Category: Education

Meet the NCRL Puppeteers

Every summer, North Central Regional Library hires puppeteers to perform at its 30 libraries throughout the summer. For the past few years, the dynamic duo of Brian Higgins, a Wenatchee High School teacher, and Mark Wavra, a teacher at Eastmont High School, have put on the shows. This summer, Wavra has stepped out and Higgins […]

Books we love: “Mindful Loving”

I’ve just finished reading the book that, likely, I will be reading for the rest of my life. Now, to be fair, I’ve occasionally been accused of always being fired up about my latest read, but there is more to this story. “Mindful Loving” by Dr. Henry Grayson has opened my heart to a whole world […]

Where do your kids go? Today: Mission View.

This is the third in a series of posts about the different kinds of schools in the Wenatchee Valley — public, private, alternative and home schooling. We are talking to parents about why they send their kids where they do. (Sara Rolfs wrote about Washington Elementary School. Nanine Carter wrote about home schooling her son.) Today, local mom Tiffany Mathison […]

Where do your kids go? Today: Home school.

This is the second in a series of blog posts about the different kinds of schools in the Wenatchee Valley — public, private, alternative and home schooling. We are talking to parents about why they send their kids where they do. Last time, Sara Rolfs wrote about her family’s experience at Washington Elementary School. Today, […]

Where do your kids go? A series about local schools.

Whenever a new family moves to the valley, the parents want to know: Where should we send the kids? When we arrived in Wenatchee a few years ago, we were told we MUST get the girls into the Sunnyslope neighborhood. But also that Newbery is pretty fabulous. And had we considered St. Joe’s? We were overwhelmed then […]