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(Photo from Cascade School District website) Pictured is the North Central Educational Service District's 2020 Regional Teacher of the Year, Malia Renner-Singer. She is a social studies and AVID teacher at Cascade High School.
    Cascade High School is beloved by the community for its outstanding facility, enthusiastic students and it's hardworking staff - recently, one member of the Cascade School District family was recognized for her hard work on a regional level. Malia Renner-Singer, Cascade High School social...
During their May 29 meeting, the Cascade School Board received a report regarding the district’s Highly Capable programs. Highly Capable Program Director Mike Janski explained the program had 36 students across the board, which is two more than last year. At Peshastin-Dryden Elementary School first...

(Photo by Kalie Drago) Mayor Farivar and ASB students celebrate the upgraded Cascade High School by cutting the ribbon.
The community congregated to celebrate a $25 million dollar milestone on Tuesday, May 21 - the Cascade High School is not only finishing up the school year, but the multi-phase project on the school has been completed.     "I'd like to start off by thanking the communities of Peshastin, Dryden,...

(Photo by Kalie Drago) Avette Demoor points prop at Duncan Allen, Leora Aurilo and Isaac Tveten at practice for the fall play 'Dystopia! 3 Comedic One-Acts' that is nominated for an Apple Award.
There's events like the Oscars, the Emmys, the Grammys dedicated to celebrating performers accomplishments with star studded red carpets and televised performances. Now for north central Washington high school performers, there's the Apple Awards on June 5 at 7 p.m.     For the first year, the...
    Teens, preteens and even kids are known for being digital savvy these days. It's not uncommon to see a kid in a waiting room no longer flipping through a Highlights magazine, but rather prodding an iPad, playing a game. Despite grandma reminding the little ones to play outside, the introduction...

(All photos contributed by Leavenworth Masons) Left to Right: Peshastin Dryden at Leavenworth Picture 1 - John Varona (Kindergarten) and Pedro Quintanilla (2nd Grade) (back row...if needed, Aaron Simon (Leavenworth Masons), John Vandel (Der Sportsmann), Steve Alford (Leavenworth Masons))
The annual March reading contest was a great success this year for Cascade School District Elementary Schools in Leavenworth.  Students from K-5th grade read all month long to be entered in the contest.  Many prizes were won including 4 bicycles donated by the Leavenworth Masons and Der Sportsmann...
    At the May 13 school board meeting, the spotlight fell on the Discovery School program. The small school is enveloped in the Cascade School District family but is tucked away on the Fish Hatchery property and is reserved for high school age students.     Just in the first few steps inside the...
    In a different setting than usual, the Cascade School Board members gathered at the Discovery School on the Fish Hatchery for the Monday, May 13 school board meeting. The school year and the school district's ownership of the entire Beaver Valley property all dwindling down to the final...

E20Prod1: (Photos by Kalie Drago) From left Grace Redman, Kate Smith, Faith Smith, and Tarin Worden are comical as they launch into character.
Many kids fall asleep restless if mom or dad doesn't crack open a book or recite a familiar tale before bedtime. Some of Cascade School District's younger counterparts were cast in "Bedtime Stories (As Told by Our Dad) (Who Messed Them Up)" by Ed Monk and will be performing May 16-19 on the Cascade...

(All photos by Kalie Drago) D'Andre Vasquez thanks the Leavenworth Rotary profusely at the May 3 meeting.
    On the weekend of April 27, D'Andre Vasquez headed to Orlando, Florida for the final leg of his campaign to become DECA's International Executive President. He left Washington with the title of Cascade High School DECA chapter president and WA State DECA officer and returned as the DECA...

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