Grandview School Board approves budget extension

GRANDVIEW – Acknowledging the need to front load the Grandview School District’s capital project budget in order to begin work on the voter-approved Leenhouts Stadium renovation, the Grandview School Board has approved a budget extension.

School board approves staff changes, travel requests

GRANDVIEW – Monday, the Grandview School Board approved numerous employment changes based on district administrators’ recommendations.

Kindergarten sign-ups to start

Parents of soon-to-be kindergarteners in the Sunnyside School District are urged to attend a kindergarten registration night event at Sun Valley Elementary School on Tuesday, April 28.

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Students’ love of writing highlighted for school board

GRANDVIEW – Her initial reaction when asked to speak to the Grandview School Board last night, Monday, left fourth grader Kendra Candanoza speechless.

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City, school officials share emergency response ideas

Sunnyside school personnel have been working on safety and security protocols, teaching staff and students how to react to different emergency scenarios.

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Volunteering an addiction for some

GRANDVIEW – Longtime Grandview School District volunteer Lonnie Hendrickson says he is attempting to cut back on the number of hours he donates to the Grandview School District.

Sunnyside, Grandview high schools earn state accolades

Both Sunnyside and Grandview high schools were earlier this week named among the top 10 percent of schools in Washington state for achievement and improvement in reading and math for three years in a row.

Future educators’ tuition lowered

TOPPENISH – As the state of Washington faces a looming shortage of school teachers, principals and administrators, Heritage University is responding by taking several institution-wide steps to increase enrollment in postgraduate degree programs in teacher education and principal certification.

Lower Valley students make EWU Dean’s List

CHENEY – A number of Lower Valley students earned places on the Dean’s List at Eastern Washington University for winter quarter 2014.

Sunnyside Christian High School third quarter honor roll students named

A total of 10 students achieved a perfect 4.0 grade point average for the third quarter at Sunnyside Christian High School.

Sierra Vista third quarter honor roll students named

Sunnyside’s Sierra Vista Middle School saw 22 students earn perfect 4.00 grade point averages for the third quarter of the 2014-15 academic year.

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Fall quarter YVCC grads announced

Yakima Valley Community College has named its fall quarter 2014 graduates.