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Fifth-graders taking part in White Salmon River restoration

Outdoor education and stewardship opportunities along the White Salmon River increased for fifth-grade students at Wallace and Priscilla Stevenson Intermediate School.

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School District applies for rebates to pay for new buses

The White Salmon Valley School District applied for a Clean Diesels rebate program Thursday, Oct. 29, through the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to potentially replace three buses in the district’s bus fleet. The grant is lottery-based and provides a $25,000 rebate for each newly purchased bus.

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School Board follows up on suggestions for CHS campus to fight drug use

Members of the White Salmon Valley School Board followed up on suggestions made during their last meeting regarding drug use on Columbia High School’s campus.

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Building a new community foundation for Mill A School

Mill A School District #31 will be seeing changes in the coming years. Most recently the school has acquired all new staff including superintendent and principal Dr. Benton Dorman, and teachers Anastasia Gavenas and Bob Rogers.

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Education foundation event raises $113,000+ for schools

Some 200 people turned out at Skyline Hospital for the White Salmon Valley Education Foundation’s 9th annual Gorge Grape Escape event, and they dug deep into their pockets, raising over $113,000 to benefit White Salmon Schools.

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School Board approves sale of surplus property on NE Spring Street

The White Salmon Valley School Board (WSVSB) held a special meeting Friday morning, Oct. 9, at the district office to vote on the sale of a surplus property located on NE Spring Street in White Salmon.

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Community members rally in support of after-school program for young students

Community members involved in local businesses, chambers, and organizations gathered Tuesday, May 12, for the Children and Community Connections Summit held at the Columbia High School library.

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Details still being worked out for Whitson afterschool care program

Whitson Elementary is looking into starting an afterschool program outside of its current Community Learning Centers program (CLC). The new afterschool care program is projected to start as early as this fall with about 20 students in the first year.

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History comes to life, sort of, at WSV School Board meeting

History came to life in the form of a wax museum presented by Mrs. Dennis and Mrs. Eddy’s fifth-grade class during last Thursday’s White Salmon Valley School District board of directors meeting...

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Interest in early childhood education sought for Lyle, Dallesport communities

Three entities are exploring the possibility of bringing an Early Childhood and Education Assist-ance Program (ECEAP) back to serve the Lyle and Dallesport area, but are in need of qualifying parents to express interest first.

Unofficial results for Lyle and Trout Lake schools M and O levies released

The Maintenance and Operations levies for the Lyle and Trout Lake school districts were both passing as of Tuesday night, according to unofficial election results.

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Trout Lake, Lyle districts seeking voter approval of school levies

Tuesday, Feb. 10, is election day in the Trout Lake and Lyle school districts, as each is seeking voter approval of a two-year replacement levy to pay maintenance and operations not covered by state basic education funding.

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WSV Schools navigating multiple state, federal inititatives this year; assessment forum Jan. 21

As the transition into a new year occurs, the White Salmon Valley School District continues to work through a series of complicated and time consuming state and federal initiatives aimed at improving schools, students, teachers, and administrators.

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White Salmon Lego League teams headed to state competition

Teams of students from White Salmon are headed to the FIRST Lego League (FLL) state competition in January.

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White Salmon Schools prepare for new state assessments

This spring, many students in the White Salmon Valley School District will take a new standardized test meant to align with the Common Core State Standards and the Next Generation Science Standards.