MANSON — The Manson School Board on Monday night was set to formally accept the resignation of Superintendent Matt Charlton, who has served in the position for 13 years.
SEATTLE — Washington high school seniors who are out of class because of the spread of the novel coronavirus may catch a break from certain graduation requirements.
Children receive breakfast and lunch alongside Rock Island Road Tuesday, March 24, 2020, provided by the Eastmont School District. On Monday, the service of free meals was expanded to some of the remote areas of the district, using busses to transport them.
SPOKANE — The coronavirus pandemic is posing some tough questions for school districts in Eastern Washington and the rest of the nation.
WENATCHEE — Schools have closed, but lunch workers are keeping busy prepping hundreds of free meals for young children and teens.
Joby and Eloise Clark, 9, Wenatchee, kick a soccer ball around on the stage at Lincoln Park in Wenatchee on Tuesday. Eloise would normally be in class at Lewis and Clark Elementary School except for its closing due to the Coronavirus mandate. Clark works for the Douglas County Transportation department and is taking a couple days off to figure out where Eloise will stay while he's at work. He said Eloise will probably stay with friends or family. "We were going to Washington, D.C., for spring break to be with friends," Clark said.
WENATCHEE — As students and teachers parted ways Monday for a six-week ordered shutdown, parents weren’t the only ones trying to figure out what will come next.
OLYMPIA — Gov. Jay Inslee on Friday ordered all K-12 schools in the state to close for at least six weeks to limit the spread of the novel coronavirus.
WENATCHEE — Wenatchee Valley College’s campuses will remain open, but classes will be conducted online through the end of the year and all on-campus events involving more than 20 people are suspended.
WENATCHEE — Add field trips, spring sports contests and visitors to the list of cancellations at Wenatchee and Eastmont schools.
WENATCHEE — Embracing connectivity in the classroom and figuring out what’s next are some of the lessons in store for 400 participants expected in August at the the North Central Educational Service District’s fourth-annual STEM Summit.
WENATCHEE — They had eyes, ears, manes and tails, but instead of the typical brown, black or white, these horses were purple, yellow or green.
WENATCHEE — Wenatchee School District bus drivers have agreed to a new three-year contract that includes a 6.5% salary boost starting March 1 with a $600 one-time payment to cover retro pay and conversion of an unpaid personal day to a paid personal day.
WENATCHEE — Wenatchee students will be out of school next Thursday and Friday.
WENATCHEE — Wenatchee parents and community members are invited to participate in a facilities task force to explore the idea of proposing a capital bond next year to pay for school facilities.
SEATTLE — Dozens of Washington public schools, and at least 10 private schools, shut down in the days since the state became the epicenter of the U.S. COVID-19 outbreak.
SEATTLE — Five miles south of the Life Care Center of Kirkland, where the coronavirus outbreak has killed residents and sown fear, a prestigious private school is going remote.
BOTHELL — All Northshore public schools closed Thursday for up to 14 days because of COVID-19 concerns. The district announced Wednesday it is transitioning to an online-only model.
EAST WENATCHEE — A fairy godmother, talking mice and magic are hard to resist.
Another Atwood family member takes to the stage for the first time during a dress rehearsal of "The Diary of Anne Frank" Monday night at the Wenatchee High School auditorium. Known in the Atwood family as Pudge, the 10-year-old family pet will play Mouschi, a cat that Peter brings to the Frank hiding spot.
A friend likes to tell the story of a frog stuck in a muddy wagon track. The frog’s friends did everything they could to encourage him to get out.
WENATCHEE — Students and teachers from across North Central Washington are invited to share their science, technology, engineering and math projects with the community as part of the NCW Tech & STEM Showcase in May.
WENATCHEE — Precision is part of a machinist’s mantra.
BOTHELL — Despite advice from public health officials, administrators in Northshore School District closed Bothell High School Thursday and Friday amid fears of the new coronavirus.
Wenatchee Valley College students walk by the campus fountain and a huge pile of dirt formed by the excavation for the new Wells Hall building on the Wenatchee campus Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020.
WENATCHEE — More than 600 middle school girls from across the region will try their hand at computer programming, circuit building and robotics next month at “Tech and Tiaras,” a new event designed to encourage careers in technology and computer science.
There will be a screening of the film “Older Than the Crown” at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 5 at the Omak Mirage Theatre.
Wenatchee High School Drama Club’s spring play, “The Diary of Anne Frank,” opens Wednesday and runs through March 7 at the Wenatchee High School Auditorium.
EAST WENATCHEE — As the first phase of construction for Eastmont School District’s current projects gets underway, district administrators are looking at what happens in the next five or 10 years.
SEATTLE — More than half of Washington community-college students had trouble paying rent or had to move in with friends or relatives in the past year, according to a new report on food and housing insecurity among two-year college students.
ENTIAT — Not too cold, not too hot and no more working around a leaky roof.
Scott Petersen, known as The Reptile Man from the Monroe Reptile Zoo, brought lizards, snakes, and turtles to show the children at the Abraham Lincoln Elementary School. He says he's been bringing reptiles to schools for 35 years. "I'm never going to retire," he says, "I enjoy it too much." He will be at Cascade Elementary School on Wednesday night at 6:30 for a public appearance.
SEATTLE — Nearly 1,800 teens, half of Seattle Public Schools’ (SPS) class of 2020, applied to attend community college through the city’s free tuition program.
In 1989, I lobbied my high school administration to provide condom machines in the bathrooms in response to having little to no sex education.
The Wenatchee Police Department has proposed spending more officer time focusing on homelessness and gang activity.
Having the courage to lean in to challenging conversations on difficult topics is the hallmark of a strong community. During the first week of March, our community and valley will have a series of unique opportunities to learn from experts about gender identity and gender expression, particu…
OMAK — The Omak School Board has invited two superintendent job finalists to return next week for a second round of interviews.
WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee School District has upped its recruiting game for the Wenatchee Valley Technical Skills Center, with the launch of its first-ever program guide promoting the free hands-on technical career training programs available for area high school juniors and seniors.
WENATCHEE — Wenatchee voters could see a school construction bond proposal on the ballot next February.
OLYMPIA — Children in schools with a high percentage of low-income students would all get free breakfast and lunch while at school, under a bill moving through the Legislature.