The sound of running shoes on a track, football pads colliding against each other, a tennis ball spiked by a racquet, or the squeak of shoes on a gym floor – all sounds that are happening this week in the Chehalis School District...
"It's all about individual conversations," college prep advisor Kerri Chaput reflects while discussing her work with W.F. West seniors. "All we want is for them to be happy, to have a job where they can support themselves and a family."...
Looking at a map covered wall in Caty Lieske's class at W.F. West, one might think she teaches geography or civics. You wouldn't assume that she is a math teacher. She reflected on her first time teaching before she began student teaching back in college...
The Chehalis School District believes that motivated students, enthusiastic instruction, along with involved parents and community make a winning combination to produce well-educated young people. We are dramatically raising the expectations of future successes for our students by improving & modernizing our instructional practices and creating a school culture that prepares students for careers and post-secondary education after high school. We achieve to:
Improve student achievement by increasing the quality of instructional practice, classroom organization, professional development and teaching effectiveness
Modernize instructional practice, improve modeling for students of the power and leverage of technology, improve internal and external communications, and enhance overall district efficiency through the use of technology.
Students exit the Chehalis School District genuinely prepared to succeed in college or a meaningful career by earning a diploma acknowledging this preparedness.