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Anderson confirmed as WHS principal

Bryce Newberry, Online Editor

April 30, 2015

The Wenatchee School Board confirmed Eric Anderson as the next Wenatchee High School principal at its regular meeting Tuesday night. Anderson's contract with the district will begin July 1. He will move to Wenatchee with his wife and three daughters, according to a press release issued Monday by Wenatchee...

Three principal candidates advance to community forum

Bryce Newberry, Online Editor

April 22, 2015

Three candidates for the Wenatchee High School principal position will be heard by the community tonight at a public forum scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. in the WHS new commons. Jay Tyus, Eric Anderson, and Jerry Holsten are the three candidates out of six who advanced from yesterday’s round o...

Schedule vote leaves some students still concerned

Daniela Turner, Online Coordinator

April 22, 2015

After seventy-six Wenatchee High School teachers voted to keep the current modified block daily schedule for the 2015-16 school year, many mixed opinions have surfaced from students and staff. English teacher Mary Symonds shared that she's not sure if this schedule is set in stone yet. "I w...

Teachers vote to retain current schedule

Bryce Newberry, Online Editor

April 14, 2015

Seventy-six Wenatchee High School teachers voted yesterday to retain the current modified block daily schedule for the 2015-16 school year. The current schedule received votes that represented 69.7 percent of the faculty, which is enough sustain the contract waiver, Wenatchee Education Association...

Schedule 2.0: Flones approves teacher vote on two modified-block options

Bryce Newberry, Online Editor

April 10, 2015

The daily schedule for 2015-16 is back on the table, after Principal Bob Celebrezze announced what was thought to be the final schedule for next school year on March 25. But now, teachers have voiced their concerns, and will vote on April 13. The staff will be voting on their choice of two schedu...

2015-16 daily schedule changes to accommodate daily prep

Bryce Newberry, Online Editor

March 25, 2015

Principal Bob Celebrezze announced the 2015-16 daily schedule to Wenatchee High School staff this morning. The new schedule fully complies with the Wenatchee Education Association’s bargaining agreement, but will still allow for students to have the extended delivery model of instruction, Celebrezze wr...

Search begins for new principal with hired agency

Bryce Newberry, Online Editor

March 18, 2015

Wenatchee School District Superintendent Brian Flones announced today to Wenatchee High School staff that the principal position opened March 16 for applicants, and Northwest Leadership Associates will again lead the nationwide recruitment process for the district. “It really helps get the word out much be...

School size, family contribute to Celebrezze’s switch to Clovis

School size, family contribute to Celebrezze’s switch to Clovis

Bryce Newberry, Online Editor

March 10, 2015

It’s now official: Another search for a Wenatchee High School principal begins. The Eastmont School Board unanimously approved the hiring of WHS Principal Bob Celebrezze as the principal of Clovis Point Intermediate School at last night’s regular board meeting. The next principal at WHS will be the f...

Students, staff respond to Celebrezze move

Bryce Newberry, Adrian Robinson, Daniela Turner, and Evie Hyde

March 10, 2015

With news breaking just yesterday about Principal Bob Celebrezze being hired as Eastmont’s Clovis Point Intermediate School principal, students took to social media to express their opinions. Students, staff, and administrators have reacted in a variety of ways. “[A new principal] is just somebo...

Eastmont School Board approves hiring of Celebrezze

Bryce Newberry, Online Editor

March 9, 2015

The Eastmont School Board unanimously approved the hiring of Wenatchee High School Principal Bob Celebrezze as the principal of Clovis Point Intermediate School at tonight’s regular board meeting. Out of 20 applicants and three interviewed, Celebrezze was selected to be recommended by Eastmont Superintendent Garn Christensen. Current C...