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BREWSTER – Middle School teacher Jacqueline Hentges has been selected at the 2021 Teacher of the Year for the North Central Educational Service District (NCESD) serving Okanogan, Douglas, Chelan, and Grant counties. Hentges is in her 25th year as a physical education and science teacher at Brewster...

After receiving his diploma Jose Angulo leaves the stage to get photos taken with his family. Courtesy Manson FB page
On Saturday, June 6 on Manson District School District Facebook Live account they streamed the ceremony for the Manson High School seniors, which was held in the North Shore Bible Church parking lot.  

Amelia Bordner waves to the well wishes. RuthEdna Keys/LCM
Preceding their Friday, June 5 drive through fashion graduation ceremony at Mt. Goat Field, Chelan High School seniors and their families paraded through downtown Chelan in their decorated cars and trucks.   The entire virtual graduation ceremony complete with speeches and each graduate accepting...
Wenatchee - The Washington Apple Education Foundation (WAEF) announces its 2020 scholarship recipients.  In total, the foundation is awarding over $1 million to students raised in tree fruit industry families on behalf of industry employers, families and supporters.  310 students are sharing...
CHELAN -  Graduation has been a long-standing tradition in our community – an important milestone that commemorates and honors the accomplishments of our seniors. In 2020, Chelan High School will graduate 115 seniors. Given the ongoing impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic, school officials have...
  WENATCHEE/OMAK - Wenatchee Valley College commencement ceremonies for both campuses will take place online. Students must submit their application for graduation to the registration office by noon on Friday, May 15, to participate in the online ceremonies. This is also the deadline to ensure...
  CHELAN -  Chelan High School spring student athletes are expected to return all items checked out to them for their spring sports to their coaches starting this week. If athletes do not return assigned uniforms they will receive a fine. For seniors, the fine would create you not getting a...
  WENATCHEE/OMAK - Following the governor’s extension of the “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” order, Wenatchee Valley College has extended the closure of both campuses to students and the public through Sunday, May 31. The process of reopening campus is expected to be gradual, and will happen in...
  CHELAN - In order to follow the governor’s “Stay Home, Stay Safe” order, the Chelan FFA will be having a virtual drive through plant sale.  Those wishing to buy plants need to the the following:  Visit https://sites.google.com/g.chelanschools.org/chelan-agricultural-education/home and click...

Seth Manthey developed a permanent display and library, pictured above, for his classroom at Chelan High School. The painting on the left is a Bacteriophage and on the right is HIV. Courtesy cdc.gov
Editor’s Note: Chelan High School Science Teacher Dr. Seth Mathey, a graduate of Chelan High School, is featured in a story about Center for Disease Control Ambassador Program on their website. Below in that story.   CHELAN - Seth Manthey, PhD, a 2019 CDC Science Ambassador fellow and teacher...

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