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Education

Upbeat mood at Cascade School District Board midsummer meeting

LEAVENWORTH – After a year of bi-monthly meetings dominated by budgetary woes, the July 15 meeting of the Cascade School District (CSD) Board of Directors was decidedly upbeat and optimistic. …

Cascade Choir Crescendo campaign benefit concert at Snowy Owl packs the house

LEAVENWORTH - It was standing room only in Icicle Creek Center for the Arts’ (ICCA) Snowy Owl Theater on the evening of June 11 at the concert to support choir programs at Icicle River Middle …

Angela Gunter, 2024 CHS grad, wins Dell Scholarship to attend UW

LEAVENWORTH—Angela Gunter, a recent Cascade High School graduate, clearly sees the path ahead, and she’s been striving toward it for a long time. This fall, she will attend the University …

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 …

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, …

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 …

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 …

LEAVENWORTH - Cascade School District announced its Certificated and Classified Employees of the Year, part of the Excellence in Education Awards. Initiated in 1985 by the North Central Educational …

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