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The Cascade Track and Field team competed in the annual Cashmere Invitational last Saturday. Head Coach Bill Davies said it was a great day for all the athletes. The girls placed fourth out of 17 teams. Senior Ashley Parton had an outstanding day, winning the 300 hurdles, taking fourth in the 100...
School construction in the Cascade School District is progressing well and should be finished in the next couple months. That is, the construction on Alpine Lakes Elementary and the first phase of Cascade High School will be finished in June, according to School District Construction Liaison John...

Cascade players struggle to make the play at first base.
The Cascade Kodiak baseball team started the season 3-0, but they’ve lost the past three games to even their record at 3-3. On March 27, Cascade hosted a non-league game against Cle Elum. Cascade jumped out to a 7-1 lead only to lose 13-9. Coach Mike Kelly was saving his top arms for the upcoming...
The Cascade School District has adopted a Threat Response Protocol for addressing student threats from any school in the district. At the March 26 Cascade School Board meeting, Special Ed Director Brett Johnson gave a presentation on the newly adopted protocol. Superintendent Bill Motsenbocker...

Some P.D. students sample cubes of guava and quince jellies in the Mexico room.
On a recent Tuesday night, students returned to Peshastin Dryden (P.D.) Elementary for a taste of the exotic and a glimpse at cultures from around the globe. Kids learned about 12 different cultures through food, music, dance, games and art. The goal of the night? To get up to 12 stamps on their...
2018 Mr. Kodiak, Stefan Zucktriegel. His brother, Martin, was first Mr. Kodiak winner nine years ago. And the brother accompanied Stefan’s dance the Schuhplattler with his accordion.
The Cascade High School drama department is taking yet another bold step with their upcoming production of the Stephen Sondheim musical, Into the Woods. Originally a Broadway play, the production was made into movie in 2014, which of course, gives the show much visibility. “It has some visibility...

Lydig Construction of Spokane was the low bidder on the Peshastin-Dryden Elementary School Project. Construction on the school is expected to start when school is out.
Good news came to the Cascade School District on Feb. 27, when bids were received on the Peshastin Dryden Elementary School project. All the bids were within budget. Three companies bid on the project, Lydig Construction of Spokane, which is currently building the high school, Fowler General...

Citing existing school policy, the Cascade School Board declined naming the high school soccer field after former coach Colin Powers.
At the Feb. 26 meeting, the Cascade School Board considered a request by Kevin Powers to name the school soccer field for his late brother, Colin, who was the high school coach for six years. At a previous meeting, the board citied policy prohibiting the naming of buildings or fields after local...
Mr. Kodiak 2018, March 5, is a "Night At the Movies." Doors open at 6 p.m. with the silent auction starting at 6:30 p.m. and the show at 7 p.m. You can pre-purchase tickets every Friday from 11:15 a.m.-noon in the Cascade High School Commons for $5. Tickets the night of the show are $8. There will...

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