Sunday, February 28, 2021

School News

Looking for details regarding school closings and delays? See our up-to-date news articles below.

Updated 4 days, 15 hours ago

Andy Harlow named Wahluke School District superintendent

Andy Harlow was voted as the new Wahluke School District superintendent by Wahluke School District Board members...

Updated 1 month ago
Wahluke High School to offer new classes, pathways

Students at Wahluke High School can choose five new classes and eight new pathways for the 2021-22 school year, as the Wahluke School Board approved the options in a virtual meeting Jan. 12.

Updated 1 month ago
At last, back to school at Othello High School

In usual times, it’s a normal scene. In fact, in any other school year, kids would probably be tired of decorating the bulletin boards that dot the halls of ...

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Hawkins suggests alternative school calendars for K-12

A District 12 legislator wants to create alternative school calendars for K-12 institutions in Washington state to address the loss children have been experiencing over time.

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Othello High School video details rules for reopening

Sometimes it’s hard to direct or be in a video.

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Othello High School adds graduation options

Students at Othello High School will have more options for getting their diplomas, following some changes to the district’s graduation requirements.

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Wahluke School District SRO contract to be updated

The SRO (school resource officer) contract between the City of Mattawa and Wahluke School District is being modified to reflect changes that have occurred because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Wahluke School District to vote on new levy

The Wahluke School District has a three-year, $4.5 million levy on the Feb. 9 ballot to pay for capital improvements and safety projects.

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Wahluke School District students start hybrid classes

Students in the Wahluke School District set foot in classrooms for the first time in months after Christmas break.

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Students may be eligible for emergency waiver program if legislation passes

State legislators are looking to create a permanent waiver program for graduating public and private high school students in case of a local, state or national emergency.

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Moses Lake softball team practices as players, coaches remain hopeful for a season

The Moses Lake High School softball team took advantage of the warmer weather this week and took to Lions Field on Thursday afternoon for practice and scrimm...

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
State legislation calls for more training in cultural competency

Senate Bill 5044 aims to adjust the current cultural competency training for school staffers and board directors.

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
MLSD board talks details on student rep

As the Moses Lake School District considers creating a new position of student representative on the school board, officials overseeing the effort want it to be different this time.

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Construction underway at Ephrata's Columbia Ridge Elementary

The foundation is going in for the new office and entryway, classrooms and second gym at Columbia Ridge Elementary, and a hallway in the existing building bl...

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Defensive techniques subject of criminal justice class

Students in the criminal justice class at Columbia Basin Technical Skills Center got some training Friday on the proper use of techniques to subdue an unruly...

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Othello schools to change emergency preparedness training

Emergency training for teachers and students in the Othello School District will change under the terms of a revised policy presented Monday to the Othello School Board, with no board action required.