Education

WVC’s ‘College In The High School’ Receives Accreditation

For high school students, starting college with some credits already on their transcript can be a quick, affordable way to get a jump start. Wenatchee Valley College received accreditation for its College in the High School program from the National Alliance of Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships. College in the High School allows students in grades 10,…

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Community Forum June 17 Tackles School Safety

How to make our schools safer is a critical question right now in NCW and across the country. This Monday, June 17, Wenatchee Valley College, Chelan County Sheriff’s Office and the Criminal Justice Training Commission of Washington are hosting a free community forum at the Grove Recital Hall. Chelan County Sheriff Brian Burnett said local…

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Wash. Opportunity Scholarship Not Just For 4-Year Colleges

The Washington State Opportunity Scholarship awarded $1.8 million last year to 83 students in North Central Washington attending four-year state colleges or universities. Now a new program seeks to aid students wanting to attend Career or Technical schools, as Marcus Bllissimo reports.

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Senior Parties Busted In Cashmere, Burch Mnt.

With graduations taking place tomorrow and Saturday, senior party season is here too. Local law enforcement is on the look-out for parties with minors in possession of alcohol and marijuana, and have so far busted one in Cashmere and one up Burch Mountain, said Chelan County Sheriff Brian Burnett. Burnett said three dozen minors will…

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With Cascade High School Renovation Done, Ribbon-Cutting Party Tonight

The Cascade High School renovation is complete and is hosting a dedication tonight. There will be a presentation and ribbon cutting ceremony at 6 p.m., followed by self-guided tours of the newly-expanded school. Paid for by a voter-approved bond, the over $25 million dollar high school expansion and remodel includes a new two-story academic wing,…

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