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Beaver Valley Elementary’s cameras reveal hidden world of wildlife

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PLAIN – Every year, Beaver Valley Elementary releases a highlight reel of the most interesting video clips of wildlife caught on its game cameras. This year, the school captured enough exciting …

Breanna Loomis named 2024 CHS Salutatorian

LEAVENWORTH – When Cascade High School’s 2024 Salutatorian Breanna Loomis sets her mind on achieving a goal, it’s hard to stop her from accomplishing it. This level of determination …

Isabel Menna and Julian Valdez named 2024 CHS Valedictorians

LEAVENWORTH – Cascade High School seniors Isabel Menna and Julian Valdez have been named co-valedictorians for the class of 2024, recognizing their outstanding academic achievements throughout …

Cascade High School Class of 2024 passes the baton to Class of 2036

PESHASTIN – Before rehearsing their own ceremony, Cascade High School graduating seniors gathered at Peshastin-Dryden Elementary School on June 7 to take part in the Kindergarten …

Community rallies to save Cascade School District choir program amid budget cuts

LEAVENWORTH - Across the United States and Washington, public schools have been scrambling to come to terms with budget cuts and lack of funding. Administrators have been forced to make difficult …

Cascade Discovery program serves up sustainability with student raised pork

LEAVENWORTH - The Cascade Discovery Program recently opened its doors for the Cascade School Board to conduct their bi-monthly meeting and eat a very special dinner: honey ham raised by the students …

Cascade High School brings back career fair with local emphasis

LEAVENWORTH – On Apr. 17, Cascade High School (CHS) students were given the opportunity to pick the brains of professionals during the school’s career fair, which included a professional …

Cascade High School seniors dazzle as Kens in Mr. Kodiak 2024 Barbie-inspired contest

LEAVENWORTH—Doors opened at 6:15 p.m., and a sizable portion of Leavenworth and beyond turned out to support the senior class of 2024. This year's Mr. Kodiak theme was based on the Barbie …

Cascade School District prepares for budget cuts in 2024-2025 academic year

LEAVENWORTH – In January, The Leavenworth Echo reported that Cascade School District (CSD) was facing financial pressure primarily due to revenue decreases, unforeseen inflationary expenses, …

Cascade School District navigates leadership changes at High School and Middle School

LEAVENWORTH – Cascade School District (CSD) is undergoing significant administrative shifts as it navigates both leadership adjustments and budgetary challenges. Earlier this month, Rudy Joya, …

LEAVENWORTH - Icicle Creek Center for the Arts (ICCA), Village Art in the Park (VAP), and Cascade School District have announced that ICCA and VAP will be sponsoring elementary and middle school …

Cascade School District to hold regular board meeting on April 22

LEAVENWORTH - Cascade School District No. 228 will hold its regular board meeting on Monday, April 22, at 7:00 p.m. in the District Office Board Room. The meeting will be in person, with a Zoom …

Wenatchee Valley College announces winter 2024 Deans' List

WENATCHEE - Wenatchee Valley College (WVC) has released its Deans' List for the winter 2024 academic quarter, recognizing students who have earned a grade point average of 3.5 or higher while taking …

WENATCHEE - Wenatchee Valley College (WVC) has announced its President's List for the winter quarter of 2024, honoring students who have demonstrated exceptional academic achievement. To be named to …

Kodiak Student Spotlight

Cascade Knowledge Bowl Team |  Outstanding Achievement The Cascade High School  Knowledge Bowl team took 5 th  place at the State meet in Wenatchee on March 23rd. It was hotly …

In pursuit of knowledge: Cascade High School’s academic clubs elevating education

LEAVENWORTH - At the forefront of Cascade High School’s (CHS) extracurricular activities are its thriving academic clubs. From science to business and journalism, these clubs offer students a …

Peshastin-Dryden Elementary to hold kindergarten welcome, registration event

PESHASTIN – Peshastin-Dryden Elementary will offer two upcoming kindergarten welcome sessions.  The Kindergarten Welcome will include a morning of introduction and information about …

After-school LEGO program teaches robotics through play

LEAVENWORTH – Between the bookshelves of Icicle River Middle School, Maggie, Micah and Eero, ages 9 to 12 years old, are coding a robot they built to scoop up LEGO pieces, one by one, so that …

Jennifer Graybeal, renowned elementary teacher, retires in 2024

LEAVENWORTH - In less than an hour, teacher Jennifer Graybeal guides a class of kindergarteners through five math activities in a way that engages each child where they’re at, encourages effort …

OLYMPIA — The Washington State Board of Education announced it is seeking applications for a student representative for the 2024-2026 term. The board is looking for a sophomore prepared to …

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