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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.    
Let 'em Ride

Let ‘em Ride

By Laurelle Walsh

Twelve Methow Valley Elementary School students travel up the road to Moccasin Lake Ranch on Tuesdays to spend several hours learning about horse care, horseback riding and, more importantly, to be involved in a positive learning experience that excites them, fully involves them, and builds confidence and self...

MV School District welcomes new staff, changes for coming year

MV School District welcomes new staff, changes for coming year

By Marcy Stamper  Students attending Methow Valley Elementary and Liberty Bell High School will find a variety of staff changes when schools open on Tuesday (Sept. 2). The school district has hired new classroom and special education teachers, counselors and coaches, and several staff members are switching to new jobs. Methow Valley Elementary has an...
News briefs: Aug. 20, 2014

News briefs: Aug. 20, 2014

Kiwanis helps Teen Center Winthrop Kiwanis has donated $1,000 to the Valley Teen Center in Twisp, which will use the funds to improve landscaping around the center, buy picnic tables, grade the yard for a flat multi-use area, put in pavers for a barbecue area, install signage and purchase lawn games. a First aid class...
Facilities task force proposes $5.5 million for campus, buses

Facilities task force proposes $5.5 million for campus, buses

By Marcy Stamper
After three months of study, the task force that has been assessing facilities needs at the Methow Valley School District is recommending spending $4.5 million on maintenance and upgrades in the district’s schools and grounds and another …