Category: Education

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 […]

‘Most Likely To Succeed’ in Wenatchee

My daughters, ages 4 and 7, talk a lot about what they want to be when they grow up. Their list is long: veterinarian, rockstar, astronomer, scientist, teacher, mom, doctor, police office, ninja. The vision of their future changes frequently (thank goodness) and each time we talk about it, I assure them that they can […]

Two great films to watch now

Did you get a chance to see any of the documentaries at the Vox Docs Film Festival at the Snowy Owl Theater last weekend? It’s such a great festival every year but this year there were two films that I thought would particularly speak to young parents. The first was “The Mask You Live In,” “a thought […]

Lunch Buddies

What is a lunch buddy? It’s a lunch program set up with the Wenatchee Learns Connect via the Wenatchee School District. It’s a way to be a positive mentor for children in our local elementary schools. It only takes a minimum of one hour a week to meet with your buddy. These kids look so […]