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Updated 2 weeks, 5 days ago

Wahluke robotics team qualifies for world competition

MATTAWA — A robotics team from Wahluke High School has qualified for the world robotics competition in Louisvill...

Updated 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Sex ed legislation prompts local school districts to write governor

GRANT AND ADAMS COUNTIES — Last week, three local school districts discussed the sexual education legislation that passed the Washington state legislature an...

Updated 3 weeks ago
Preliminary closure plans given to Othello School Board

OTHELLO — Othello School District officials haven’t announced yet how they plan to conduct school during an emergency shutdown ordered by Gov. Jay Inslee, but it won’t be online.

Updated 3 weeks ago
Royal School District receives audit finding

ROYAL CITY — The Royal School District has received a finding from the Washington State Auditor’s office. According to the report published by the auditor’s office on March 5, the district failed to have adequate...

Updated 1 month ago
Royal School District visits Ron Clark Academy

ROYAL CITY — Last month, 17 Royal School District staff members went to visit the Ron Clark Academy in Atlanta, Georgia, during a rescheduled regular board m...

Updated 1 month ago
Wahluke School Board leases field to Wahluke Enrichment Organization

MATTAWA — The Wahluke School Board approved a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Wahluke Enrichment Organization (WEO), allowing the WEO to lease a 25-acre field from the Wahluke School District. The appr...

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
OSD graduation to remain the same

OTHELLO — At the beginning of January, the Othello School District asked parents, students and district employees for input concerning the possibility of moving graduation due to a possible conflict with sporting...

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
State data shows increased readiness for kindergarten

OTHELLO — Newly released data from the Washington State Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) shows Othello School District’s (OSD’s) you...

Updated 2 months ago
Mattawa, Royal City students compete in Amazing Shake

SOUTH GRANT COUNTY — Students from two Grant County schools competed in the Amazing Shake on Friday, Jan. 31. The Amazing Shake, started by the Ron Clark Aca...

Updated 2 months ago
Othello schools trying to find solution for land problem

OTHELLO — As the Othello City Council is considering changes to the city’s zoning code and comprehensive plan, one proposed change would make it impossible for the Othello School District to develop some property...

Updated 2 months ago
Royal School District talks about more construction at board meeting

ROYAL CITY — Construction was the overarching topic of discussion during a regular meeting of the Royal School Board on Monday, Jan. 27.

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
Othello district voters to consider replacement levy

Ballots must be postmarked on or before Feb. 11

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
PDC closes second case against Othello School District

PDC closes second case against Othello School District

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
Royal School District proposes replacement levy on ballot

ROYAL CITY — Royal City voters are seeing a $1.37 million school district levy on the Feb. 11 ballot.

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
Red Rock Elementary School celebrates remodeled building

ROYAL CITY — Three years ago on Friday, students returned to Red Rock Elementary School after massive flooding had damaged their school. Three years later, l...