WENATCHEE — The fall Science in Our Valley seminar series begins Sept. 25 with a close-up look at the research of local Department of Fish and Wildlife scientist Dr. McClain Johnson.
BOSTON — Actress Felicity Huffman, the first parent sentenced in a wide-ranging college admissions cheating scandal, was given a 14-day prison term on Friday and made a somber apology in federal court for paying to rig her daughter’s entrance exam.
WENATCHEE — GWATA has announced the 14 finalists for its 19th Annual Innovator Awards. The finalists in the five Innovator Award categories were chosen by an independent selection committee comprised of GWATA members with backgrounds in both business and education. The selection committee fi…
EAST WENATCHEE — Social-emotional learning and charter schools were among the topics covered Monday at the first Wenatchee School Board candidate forum of the election season.
FORT WORTH, Texas — The Fort Worth school board will review Tuesday a recent recommendation from an independent hearing examiner to reinstate Georgia Clark, a Carter-Riverside teacher whose Twitter posts against immigrant students sparked a national backlash.
Science on Tap! returns after taking a summer hiatus. The coming lineup is impressive with a new speaker each month on natural sciences topics, as well as refreshing — sessions will take at different Wenatchee Valley breweries each time.
CHELAN — Chelan High School is gearing up for its sixth year of pairing high school junior and senior mentors with incoming freshmen as part of its “High School Success” program.
EAST WENATCHEE — Five Wenatchee School Board candidates vying for three open spots will present their campaign platforms and talk about the issues Monday at a forum hosted by the 12th Legislative District Democrats.
Suzanne MacPherson has deep roots in the Upper Wenatchee Valley and her long-term perspective and relationship skills led to making contributions as an educator and as the first (and to date only) female mayor of Cashmere.
OLYMPIA — In recent years, debates over school lunch have centered on the food students eat (remember the argument over whether pizza is a vegetable?).
WENATCHEE — Wenatchee Valley College has received another five years of funding for a program that helps migrant and seasonal workers and their families succeed in college.
WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee School Board has agreed to hire a second school resource officer after Police Chief Steve Crown made a funding offer too good to pass up.
An intriguing program is coming to Pybus Public Market on Tuesday, Sept. 10 at 7 p.m.
NEW YORK — As schools begin reopening their doors to children nationwide, the U.S. government has told a federal judge that states have no power to sue over new rules they say make school meals less healthy.
Six years ago this month I turned in my application to become a WSU Chelan/Douglas County Master Gardener. I had lived in the Wenatchee area for four months, having moved here after living for 30 years in Hawaii.
WENATCHEE — Elissa Johnston, Blake Morrell, Jenaia Johnson and Socorro Yanez don’t have to imagine what Wenatchee students are going through.
WENATCHEE — School is starting 15 minutes earlier at three Wenatchee elementary schools this year to provide some extra time for breakfast — after the bell.
WENATCHEE — The North Central Educational Service District has an opening on its seven-member board.
WENATCHEE — Wenatchee High School students are getting some extra help resisting the temptation to check their cell phones during class this year.
Potential future cheerleaders learn stunts from Eastmont High School cheerleaders during the annual summer camp Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019 at Eastmont Community Park. Third year Eastmont cheer coach Jeni Gann said the week-long morning camp ends on Friday with a performance for parents at 10 a.m. The 40 children in the camp learn five cheers, jumps, stunts, and a dance routine throughout the week from 21 cheerleader volunteers. Gann wasn't sure how long the camp has been going on. "It's an old tradition," she said.
WENATCHEE — Restoring $1.5 million in previously voter-approved levy funds to Wenatchee School District’s budget would put the tax rate for property owners at close to what it was before the Legislature’s 2017 McCleary fix.
Washington state’s exams for math and reading still set a lower bar for proficiency than the federal government’s national test. But officials and experts say that’s not all that bad because the national benchmark is pretty high.
KENNEWICK — A mediator is stepping in to avert a strike that could shut down Kennewick schools on the first day of classes next week.
EAST WENATCHEE — Garn Christensen believes student-filled cafeterias should be noisy places.
LEAVENWORTH — Erin Hagedorn’s co-workers at Cascade High School are hosting an open house in her memory from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, in rooms 152 and 154.
KENNEWICK — Kennewick teachers voted Monday to go on strike on Aug. 27, the scheduled first day of school, if no tentative agreement is reached by Aug. 26.
Nationwide, Americans owe more than $1.6 trillion in student loans, making student debt the second-largest consumer debt segment in the country after mortgages, according to Federal Reserve data. But students in Washington have a slight advantage, thanks to some of the most generous tuition-…
WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee School Board is looking to the community for input on whether it should avoid further staff cuts next year and stabilize its budget with a 30-cent boost to the school levy in 2020 and 2021.
WENATCHEE — WestSide High School will be able to grow more leaders and vegetables in the future thanks to a $10,000 donation from an anonymous community member.
Readers responded on The Wenatchee World’s Facebook page to a short story about a meeting for the public on the dual-language program at Lewis and Clark Elementary School in Wenatchee.
WENATCHEE — Back-to-school preparations are in full swing.
EAST WENATCHEE — Semesters are out and trimesters are in at Eastmont High School this year.
WENATCHEE — Wenatchee Police on Wednesday arrested a Wenatchee School District teacher suspected of molesting two former students.
WENATCHEE — Parents and members of the general public are invited to learn about Lewis & Clark Elementary School’s dual-language program at an information session, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Aug. 21.
WENATCHEE — A 30-cent increase in Wenatchee’s school levy rate in 2020 and 2021 will avoid further staff cuts and stabilize the district’s balance sheet.
QUINCY — A ribbon cutting and dedication ceremony for the new Quincy High School at 403 Jackrabbit St. N.E. is planned Sept. 14, during the Farmer Consumer Awareness Day festivities.
NCW — Being a candidate for public office comes with some paperwork, but figuring out all details can be a challenge.
WENATCHEE — Dozens of earwigs crawled around a bucket, their pincers looking menacing.
QUINCY — A memorial service for former Quincy High School Athletic Director Kaycie Tuttle is 3:30 p.m. Monday at Holy Apostles Catholic Church in East Wenatchee.
At 90 years young, Mae Hamilton is still learning, experiencing and living life on her own terms. She’s one of four individuals who will share life wisdom with the community for a Sept. 8 program called Elder Speak, sponsored by the Ripple Foundation.