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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.

Beyond McCleary

State legislators tackling student achievement gap

OLYMPIA - Advocates for minority and low-income students are urging legislators to take a closer look at the state’s McCleary obligation to ensure that all students are given equal and ample opportunity to achieve in school.

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Washington Elementary School students of the month for January

Third, fourth and fifth graders

Legion announces vocational scholars

GRANDVIEW – The second quarter honorees for Grandview’s American Legion vocational scholars program have been announced.

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National scholarship awarded to Cuevas

GRANDVIEW – The Horatio Alger Association has made one Grandview High School senior, Samuel Cuevas, a happy young man.