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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
The new James W. Lintott Elementary School serving grades pre-K through two is moving forward on schedule. This school is scheduled to be completed by the end of the 2017-18 school year.
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.
The Chehalis School Board has selected names for two new schools, which will open in the fall of 2018. The new primary school will be named after James Lintott, and will serve grades PK-2. The new intermediate school will be named after Orin Smith and serve students in grades 3-5. The campus, which will house [...]
For the past several years, Mike and Sue Austin have collected community donations of school supplies for our Chehalis schools. This year was no different. Sue is a retired teacher/librarian from Chehalis School District. She and her husband, Mike, remain very active in the Chehalis Community. Thank you to Mike and Sue for this generous [...]