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Medical terminology class helps prepare students for healthcare careers

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 [...]

Medical terminology class helps prepare students for healthcare careers2019-03-13T13:49:41+00:00

Middle school students learn critical skills while creating art

Students in Melissa Gilbertsen’s art classes at Chehalis Middle School (a.k.a. Studio Gee) learn a lot about art and even more about responsibility and critical thinking. “I really want to teach them to think,” Gilbertsen says. “They’re going to be living independently before you know it and critical thinking skills are so important.” One of [...]

Middle school students learn critical skills while creating art2019-03-13T13:50:27+00:00

Entrepreneurship class gives students skills to be successful business owners

Students in Alison Clinton’s Entrepreneurship class at W.F. West High School are learning skills to create and run their own business and be their own boss. The relatively new program (this is the second year) gives business-minded students an opportunity to be creative and roll up their sleeves to run a business. Last year nine [...]

Entrepreneurship class gives students skills to be successful business owners2019-02-27T12:25:51+00:00

Parker Eiswald wins CMS National Geographic GeoBee

Twenty-seven students from Chehalis Middle School participated in the school-level competition of the National Geographic GeoBee, with the final competition on Wednesday, January 30, 2019. Parker Eiswald, a seventh-grade student, won first place, with William Cummings, a sixth-grade student, winning second place and Brody Stidham, a seventh-grade student, finishing third place. The school-level competition is [...]

Parker Eiswald wins CMS National Geographic GeoBee2019-02-07T13:58:08+00:00

W.F. West student serves as page in the House of Representatives

Curtice Gordon, a junior from W.F. West High School, traveled to Olympia recently to serve as a page in the state House of Representatives. He was sponsored by his 19th District Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen. “I learned a lot,” said Curtice. “It’s really eye-opening to see the legislative process and watch proposed laws being debated. [...]

W.F. West student serves as page in the House of Representatives2019-02-06T15:01:53+00:00

Caroline Austin, Class of 2009, qualifies for 2020 Marathon Olympic Trials

Caroline Austin, Bearcat graduate (W.F. West class of 2009) and WSU graduate, qualified for the 2020 Marathon Olympic Trials by running a 2:44:55 in the Houston Marathon on January 20. "The morning of the race I was excited and terrified,” said Caroline. “The real test began after I passed the halfway point. Each mile became a small victory. The [...]

Caroline Austin, Class of 2009, qualifies for 2020 Marathon Olympic Trials2019-01-30T14:29:07+00:00

Students enjoy visit from Officer Ayers and Tiesto

Third graders at Orin C. Smith Elementary recently enjoyed a visit by two special guests. After reading the story Aero and Officer Mike about a police officer and his K-9 companion, students were pleasantly surprised to welcome Chehalis Police Department Officer Ayers and his K-9 partner Tiesto. Officer Ayers and Tiesto impressed students during an [...]

Students enjoy visit from Officer Ayers and Tiesto2019-01-30T11:20:30+00:00

Chehalis School Board named Board of the Year

The Chehalis School District Board of Directors has been named Board of the Year by the Washington State School Directors’ Association (WSSDA). The Board of the Year award is given to one Board of Distinction from each of three categories depending on district enrollment size (small, medium, large). Superintendent Ed Rothlin says the award is [...]

Chehalis School Board named Board of the Year2018-12-13T14:11:25+00:00

Cong. Herrera Beutler visits as students get a science boost from UW Medicine Researchers in Summer STEM Program

More than 40 researchers and UW Medicine volunteers representing 19 labs gave aspiring Lewis County high school students a glimpse into the world of cutting-edge  biomedical research in August at a STEM Camp held at W.F. West High School and in UW Medicine labs in Seattle. The camp is funded by the Chehalis Foundation. In [...]

Cong. Herrera Beutler visits as students get a science boost from UW Medicine Researchers in Summer STEM Program2018-08-14T14:30:33+00:00

Time to think about immunizations!

Summertime is a great time to update your child’s immunizations so they’re ready for school in the fall. Parents may want to make appointments with their child’s medical provider for their required vaccines before the back to school rush. Important: Public Health Immunization Clinic closing permanently in August Lewis County Public Health and Social Services [...]

Time to think about immunizations!2018-07-24T14:54:53+00:00