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School Board seeks to modify dress code for CHS, IRMS
At his final board meeting on June 23, outgoing Cascade Superintendent Steve McKenna talked about some questions that have come up regarding the dress code for Cascade High School and Icicle River Middle School.

He said questions revolve around the policy and procedures set forth in the student handbook.

"Any information that goes in a student handbook really needs to be reviewed by a board, because when that becomes legally put into question, that becomes policy," McKenna said. "So its very important for boards to understand what goes into a handbook. It is an extension of board policy."

Wednesday, July 2, 2014 More...

Icicle Bicycle team pedals to success
Icicle Bicycle, a new co-ed mountain bike team for high school and middle school combined, is celebrating a superb start-up year and looking ahead to 2015. Icicle Bicycle's individual and team results made a strong showing among many long-established teams in the Washington Student League of Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance.

Coach Travis Blue is proud of the entire team, praising their dedication and effort.

Thursday, June 26, 2014 More...
Osborn students show class and compassion
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Food Service adding a sandwich deli at the high school
Cascade School District Food Services Director Kent Beavers, in his annual report to the school board on June 9, said they are looking to add another dining option for students at the high school.

Beavers said a deli-sandwich cafe would be located near the old greenhouse at the high school.

"We are going to be working on that this summer. It's going to be a deli-sandwich cafe, where students can have a deli-sandwich made to order. We're hoping it will increase lunch participation, but even it if doesn't, it will relieve congestion at the high school cafeteria," Beavers said "Our vision is to make it available for students to hang out there during the school day, after school, place to do homework or visit with friends. I have been working on cost estimates and planning the project. It should be ready to open when we start up in August."

Wednesday, June 18, 2014 More...
CHS Class of 2014 earns record $1.4 million in scholarships
The graduating class at Cascade High School has earned a record amount of scholarship money, $1.4 million. Included in the amount is $43,550 in local scholarships.

Reasons for the record amount is likely a combination of factors, an outstanding group of seniors but also a highly motivated counseling team at the high school, Academic Counselor Gina Kelly and Career Center Coordinator Katie Smithson.

Thursday, June 12, 2014 More...
Beaver Valley School receives $1,000 Classroom Can! grant for second year in a row
Beaver Valley School teacher Eric Tiegel, for the second year in a row, applied for and received a $1,000 Classroom Can! grant from the Community Foundation of NCW. Tiegel was one of 43 teachers across 14 school districts to receive a $1,000 Classroom Can! grant for the 2014-15 academic year.

The awards were distributed in five funding areas, arts education, field trips, literacy and social studies, STEM, or wellness. Each application is reviewed by a committee of community members with knowledge and expertise in the areas of funding.

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