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Updated 1 week, 6 days ago

A year later: How is the McCleary Fix really affecting local school districts

SOUTH COUNTY — Last February, the state legislature passed what was called the McCleary Fix, which limited the a...

Updated 6 days, 3 hours ago
McFarland Middle School closed for COVID-19 cases

OTHELLO — The Othello School District announced on Monday, June 29, that McFarland Middle School (MMS) is closed until July 7 after two staff members tested positive for COVID-19. The announcement was made on Fac...

Updated 6 days, 3 hours ago
Warden schools offer free summer meals

WARDEN — Warden School District will offer a free summer meal program for children who are enrolled in the district.

Updated 6 days, 3 hours ago
Wahluke School Board member receives flak over social media posts

MATTAWA — Three Wahluke School District employees and one high school teacher from western Washington participated in public comment during the Wahluke School Board meeting on Tuesday, June 23. All four spoke abo...

Updated 1 week, 6 days ago
School districts make plans for reopening this fall

OLYMPIA — Last week, on Saturday, June 20, state Superintendent of Public Instruction Chris Reykdal with the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instructi...

Updated 1 week, 6 days ago
Warden High School sets graduation date

WARDEN — Seniors at Warden High School now know when they will graduate. Warden High School has announced that graduation will take place on July 24 at 7 p.m. The school is working with the health department to d...

Updated 1 week, 6 days ago
Othello School District renews superintendent contract

OTHELLO — The contract of Othello School District Superintendent Chris Hurst has been extended through 2023.

Updated 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Othello School District to serve meals during the summer

OTHELLO — The Othello School District has received funding to continue providing meals to children through the summer. Summer meals will last through Friday, Aug. 21.

Updated 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Car parade sends Wahluke High School graduates out in style

MATTAWA — It might not have been the way the Wahluke High School class of 2020 thought they would graduate, but they went in style Friday night. Graduation s...

Updated 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Royal High School celebrated 2020 graduates Friday night

ROYAL CITY — The Royal High School 2020 graduating class gathered as one for the first time in months for graduation ceremonies on Friday evening.

Updated 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Othello parents, students to be surveyed about school opening options

OTHELLO — Othello School District officials will send out a survey by the end of this week asking parents and students their opinion of various options for opening school for the 2020-21 school year.

Updated 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Two Royal seniors receive Knight Award

ROYAL CITY — Florentino Popoca and Stefany Rodriguez, Royal High School seniors, have been awarded the 2020 Knight Award, according to the Royal High School website. The Knight Award goes to students who demonstr...

Updated 1 month ago
Wahluke plans parade for high school graduation

MATTAWA — Wahluke High School has announced the parade route that graduates will take on Friday, June 12, as part of their graduation ceremony.

Updated 1 month ago
Royal School District names employees of the year

ROYAL CITY — The Royal School District has chosen this year’s certificated and classified employees of the year.

Updated 1 month ago
Royal Intermediate School announces new principal

ROYAL CITY - Royal Intermediate School has hired a new principal for the next school year, according to a press release from the Royal School District, on Mo...