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Nov 29, 2017

Makerspace plus library equals creative, innovative learning!

2017-11-29T15:20:47-07:00November 29th, 2017|Cascade Elementary, Chehalis School District, Olympic Elementary, R.E. Bennett Elementary|

If you enter the Olympic Elementary library, you might not be expecting the highly creative, constructive and not-so-quiet environment you’ll find when the normally hushed space is transformed into a haven for energetic learning. That’s because of the Makerspace movement, which is being incorporated into schools around our state that allows students to turn knowledge [...]

Jan 5, 2017

The future is being created today

2017-01-05T11:19:49-07:00January 5th, 2017|Cascade Elementary, Chehalis Middle School, Chehalis School District, Green Hill Academy, Lewis County Alternative School, Olympic Elementary, R.E. Bennett Elementary, W.F. West High School|

The Chehalis Foundation asked a few W.F. West seniors and science teachers to share their thoughts and experiences having worked with the STEM programs and equipment made available by the Chehalis Foundation. In their words, you will hear the impact that the Beyond K-12 Student Achievement Initiative has made.

Oct 9, 2015

Chehalis Foundation

2015-10-14T17:18:03-07:00October 9th, 2015|Cascade Elementary, Chehalis Middle School, Chehalis School District, Green Hill Academy, Lewis County Alternative School, Olympic Elementary, R.E. Bennett Elementary, W.F. West High School|

"It was inspired thinking that created the Chehalis Foundation. It’s brought leaders from all different parts of the community together, and they have been planning and setting priorities and accomplishing a great deal. It gives me the confidence that I can invest in this community and that there will be concrete results." —Orin Smith Former [...]

Sep 11, 2015

Touch-a-Truck Event

2015-10-14T17:50:36-07:00September 11th, 2015|Chehalis School District, Olympic Elementary|

To kick off the school year the Chehalis PTA put on their annual Touch A Truck event on Friday, Sept 11th at Olympic Elementary from 6:00 - 7:30 pm. Students got a hands on experience with equipment from local businesses including Washington Tractor, Lemay's, Lewis County PUD and more. Vehicles from the Veterans Museum and Local Police and Fire [...]

Aug 28, 2015

Helping in-need students with donated school supplies

2015-08-28T18:48:17-07:00August 28th, 2015|Cascade Elementary, Chehalis Middle School, Chehalis School District, Green Hill Academy, Lewis County Alternative School, Olympic Elementary, R.E. Bennett Elementary, W.F. West High School|

W.F. West students hauling in box after box of donated school supplies and other items for our homeless and in-need students and students filling donated backpacks with the donated items. A huge THANK YOU to Sue and Mike Austin for heading up this wonderful activity. (Mrs. Austin is a retired librarian from Chehalis Middle School.) [...]