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Wa-Hi Future Still Hopeful After Bond Failure

Wa-Hi Future Still Hopeful After Bond Failure

Helen Angell

May 8, 2014


Filed under Community, NEWS

On April 22, Walla Walla voters rejected a bond measure that would provide the funding to update Walla Walla High School's 40-year-old facilities. The April vote was the third time voters have failed to approve a Wa-Hi improvement bond since 2006. This year's failed bond would have built a new science building fo...

SFER Club Spreads the Word about Education on Campus

SFER Club Spreads the Word about Education on Campus

Josephine Adamski

April 24, 2014


Filed under NEWS

Students For Education Reform is a national student-lead organization dedicated to spreading awareness about educational reform and education injustice. Whitman College's chapter was established with ASWC in the spring of 2013 by seniors Claire Collins and Sara Sonnenblick in order to create an outlet...

Community Debates Bond to Modernize Walla Walla High

Community Debates Bond to Modernize Walla Walla High

Sarah Cornett

January 24, 2013


Filed under Community, NEWS

A bond measure to delegate $69.6 million to renovate an aging Walla Walla High School has community members and school officials both advocating for the measure and debating its consequences. The bond, set for a special Feb. 12 vote, would designate funds to update and restore Wa-Hi, a community institution...

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