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School district hiring new teachers, staff to expand programs

School district hiring new teachers, staff to expand programs

New administrative jobs for elementary principal, facilities operations By Marcy Stamper Elementary school students will learn to speak Spanish and have regular music classes, while junior high and high school students can select more work in science, engineering and design as the Methow Valley School District expands and reorganizes its programs. The district has budgeted...
Kiwanis projects upgrade facilities at Classroom in Bloom, Little Star Montessori

Kiwanis projects upgrade facilities at Classroom in Bloom, Little Star Montessori

An industrious crew of volunteers is upgrading outdoor structures that are used for learning and play by students at two local schools. Winthrop Kiwanis members Don Carlson, Carl Miller, Bob Stone, Dick Evans and John Owen were at Classroom in Bloom — the teaching garden at Methow Valley Elementary School — on ...
Students learn about journalism at writers conference

Students learn about journalism at writers conference

By the Fifth and Sixth Graders of MVES The fifth and sixth graders at Methow Valley Elementary School learned about journalism and its many attributes from Don Nelson and Darla Hussey. The class began around 10:55 a.m. and continued for about an hour. The students looked at old newspapers from 1915, 1985, and 2005. They...
Students learn about journalism at writers conference

Students learn about journalism at writers conference

The Young Writers Conference took place at Methow Valley Elementary School. The students are doing activities in writing and creativity. One of the activities was journalism with Don Nelson and Darla Hussey. The students looked at old newspapers from 1915, 1985, and 2005, and the students recognized some of the people in the older newspapers. They especially noted how...

Arts briefs: June 3, 2015

Celebrating young writers Methow Valley Elementary School’s annual Young Writers’ Celebration will include a free public event on Thursday (June 4) from 5:30 –7 p.m. in the school library. Students’ writing will be displayed, students will read original work aloud, and the winners of the fourth annual writing contest will be announced. The Young Writers’ Celebration...
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...