Did you know that more than 51 million school hours are lost by students each school year because of poor dental health? To help, Big Smiles Washington is bringing in-school dental clinics to the Chehalis School District. Parents can sign their students up for dental care at a mobile clinic that will be offered at [...]
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.
Nearly three years have passed since schools across the country sent students and staff home and closed their doors. The pandemic caused a major disruption in the educational system, and thankfully, classrooms are looking more “normal” than they have in years. But a closer look at the entire system reveals a lingering disruption. The Chehalis [...]
What’s working well in the Chehalis School District and what can we improve? These questions were asked of parents in the fall. In fact, anyone could respond to these questions. They were posed in an online conversation using the engagement tool called Thoughtexchange. Nearly eleven thousand ratings were made of the 212 comments shared by [...]
It is wonderful seeing our students' smiles again!Click on a photo to enlarge.
A Message from the Superintendent: K-12 District-wide Mathematics Improvement Our staff continues to rise to the challenges we are all facing with an attitude of resilience, creativity, and determination. Although this is not a normal year, we press on to identify areas of focus that we can work on to ensure we remain leaders [...]
State-Wide Survey DEADLINE: Feb. 2The English language survey form we shared with you earlier stopped accepting submissions Friday afternoon because it reached its maximum capacity. In response, the Board of Health has added a link at the top of the original survey form, which directs people to a new form.Here is a direct link to [...]
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New Bell Schedule James Lintott Elementary: Start Time: 8:50 a.m. - End Time: 3:20 p.m. Orin Smith Elementary: Start Time: 8:50 a.m. - End Time: 3:20 p.m. Chehalis Middle School: Start Time: 7:50 a.m. - End Time: 2:20 p.m. W.F. West High School: Start Time: 7:40 a.m. - End Time: 2:10 p.m. Background [...]
I used to think that vocational education, now called CTE, was a separate pathway for Chehalis students who were not going to college. Growing up I heard adults, including sometimes teachers and counselors, say that certain students were not "college material." Over the past few years I've listened to experts in CTE, read studies and [...]