Wednesday, October 20, 2021

School News

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Updated 14 hours, 50 minutes ago

Voting in Quincy: School board candidates focus on academics, diversity

QUINCY — Two candidates are vying for a seat on the Quincy School Board.

Updated 1 day, 14 hours ago
Political newcomers run for Moses Lake School Board seat

MOSES LAKE — Two candidates are squaring off in the general election for the Moses Lake School District Position 4 seat currently occupied by outgoing board ...

Updated 5 days, 14 hours ago
Tough subjects: Moses Lake School Board discusses student surveys, flags in classrooms, records requests

MOSES LAKE — Student surveys, handling public records requests and the kind of flags teachers should be allowed to display in classrooms were all matters dis...

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
Schools adjust after cases of COVID-19

EPHRATA — A surge in COVID-19 cases in Grant and Adams counties required local school officials to make some adjustments, returning to a distance-learning format for quarantined classrooms or an entire building.

Updated 2 weeks, 5 days ago
MLSD swears in interim superintendent

MOSES LAKE — In an eight minute, 33 second-long online meeting Thursday morning, the Moses Lake School Board swore in assistant superintendent Carole Meyer ...

Updated 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Moses Lake School Board names new high school, picks interim superintendent

MOSES LAKE — The Moses Lake School Board has named Carole Meyer, the district’s assistant superintendent and current acting superintendent, as interim superi...

Updated 4 weeks ago
COVID jump returns OHS to online instruction

OTHELLO — Othello School District officials announced Monday high school students would switch to online classes due to an uptick in COVID-19 cases at the school.

Updated 4 weeks ago
New trustee joins board at Big Bend Community College

MOSES LAKE — Big Bend Community College on Tuesday announced Amy Parris as a new trustee, replacing Stephen McFadden, who resigned after taking a job with the Port of Pasco in the Tri-Cities. Gov. Jay Inslee conf...

Updated 1 month ago
Big Bend Community College enrollment down; professor leaves

MOSES LAKE — The unexpected resignation of a Big Bend Community College professor has forced the school to cancel a program this fall and prompt a hunt for a replacement.

Updated 1 month ago
MLHS student reps begin participating in meetings

MOSES LAKE — Sophia Persichini and Derek O’Brien picked an interesting time to become student representatives on the Moses Lake School Board.

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
MLSD lists possible names for new high school, gets feedback

MOSES LAKE — The Moses Lake School District has narrowed the list of possible names for the new high school — currently referred to as “Real World Academy” —...

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Groff Elementary School officials cut ribbon

MOSES LAKE — Opening day at Vicki Groff Elementary School found the place full of kids and teachers, as well as a few electricians and landscapers putting th...

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Meek to receive year of severance pay, bonus

MOSES LAKE — Former Moses Lake School District Superintendent Josh Meek will receive both a full year’s salary and a bonus as part of the agreement ending hi...

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Opening doors: Frontier Middle School uses lessons learned last year

MOSES LAKE — Frontier Middle School Principal Guinevere Joyce was at the door as students arrived Wednesday morning.