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"Bedtime Stories" Spring Performance at CHS Auditorium
Alpine Lakes Elementary and Icicle River Middle School present, "Bedtime Stories", May 16-18, at the CHS Auditorium, 7 pm with a matinee performance on Sat., May 18th at 2 pm.
Price is $5 for adults and $3 for children 12 and under.
CHS GIRLS TENNIS TEAM NAMED - WIAA 1A ACADEMIC STATE CHAMPIONS
Congratulations to our CHS Girls Tennis Team on achieving and being named the WIAA 1A Academic State Champions with a 3.946 GPA! Link: http://www.wiaa.com/subcontent.aspx?SecID=345
TWO SCHOOL BOARD POSITIONS OPEN For ELECTION
If you are interested in the two school board positions coming open - Districts #2 (Ski Hill/Leavenworth) and #4 (North Rd/Peshastin) and would like more information, please attend the Tuesday, May 14th Q & A at the District Office, 330 Evans St from 6:30 - 7:30 pm or you are welcome to phone us at 548-5885.
Filing week is next week at the Chelan County Courthouse, May 13-17th, 9 am - 5 pm (or online): https://www.co.chelan.wa.us/elections/pages/candidate-resources
CASCADE HIGH SCHOOL DEDICATION COMING-5/21/19
Mark it on your calendars - the dedication for our new high school will be Tuesday, May 21st, 6 pm. More information to come in the next week - we are SO excited!!!
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE EXECUTIVE PRESIDENT OF DECA, D'ANDRE VASQUEZ
Congratulations D’Andre Vasquez
2019-2020 DECA International Executive President
D'Andre will represent 219,000 members across 12 different countries and serve as an ambassador for DECA this coming year with the objective of generating greater accessibility to the organization and preparing its members for their careers and life.
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NCESD EXCELLENCE AWARDS 4/19
We have two Chelan County Excellence Award winners for Cascade School District.
The "Excellence Awards" began in 1985 and is a recognition program to honor, recognize, and say "Thank You" in a formal manner to extraordinary, dedicated individuals who give daily and unselfishly to the students in our schools in Chelan County. One certificated and one classified staff member is selected from each school district within the North Central ESD and Chelan County.
Our 2019 Excellence Award honorees are:
WTSA STATE COMPETITION 4/3/19
Congratulations to our TSA (Washington Technology Student Association) team who attended state last week. They brought home some hardware at the 2019 State Conference!
1st place CODING (team members Quintin Farrell and Hakkon Scheibler)
1st place WEBSITE DESIGN (team members Alma McKean, Tilly Leroy and Greer Swoboda)
DECA EXECUTIVE PRESIDENT Pursuit - GO D'ANDRE!!!!
As you may know, our current DECA Chapter President, D’Andre Vasquez, also serves as a WA State DECA officer representing 11,000 members. D’Andre recently placed 5th at state in his competitive event and qualifying for the International Competition in Orlando, Florida.
Inspired by the impact DECA has had on his personal life, the success as a member and the accomplishments he has attained through his service, and after a rigorous application process, D’Andre has gained Washington DECA’s nomination for DECA Inc. International Executive President!
This position entails representing the 219,000 members, across 12 different countries, that compose DECA Inc. The official election and final campaigning will be held at the International Career Development Conference April 27th-30th in Orlando, Florida. If elected he would serve as an ambassador for the organization, with the objective of generating greater accessibility to this organization and preparing members for their careers and life.
D'Andre is looking for financial support in this incredible endeavor. If you feel moved to help this ambitious student - please contact his DECA Advisor, Tammy Murphy, firstname.lastname@example.org and she can assist you! Thank you from D'Andre!
For more info about Wa DECA - https://washingtondeca.org/meet-state-officers
CHS Computer Class Visits Microsoft
Cascade High School computer class attended a Microsoft Computer Science Fair on March 27th.
Students were able to visit colleges, workshops and Computer Science professionals including Disney and Microsoft's Bonnie Ross (Halo Creator).
The Cascade School District Board of Directors voted unanimously last evening at the regular board meeting to approve the hiring of Dr. Tracey Beckendorf-Edou for the position of superintendent effective July 1, 2019.
Tracey Beckendorf-Edou, Executive Director of Teaching & Learning, Oak Ridge Schools, TN
Dr. Tracey Beckendorf-Edou is the Executive Director of Teaching and Learning for Oak Ridge Schools, a high-performing STEM district in Tennessee, where she has worked since 2012.
Previously, Tracey served as a Peace Corps Volunteer, a classroom teacher for many years, a math coach in the Microsoft Math Partnership, an Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellow, and a senior project manager for federal STEM education programs.
Tracey has a bachelor's degree in mathematics with a minor in chemistry, a master's degree in secondary education, and a doctorate degree in Educational Leadership. Washington is Tracey's home state; her great-grandparents moved to Chelan County in 1904 and her father graduated from Wenatchee High School. Tracey's husband, Kirk, is a science teacher and her daughter, Patricia, is a sergeant in the United States Marine Corps.
Speech & Debate State Results - 3/18/19
The CHS Speech & Debate team returned from a successful weekend at state competition in Tacoma. Nathan Hagan broke finals in Oratory and Kelsea Turner and Tagen Mathews took 2nd in Dual Interpretation.
The team also won an award for most finalists for smaller public schools. In the 3A division (schools are divided into 3A and 4A at regionals and state level), CHS was the only school from Eastern WA to have students break finals.
This means that out of 56 3A entries, only two were from Eastern WA. Congratulations to all team members and Coach Mandi!
CHS DELL SCHOLAR ANNOUNCED
Natalie Robles was notified this morning, March 8, that she received the Dell Scholarship. This is a very competitive and prestigious national scholarship - involving the submittal of multiple essays, transcripts, teacher recommendations and extensive financial reporting.
As a Dell Scholar, Natalie will receive $20,000, money for textbooks, and a laptop! Dell Scholars considers itself a "college completion program" - Natalie will also be a part of an extensive support network though Dell that will provide counseling and financial aid coaching to both her and her family. CONGRATULATIONS on your grit, potential and ambition Natalie!!!
Click for more information about the Dell Scholarship Program
CONGRATULATIONS DECA MEMBERS
CHS DECA Members that attended the state competition recently and placing in the top 15 in the state were: Lauren Muscutt (Principles of Finance), Chloe Palmer Godsey (Principles of Marketing), Jose Valdez (Automotive Services Marketing), and D'Andre Vasquez who took 5th place in State (Sports & Entertainment Marketing). D'Andre will be travelling to Florida in April to attend the ICDC Nationals!! Congratulations !!!
We are thrilled that you have chosen to enroll your student(s) in the Cascade School District. We believe in continuous student growth, and that when our youth graduate from Cascade High School, they are well rounded individuals who are prepared for life after graduation.
Men's Select Choir headed to State Competition-4/2019
Regional choral competition took place over the weekend in Wenatchee for Solo & Ensemble groups from around the North Central WA. Top winners in all categories go to state music competition at Central WA University in late April. The Select Choir Men took 1st Place in their category and will be going to State. The Select Choir (mixed mens/womens) received 2nd Place in their category and the Select Women’s Choir received 3rd Place. All of our soloists also did very well, with Landon Davies receiving 2nd Place in the Tenor Division. Congratulations!!