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No drama zone: Parents, principals express concern over lack of theatre program at middle, high schools

For the first time in 17 years, Columbia High School and Henkle Middle School will be without a drama program after the resignation of the schools’ theatre teacher last year.

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White Salmon Valley Education Foundation reaches $1.3M funding mark

In the fall of 2005, a group of parents of students in White Salmon began searching out fundraising opportunities to benefit the three small schools their children attended.

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Common Core bringing big changes to curriculum, testing

Educators in the White Salmon Valley School District along with those across the country are preparing to tackle a whole new set of benchmarks and standardized tests in the coming school years.

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Common Core standards bringing big changes to curriculum, testing

Educators in the White Salmon Valley School District along with those across the country are preparing to tackle a whole new set of benchmarks and standardized tests in the coming school years.

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White Salmon Valley Schools get back into the swing of things

Last Thursday marked the first day back for students of the White Salmon Valley School District for the 2013-2014 school year.

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WS school board approves $15,000 supplement to keep preschool going

The White Salmon Valley School Board voted to budget $15,000 for the community preschool program at their most recent meeting to supplement a shortfall within Educational Service District 112.

Education Foundation launching community drive

As local kids start the new school year, the White Salmon Valley Education Foundation (WSVEF) is gearing up as well, with the announcement of $20,000 in summer grants, and the launch of a community drive done in partnership with Harvest Market.

Oregon Tech, CGCC sign agreement

This new partnership between Oregon Tech and CGCC recognizes students who are dual-enrolled, or who attend classes recognized in common by the two institutions, and wish to transfer to Oregon Tech. These agreements are designed to help students make a seamless transition when transferring to Oregon Tech and expand business partnerships that benefit Oregon Tech, CGCC, and the students.

School’s open drive carefully

In 2011, 521 pedestrians ages 0-19 were injured in collisions and seven were killed in Washington, according to WSDOT data. As summer draws to a close, more than 1.1 million Washington children are getting ready to head back to the classroom.

Trout Lake News: School around corner, rummage sale this weekend

The first day of school is just around the corner, Wednesday, Sept. 4, to be specific, but before the kids head back to the classroom the Community Foundation’s Rummage Sale will be in full swing this weekend. In case you didn’t know, this wonderful fundraiser helps the Community Foundation give scholarships to local kids. The sale runs Friday, Aug. 30, to Monday, Sept. 2, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday will be half off the already low prices, Monday fill a box $5, and Tuesday and Wednesday are free. Your help would be greatly appreciated Thursday to help clean up. Many hands make light work.

With state OSPI, White Salmon schools takes “high risk” NCLB waiver in stride

After Washington, along with two other states, was recently designated as being at “high risk” of losing its waiver regarding No Child Left Behind benchmarks, the state Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction on down to local school districts are working on ways to better measure student growth.

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The Enterprise welcomes new teachers to White Salmon!

The White Salmon Valley School District is bringing in 10 new teachers and staff members this school year and they are ready and raring to go. Here is a little about each of the new hires:

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Hiring new Henkle Middle principal a challenge

Two schools in the White Salmon Valley School District will have new administrators this year.

April School Board Meeting — Summary of Reports and Actions

The White Salmon Valley Board of Education held its regular meeting on Thursday, April 25.

Elizabeth Contreras and Declan Liddiard students of the week at Henkle Middle

Henkle Middle School is proud to announce that Elizabeth Contreras and Declan Liddiard are the students of the week for the week ending April 19.

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