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WSV School Board sets date for 3-year M&O levy election

In February voters will get to decide whether or not to fund a $2.63 million levy approved by the White Salmon Valley School Board of Directors.

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Whitson students, teachers spook the city!

Costumed teachers and students take part in Hulan L. Whitson Elementary School’s annual Halloween Parade.

Community steps up again to Root for Schools

White Salmon schools will be the beneficiaries of another successful Grape Escape event, the 7th annual fundraiser for the White Salmon Valley Education Foundation (WSVEF).

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Students of the week 10/17/13

Bookends Beatriz Cortez and Cesar Robles received Henkle Middle School student of the week honors for the period ending Sept. 11, while Rylee Kona and Barrett Ihde collected the award for the week ending Sept. 4.

College offers pesticide course

Columbia Gorge Community College and OSHA offers a Pesticide Recerti-fication/Worker Protection Standard course on Nov. 5 at the Hood River Indian Creek Campus, from 1 to 5 p.m.

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Principal plans to propose trimester schedule for CHS

After three years of extensive research, Columbia High School Principal Troy Whittle is ready to make some changes to his school’s class schedule.

Two vying for Pos. 2 on WSV School Board this General Election

The White Salmon Valley School District School Board will have one new face after the Nov. 5 election.

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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.