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Valentin, Micaela, Rocio, Maximiliano, and Augustin are all graduate students from Argentina. They came to Leavenworth, WA, to work the winter season at Steven’s Pass but after the ski season ended, their flights home were cancelled because of the COVID-19 crisis. Then, Argentina closed its borders...

(Left to Right) Molly Wiser, Brooks Scheibler, Stella Johnson and Leora Aurilio
   Cascade High School’s Molly Wiser, Stella Johnson, Brooks Scheibler and Leora Aurilio scored in the top 2.5% on the PSAT/NMSQT, Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test, amongst high schoolers in our region. Their scores put them in line for national recognition and...
Class of 2020! It is time to help us celebrate the ceremony you will miss! We are going to publish a commenorative issue with photos and information about you and your future plans.. You will find an image of a short form at the bottom of this page in the Special Sections window. Click on it. Print...

Stage Kids come from all over North Central Washington
WENATCHEE, WA—Stage Kids announced today an opportunity for the local community to help the organization—which relies heavily on gatherings for income—to survive the COVID-19 pandemic and continue equipping local youth with the life skills, character, and relationships for a bright future through...

WiFi Hot Spots will help students get access to online classes
School have been closed for six weeks, and there are eight more weeks of remote education ahead. Walking a few blocks to the Dryden ball field or driving a few miles to the 59er Diner every day are examples of what some students have had to do to keep learning. Such students are part of the thirty...
The Cascade High School kitchen is a flurry of activity at 7:30 every midweek morning. That’s crunch time for five staff members working the assembly line of bagging lunches and breakfasts for over 100 students in the district. Ever since the schools closed on March 17th, the district has continued...

Dylan Morrison enjoys a day on the slopes with his daughter - Submitted photo
As day custodian, Dylan Morrison arrives at Alpine Lakes Elementary School (ALPS) earlier than most; his shift starts at 4:30am. Starting early suits Morrison. “I absolutely love my schedule,” he said. “I am definitely a morning person.” One morning in February started a particularly fine day—...

: For parents who are struggling with overseeing their children’s education from home, Kelly Coulter advises, “Help your children feel safe and loved. We will get back to school soon. In the meantime, I know parents will do the best they can to continue to cultivate the lifelong love of learning with their children. Rest assured, when we get back to school, we will dig in to fix holes that may have developed and celebrate the learning that continued while we were apart.”
Kelly Coulter has worn many hats in the educational system of Cascade School District. “I started at Peshastin Dryden Elementary as a long-term substitute teacher in 2011. After that I was fortunate to be hired full-time at PD as a kindergarten, first, and second grade teacher, and then I split...
On March 13, Governor Inslee announced that all K-12 schools in Washington would be closed from March 17 to at least April 24. Schools will be closed to students during the extended closure. Beginning Tuesday, March 17, Cascade School District will be distributing free sack breakfasts and lunches...
WENATCHEE VALLEY COLLEGE Fall quarter 2019 President’s List The following students have been named to Wenatchee Valley College’s fall quarter 2019 President’s List for earning a grade point average of 4.00 in 12 or more college-level graded credits. Leavenworth: Josie Brenan, Alexandra Capusan,...

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