Schools

WVC extends closure of both campuses until March 30

WENATCHEE -Wenatchee Valley College has extended the closure of both campuses to students and the public until Monday, March 30. The closure was originally expected to last until March 20.

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North County School Districts putting plans in place

NORTH COUNTY – Tonasket and Oroville School closed their doors to students and staff at the end of the school day Monday, March. 17. Both schools have slightly different approaches to how they will operate durning the closure which goes until at least April 24.

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Oroville and Tonasket School Districts passing their levies

OKANOGAN COUNTY – Local school levies from Oroville to Brewster were carrying the day with the exception of Omak, which was under 50 percent by the narrowest of margins, in the first ballot count of the Tuesday, Feb. 11 special election.

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Increased police presence at Oroville Schools due to perceived threat

OROVILLE – The Oroville School District announced it will have a greater presence of law enforcement on Tuesday, Feb. 4 due to a perceived student-to-student threat in a text message.

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WVC faculty call for removal of college president following no confidence vote

WENATCHEE – The Wenatchee Valley College Association of Higher Education (WVCAHE) faculty union called for the removal of WVC President Dr. Jim Richardson at a public Board of Trustees meeting Weds., Jan. 15. The request was made by full-time, tenured faculty and their union president following a no confidence vote.

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Cougar sighted this morning near Deerpath Drive in Oroville

OROVILLE – The Oroville District was notified this morning by local law enforcement, that there was a cougar sighting on Deerpath Rd at 8 a.m. this morning, according to a notice sent out by the district.

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Enrollments decline at Wenatchee Valley College

WENATCHEE – Wenatchee Valley College enrollment is down 2.1 percent for fall quarter, continuing a ten-year trend of declining enrollments.

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Red Cross offers safety tips as students get ready to go back to school

School bells will be calling students back to the classroom soon and the American Red Cross wants to make sure every student is safe as they head back to school for the upcoming academic year.

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North County graduates receive WAEF scholarships

WENATCHEE – The Washington Apple Education Foundation (WAEF) awarded a record 320 new and renewing students with scholarship support this spring, including several to Tonasket and Oroville students.

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Oroville High School graduates Class of 2019

OROVILLE – The Oroville High School Class of 2019 graduated in a commencement ceremony that took place on Saturday, June 1 at Coulton Auditorium before friends and family.

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