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Jan 15, 2020

Chehalis Middle School students learn about college and careers from W.F. West graduates

2020-01-15T14:10:11-08:00January 15th, 2020|Chehalis Middle School, Chehalis School District, W.F. West High School|

As part of a College and Military panel held in December, Chehalis Middle School students heard about college opportunities from W.F. West High School graduates currently enrolled in college, as well as members of the U.S. military, who shared information about their careers.  Event participants, many of whom were home for Winter break from their [...]

Jan 14, 2020

Orin C. Smith Elementary students learn about career opportunities involving animals

2020-01-14T14:02:10-08:00January 14th, 2020|Chehalis School District, Orin C. Smith Elementary|

On December 6, Dr. Brandy Fay was the keynote speaker at Orin C. Smith Elementary’s College and Career Readiness Animal Profession Assembly. Dr. Fay shared information about the level of education required to pursue a career as a veterinarian and the various job opportunities represented at her business including: Veterinarian Technician; Animal Grooming; Animal Training; [...]

Nov 19, 2019

W.F. West High School students explore career and college opportunities at 11th annual event

2019-11-19T11:59:26-08:00November 19th, 2019|Chehalis School District, W.F. West High School|

On Thursday, November 7, W.F. West High School hosted the 11th annual Career and College Fair.  The event featured 48 representatives from community colleges, technical colleges, universities and vocational/trade programs.  W.F. West High School students were joined by students from Adna High School, with approximately 972 students attending the event to learn more about opportunities available to them after high [...]

Oct 16, 2019

Eric Ode visits Chehalis schools

2019-10-16T14:27:00-07:00October 16th, 2019|Chehalis School District, James W. Lintott Elementary, Orin C. Smith Elementary|

Author, poet and song writer Eric Ode visited both James W. Lintott Elementary and Orin C. Smith Elementary this fall. He shared songs and inspiration at a school assembly and then worked in classrooms with students, helping to focus on improving their writing, using music and reading for inspiration. Ode challenges students as writers and [...]

Apr 24, 2019

Marine biology students visit Point Grenville tide pools

2019-07-16T10:06:12-07:00April 24th, 2019|Chehalis School District, W.F. West High School|

Juniors and seniors in Gena Dalan’s Marine Biology class participated in a special learning experience with a field trip to explore tide pools at Point Grenville. The field trip was led by Scott Mazzone, marine fish and shellfish biologist who works through the Quinault Indian Nation. For the past six years, Scott has presented to [...]

Apr 24, 2019

Career and Technical courses help students gain employment skills

2019-07-16T10:08:06-07:00April 24th, 2019|Chehalis School District, W.F. West High School|

W.F. West high school students are gaining employability skills that can help them transition to the next step after high school, whether that is a job or further education and training. One example of this is the school’s welding program, which allows students to try several types of welding and even earn college credit or [...]

Mar 13, 2019

Medical terminology class helps prepare students for healthcare careers

2019-07-16T10:09:01-07:00March 13th, 2019|Chehalis School District, W.F. West High School|

W.F. West High School students are gaining skills that will lead them to a career in the medical field thanks to a medical terminology class taught by Josh Petersen. Petersen, who is also the school’s athletic trainer, is teaching the new class which enables students to earn dual credit. This means that students earn credit [...]