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 [...]
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; [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
A great turnout for the Gail Shaw Learning Campus ribbon cutting on August 28, 2019 in the Chehalis School District.
It's an exciting time for Chehalis School District. The new Orin C. Smith Elementary School welcomed students back to school this fall. A special grand opening celebration and ribbon cutting was held August 28, 2019.
W.F. West students are showing off their green thumbs as part of the school’s Botany class, where they are learning the various aspects of planting, growing and caring for a crop of spring flowers and plants as well as how these skills may translate into a future job. Taught by Kyla Bailey, the class is [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]