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Lilly Cooley takes first place in fourth annual Poetry Out Loud competition

Lilly Cooley takes first place in fourth annual Poetry Out Loud competition

By Don Nelson Freshman Lilly Cooley won the Methow Valley School District’s fourth annual Poetry Out Loud competition, featuring 13 students from Liberty Bell High School and the Independent Learning Center, on Dec. 16, edging out 2014 winner Claire Waichler. Cooley recited “Bleeding Heart,” by Carmen Gimenez Smith, and “The End of the World,” by...
School district gears up for coming year with new staff

School district gears up for coming year with new staff

While students have been enjoying their usual summer recess, the school district has been busy hiring new staff, moving around existing employees, and allotting half a million dollars in new state funding. The Methow Valley School District announced this week that it has filled two more positions, adding Brooke Lucy as the Methow Valley Elementary...
Bergevin-Krumme wins scholarship from MV Fly Fishers

Bergevin-Krumme wins scholarship from MV Fly Fishers

Graduating Liberty Bell High School senior Tabitha Bergevin-Krumme has been awarded the Al Green Fisheries Enhancement Scholarship by the Methow Valley Fly Fishers. The $2,000 scholarship was created to encourage Methow Valley students to pursue careers in fisheries, aquatic studies, fisheries ecology or related studies. The Fly Fishers organization is dedicated to improving local lakes,...
A historic building is transformed at TwispWorks

A historic building is transformed at TwispWorks

TwispWorks, the nonprofit “center for creative entrepreneurship” on 6 ½ acres in the heart of Twisp, celebrates the opening of the Bernard Hosey Founders Building with an open house during Art Walk on Saturday (May 23) from noon-4 p.m.
LBHS students learn about recycling, landfill processes

LBHS students learn about recycling, landfill processes

Thirty-nine Liberty Bell High School science students saw first-hand how and how much solid waste is handled in the Methow Valley on a March 31 field trip to Methow Recycles and the Okanogan County central landfill, according to a Methow Recycles press release. The field trip followed recycling-related lessons with Methow Recycles plant manager Susan...
A bird’s-eye view … 

A bird’s-eye view … 

By Marcy Stamper 
A pair of ospreys have shown remarkably faithful attendance at school, returning for the fourth year to raise a brood of chicks in a nest perched 40 feet above …
MVES principal Brian Patrick resigns

MVES principal Brian Patrick resigns

By Marcy Stamper
Methow Valley Elementary principal Brian Patrick announced his resignation last week, saying he and his wife, Lori, a teacher at Liberty Bell High School, want to be closer to family in the Puget Sound region. “When we moved here four years ago, one …
The  garden  is a grand  teacher

The garden is a grand teacher

By Laurelle Walsh

Some of the Methow Valley’s youngest gardeners are outside this week, turning over cover crops, preparing beds for planting, putting seeds in the ground, pruning perennials and making compost.

Methow Valley School District students — 320 of them, from kindergarteners to high school seniors — make gardening …

LBHS cited for ‘overall excellence’

LBHS cited for ‘overall excellence’

Liberty Bell High School has been recognized for the fourth year in a row for overall excellence, an award bestowed by the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction and the state Board of Education. One of the Washington Achievement Awards, overall excellence honors the top 5 percent of elementary, junior high and high schools,...
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 …