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.
Hey, hey, fellow students! Who among you needs some pointers about taking your ACT test?
As I stepped onto the campus of Bellevue College on Sept. 28 during that school’s Japan Week festival, my heart was pounding in rhythm with the nearby sound of a deep, entrancing beat. Then I walked around an ivy-covered corner to see a group of taiko drummers performing for a crowd of 50 or…
Do you recall the last high school football game you attended? What do you remember seeing? A rowdy crowd, energetic cheerleaders, the dance team and, of course, the football game were probably among those things.
Every year, millions of families across the United States celebrate the act of gratitude through a gathering of loved ones around the dinner table. While we often imagine that those celebrating Thanksgiving come from a long line of American ancestry, the reality is that more and more immigra…
“Second to the right, and straight on till morning!”
Naches Valley's students will put on an "Autumn Evening of Music" concert this Wednesday, Oct. 30, at the Naches Valley Middle School at 7 p.m.
Highlights of the 2019 Sagebrush Hills Film Festival
Kain na!” (“Let’s eat!”) my mom yells from the kitchen, where the smell of pizza makes my stomach growl. My sister walks in, returned from an outing with her friends, and my father glares at her shoes until she sheepishly removes them and places them by the door, as my grandmother, in her ts…
Yakima’s fierce summer heat usually sends me running, but I’ve never made it nearly as far away as I did this year.
Laura Perez-Fabian vividly remembers trick-or-treating as a child. She recalls “that one house” with an eerie aura and the homeowners who would go all-out with their Halloween decorations and festivities.
Meet the 20th anniversary team.