Education

Wenatchee School Levy, Chelan Hospital Bond Pass in Special Election

Special election results are in for Chelan County: WENATCHEE SCHOOL DIST NO 246 PROPOSITION 1 RENEWAL OF EXPIRING EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS AND OPERATION LEVY YES = 4,107 votes (59.9%) NO = 2,749 votes (40.1%) Total Votes (not including write-ins)= 6,856 HOSPITAL DIST NO 2 LAKE CHELAN PROPOSITION 1 BONDS FOR NEW HOSPITAL APPROVE = 2,386 votes…

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Cashmere School Board Accepts Bids for Vale Elementary, High School Additions

Following the passage of a $12 million bond, the Cashmere School District is planning construction of 14,000 square feet of new classrooms at Vale Elementary School and Cashmere High School. Last week, all bids came in over estimates. So Superintendent Glenn Johnson asked architects and engineers to tighten their belts and try to get their…

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Multiple Awards for WHS Apple Leaf at National Convention

Wenatchee High School’s journalism program was once again on display at the spring  National High School Journalism Convention in Seattle. The Apple Leaf newspaper and its student journalists received several awards, including 10th place Best of Show. Dan Langager reports.

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Urban Gardening? Cascadia Conservation District, WSU Master Gardeners Have the Answers

The Chelan County Master Gardeners and Cascadia Conservation District invite veteran and beginner growers alike to a workshop tomorrow focusing on urban backyard gardens. They’ll discuss climate, pest control, composting and irrigation. It’s a hands-on workshop, with examples and demonstrations, all at the Community Education Garden on Western Avenue in Wenatchee. Dan Langager talks with…

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Students Award $10,000 in Grants to Their Teachers in Manson School District

It’s not uncommon for high school students to spend a lot of time filling out applications for various scholarship and grant funding opportunities. In Manson, this week, roles were reversed, as it was the students sorting applications and handing out grant funding. It’s part of a program hosted by the Community Foundation of North Central…

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