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Local School Districts in Holding Pattern over New COVID Restrictions

In separate interviews, Eastmont School District Superintendent Garn Christensen and Wenatchee School District Superintendent Paul Gordon talks with KOHO Morning Show host Chris Hansen about the current status of hybrid education within their respective districts in light of new statewide coronavirus restrictions.…

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Wenatchee, Eastmont School Board Candidate Forum

The Wenatchee Valley Chamber of Commerce hosted a candidate forum the morning of Thursday, Oct. 17 at the Convention Center featuring the candidates for the Wenatchee and Eastmont School Boards.

Ballots must be filled out and returned by Election Day Tuesday, Nov. 5.

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Apple Blossom Festival Announces Royalty Candidates For 100th Anniversary Pageant

Preparations for the Washington State Apple Blossom Festival’s 100th anniversary are well underway. Selection of the 2019 Festival Royalty begins with the announcement of the 32 young women, from the Wenatchee and Eastmont School Districts, who will compete for a chance to be one of the ten candidates who will then vie for the 100th Royal Court, consisting of a queen and two princesses.…

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Local Schools Hosting ‘Hour of Code’ As Part Of Computer Science Awareness Week

This year millions of schools, including dozens in North Central Washington, will take part in activities to raise awareness about opportunities for Computer Science Education, by participating in activities and events like Hour of Code during Computer Science Awareness week December 3-7.

The Hour of Code began as a one-hour coding challenge to give students a fun first introduction to computer science and has become a global learning, celebration, and awareness event.…

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Local Law Enforcement, School Districts Weigh Personal Rights With School Safety Following Shootings

steve-crownThe Wenatchee and Eastmont School Districts want to start a conversation about safety and security at school facilities. An open forum on school safety is tonight, March 5, at Wenatchee High School at 7 p.m. District officials say they’re looking to hear from parents and citizens about their concerns and suggestions for maintaining and potentially increasing security measures.…

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