Students, staff focus on making schools safe for all After the discovery last week of several swastikas on the walls and doors of boys’ bathrooms at Liberty Bell High School, school staff are taking steps to educate students about the history of intolerance and to ensure that schools remain a safe place for all. “One […]
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Liberty Bell High School senior Dean Hussey is the winner of The Merc Playhouse’s 2019 Steinebach Award for Outstanding Contribution to Live Theater. The award was presented at the opening night of The Merc’s current production of “Charlotte’s Web.” In a press release, Merc Executive Director Missi Smith said Hussey began his association with the […]
The Methow Valley School District has scheduled interviews for four candidates for principal of Methow Valley Elementary School. Teams of teachers, administrators, parents and community members will interview the candidates and conduct tours of the campus on Friday (March 8). There is a community “meet and greet” on Friday at 4 p.m. in the elementary […]
Four candidates tour school, appear at public forum The search committee was still deliberating among four candidates for Liberty Bell High School (LBHS) principal on Tuesday (Feb. 5), less than 24 hours after a jam-packed day of interviews, tours and focus groups that extended well into Monday evening. The finalists, Brenda Yahraes, Jack Simonson, Crosby […]
With 50 confirmed cases of measles in Washington, the Methow Valley School District has advised families about the district’s preparations in case the outbreak reaches the Methow Valley. The student population in the Methow has a 90-percent immunity rate to measles, said school nurse Laura Brumfield in a letter sent to school families last week. […]
The day-long session includes a public forum The search committee for a new principal for Liberty Bell High School has selected four candidates for a full day of interviews on Monday (Feb. 4). The interview process includes a parent/community forum on Monday (Feb. 4) from 4 to 5:15 p.m. in the Liberty Bell library. “We […]
Imagine sleeping in a travel trailer or going from one friend’s couch to another, and then trying to focus on math or biology. Two dozen homeless students in the Methow Valley School District are coping with …
Liberty Bell High School sophomore Cymone Van Marter took first place in the Methow Valley School District’s seventh annual Poetry Out Loud competition at The Merc Playhouse last Wednesday (Dec. 12).
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 […]
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 …