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 [...]

March 13th, 2019|Chehalis School District, W.F. West High School|

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 [...]

March 13th, 2019|Chehalis Middle School, Chehalis School District|

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 [...]

February 27th, 2019|Chehalis School District|

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, [...]

February 7th, 2019|Chehalis Middle School|

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 [...]

February 6th, 2019|Chehalis School District, W.F. West High School|

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 [...]

January 30th, 2019|Chehalis School District|