During July, I had the opportunity to spend 10 days at some of the most incredible national parks in the western United States. The sites ranged from the bleeding red sandstone in Zion, the Grand Canyon’s stunning views of never-ending gorges, the impossibly crystal-clear view of the galaxy …
Ah, the Dollar Store. What a wonderful place! Party supplies for days, cute faux flowers, delicious snacks, all for the price of a dollar apiece (and some cents for tax).
In recent weeks, many local school districts have announced plans to continue remote learning in the fall in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
On July 17, America lost two incredibly influential pioneers in the fight for civil rights and equality: U.S. Rep. John Lewis and minister Corey Tindell "C.T." Vivian.
On July 3, Comet C/2020 F3 NEOWISE made its closest approach to our sun on its nearly 7,000-year circuit around the solar system. During this month, the bright tail put off by the 3-mile wide ball of ice and rock became a spectacular sight in the dawn sky.
Graduations are coming up, and while the class of 2020 won’t be having traditional commencement ceremonies, it will still be an unforgettable memory — especially now that Barack and Michelle Obama have announced their virtual ceremony for the class of 2020!
Any high school kid in marching band can attest to the fact that it’s an experience that tries one’s perseverance and patience. From learning how to play instruments and march at the same time to remaining at school for fall practices until 9 at night, it’s a huge time commitment.
La Salle High School adjusted its annual springtime planning for the coming school year by altering the Associated Student Body candidate interview process that would normally take place on campus.
While this global pandemic grows in some areas and shrinks in others, different strategies are used to confront the coronavirus.
In recent months, the Salon 17 Beauty Bar in Selah was prospering. Since opening three years ago, the salon had added employees and an array of new services.
Being in high school is a different experience for everyone, but it was especially different for the approximately 30 current seniors who were involved in West Valley High School’s honors classes since sophomore year, thanks to the help of a very special English teacher, Mark Burns.
Volunteers had worked for hours to arrange tables, set out items for sale and decorate the school gymnasium into an extravagant dining hall.
Often, the best leaders are also great listeners. And Selah High School ASB president Melody Davis feels she exemplifies this quality as she fulfills her leadership role.
Current La Salle High School senior Diana Cuevas started off her freshman year similarly to the way many students do: Unsure of the future and wary of what was yet to come. Since then, she has found her passions of leadership by being ASB president at La Salle High School, a member of the Da…
Robert Ortiz is a well-known student in the halls of Eisenhower High School. Every morning, his voice is heard over the intercom, wishing the students a wonderful day and giving the announcements for the day and week. That’s just one part of the junior’s work as the high school’s 2019-20 ASB…
It’s pageant season in the Yakima Valley — YouthWorks pageants, that is.
What’s the role of a school superintendent in overseeing the healthy financial operations of a school district?
At the Eisenhower High School stage, the Ike Players are getting ready for their newest musical. The students are on risers, 16 feet off the ground, singing the opening song to the Disney musical “Newsies.”
Students from more than a dozen high schools throughout South-Central Washington gathered at Davis High School on Dec. 11 to compete in the season’s second meet of the academic sport known as Knowledge Bowl.