19 shot will have a chance Saturday, May 15, at the school’s cafeteria.
PULLMAN — Washington State University is proposing a 2.5% tuition increase for all undergraduate and graduate students for the coming school year.
Wenatchee middle school band students hunker down while a gust of wind blows dust from a nearby baseball field through them Thursday, May 6, 2021, at Foothills Middle School. The pep band made up of students from the three schools had gathered to play for over an hour during a soccer jamboree their classmates were playing in. This is their third performance this week during soccer games. Pioneer band director Erin Luebber, holding up the stand at left, came up with the idea to get the middle school children a way to perform in public - the first time in over a year because of COVID-19 restrictions. Thursday ended up being challenging with the wind blowing stands down and sending music flying along the grass. About 30 middle schoolers played during this performance.
EAST WENATCHEE — It was not your typical Wednesday morning in the Eastmont School District as four schools welcomed back students full-time for the first time in more than a year.
WENATCHEE — What is something people here know about local Native American facts, Mary Big Bull-Lewis asked members of the Wenatchee School Board.
North Central Washington public schools are getting free access for four years to a powerful peer-to-peer anti-suicide program called Hope Squad, thanks to a proposal written by Dr. Julie Rickard, founder of the North Central Suicide Prevention Coalition.
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SEATTLE — The University of Washington will enact a COVID-19 vaccination requirement for all students for the upcoming school year.
SPOKANE — Mary Cullinan, Eastern Washington University’s first female president and the 26th president in the university’s history, has died, EWU Interim President David May announced to the campus community earlier this week.
COEUR d'ALENE — North Idaho College's status as an accredited institution may be in jeopardy as the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities investigates a complaint concerning behavior exhibited by the college's Board of Trustees.
WENATCHEE — While Wenatchee Valley College's Knights Hall is sporting some new murals, that does not mean the old building is due to be demolished much like Wells Hall. But once the new Wells Hall opens later this year, Knights Hall will be changing.
WENATCHEE — Indigenous lands acknowledgement is the topic of a Wenatchee School Board workshop at 1 p.m. Monday. No action will be taken, according to a district press release. The meeting will be livestreamed. For details go wenatcheeschools.org.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Dozens of Senate Republicans called on the Biden administration on Friday to withdraw what they say is a “divisive” education proposal that would place greater emphasis on slavery and the contributions of Black Americans in history and civics lessons taught in U.S. schools.
WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Valley College associate nursing program has been granted continuing accreditation from the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing.
WENATCHEE — Wenatchee Valley College students can now apply for Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations (CRRSA) Act funding.
Chelan Irrigation created; Cigar stand on the Ave purchased; Leavenworth incorporates; Greenhouse Restaurant name announced
WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee School District has announced the hiring of two new principals for Washington and John Newbery elementary schools. Both Janell Royster and Socorro Yañez are current school district employees.
RICHLAND — More than 8% of Hanford High students are learning from home this week because they came in close contact with someone at school who has COVID.
The three Wenatchee middle schools choirs have released a combined virtual performance of “Bridge Over Troubled Water,” thanks to the technical prowess and perseverance of Orchard Middle School teacher Jeff Sandberg.
Kids are safer in school. A year into the pandemic, we have solid evidence that essentially all COVID-19 transmission in Chelan and Douglas counties has happened outside of school.
Apr. 28As far as Robin Kelley is concerned, Gonzaga University administrators should always have a question on their mind about how they run the institution.
SPOKANE — Inside the Pride Schools building on East Sprague Avenue, students are building, collaborating and dreaming.
WENATCHEE — A proposal to send Wenatchee’s middle and high school students back to classrooms full-time was met with opposition Tuesday by teachers and the majority of school board members.
EAST WENATCHEE — Transportation and lunch are the big hurdles in planning next week’s return of Eastmont secondary students to classrooms full-time, say school officials.
SPOKANE —A number of colleges and universities throughout the U.S., including Cornell and Duke universities, have announced they will require students to get the COVID-19 vaccine to attend during the upcoming fall semester.
WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee School Board on Tuesday will discuss bringing middle and high school student students back full-time.
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Learning by performing acts of service is a beautiful thing. I cannot think of a more powerful way to exercise our empathy muscles and in doing so discover how great it feels to be doing something for others.
WENATCHEE — This was not your typical Monday in the Wenatchee School District. The elementary schools were bustling. No more hybrid learning. Students were back in the classroom full time for the first time in a year.
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ORONDO — Lance Young is the new superintendent of the Orondo School District.
OLYMPIA — Standardized exams for public school kids in Washington state will be delayed until the fall, state schools Superintendent Chris Reykdal announced Wednesday.
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