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Built to last

Built to last

In most high school construction classes, students assemble a garden shed or work on other small projects, but Methow Valley students are building and renovating structures used every day by local businesses, artists and fellow students. Now in its third year, the Methow Valley School District’s expanded …
Safe navigation in the wide-open digital world

Safe navigation in the wide-open digital world

A few dozen Liberty Bell High School students were intrigued enough by a teenage girl they met online that they friended her and exchanged text messages. At least one student was making arrangements to meet her in person. But further contacts were nipped in the bud when a man who calls himself The White Hatter fessed...
Methow Valley students learn about nature and themselves through Outward Bound experience

Methow Valley students learn about nature and themselves through Outward Bound experience

Pausing to take in the scenery halfway up a sheer rock face in Mazama, seventh-grader Wyatt Oosterhof said, “You get up there and say, ‘Where do you go; where do I put my feet?’” Oosterhof was rock-climbing for the first time. “It’s pretty crazy — I can’t tell if the wall is supposed to have all the holes...
Dress code discussion about more than clothes

Dress code discussion about more than clothes

A school dress code is about a lot more than simply what a student wears to school, as was evident in a frank discussion among Liberty Bell High School students, staff and parents this week. What people wear encompasses issues of personal identity, body image and cultural attitudes about sexuality, those …
Learn about online safety strategies for teens and adults

Learn about online safety strategies for teens and adults

In a world where everything is online, it can be difficult for everyone — especially young people — to understand how to use the Internet and social media productively and safely. As Liberty Bell High School counselor Amy Knob said, “Everything online is public, permanent and searchable, no matter the privacy settings.” Liberty Bell is holding two assemblies for...
New in the schools: teachers, support staff join Methow Valley district 

New in the schools: teachers, support staff join Methow Valley district 

New faces — and some familiar ones in new places — will greet students as they settle into the new school year. Liberty Bell High School has two new instructors, history teacher Scott Barber and physical science teacher Katie Leuthauser. Barber replaces Rocky Kulsrud, who retired last year, and Leuthauser is taking over subjects taught by Tyler Slostad, who has...
New look for school’s tennis courts

New look for school’s tennis courts

The dull gray surface at the Liberty Bell High School tennis courts has been replaced by a new, brilliant blue playing area, an upgrade that was completed this week. The new playing area has contrasting green aprons around the courts, replacing the old, faded red surface. New nets have also been installed. The courts won’t...
Two retire after long careers with school district

Two retire after long careers with school district

Joni Stevie and Rocky Kulsrud are both retiring after long careers as teachers with the Methow Valley School District, but they aren’t cutting the cord completely — they’ll both still be regularly involved with students as athletic coaches. Stevie has a noteworthy history with Methow Valley schools. A Liberty Bell High School graduate, she spent her entire...
Changes coming to MV School District this fall

Changes coming to MV School District this fall

The coming Methow Valley School District year will provide more generous classroom and study spaces for students at the Independent Learning Center (ILC), new teachers at the elementary and high schools, and a new program in computer coding. Other changes come …
LBHS Graduation 2016

LBHS Graduation 2016

See photo gallery below. The class of 2016 is: McKenna Barnes, Lake Erie College in Ohio Monica Chavey, Central Washington University Tyson Coleman, Walla Walla Community College Connor Cooley, Gonzaga University Dyson Oliver Curtis, gap year and working Asa Daniels, Shoreline Community College Cory Diamond, Claremont McKenna College Tara Dod, University of Washington Tacoma Oscar...