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SUNNYSIDE — The school board work session on Monday, Sept. 14, largely discussed connectivity issues throughout the district, updates on how virtual learning is progressing, and evaluating the return of small groups of students – specifically differently-abled students.

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SUNNYSIDE — Realizing early on that her Nooksack Valley High School academic path would be centered around youth and within the classroom, Katie Dykstra, Sunnyside Christian School’s newest first grade teacher understands how vital in person instruction is to students of all ages following the cancellation of student teaching opportunities due to COVID-19.

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SUNNYSIDE — The Sept. 14 Board Work Meeting at 7:30 p.m. brought forth the topic of Zoom bombings and the potential for changing platforms to one with more control, however, IT Coordinator Dave Peterson believes it’s more of a human problem than a platform problem.

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GRANDVIEW — Zoom video conferencing users across the nation have been experiencing Zoom Bombings and Grandview High School Principal Kim Casey halted the problematic interruptions for her students so they may experience online learning as close as possible to in-class learning.

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SUNNYSIDE — Sunnyside’s first week of school was met with mixed reviews on the remote learning model according to Superintendent Kevin McKay and with a positive proclamation on Aug. 26 from Governor Jay Inslee stating school districts across Washington State will no longer have to pay back t…

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Sunnyside Christian School (SCS) cautiously began their first week of a socially distanced school year in-person and for teacher of 36 years, Tim De Groot, it has been the first time he will not be in a traditional classroom setting.

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SUNNYSIDE — The first day of school will look different as students will not be eagerly lining up for class to start the new year but will instead log into their school-issued computer from the comforts of home.

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SUNNYSIDE —Sunnyside School District’s Parent Resource Education Program (PREP) has been a program set up by the school district to support parents with education, support in the community and resources, usually meeting up once a month. Now PREP meetings will be weekly, starting tonight, Aug. 24, at 6 p.m.

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SUNNYSIDE — On the scheduled school board meeting of Aug. 10, Superintendent Kevin McKay and Executive Director of Finance Jeff Loe discussed the budget for this last fiscal year while also bringing up the uneasiness for the security of transportation services.

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GRANDVIEW — The academic bond between leadership and athletics is a powerful trait which motivates Greyhound junior AuLani Benitez to excel as a teammate both on the court and in the classroom by working together to get things done – and to use those learned talents as a recently selected member of the Leadership through Education Activities and Personal (LEAP) Development Committee.

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MABTON — Twin seniors Crystal and Aaron Lopez have been at one another’s side throughout their academic adventure, making their innate bond into an even tighter connection as they graduated together.

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LOWER YAKIMA VALLEY — School districts across the valley came forward to announce their reopening plans for the fall term after Governor Inslee and the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) made their recommendations on Aug. 5 on how schools should proceed based on their infection risk, suggesting moderate to high risk areas move forward with the remote model of Continuous Learning 2.0.

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SUNNYSIDE — During a press conference with Governor Jay Inslee and State Superintendent Chris Reykdal earlier today in which they discussed recommendations for school reopening and how high risk counties should restart remotely — the formal decision about Sunnyside School District’s reopening plans will be made Friday, Aug. 7 at 7:30 p.m., via Zoom, confirmed by Director of Communications Jessica Morgan.

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SUNNYSIDE — On Monday evening, Aug. 3, Superintendent Brad Van Beek of Sunnyside Christian School (SCS) announced to the public that Sunnyside Christian students can expect to go back to school on Aug. 25 in a face-to-face model while early last week, Mabton School District announced a fully remote learning model for their reopening.

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SUNNYSIDE — During his senior year at Mead High School in Spokane as a teacher’s assistant for the varsity football coach, Dave Martinez recalled how he enjoyed instructing the second period Physical Education class of sophomores over the fall sport season – realizing that was the moment he wanted to pursue a career which involved working with youth and sports.

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