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SCHOOLS & EDUCATION
Students take on real-world design project for TwispWorks’ new deck

Students take on real-world design project for TwispWorks’ new deck

By Marcy Stamper
As their teacher and design professionals watched, two Liberty Bell High School students spun a wooden warehouse around on their computer monitors, extended the …
Start studying: Trivia Night is coming

Start studying: Trivia Night is coming

The Methow Valley Public School Funding Alliance’s annual Trivia Night fundraiser will be on April 28 at the Twisp River Pub, with doors opening at 5 p.m. for social time and dinner and the intense competition beginning at 6 p.m. Participants compete in teams of four in three rounds of written questions about a wide...
A fair amount of science

A fair amount of science

Thursday (March 27), Methow Valley Elementary students got a chance to show off their scientific side at the school’s annual science fair.
School district boosts kindergarten, expands construction class

School district boosts kindergarten, expands construction class

By Marcy Stamper
Kindergarteners in the Methow Valley School District will receive five full days of instruction starting in the fall, essentially adding almost two months of school for the district’s youngest students. Adding a fifth day of kindergarten will cost the district …
Liberty Bell art students win awards

Liberty Bell art students win awards

By Laurelle Walsh
Two Liberty Bell High School students have received accolades at the Regional High School Art Show hosted by the Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center. Sophomore Jessica Marker won first place in the three-dimensional category for her sculpture, “Playful Fox.” Senior Dawn Smith won third place in the photography...
Loud and proud

Loud and proud

Last Friday (March 21), over 250 area junior high students performed in the Middle School Monster Festival 2014 Gala Concert held at Brewster High School. The festival drew students from middle schools in Brewster, Bridgeport, Pateros, Omak, Okanogan, Oroville, Tonasket, and Grand Coulee as well as 15 students from Liberty Bell Junior High School. Liberty...
School district task force needs volunteers

School district task force needs volunteers

The Methow Valley School District is looking for volunteers to serve on a new facilities task force, which will help gather information to propose a plan to the district for needs and upgrades to the district’s facilities. The task force will evaluate areas including the maintenance and grounds of the school campus, transportation needs (school...
Baristas-in-training

Baristas-in-training

Students from the Foods class make and sell iced and hot drinks on Tuesdays and Thursdays during the lunch hour at the student-run coffee shop, School Grounds.
Head Start students tour Methow Valley News

Head Start students tour Methow Valley News

Special edition documents historic visit
On Thursday, 16 students and 11 adults visited the Methow Valley News building to learn about how the newspaper is made. See story for a full photo gallery of their visit

Exchange student host families sought

The ASSE International Student Exchange Program is seeking local families to host high school-age exchange students for the next school year. Exchange students are 15 to 18 years old and are screened by ASSE International. They speak English, are personally insured, bring their own spending money and are expected to be included in normal family...