CASHMERE — It’s not exactly natural for a group of 5-year-olds to wear masks and stay away from each other in school, but that is what is happened in Cashmere last week as preschool to second-grade students were welcomed back into the classroom.
KENNEWICK — Kennewick middle and high school students won’t be going back to school until February.
WENATCHEE — Pinnacles Prep charter school is holding a “curbside facilities reveal” on Thursday at the site of its campus at the existing Wenatchee Community Center.
WENATCHEE — Enrollment is down at Wenatchee Valley College 7.8% for the fall quarter, which is not unexpected as college enrollment is down across the state as the pandemic continues to impact.
OLYMPIA — Gov. Jay Inslee on Tuesday announced a host of new restrictions, including limits on indoor gatherings for students, at institutions of higher education that are intended to slow the spread of COVID-19.
CHELAN — Lake Chelan School District is delaying bringing second-graders back to school after a staff member tested positive for COVID-19.
EAST WENATCHEE — What a difference a weekend makes.
SEATTLE — Washington’s colleges and universities were braced for a big drop in enrollment this fall, expecting college kids to opt out of remotely taught classes and defer their educations for the duration of the coronavirus pandemic.
WENATCHEE — Early results from the community-wide COVID testing has prompted officials in the Wenatchee School District to move ahead with plans to bring back preschool through second-grade students.
EAST WENATCHEE — Eastmont School District’s waiver request to open schools to elementary students was denied by the Chelan-Douglas Health District.
CHENEY — Eastern Washington University announced that most courses will be online for the winter 2021 quarter.
EAST WENATCHEE — Eastmont Superintendent Garn Christensen announced this week the school district cannot move forward with its plan to bring K-4 students back to school under a hybrid model on Oct. 19.
SEATTLE — The University of Washington could levy "harsher disciplinary actions" against UW's Greek Row for a growing COVID-19 outbreak involving hundreds of students, UW officials said.
WENATCHEE — Plans are moving forward to begin hybrid instruction for preschool through second grade students in the Wenatchee School District in the early weeks of November. At Tuesday’s Wenatchee School Board meeting, Superintendent Paul Gordon outlined the plan for the board.
WENATCHEE — The Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction has reached an agreement with local internet service providers to bring free internet access to low-income students and families in the Wenatchee School District — and beyond.
MOSES LAKE — If all goes according to plan, the in-class portion of “blended” instruction at Moses Lake High School will resume on Nov. 2.
CHENEY — Throughout his career in academia, David May says he never had his sights set on a top leadership position.
Math is often the subject that equates to schoolwork struggles at home — or perhaps a renewed anxiety for Mom and Dad. It doesn’t have to be so.
SPOKANE — Washington State University and Gonzaga likely will join universities across the country in cancelling spring break amid concerns that spring break travel would cause further COVID-19 outbreaks on campus.
WENATCHEE — Wenatchee Valley College plans to continue with a mostly online schedule into winter quarter.
LEAVENWORTH — Like other school districts around North Central Washington, the Cascade School District is moving to a hybrid instruction model for its youngest students.
SPOKANE — Around the state — but especially in Eastern Washington — public school districts are seeing enrollment declines as families seek other options because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
SEATTLE — Thousands of Washington's kindergartners haven't shown up or logged in to their public schools this year — and state officials don't yet know where they're going, if they're getting any sort of instruction at all, or if they'll return to the public school system as first graders.
WENATCHEE — By the time the community-wide COVID testing opened at 1 p.m. at Wenatchee High School on Tuesday, cars were already lined up around the parking lot.
EPHRATA — Voters in the Ephrata School District will finally be able to see the results of the bond measure passed in 2019 for remodelings at several schools in the district.
WENATCHEE — COVID-19 testing begins today at Wenatchee High School as the Chelan-Douglas Health District tries to gather more data on the prevalence of COVID-19 in the community and the Wenatchee School District.
LONGVIEW — The days of tomahawk chops and pregame powwows in public schools may soon go the way of the buffalo on the prairies.
CHELAN — As you stroll through Lakeside Park in Chelan, in one corner are several square tarps laid out with blankets on top and kids perched on lawn chairs.
WENATCHEE — It was a just another Thursday 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. book pick-up and drop-off at Mission View Elementary School, but it turned out to be anything but typical.
EAST WENATCHEE — The Eastmont School District will continue with the tradition of running its school M&O levy — now called Educational Programs and Operational Levy — on the Nov. 3 general election ballot.
EAST WENATCHEE — Under bright sunny skies Monday, some students were welcomed back to Eastmont elementary and secondary schools. About 3 percent to 5 percent of the most vulnerable students were allowed to return to school, Eastmont Superintendent Garn Christensen said at Monday's Eastmont S…
ELLENSBURG — Enrollment across all eight Central Washington University sites and centers dropped about 5% compared to last fall term.
The numbers seemed "incredibly low."
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BRIDGEPORT — Monserrat Gildo and her 11-year-old sister Citally were already grappling with a rocky start to the school year: Bridgeport, like most other districts in Washington, began the school year online.
TACOMA — A day after releasing COVID-19 plans, Tacoma Public Schools announced on Thursday students will not return to the classroom next Monday.
SPOKANE — A handful of COVID-19 cases have surfaced at schools in the Inland Northwest, all in districts that have opened their buildings for some degree of in-person learning.
WENATCHEE — Health officials looking at plans to reopen schools have reduced the projected needed sample size from 10,000 in the Wenatchee Valley to 800 per school district.
WENATCHEE — Connecting students and teachers to internet service as remote learning continues this fall is an ongoing quest for schools, which are getting help from internet service providers and PUDs in Chelan and Douglas counties.
It’s been six months since The Wenatchee World launched NABUR, the online community forum managed by Wenatchee World journalists. It has been a learning experience for the newsroom and members alike. We recently reached the exciting milestone of 1,000 members and are continuing to expand.
Mayes Johnson, 3, Wenatchee, looks up at a red amaranth at the WSU Chelan/Douglas Master Gardeners Community Education Garden on Western Avenue on Thursday. Her father, McLain Johnson, who is holding the plant, said they come every week to see the progression of flowers. The garden is celebrating its tenth anniversary.