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Get ready for school to start with the August Back to School edition of Inside Wenatchee Schools. Inside this edition: School and transportation info, meals at school, kids t...

  Serve Wenatchee Valley's annual Clothes for the Classroom event is ready to help kids in our community get ready for school. Over 900 kids will receive free je...

The Wenatchee School District is pleased to welcome Diana Haglund as its new director of communications. Haglund will replace retiring WSD public information officer Teri Fink. ...

The Wenatchee School District recognized business partners and community mentors for their support of career-connected learning at the 3rd Annual Partner Appreciation Luncheon and Awards Luncheon on Wednesday, May 23 at Ohme Gardens. Career-Connected learning is a continuum of awareness, exploration, and work experiences developed through public-private partnerships.

The innovative public-private partnership known as the Washington State Opportunity Scholarship (WSOS) announced its newest cohort of 1,862 Scholars this week - which includes 17 Wenatchee High seniors, whose combined award totals $382,500.00

On Tuesday, May 8, 2018 Wenatchee Learns Connect and Wenatchee Valley College will host two different career-connected learning experiences for 600, 8th-grade boys and girls on the Wenatchee Valley College Campus —Pizza, Pop and Power Tools for girls, and Guys and Guts for boys.

Volunteers needed for the WHS International Economic Mini Summit. The Summit is a fun and challenging game where student teams represent the countries of the world. They compete to “raise the standard of living” by applying their knowledge and skills in problem solving, international trade, finance, banking, debate, video production and even designing creative costumes and country displays. Economics, Finance, Technology, Creativity, Teamwork, Problem Solving, Writing, Speaking, Debate and Design….It’s all in the Summit Program!

The Wenatchee School Community Learning Center (CLC) after school program will be hosting an informational session on Tuesday, March 27 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the Wenatchee Valley Chamber of Commerce, 137 N. Wenatchee Ave. Wenatchee, for businesses and community organizations who are interested in being involved in after school programming.

Superintendent Brian Flones and community businessman John McQuaig appeared on Wake Up Wenatchee Valley to talk about the upcoming Bond to modernize Wenatchee High School.

Wenatchee High School Career and Technical Education (CTE) students will host a variety of hands-on career connected learning stations for over 500 Wenatchee School District fifth-graders at the second annual 5G Future Fest, Tuesday, February 13 from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the Town Toyota Center.

Applications are now being accepted for the 2018 Washington State Opportunity Scholarship (WSOS). Students must have earned a high school diploma or GED from a Washington State high school or institution by June 2018, and must be pursuing an eligible, high-demand major in science, technology, engineering, math, or health care at an eligible Washington state college or university starting in fall of 2018.

Registration is now open for the 2018 Wenatchee Valley Professional Development Summit. The themes of the second annual summit are optimizing soft skills and customer service. The summit will be held on Wednesday, February 7, 2018, from 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. at the Wenatchee Valley Convention Center. Registration is $50 per person and $25 for each additional registration from the same business. Registration is available online at wenatcheelearns.com or by calling (509) 662-2116.

Wenatchee High Schools students will help City of Wenatchee officials explore the possibility of relocating City Hall to the Wenatchee Federal Building during an annual project-based learning experience hosted by the city on Wednesday, December 16 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

WestSide is now offering a mentorship experience to seniors to help set them on the path to success after high school. They are currently seeking community volunteers to serve as mentors in the new WestSide High School Mentor Program.

Proper handshake techniques, along with a 60-second introduction, social media profile and professional dress, were four soft skills introduced for the first time this year to 2,000 students from 15 high school attending Monday’s NCW College and Career Expo at Wenatchee Valley College.

WENATCHEE, Wash., November 4, 2017  – Wenatchee Learns Connect will host the 4th Annual North Central Washington College & Career Expo on Monday, November 6, 2017 from 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. on the Wenatchee Valley College campus. The expo is intended to help students explore a variety of future careers and educational opportunities as they prepare to enter the workforce or pursue post secondary education.

A mentoring public-private partnership between Wenatchee School District and Confluence Health will be highlighted during a Congressional Briefing in Washington D.C. on Thursday, November 2 at 11:40 A.M. EST.

Wenatchee High School sports medicine class to hear from surgeons and observe demonstration in cadaver lab using video conferencing technology.