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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,...
During his twelve years in the Cascade School District, senior Kelvin Ramos has needed assistance to open doors. From his wheelchair, the door-opening buttons have always been several inches beyond his reach. Now, using the 3D printer in the Life Skills class at Cascade High School, Ramos is in the...

Provider Carrie Kingsley, ARNP examining Metta Esmond as a model patient. Photos by Heidi Swoboda.
Submitted by Rachel Hansen Cascade Medical and Cascade School District will launch a pilot program Feb. 12 that offers primary care for students while they’re at school. Bilingual Nurse Practitioner Carrie Kingsley will be available on Wednesdays at Peshastin-Dryden Elementary and Alpine Lakes...
Submitted by Cascade School District Cascade School District would like to recognize Molly Ravits as the most recent recipient of her National Board Teaching Certification. Cascade School District (CSD) was honored this school year as a National Board Accomplished District, with the highest...
Half time score in the quarter final match for the State 1A Championship is tied Cascade 1 - Freeman 1 At the end of regulation the score is still tied at 2 - 2 and the game is going into overtime! Cascade advances to the semi-final winning 3-2 in double overtime against Freeman.   Congratulations...
For the Upper Valley Christian School (UVCS), this special occasion marks a time to reflect on the school’s history and celebrate its unique place in the Upper Valley community. UVCS began in 1979 when Jim West, a pastor at Leavenworth Church of the Nazarene, felt the need for a Christian school...

Excited Kodiaks hoist trophy following hard earned victory

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