Wednesday, February 28, 2024
Education

Washington voters support their local public schools

OLYMPIA - Local levies and bonds are one important way that communities support their schools, and preliminary results from yesterday’s Special Election show how committed voters are to their …

Cashmere FFA celebrates National FFA Week

CASHMERE - Each year, FFA chapters nationwide celebrate National FFA Week, a time to highlight what FFA is and its everyday impact on members. It is also an opportunity to educate the public …

Cashmere residents vote to support schools in special election

CASHMERE – Cashmere voters turned out in support of Cashmere schools, with 71.22% of voters casting their ballots in favor of the replacement levy. Of the 1,501 who voted on the Feb. 13 …

Teen Poetry Slam organizers taking entries until Feb. 20

CASHMERE – At the end of February, Cashmere High School students will have the opportunity to present their original poems to the public at the 4th annual Cashmere Teen Poetry Slam. The …

Cashmere election results show likely winners, many races unopposed

As of the latest tabulation on the evening of Thursday, Nov. 9, Chelan County election results show a 40.98% voter turnout for the Nov. 7, 2023, general election.  Several races appear to …

North Central Educational Service District Announces Results of the Board of Directors Election

WENATCHEE - The North Central Educational Service District (NCESD) has unveiled the outcomes of its Board of Directors election, which is important to the region's educational landscape. This …

Questions: Q Please briefly introduce yourself and tell our readers why you are running for a seat on the Cashmere School District school board. My name is Sara Pipkin. I grew up in Omak, …

Cashmere High School student arrested for threatening school shooting

CASHMERE - In a concerning incident on the evening of Oct. 18, a Cashmere High School student alerted the school's principal about a threat. A 17-year-old student reportedly told a peer he …

The 2023 Student Mock Election is now open for all Washington K-12 students

OLYMPIA — Young Washingtonians across the state are invited to participate in the 2023 Student Mock Election presented by the Office of the Secretary of State. The Student Mock Election is …

SPOKANE-- Whitney Throgmorton of Cashmere has earned a place on the Spokane Community College Honor Roll for the Summer quarter 2023. Students on the honor roll earned a GPA of 3.0 or above. …

Giving multiplied with school supplies for children overseas

Leavenworth - As the school year approaches, shoebox packers are making use of back-to-school prices to purchase gifts and essential items for children in need around the world. Residents …

WVC Foundation receives $12,171 grant from Numerica Charitable Fund

The Wenatchee Valley College Foundation received $12,171 from the Numerica Charitable Fund to support the WVC Bridge program. The new program is designed to help Adult Basic Education (ABE) students …

NCESD Board of Directors call for 2023 elections

The North Central Educational Service District (NCESD) has announced a call for Board of Directors. Candidates must file their declaration of candidacy between September 1, 2023, and September 16, …

Campus fire safety

OLYMPIA – Living in a college dorm can be a fun experience, but fire safety should always be taken serious no matter where you are living. Last year in Washington State, there were over 800 …

When will we “fully fund” education?

As we begin another school year, I often get asked about “fully funding” education, despite the record state funding provided over recent years. Education spending has significantly …

WENATCHEE - Remember when you were in elementary school how important new clothes were on your first day of school? New clothes became a symbol of confidence. Sadly, many children living in our …

2023 high school writers’ competition winners

Write on the River and NCW Libraries are happy to announce the three winners of the 12 th  Annual High School Writers Competition. Jadyn Matson, of Chelan, won first-place for her fiction entry, …

Rusty Finch -Teacher of the Year award.

One item occupied Rusty Finch’s mind: a sick pig. During Cashmere High School’s end-of-year awards ceremony on May 31, the agriculture teacher constantly left the festivities to chat …

Informational videos increase awareness of financial aid and education options

Olympia—Simple, accurate information provided in an engaging way in an educational environment can help improve student understanding and awareness of financial aid and college or training …

Transforming lives through technology

Computer Refurbishment Training At NCW Tech Alliance we run a Computers for Community program, where we donate refurbished devices for community members in need. We are seeking additional …

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