WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee School Board has an unexpected vacancy to fill.
CHELAN — Lake Chelan School District voters are invited to a Nov. 20 meeting to learn more about two replacement tax levies expected to be put on the Feb. 13 special election ballot.
EAST WENATCHEE — Seedlings Center for Early Learning’s new $5.6 million East Wenatchee campus in the 100 block of Eastmont Avenue is starting to take shape.
WENATCHEE — Wenatchee Valley College’s 75 non-union exempt employees — from the college president to administrative secretaries and office staff — will take 10 days of unpaid leave before the end of June to help close the gap on a projected $1 million budget deficit.
WENATCHEE — The kitchen remodel of the family’s old farmhouse that sits across the highway from where Tim Larson and his wife have lived for 42 years is expected to be finished by January.
Ramon Rivera, the director of the nationally renowned mariachi music program in the Wenatchee School District, has done a masterful job of building bridges both in our valley and around the country during his 15-year tenure.
The swings, the gymnastics, the dancing, the music, the Matildas and Mrs. Wormwood.
WENATCHEE — Ramon Rivera has stepped down as the director of Wenatchee School District’s mariachi music program through the end of the school year.
SEATTLE — More than 400,000 kids from low-income households in Washington qualify for free lunch at their schools — about 37% of public school students statewide.
QUINCY — Quincy School Board could bring home another “Board of the Year” title from the Washington State School Directors’ Association.
WENATCHEE — Wenatchee Valley College students gathered Friday to remember loved ones who had passed.
WENATCHEE — In celebration of Friday’s Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead), Wenatchee Valley College is inviting the public to participate in a fun, free, two-part event.
With temperatures going below freezing at the Cashmere soccer game with Cascade Tuesday night, Paul and Lyndsay Diaz, Cashmere, brought a portable gas burner to keep warm. They have two daughters on the team. The flames weren't the only thing to keep their spirits warm though as their team won the match to remain undefeated in the league.
WENATCHEE — The North Central Educational Service District has been awarded $200,000 from Career Connect Washington to create a regional network designed to match more young people with high-demand, high-wage careers.
SEATTLE — New national test scores in math and reading are out, and while averages across Washington have largely flatlined, the gap between the state’s high-flyers and lowest performers continues to grow.
Alexis Sison, 7, dressed as Captain Hook, studies reading specialist Megan Castillo's unicorn wings at John Newbery Elementary School in Wenatchee Tuesday. Children and staff at the school dressed up as some of their favorite characters from books.
Malia Renner-Singer, the 2020 Regional Teacher of the Year for the North Central Education Service District, has some powerful insights about the impact of teachers in our communities.
LEAVENWORTH — Cascade School District boundaries that zig rather than zag mean Jennifer Saugen can’t serve on the school board — at least not in the District 3 post that covers the Plain and Lake Wenatchee areas.
WENATCHEE — Four-year-old Gene Pickren excitedly looked at himself in the mirror, donning a black and yellow striped winter hat.
CHICAGO — Thursday marked the sixth day without classes for 300,000 Chicago Public Schools students as the Chicago Teachers Union reported no agreement on its top priorities.
Laura Truitt’s landscapes in oil, charcoal, paper and canvas depict the imbalance created by society’s over-consumption — and then some.
It’s time to put on your party shoes and bring the gang to the community farewell for the Museum of the Columbia on Nov. 1 at Rocky Reach Discovery Center.
WENATCHEE — A public Arbor Day celebration is set for Friday at Wenatchee Valley College.
The Wenatchee High School girls started off their homecoming week with the annual Powder Puff football game Monday night, Oct. 21, 2019.
WENATCHEE — Find out how apple trees — and the apples they produce — are affected by environmental stress Wednesday at the first Science in Our Valley seminar of the fall.
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MANSFIELD — Two Mansfield School Board incumbents are getting competition in their re-election bids this year.
SPOKANE — These are exciting times for charter schools.
WENATCHEE — Wenatchee School District’s award-winning Mariachi Huenachi, under the direction of Ramon Rivera and Eduardo Cortes, will travel to Fairbanks, Alaska, to perform in the Encanto Northern Lights Concert.
Name: Judy Derpack
KENT — A charter school in Kent that debuted at summer’s end suddenly closed because of a staff exodus and dwindling student enrollment — making it the fourth Washington charter school to shutter in the past year.
OMAK — Wenatchee Valley College Continuing Education, in partnership with Okanogan Conservation District, is offering wildfire preparedness classes for those who want to be better prepared for wildfires. Two classes will be offered this fall and students may attend one or both of the classes.
MANSON — Manson teachers, staff, students and parents will participate in an emergency preparedness exercise Nov. 1 with the help of Chelan County Sheriff’s Office deputies and Chelan County Fire District 5 firefighters.
WENATCHEE — Lewis & Clark Elementary School will host a visit Tuesday from state Superintendent Chris Reykdal, who is interested in learning about the school's dual-language immersion program that has been in place since 2008.
I am impressed by efforts being made by the Cashmere School District to ensure a quality education for all of their students. The district has a keen understanding of and appreciation for the toxic stress that impacts many students and is trying to foster resilience by creating programs to s…
WENATCHEE — Wenatchee School Board president Sunny Hemphill, swept into office in 2017 as part of a trio of candidates running on a joint platform, is facing a challenge for the post from retired businessman Martin Barron.
OLYMPIA — Are high-school diplomas in Washington becoming meaningless? This is the question education officials are wrestling with as they prepare to finalize new rules governing what students must do to graduate.
Note: This story has been updated to reflect the correct funding information.
WENATCHEE — Two decades spent running her own company offering tutoring services to Wenatchee students has given Meliesa Tigard some solid ideas on how Wenatchee schools can improve test scores and set spending priorities.
WENATCHEE — Kids from across the Wenatchee Valley blasted off to Space Camp Friday at the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center.
WENATCHEE — Wenatchee Valley College Visiting Writers Series continues at 7 p.m. Oct. 24 in The Grove Recital Hall, WVC Music and Art Center (MAC). Readers will include Washington State Poet Laureate Claudia Castro Luna, WVC faculty Derek Sheffield and a selection of WVC students.
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