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Updated 3 weeks, 3 days ago

Royal first day of school a little different

ROYAL CITY — The first day of school was a little different for the students at Red Rock Elementary.

Updated 4 days, 8 hours ago
Some Wahluke school bus drivers may be idled

MATTAWA — Some Wahluke School District bus drivers could be placed on standby, at least temporarily.

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Othello School District patrons to be surveyed on on-campus instruction

OTHELLO — Othello School District patrons will be asked to fill out a survey asking their opinions on the timeline and planning for a return to some kind of in-person learning in the district.

Updated 1 week, 6 days ago
Warden schools requesting small groups be allowed on campus

WARDEN — While Warden schools are conducting online classes to start the school year, district officials have submitted a plan to the Grant County Health District to allow on-campus instruction for small groups.

Updated 3 weeks ago
Othello School District to use buses as Wi-Fi hot spots

OTHELLO — The Othello School District will be using some of its buses to provide internet access for families lacking reliable connections.

Updated 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Othello school registration near budget projections

OTHELLO — Enrollment for the 2020-21 school year is slightly lower than projected in the Othello School District, at least as the school year starts its “soft opening.

Updated 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Start of school pushed back in Wahluke

MATTAWA — The first day of school in the Wahluke School District has been pushed back to Sept. 14.

Updated 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Othello teacher tests positive for coronavirus

OTHELLO — Nine staff members at Scootney Springs Elementary are in quarantine, with one teacher having tested positive for the coronavirus. A second teacher among the nine people is displaying COVID-19 symptoms.

Updated 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Royal City school nurse prepares to face new challenges, keep students healthy

School nurses will face challenges this year in Royal City and Moses Lake, the only major public school districts in Grant County that have opted for some degree of in-person learning to start the school year fiv...

Updated 1 month ago
Chris Lupo new Warden High School principal

WARDEN — Chris Lupo said his new job brings him back to the place where he started.

Updated 1 month ago
Local students complete 6-week summer program

MOSES LAKE — Students from Othello, Royal City, Warden and Moses Lake celebrated the completion of a six-week summer program last week.

Updated 1 month ago
Warden schools to start school year online

WARDEN — School will start online in the Warden School District.

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Royal schools to open with part-time on campus instruction

ROYAL CITY — Parents in the Royal School District will have their choice of sending their children to school online or half-time online and half-time in-pers...

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Warden School Board approves 2020-21 budget

WARDEN — Enrollment in the Warden School District is expected to drop slightly for the 2020-21 school year. District Business Manager Tricia Schock said enro...

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Royal schools 2020-21 budget approved

ROYAL CITY — The Royal School District is projected to start the 2020-21 school year with the equivalent of 13 fewer students than was projected at the start of the 2019-20 school year.