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.

Lower Valley students named to CWU honor roll

ELLENSBURG – Central Washington University has named the students who earned the honor of being on the honor roll for the fall quarter in 2014.

Bickleton schools post honor roll

BICKLETON – The following Bickleton High School students earned honor roll recognition for the first semester of the 2014-15 school year:

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Future mechanics tested on automotive knowledge

The men and women who will be making the diagnostic decisions for your automotive repairs in the future pitched themselves against each other in a regional automotive skills contest held this past Saturday in the Sunnyside High School auto shop.

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Pioneer elementary school student’s art to be featured on poster

A new poster drawn by Sunnyside’s Pioneer Elementary School student Vanessa Pelayo suggests to landowners: “Stop Letting Your Backyard Go Bare - Plant a Stream Buffer There!”

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Crowd weighs in on future of Grizzly athletics

Better athletic facilities with more community access and energized coaches who treat all participants fairly.

Sierra Vista second quarter honor roll students named

Sunnyside’s Sierra Vista Middle School saw 19 students earn perfect 4.00 grade point averages for the second quarter of the 2014-15 academic year.

Sunnyside Christian High names top academic achievers

Sunnyside Christian High School has named 10 students receiving perfect 4.0 grade point averages among 53 students earning a 3.0 GPA or better.

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Local students use science to figure out ‘who dunnit’

When somebody ran over the sheriff’s mailbox, 31 students, grades one through five, helped to solve the crime.