Jeff Hartwick, president of the Selah School Board, says that examining issues from various perspectives is key in running a successful school district. Among the most important of those perspectives, he says, are the opinions of the students.
In a normal year, the Selah High School girls cross country team would start training immediately after the school year ends, doing workouts while also forming bonds with each other. By the time of the usual start of the season in September, the team members are just like sisters.
When I picture football season, I think bleachers stacked with students, popcorn being thrown left and right, and friends laughing while drinking hot chocolate. It’s a fun time to spread school spirit while also enjoying the most precious times of being a high schooler, hanging out with peop…
Choir is traditionally a very interactive class. So choir teachers have had to be creative to make the most out of remote learning.
You are the impostor. Your mission is to sabotage a spacefaring voyage, and to kill as many people as possible. They are looking for you. Hide your tracks.
We all know this school year is not going exactly as planned, and students and teachers alike are missing the time they had in the classroom. While everyone acutely feels the loss of in-person school, there are some unexpected benefits to virtual learning.
“Thank you.” Such a simple phrase, but it holds more power than we think.
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.