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PSFA enhances the local education experience

PSFA enhances the local education experience

Community support pours thousands of dollars into schools By Marcy Stamper Methow Valley schoolchildren and teachers would inhabit a very different world — one without Suzuki violin lessons, college and career counseling, and fewer science field trips — if it weren’t for the contributions of the Public School Funding Alliance (PSFA). PSFA started 15 years ago to fill gaps...
Wilbur takes over as Liberty Bell’s sports and activities director

Wilbur takes over as Liberty Bell’s sports and activities director

Michael Wilbur’s recent appointment as Liberty Bell High School’s sports and activities director comes with a solid commitment to the valley, its students and its values. Wilbur replaces Chase Rost, who resigned after three years as Athletic Director (AD) to …
New faces, new positions in Methow Valley schools this year

New faces, new positions in Methow Valley schools this year

It’s musical desks and chairs in the Methow Valley School District, with teachers switching not only between the elementary and high schools, but one also going as far as India. The district will have three classes in kindergarten through third grade next year, thanks to additional …
Cove again seeks sponsors for ‘Friday Food Program’

Cove again seeks sponsors for ‘Friday Food Program’

The Cove has launched its annual fundraising campaign to generate sponsors for the “Friday Food Program” that provides Methow Valley School District students in need of food during the school year weekends. The Cove is seeking 120 individual, corporate and/or organizational sponsors for the program. The cost to sponsor one child for the entire school...
Liberty Bell High School Class of 2018

Liberty Bell High School Class of 2018

(visit the bottom of the post to view a gallery of images from the event) GRADUATES Grayson Todd Alexander, Professional Pilot Program, Central Washington University Natalie Pearl Anderson, Wenatchee Valley College Noah William Evans Batson, College of Engineering, University of Washington Dylan Victor Blum, gap year Logan Christine Butler, Washington State University, Honors Eden Leigh...
LBHS senior projects driven by passions, goals and curiosity

LBHS senior projects driven by passions, goals and curiosity

As another group of Liberty Bell High School students prepares to graduate, a new batch of senior projects nears completion. Each year, all seniors are required to complete a project on a topic of their choosing, which includes a community service element, a research paper and a presentation. For many, it is a chance to …...
Local schools get NCW foundation grant funding

Local schools get NCW foundation grant funding

The Community Foundation of NCW has awarded $90,000 in Stronger Schools Grants to schools across North Central Washington, including the Methow Valley School District’s Independent Learning Center in Twisp and Methow Valley Elementary School. The Independent Learning Center received a $5,000 grant to support a mentorship program to break the cycle of generational poverty Methow Valley...
Chase Rost resigns as sports, activities director for MVSD

Chase Rost resigns as sports, activities director for MVSD

Chase Rost, sports and activities director for the Methow Valley School District the past three years, has resigned to pursue other professional goals, Superintendent Tom Venable announced last week. “Chase leaves the district’s athletics and activities department in good shape with a stable budget, numerous upgrades to the facilities, and strong coaching staff,” Venable said...
Safe places: Methow Valley students ask for meaningful action on gun violence

Safe places: Methow Valley students ask for meaningful action on gun violence

Students in the Methow Valley have what they consider a straightforward demand. “We’re looking for the epidemic of gun violence to change and for less people to be harmed or killed,” said Mia Stratman, a senior at Liberty Bell High School. “No one wants to …
Safe places: Assessment and training are part of life at MV schools

Safe places: Assessment and training are part of life at MV schools

A walk-through and comprehensive safety assessment of all school facilities last week was “timely and relevant,” but it wasn’t a response to the February school shooting in Parkland, Florida, said Methow Valley School District Superintendent Tom Venable. The facility review had already been scheduled …