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Sep 15, 2023

Friday Connect for Sept. 15, 2023

2023-09-15T15:13:04-07:00September 15th, 2023|Uncategorized|

Read our Friday Connect newsletter for Sept. 15, 2023. Today's edition focuses on how the Chehalis District communicates with parents and students and gives you ideas on useful tools to help you stay in the know.

Jul 6, 2023

STEMCamp at W. F. West: August 7-10, 2023

2023-07-06T10:42:53-07:00July 6th, 2023|Chehalis School District, STEM, W.F. West High School|

The University of Washington partners with the Chehalis School District to provide a four-day summer STEM camp focusing on engineering and medical science. The 2023 camp will be held August 7-10 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and is open to all high school students entering grades 9-12. This one-of-a-kind camp offers four days at [...]

Jun 8, 2023

W. F. West graduates and the journey ahead

2023-06-12T14:34:21-07:00June 8th, 2023|Chehalis School District, W.F. West High School|

The W. F. West High School graduating class of 2023 has officially begun the next phase in their journey in life. Graduation ceremonies in Bearcat Stadium took place on Saturday evening, June 10, 2023; and celebrations continue. Teachers and administrators joined parents, families, and friends in congratulating all graduating Bearcats and we all [...]

May 22, 2023

Free college credit for Bearcats

2023-05-22T13:26:50-07:00May 22nd, 2023|W.F. West High School|

At W. F. West High School students can take challenging college courses and earn college credit without ever leaving the high school campus. Ambitious Bearcats can earn high school AND college credit at the same time, thanks to a partnership with Eastern Washington University, Central Washington University, and Centralia College.  This program is called College [...]

Apr 24, 2023

Engaging thinkers at Orin Smith Elementary

2023-04-24T10:48:02-07:00April 24th, 2023|Chehalis School District, News Archives, Orin C. Smith Elementary, STEM|

It’s all about staying focused, and staying engaged. Students in Mrs. Sande’s math class are almost always up and moving. It keeps them thinking. Researcher Peter Liljedahl has found that students sitting at their desks (or tables) and writing in their notebooks is not the best space for student thinking - and many teachers agree. [...]

Apr 19, 2023

Author interview and book signing – April 24

2023-04-19T12:43:03-07:00April 19th, 2023|Chehalis School District, W.F. West High School|

Please join us as we interview W. F. West graduate and world famous Madison Avenue advertising executive Barbara Feigin, author of My American Dream: A Journey from Fascism to Freedom on Monday, April 24, 2023 in the school library beginning at 6 p.m. Current Bearcats in Mr. Hergert’s Advanced Freshman English class are eager to meet [...]

Mar 21, 2023

Building success in school AND in life

2023-03-21T13:43:53-07:00March 21st, 2023|Chehalis Middle School, Chehalis School District|

“Why do we have to learn this?” is the question posed to teachers several times a year. Students who lack the trust or patience to engage during some lessons might allow this question to roll through their minds.  However, when Chehalis Middle School teachers Josie Peterson and Kevin Dickson face their AVID students, there is [...]