Posts Tagged ‘Wenatchee High School’

Local High School Graduation Rates Above State Average – Part 1

High school graduation rates are a key indicator in determining the ability and strength of a school to prepare its students for life after high school. KOHO 101 takes an in-depth look at local rates at high schools across the Wenatchee Valley. In part one of our two part series, Marcus Bellissimo looks at graduation…

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New Wenatchee High School Outdoor Rec Class Looking For Gear Donations

Easy access to the great outdoors is one of the joys of living in North Central Washington. And many local school districts work to get students outside. A new outdoor class at Wenatchee High School got the green light and now the hunt is on for the proper equipment. Marcus Bellissimo talked to the teacher…

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April 24 Special Election Ballots Arriving In Mailboxes Today

A special election is coming up Tuesday April 24. The largest ballot measure is a $120 million bond before Wenatchee residents to modernize and add on to Wenatchee High School. Stay tuned to KOHO for more on that bond. Today we turn to the northern part of Chelan County where Chelan and Manson residents will…

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2018 Apple Blossom Royalty – Meet The Queen, Princesses

The 2018 Apple Blossom Festival Royalty was selected last Saturday at the annual pageant, sponsored by Cashmere Valley Bank. Chosen to reign over the 99th Festival are Queen Gretta Wiersma and Princesses Sophie Castillo and Jessica Murray. Get to know the royal court with KOHO’s Randy Roadz. Queen Gretta Wiersma Gretta is the daughter of Don and…

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21st Annual Janice Franz Talent Show To Help Local Mom With Breast Cancer

The 21st annual Janice Franz Talent Show will take place in the Wenatchee High School auditorium Feb. 14-16 at 7 p.m. More than 30 acts will compete for a chance to perform on the final night. The winners of the competition earn awards like Best Overall Act, People’s Choice Award and Top Vocalist Award. The proceeds from this…

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Wenatchee School District Proposes $120 Million Bond To Renovate High School

Wenatchee High School, built in 1972, needs some major renovations. Classrooms are small, the kitchen is outdated, HVAC systems are nearing expiration and there are next-to-no windows. Last month, the school board passed a resolution to run a $120 million construction bond to modernize the high school, including a new 3-story section, modernizing tech and…

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