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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.

Safe Routes to School: The Walking School Bus

Do you remember a time when walking and bicycling to school was a part of everyday life? In 1969, about half of all students walked or bicycled to school. Today, however, the story is very different. Fewer than 15 percent of all school trips are made by walking or bicycling, one-quarter are made on a school bus, and over half of all children arrive at school in private automobiles.

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New WES principal is Gorge-grown product with lots of experience

The White Salmon Valley School District cast a wide net when looking for a new Whitson Elementary School principal, but the district’s final choice ended up being a candidate already located very close to home.

Safe Routes to School: Walk route plan to school

Safe Routes to School (SRTS) programs are based on four Es: education, enforcement, encouragement, and engineering. Last week, I discussed the encouragement campaign called Walking and Wheeling to Whitson that will be happening during the month of May. This week, I will explain the creation of the school walk route plan as part of the education and engineering components of our efforts.