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It all adds up to another Math is Cool state championship

It all adds up to another Math is Cool state championship

The Methow Valley Elementary School Math is Cool Team claimed its second consecutive state championship in Division II with a victory on Saturday (May 16) at Moses Lake. Sixth-grader Travis Grialou led the way by taking first place in the division. Also finishing well for the Methow Valley team were sixth-graders Ian DeLong in sixth...
New elementary principal is veteran teacher and administrator

New elementary principal is veteran teacher and administrator

Robert Winters brings experience in Int’l Baccalaureate program By Marcy Stamper Robert Winters, an educator with 30 years of teaching experience in the United States and abroad, including five years as an elementary principal, has been selected as the next principal of Methow Valley Elementary School. Winters was the unanimous choice of the interview committee,...
Adding it all up

Adding it all up

Methow Valley Elementary School sent its fourth-grade Math is Cool team, Serious Pi, to a championship competition in Wenatchee on April 17, where the team placed third in its division – just missing second place by six points. About 280 students representing 24 schools competed. 
14 apply to be Methow Valley Elementary School principal

14 apply to be Methow Valley Elementary School principal

**Editor’s Note: Story has been changed to reflect the correct meeting time of 6 p.m. instead of 7:30 p.m. as previously reported. The Methow Valley School District is reviewing 14 applications for the job of Methow Valley Elementary principal. The district has put together an interview team of administrators, teachers, staff and community members, who will...

School district seeks advice about next MV Elementary principal

What qualities and characteristics would you like to see in the next principal for Methow Valley Elementary School? The Methow Valley School District invites community members to provide suggestions about qualifications and other priorities for the district to use in hiring the next principal. People can make suggestions at a community forum on Monday (April...
Sixth-graders display art, poetry at Confluence

Sixth-graders display art, poetry at Confluence

Multi-media collages and poetry created by Methow Valley sixth-graders will be displayed at Confluence Gallery & Art Center in Twisp from April 18–May 30. The student exhibit was inspired by a field trip to Confluence’s “Tracks” exhibit in January, where students explored the featured art by writing about it. The display coincides with April being...
Home school students make a colorful mural out of bottle caps

Home school students make a colorful mural out of bottle caps

Students in the Methow Valley School District’s REACH program (Responsive Education Alternatives for Children at Home) are putting the finishing touches on a collaborative art piece that utilizes recycled plastic bottle caps to create a work of beauty. The result is a large mural titled “Methow Valley Sunset” that will soon be hung at Methow...
Arts briefs: April 1, 2015

Arts briefs: April 1, 2015

Life drawing class A four-week class in life drawing, with instructor Robin Nelson-Wicks, begins April 16 at Confluence Gallery in Twisp and continues for the following three Thursdays. The classes are from 6 – 8 p.m. Cost is $80 for the series. Live models will be part of the instruction. For more information and to register, call...
School district ready to apply to Int’l Baccalaureate program

School district ready to apply to Int’l Baccalaureate program

By Marcy Stamper It would be a rare status for a small, rural school to be a member of the worldwide International Baccalaureate (IB) program, which combines subjects like English, history and science and emphasizes foreign languages — but the Methow Valley School District is close to applying for candidacy for the program. After a year of...
A good effort …

A good effort …

Methow Valley Elementary School third graders are learning to cross country ski with the help of many volunteers and generous contributions from the valley’s ski shops. The kids had their first lesson Jan. 9.