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.
Read our Friday Connect newsletter. This week is all about back to school. Learn about how the first day of school went for each of our schools and learn about what the 2023-2024 school year will bring.
School starts in the Chehalis School District Sept. 5 for grades 3-12, Sept. 6 for grades 1-2 and Sept. 8 for kindergarten. Check out this handy guide for some information to help your student and your family get ready for the 2023-2024 school year.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
The State Board of Education has announced Castulo Gonzalez, a sophomore at W. F. West High School in Chehalis, Washington, as a new member of the board. He will be sworn-in during the June 27-29 Board meeting in Renton and begin his term in July. On May 1, 2023, members of the board visited W. [...]
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. [...]
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 [...]
“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 [...]