There was no big grand opening party — the COVID-19 pandemic stole that — but Monday marked the first day of preschool and transitional kindergarten for full-days at the new center.
Inslee's new vaccine mandate could prove challenging for small schools in the Walla Walla Valley. School superintendents worry about losing staff, which could make in-person schooling tough.
The mask mandate for public schools was the hot topic at the meeting, while critical race theory and sex education took a seat in the conversation.
Washington Superintendent of Public Instruction Chris Reykdal asked Gov. Jay Inslee to issue a vaccine mandate for school employees in an open letter Thursday.
How would like to spend your summer vacation? For a handful of Northeastern Oregon students, the answer was — exploring science!
“While this may not have been the direction that some in our community were hoping for, we continue to recognize the importance of getting students back to in-person school and returning to an environment that is safe and as normal as possible,” Milton-Freewater Superintendent Aaron Duff said.
Families of students of Walla Walla Public Schools won’t need to worry about buying most school supplies this year.
The College Place School board has approved its budget for the 2021-22 school year. It shows expected revenues of about $26.4 million and expected expenditures of about $26.9 million.
Sabrina Lueck loves wine. The new interim director of winemaking at the Walla Walla Community College Institute for Enology and Viticulture said that to her, wine is more than just a drink.
When students of the Athena-Weston and Milton-Freewater school districts return to school this fall, they will take a big step back to normal as they will no longer be required to wear masks.
Walla Walla Community College President Chad Hickox has been consistent about his school’s stance on vaccines while preparing for an increased return to in-person learning this fall. While students won’t be required to get vaccinated, they are encouraged do so.