[8/2/19] Quincy Athletic Director Passes Away

Posted in EducationTagged , ,

The Quincy School District announced Wednesday its High School Athletic Director Kaycie Tuttle passed away last week. Tuttle died of cancer July 24. She’s been the Quincy High School Athletic Director since 2016. The District said in a statement Kaycie Tuttle’s love and passion for student-athletes and athletic programs made her a fantastic addition to […]

[7/9/19] Grant Aids WVC Students

Posted in EducationTagged , , , ,

The Wenatchee Valley College Foundation Knights Care Fund received a $5,000 grant from the Women’s Service League of North Central Washington. The Knights Care Fund helps students facing financial crisis, with funds going toward tuition, books, rent, food or other cost-of-living expenses. Each year, nearly 60 percent of the students served by the Knights Care […]

[7/3/19] School Buildings Unsafe

Posted in EducationTagged ,

Most of the 222 school buildings that officials examined across Washington state would be unsafe to occupy after powerful earthquakes. Assessments by the Washington Department of Natural Resources found that about a quarter of the schools would not be able to be repaired and 43 percent posed a high or very high risk for loss […]

[6/25/19] Free Passes From North Central Regional Library

Posted in EducationTagged , , ,

North Central Regional Library now offers family passes to the Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center. Passes are available for a two week check-out period from both the Wenatchee and East Wenatchee Public Libraries. Each pass provides entry for two adults and any children under age 18 in the household. The Library group said its […]

[6/20/19] WIAA New Director from Wenatchee

Posted in EducationTagged ,

Wenatchee High School’s Dean of Students BJ Kuntz is the newest Assistant Director for the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association – WIAA. Kuntz, a Wenatchee native, will replace John Miller, who is retiring from WIAA after 11 years. Kuntz has held multiple positions in the Wenatchee School District, most recently as Dean of Students at Wenatchee […]

[6/19/19] Gonzales and Pascasio Receive Leaders on the Lake Scholarship for 2019

Posted in EducationTagged , , , ,

On behalf of the Leaders on the Lake scholarship committee, Joe Harris Basketball and Thrive Chelan Valley, we are honored to recognize Mario Gonzales, Chelan High School, and Jose Pascasio, Manson High School, as the 2019 recipients of the Leaders on the Lake scholarship. The $10,000 college scholarship is awarded annually to students who: show […]

[6/18/19] First All-Electric School Bus Test Drive

Posted in EducationTagged ,

Washington’s first all-electric school bus rolled out yesterday at Franklin Pierce High School in Tacoma. Gov. Jay Inslee was there, with students, parents and state leaders gathering at the school’s stadium to see the bus debut with Inslee driving laps around the stadium. School district officials say the test drive is part of a pilot […]

[6/17/19] Lake Chelan Boating Club Scholarship Winners

Posted in Education, RecreationTagged ,

                                     The Lake Chelan Boating Club (LCBC) has announced the winners of the LCBC 2019 Scholarships which are awarded to outstanding local high school graduating seniors to be used at an accredited college or trade school.  Congratulations to Sierra Rothlisberger and Megan Clausen, each receive $500 from the LCBC. The club had many wonderful […]

[6/12/19] High School College Credits Now Available

Posted in EducationTagged , ,

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, 11 and 12 to earn college credit while still in high school. Holly Bringman, dean of liberal arts and sciences at WVC, said earning […]

[4/24/19] Lake Chelan School District Bond

Posted in EducationTagged ,

Although I am disappointed that the Bond was not successful, I want everyone to know that the Board of Directors and I remain undeterred in our vision and our efforts to better meet the needs of our students, staff and families.   While we are appreciative that community has always been supportive of our schools, […]