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LBHS student wins writing award

LBHS student wins writing award

Liberty Bell High School student Ella Hall has been awarded an honorable mention in the high school fiction competition sponsored by Write on the River. Hall was cited for her story, “When the Snow Fell.” Write On The River is a nonprofit organization that fosters the writing arts in North Central Washington. Its annual writers’...
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...

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Johnnie Duguay, of Carlton, was named to the Gonzaga University president’s list for fall semester 2013. Students must earn a 3.7 to 4.0 grade point average to be listed.

Knowledge Bowl teams place sixth, seventh

The Liberty Bell High School Knowledge Bowl Teams finished in sixth and seventh place at the seven-school competition held last week at Tonasket.  Team One, comprised of captain Corey Diamond, Riley Calvert and Rowan Post, placed seventh. Team Two, comprised of captain Sebastian Hogness, Claire Waichler, Sylvie LeDuc and Skyler Fitzmaurice, finished sixth. Liberty Bell...
Readers’ Theater plays an opportunity for young director

Readers’ Theater plays an opportunity for young director

By Ann McCreary
High school senior Morgan Tate, who directs a Readers’ Theater production at The Merc Playhouse this weekend, says her discovery of live theater two years ago was a life-changing event. Invited to join the cast of The Music Man in …
Back to school with ‘Teachers and Their Students’ at Confluence Gallery

Back to school with ‘Teachers and Their Students’ at Confluence Gallery

By Laurelle Walsh
Walking into the new show, “Teachers and Their Students,” at Confluence Gallery and Art Center is like entering a schoolhouse filled with art: black chalkboard walls, an elementary alphabet banner, school desks and a door to the principal’s office set the scene.

EWU posts dean’s list for fall

Four students from Winthrop were named to the dean’s list for the fall 2013 quarter at Eastern Washington University: Connor Fisher, John Hutchinson, Christopher Richardson and Alex Ulmer.  
LBHS juniors selling fruit, raffle tickets for D.C. trip

LBHS juniors selling fruit, raffle tickets for D.C. trip

Liberty Bell High School’s junior class is once again selling fresh-picked oranges and grapefruits, along with raffle tickets, to raise money for an educational trip to Washington, D.C. Junior class students will travel to the nation’s capital in March to participate in Close Up, a weeklong educational program focusing on U.S. government. While in Washington,...

Knowledge Bowl teams place sixth, tenth

By Mike Maltais
Liberty Bell High School’s two Knowledge Bowl teams placed sixth and tenth in competition against 20 other teams from Chelan, Manson, Oroville, Tonasket, Omak and host Okanogan last Monday.
Listening in

Listening in

At the first of two “Community Listening Sessions” at the Winthrop Fire Hall on Saturday (Nov. 2), Methow Valley School District Superintendent Tom Venable – center, with Hanz Sholz and Sam Lucy – solicited input from 19 attendees on how well the district is doing its job and what changes could be made to better...