Thursday, July 18, 2024

School News

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Updated 13 hours, 3 minutes ago

Murray plans school updates, announces priorities

EPHRATA – Ken Murray has stepped into the role of Superintendent of Ephrata Schools. In a community message on the…

Updated 14 hours, 58 minutes ago
Ephrata School District receives two clean audit reports

EPHRATA – The Washington State Auditor’s Office recently completed two audits of the Ephrata School District, both resulted in no significant deficiencies. The…

Updated 15 hours, 23 minutes ago
WSU releases spring 2024 honor roll

PULLMAN — One hundred nine Basin students were named to the Washington State University honor roll for spring quarter 2024, according to an announcement from t…

Updated 15 hours, 23 minutes ago
Ephrata School’s budget meeting set

EPHRATA – The Ephrata School Board is holding a public meeting to discuss the district’s budget on Monday, July 29. The meeting will be at 6:00 a.m. in the Ephrata School District Boardroom at 111 4th Ave NW.

Updated 3 days, 4 hours ago
Basin students make EWU Dean's List

CHENEY — Eastern Washington University has released its Dean’s List for spring quarter 2024. To qualify for the Dean’s List, an undergraduate student must earn…

Updated 3 days, 14 hours ago
Alumni Association surpasses $260K in scholarships in 2024

MOSES LAKE — In 2024 the Moses Lake Alumni Association, founded in 2007, completed 18 years of activity, during which it awarded college scholarships totaling …

Updated 3 days, 15 hours ago
498 Vikings named to honor rolls

MOSES LAKE — Big Bend Community College has released its President’s and Vice President’s lists for spring quarter 2024.

Updated 1 week ago
Ephrata-Soap Lake Ag Boosters in need of donations

EPHRATA — Organizers of a fund to support 4-H, Grange and FFA participants from Ephrata and Soap Lake at the annual stock sale during the Grant County Fair sai…

Updated 1 week ago
State health agency receives $2.5 million to boost school-based services

OLYMPIA — Washington schools will benefit from a federal health services grant, according to an announcement by the Washington State Health Care Authority. …

Updated 1 week ago
Ephrata school registration open

EPHRATA – Registration is now open for the fall semester with the Ephrata School District for all campuses, according to information released by the district. The new school year is set to begin August 29 with orie…

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
MLSD lets 55 more staff go

MOSES LAKE – Fifty-five more staff have been laid off from the Moses Lake School District, according to a Tuesday afternoon press release. The move is part of …

Updated 2 weeks ago
Tiger leader sworn in

EPHRATA – Incoming Ephrata School District Superintendent Ken Murray was sworn in by his predecessor, Tim Payne, on Monday July 1. Murray has said he will work…

Updated 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Royal Intermediate welcomes new principal

ROYAL CITY — For Royal Intermediate School’s new principal, it’s sort of a homecoming. “I grew up around Royal, my whole life,” said Karl Edie, who official…

Updated 2 weeks, 2 days ago
MLSD receives donation for Garden Heights well repairs

MOSES LAKE — A $10,000 donation from a Moses Lake couple will help pay for repairs to the well at Garden Heights Elementary. The donation made by Derick and Au…

Updated 2 weeks, 3 days ago
MLSD seeking to sell two land parcels

MOSES LAKE — The Moses Lake School Board will hold a public hearing at its July 25 meeting to take public comment on a resolution to declare two parcels of dis…