GHS alum nets scholarship

CHENEY – Diana Ocampo of Grandview has been awarded a Chicano Education Program teachers scholarship of $1,390 for the 2014-15 academic year at Eastern Washington University.

YVCC names Lower Valley students to honor rolls

YAKIMA – Yakima Valley Community College has named its Dean’s List students, as well as the President’s List for the spring 2014 quarter.

YVCC’s Lower Valley grads named

YAKIMA – Yakima Valley Community College recently released the names of those graduating with the class of 2014 this past spring.

Local students make CWU honor roll

Central Washington University has released the list of students who have been named to the spring 2014 honor roll.

Lower Valley students named to EWU Dean’s List

Numerous students from the Lower Yakima Valley were recently named to the Dean’s List at Eastern Washington University for the spring 2014 quarter.

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New insight, understanding of government part of the Girls State experience

The Evergreen Girls State delegates have returned from a week at Central Washington University with a greater appreciation and understanding of how the government and judicial system works.

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Evergreen Boys State ‘amazing’ experience for Lower Valley high school junior class students

“It was amazing,” said Brendon Lynch of his experience at Evergreen Boys State.

Class of 2014 scores well in reading, writing

According to preliminary state-level data released last week by State Superintendent Randy Dorn, nearly 93 percent of Washington’s 12th grade students in the Class of 2014 passed both the state reading and writing high school proficiency exams (HSPE), or state-approved alternatives, prior to reaching their respective graduation ceremonies.

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Mabton full STEAM ahead for youth programs

MABTON – Starting next Tuesday, July 1, Mabton youth will enjoy some STEAM in their summer with a new program set to kick off.

Sunnyside school board agenda

Thursday, June 26, 2014, 810 E. Custer Ave., 7:30 p.m.

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Mabton Jr./Senior High School taking steps toward improvement

MABTON - Each year the Mabton School Board asks the principals of its schools to provide an improvement plan that includes goals for student and staff success.

Local group tries again for charter school

Backers of the proposed Sunnyside Charter Academy are hoping the second time is the charm, as the group earlier this month filed a notice of intent to apply with the Washington State Charter School Commission.

Harrison fourth quarter honor roll students named

A total of 50 students at Sunnyside’s Harrison Middle School earned perfect 4.00 grade point averages for the fourth quarter of the 2013-14 academic year.

WSU to establish high school equivalency program for migrant farm workers, Native Americans

The U.S. Department of Education has awarded Washington State University a five-year $2.3 million grant to establish a high school equivalency program

Area students named to UW Dean’s List

Five students from Sunnyside have been named to the University of Washington Dean’s List for winter 2014 quarter.