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Charter school debated in Sunnyside

A crowd of more than 50 people, mostly supportive of the idea of establishing a charter school in Sunnyside, turned out last night for a public forum in Sunnyside.

High school graduation requirements constantly changing

It’s not easy to graduate from high school... and starting in 2019, students will have to complete more credits to earn their diplomas.

State test results show progress, as well as challenges for local schools

It’s once again report card season for school districts in Washington state.

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Local school employee receives national award

Curtis Campbell, director of executive services for Sunnyside schools, is being honored with a national award.

School district cuts ties with high school sex ed teacher

A complaint from a student voiced early last spring – focused on the questionable teaching methods of a local high school instructor – has resulted in the Sunnyside School District severing ties with the long-tenured employee.

First day of school a smooth ride, according to Sunnyside principals

The first day of school in Sunnyside was one of the smoothest the principals of the district’s schools have ever experienced.

Substitute teachers’ pay in Mabton school classes bumped (again)

MABTON – Last month the Mabton School Board approved a pay raise for its substitute teachers, increasing the daily rate to $120.

Security agreement authorized for Mabton schools

MABTON – Mabton Superintendent of Schools Minerva Morales at Monday’s school board meeting was authorized to sign an agreement with Phoenix Protective Corporation.

Sunnyside School Board Agenda

Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, 810 E. Custer Ave.

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Naval vet top teacher

Helping with the kick-off of the new school year, Educational Service District 105 Superintendent Steve Myers announced the 2014-15 “Regional Teacher of the Year” during a surprise presentation in Sunnyside this morning.

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New budget, changing of guard for Grandview schools

Just in time for school to start this coming Thursday, the Grandview School Board Monday night approved the budget for the 2014-15 school year.

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School improvement plans detailed for Mabton School Board

MABTON – The Mabton School Board last night deemed the school improvement plan presented by Mabton Jr./Senior High School Principal Caleb Oten as “ambitious,” but he is confident the school can meet its goals.

Personnel changes OK’d in Grandview

GRANDVIEW – In action last night, Monday, the Grandview School Board approved several personnel changes within the district.

Contracts approved

MABTON – The Mabton School Board this past Monday night approved contracts for three certified staff and several supplemental contracts.

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