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Citizens with skills wanted to share in after-school program

A new 21st Century after-school program at Compass High School is looking for community members who want to share a skill set or talent with local children.

Hanson leads Bickleton race

Two political newcomers vye for school board seat

Mary Jo Hanson is leading Jennifer Wutzke in the race for School Board Position No. 4.

Children weigh in on election

While adult voters have until 8 p.m. tonight to drop off their ballots for the general election, about 10,000 of Washington’s K-12 students had their own taste of voting last week when they took part in the annual mock election, the state’s largest civic education program.

First interest payment OK’d

The school district here will be making its first interest payment on the $1.6 million general obligation bond for its new athletic facilities.

School bus money transfer completed

A money transfer in the amount of $60,000 for a new school bus was this past Monday approved by the Grandview School Board.

Personnel changes OK’d

The school board at this past Monday’s meeting approved several recommendations to hire new staff.

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Seattle musicians share their passion with Grandview students

The sounds of drums, a didgeridoo and guitar filled the Harriet Thompson Elementary School gym this past week, thanks to Seattle musicians Cody Beebe and Blake Noble.

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Carnival cookies

Three-year-old Zoe Lord tells Sunnyside YV-Tech nursing student Kaylie Calderon that she is done decorating her cookie and is ready to eat it, at a carnival held Wednesday.

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Sunnyside GEAR UP alumni chosen to promote the program

Sunnyside High School graduates Abigail Ramos and Yarelly Gomez spent part of last summer as representatives at the GEAR UP Alumni Leadership Academy held in Washington, D.C.

Heritage University plans to expand STEM classes with grant

TOPPENISH – Heritage University will use a five-year, $2.6 million Title V grant from the U.S. Department of Education to prepare more Hispanic and low-income students to enter graduate school in high-demand science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) and health professions.