Mabton School Board director re-takes her seat

MABTON – Last December, Mabton School Board Director Elsa Sanchez resigned from her post, but she’s back and ready to serve.

School board adopts calendar

The Sunnyside School Board at this past Monday’s meeting adopted the district calendar for the 2015-16 academic year.

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S’side High tech staff asks for commitment from school board

Among the discussion items at last Monday night’s Sunnyside School Board meeting was the career and technical education programs at Sunnyside High School.

Minding the gap

Sunnyside schools ranked No. 1 in state for their work with bilingual students

In the last week or so Sunnyside High School earned top honors in the state.

Local students awarded Act Six Scholarships

TOPPENISH – Act Six Leadership and Scholarship Initiative officials announced that 11 emerging community leaders from across the Yakima Valley have won full-tuition scholarships to Heritage University.

Heritage to host college reps on March 26

TOPPENISH – Heritage University will be the place for high school juniors and undecided seniors in Central Washington to explore college options, as Heritage hosts the 2015 College Planning Day on Thursday, March 26.

Locals named to UW Dean’s List

SEATTLE – A number of students from the Lower Yakima Valley have been named to the University of Washington’s Dean’s List for the 2014 autumn quarter.

Travel requests OK’d by board

GRANDVIEW – Superintendent of Schools Kevin Chase will be participating in an “Improving Student Learning at Scale Policy Collaborative” workshop in Baltimore, Md. during the first week of March.

SHS band to provide dinner music

The Sunnyside High School jazz band, under the direction of Sunnyside High School jazz instructor David Chavey-Renaud, will be performing at Sunnyside’s Snipes Mountain Brewery and Restaurant Thursday, Feb. 26, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Personnel changes approved

GRANDVIEW – The Grandview School Board by a 3-0 vote approved a number of personnel changes at its meeting this past Tuesday.

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Students sing praises of career, technical programs at Grandview High School

GRANDVIEW – Students at Grandview High School appreciate the opportunities provided via career and technical education programs there.