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Instead of hearing knocks at the door mid-dinner to listen to well meaning but loud Christmas carolers howling "Jingle Bells", the community opted to gather in the Cascade High School for the Peshastin-Dryden Winter Concert. The performance was filled with in tune, albeit charmingly high pitched,...
    From approving the Cascade jazz band overnight trip to addressing some voiced concerns from Plain residents, the school board had much to cover in the post Thanksgiving holiday school board meeting. Monday, November 26, the board gathered with a larger crowd than usual with guests such as...
    Prior to the turkey and gravy, some community members trailed down to the downtown gazebo to partake in a little cardio before the carbs. On Thursday, November 22, otherwise known as Thanksgiving this year, families and residents participated Fowl Play 5k Fun Run.     "This was the 5th Fowl...
Despite students and staff having Monday. Nov. 12 off to commemorate Veteran's Day, the school board was business as usual and conducted their first November school board meeting. The meeting brought an encouraging presentation of Alpine Lakes Elementary flourishing student body but also a...
    The 21st century is an era that has society often times staring at a screen. It's an era that is plagued with an unquenchable desire to use social media as an instrument to simultaneously dramatize and romanticize aspects of our generally mediocre life. Technology is our society’s favorite...

The Cascade School District celebrated Veteran's Day with the Cascade High School choir singing patriotic songs.
Two days prior to the actual Veteran's Day, the students of Cascade School District had an alloted time on Friday, November 9 at 1 p.m. to honor and pay gratitude to the local heros - the veterans within their community.     All of the schools from the giggling Peshastin-Dryden Elementary six year...
The possibility of allowing students direct participation with school board activity, the possibility of a fire district buying a portion of school property and the possibilities the construction on Cascade schools will offer for students' learning and activities - these are all items discussed...
Despite it being a false alarm, the Cascade School District and local surrounding law enforcement agencies wasted no time in launching an investigation and safety precautions. On Friday, October 19, a concerned student approached Cascade High School administration about a social media post that...

(Photo credit: Kalie Drago) Avette Demoor points prop at Duncan Allen, Leora Aurilo and Isaac Tveten at practice for the upcoming fall play.
Cascade students, families and the surrounding community can find some warmth from the chilly weather, along with finding some comic relief from the usual spooky, scary Halloween-esque season. Featured in the new Cascade auditorium, Cascade High School will present an evening of 3 comedic one-acts...
  With fresh tans and hesitation to begin homework again, students have settled back into the brightly lit hallways and got back into the groove.  On the cusp of a new school year, the Cascade School District addressed how the beginning of the year has unraveled to reveal a successful first couple...

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