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LBHS on advanced placement honor roll

LBHS on advanced placement honor roll

The Methow Valley School District has been placed on the honor roll for student performance in advanced-placement classes, one of only six districts in the state to receive the honor. This is the seventh time that the College Board, the organization that oversees advanced-placement (AP) classes and exams, has created a list of top schools — and...
Liberty Bell incident puts spotlight on emergency response planning

Liberty Bell incident puts spotlight on emergency response planning

Methow Valley School District staff were already updating an emergency response plan when a frightening and unprecedented situation involving a student erupted in early January at Liberty Bell High School. The situation was handled by paramedics from Aero Methow Rescue Service, who …
Methow Valley School District forming emergency response committee

Methow Valley School District forming emergency response committee

The Methow Valley School District is recruiting community members interested in serving on a new committee to work on emergency-response planning. The committee will be part of the district’s new Project Safe and Secure initiative, which will coordinate with school staff, first responders …
Methodist Church offers child care when schools take day off

Methodist Church offers child care when schools take day off

To help parents of young children find child care when the public schools are not in session, the Methow Valley United Methodist Church is offering a “Kid Kamp” for children ages 2-½ through second grade. Child care will be provided at the church for the rest of the school year on days when school has...
Medical situation causes brief lockdown at Liberty Bell high

Medical situation causes brief lockdown at Liberty Bell high

Liberty Bell High School was placed on lockdown for about 45 minutes on Monday (Jan. 9) because of a medical situation involving a student, according to Methow Valley School District Superintendent Tom Venable.
Head Start program expanding to a full-day schedule

Head Start program expanding to a full-day schedule

The 18 pre-school students who attend Methow Valley Head Start will now have a full-day program, essentially adding another grade level before kindergarten, Methow Valley School District Superintendent Tom Venable announced last week. The longer day — going …
Trail’s End, PSFA team up for book project

Trail’s End, PSFA team up for book project

Trail’s End Bookstore and Public School Funding Alliance (PSFA) are collaborating this holiday season in a gift-giving project that is all about books for students. Methow Valley Elementary School library resources are being updated and expanded with funding from PSFA. Through the partnership between Trail’s End Bookstore and PSFA, community members can help the library...
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 …
School district wants to borrow $2 million to expedite construction

School district wants to borrow $2 million to expedite construction

The Methow Valley School District is proposing to borrow $2 million so it can compress the schedule for facilities repairs and upgrades into four years instead of six. The upgrades, supported by a $4.5-million levy approved by voters last year, could be done more cost-effectively by …
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...