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Barry DePaoli, Lake Chelan School District superintendent
CHELAN - Barry DePaoli, Lake Chelan School District Superintendent was among 30 superintendents in the country recognized for successfully completing the National Superintendent Certification Program®, administered by AASA, The School Superintendents Association. The recognition ceremony was part...

Jeff Pearl (left) and Jessica Nygreen (right)
CHELAN - Each year the Lake Chelan School District staff nominates their co-workers for their Positive Impact, School and Community Involvement, Innovation, Leadership, Work Performance, and acts of Service Above and Beyond. Below are the 2017-2018 Employees of the Year and some of the comments...
On March 8-12 the Manson Jazz Katz embarked on a journey of a lifetime. Early this school year, Manson music director Matt Brown was given authority by superintendent Matt Charlton to search for a National level festival that the Manson Jazz Katz could attend.  After doing some investigating, Brown...

Left to right are: Sherry Palmiter, Ellarae Uttech, Makenna Martin, Keira Morris, Jonah Traub, Beau Fricke, Tev Uttech, Aiden Jones, Indy Fielding, Kendall Bordner, Paeton White, Gage Sweeney, Logan Frahm, Brielle Martin, and Tiana Inda.
CHELAN - On Saturday, March 24 Roots Community School students took on Invent Washington in Spokane, and seven out of 15 students entered placed first, second or third for their inventions.  Invent Washington is an organization that promotes the idea that all children have the opportunity to become...
CHELAN - Join Aladdin on Saturday, April 21 as he ventures into a swirling sandstorm of famous Arabian Tales ranging from Ali Baba to Sinbad the Sailor when the Missoula Children's Theatre and more than 50 Morgen Owings Elementary (MOE) students perform an original musical adaptation of Aladdin....

Left to right: Ella England of Manson Middle School, Kalea Macon Foothills Middle School, and Kara Willson from Tonasket Middle School receive awards from Washington Apple Education Foundation Executive Director, Jennifer Witherbee.
EAST WENATCHEE – On the evening of March 14, four students from the Lake Chelan Valley competed against top spellers in the 2018 NCW Regional Spelling Bee. Forty champion spellers from Chelan, Manson, Tonasket, Mansfield, Ephrata, Omak, Wenatchee, East Wenatchee, Moses Lake, Royal City, Cashmere,...
CHELAN - MOE will be a hub of activity on Wednesday night, March 14, 5:30-7 p.m.  That evening, Lake Chelan School District’s popular ‘Afters’ program is offering a fun evening of exploration and discovery of different traditions and cultures.  All families in the Chelan Community are welcome to...

Ella England (left) took the Manson School District championship with Ben Cullison (right) as runner-up.
Manson School District held its annual Spelling Bee on Thursday, February 22nd.  Our 2018 District Spelling Bee Champion was 6th grade student, Ella England with the winning word "gargoyle".  The runner-up was 6th grader Ben Cullison, with the winning word "pastures.” The District Spelling Bee,...

Chelan Middle School students recognized for their attendance were (left to right) Jennifer Zhong, Cray Silva, Samuel Gilleland and Jamie Bekel. These students achieved an impressive 100 percent attendance for 109 school days
In honor of Attendance month, Chelan Middle school has four students to recognize for 100% attendance. Each student was recognized and excused early to lunch w/ a treat. Each student was given a certificate and and a ice cream sandwich in recognition of their attendance over 109 days of school so...

Photo courtesy of Lake Chelan School District FFA
I CAN. We WILL. The Chelan FFA Chapter members celebrated and participated in National FFA Week Feb. 17-24, 2018. National FFA Week embraces more than 90 years of FFA traditions while looking forward to the organization’s future.   Designated a national week in 1947, the week of George Washington...

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