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CHELAN - With the Chelan Schools on the precipice of summer vacation, it’s time to bid farewell to the “Elite Eight” of teachers and staff that are retiring at the end of the school year from Lake Chelan School District. • Kit Couchee Couchee has been with the Lake Chelan School District since...
ENTIAT / MANSON / CHELAN - For most high school students, June is just another fun month in the sun before heading back to class at the end of August, but for the 182 seniors from Entiat, Chelan and Manson that just graduated in the last week (two for Entiat seniors) this fall will be a little bit...
CHELAN - CASHMERE - It is time once again for the Chelan County Fair Pre-tagging and weighing for all market livestock that is to be entered in the Chelan County Fair.   There are two options for exhibitors.  The first option is to bring fair animals is Saturday, June 3 at the Chelan Rustler’s...
ANACORTES - Manson might be nestled among the Cascade Mountains, but that doesn’t mean students in Manson still can’t enjoy the perks that come with being within a few hours to the Pacific Ocean.  One being the ability to embark on a 3-day sailing expedition through the San Juan Islands, which...

Photo courtesy of Chelan FFA Left to right: Aislinn Davis, Ashley Sams, Rod Cool—Advisor, Jessie Oules, Owen Oules, Kenny Reeves and Stephanie Olivera the Chelan FFA Livestock CDE team earned an 8th Place Plaque at the State Livestock CDE in Spokane.
  CHELAN - Chelan FFA Members traveled East to Spokane to compete in the Washington State FFA Livestock Career Development Event and the last Meats Evaluation CDE before State.  Eleven members made the trip and competed well at the events held on Wednesday May 3rd in conjunction with the Spokane...

Photo courtesy of Chelan FFA Chelan FFA Chapter First Year CDE Teams: Left to right: Laura Montoya, Alondra Lopez, Ashley Sams, Obed Diaz, Max Nims, Bailey Heimark, Dee Lysiak and Ella Tshetter.
  CHELAN -  Chelan FFA will be sending 19 members to the 87th Washington State FFA Convention in Pullman on the campus of Washington State University May 10-14. Members have qualified to compete in a variety of Career Development and Leadership Development Events.   The First Year CDE teams were...

Damon Smith earned second place in Job Interview at state, and qualifies for FBLA National Leadership Conference in California.
  MANSON - Manson FBLA students accompanied by their advisor/teacher, Susan Sears attended and competed at the Washington State FBLA Leadership Conference April 19-22, 2017 in Spokane.   Students competed in the following team events: Alyssa La Mar and Megan Clausen in Website Design; Bo Charlton,...

Photo by Zach Johnson Sarah Sanderson teaches 7th grade math at Chelan Middle School and has lived in the Chelan Valley since 2006 after she completed her Masters degree in middle school math at the University of Minnesota.
  CHELAN - We have all had teachers that inspired and motivated us to do great things in our life, but how many of them taught math?  I mean math is boring right? Wrong.  At least that is the message that seventh grade teacher Sarah Sanderson - who was recently named Certified Employee of the Year...

The Manson High School Knowledge Bowl team, left to right: Spencer Ward, Cody Amsden, Adeleine Torgesen, Tristan Picton (captain), Tyler Charlton and Alyssa LaMar, and took 6th place at the State Knowledge Bowl Tournament. Front row, Phil Fournier, advisor.
  MANSON - On Saturday, March 18, Manson’s Knowledge Bowl team battled against a very tough pool of 2B competition (18 2B teams qualified from around the State) at the Washington State Knowledge Bowl Tournament at Arlington High School.  The pool of competition was split into two divisions (nine...

Photo courtesy of Manson School District Tom Alexander will retired from the Manson School School, where he has touched the livs of over 1,000 students in his 38 years.
  MANSON - How do you properly thank someone who has given their entire working life to an organization? Manson School District will be faced with answering this question in June as Mr. Tom Alexander will be retiring at the end of the school year after 38 years of teaching and coaching all with...

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