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  • Cinco de Mayo Preparation

    Posted by Stephanie Esvelt on 5/4/2016

    Today foods students prepared foods that they will eat tomorrow as we celebrate Cinco de Mayo.  Beef enchiladas were the food of choice, but one group decided to try their hand at churros.

    Enchiladas More Enchiladas

    Tomorrow these beef enchiladas will be baked and enjoyed!

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  • Clash of the Arts Preparation

    Posted by Stephanie Esvelt on 5/4/2016

    Textiles students are hard at work creating their garments that they will share with the public at the Clash of the Arts on May 26.


    Ande is working on binding a part of the Zelda costume she is making.


    Janina is working on the base for her recycle redesign dress.  Her plan is to cover this with pop tabs.

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  • Blood Drive

    Posted by Stephanie Esvelt on 4/29/2016

    On April 26, 2016, twenty-six students and community members signed-up to give the gift of life.  The Kettle Falls High School Family, Career and Community Leaders of America worked with the Inland Northwest Blood Center to host a community blood drive.  Thank you to everyone who signed up to donate blood.  Every one unit of blood that is donated can save up to 3 lives.  Thank you donors!


    During her time in high school, Lauralee has donated over a half gallon of blood, thus potentially saving more than 24 lives!  Thank you Lauralee!

    Tristan Alyssa Zach   More donors, who gave the gift of life!  Thank you blood donors!

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  • Ethnic Foods

    Posted by Stephanie Esvelt on 4/29/2016

    This week foods students learned about different countries around the world including the cultures, mealtime customs and traditional foods.  They also learned how to prepare a traditional food from the country they studied.  All students in the class got to sample one anothers' cooking and experience foods from around the world.  Countries studied included: China, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, and Mexico.

    French Cookies  Finished cookies

    Cookies from France.

    Orange Chicken Sauce

    Orange Chicken to represent China.

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  • Fashion Industry Conference

    Posted by Stephanie Esvelt on 4/25/2016

    Six textiles students attended the Fashion Industry Conference in Seattle on April 22 and 23.  While at the conference they competed with their projects and took workshops from fashion industry professionals.

    Group Picture

    Left to Right:  Gwyn Hanneman competed in Fashion Construction and Recycle Redesign; Ande Schoonover won second place in Recycle Redesign; Calista McCune competed in Fashion Construction; Lexi Sommer competed in Recycle Redesign; Lexy Snyder won third place in Fashion Construction; and Lydia Zaichenko won third place in Recycle Redesign.


    Learning how to use an industrial sewing machine. Ande

    Learning how to distress denim. Denim

    Visiting with a Washington State University representative. College Row

    Visiting Pikes Place Market.  The Pig


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  • Cookies for Student Led Conferences

    Posted by Stephanie Esvelt on 4/12/2016

    First period Independent Living students and sixth period students both started their cookies today.  These will be what they share with their parents who attend their spring student led conferences.


    Chocolate Chip cookies

    First period students working on a batch of chocolate chip cookies.


    Sixth period cooking team working together to make high quality cookie dough.




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  • FCCLA State Leadership Conference

    Posted by Stephanie Esvelt on 4/12/2016

    Banquet Picture


    Students all dressed up for the banquet.  Retiring officers wear red dresses.


    recycle redesign

    Ande Schoonover competed in Recycle Redesign and earned a silver medal for "FanTABulous Bag" made of pop can tabs, and recycled denim.

    State Officers

    State officers Morgan Kinailuk and Sydney Fredrick worked with their fellow state officers to put on the State Leadership Conference for 700 students and teachers from around Washington state.

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  • Spring Projects Begin

    Posted by Stephanie Esvelt on 3/23/2016


    Advanced student drafting a pattern.


    High quality projects begin with precision measuring and cutting.

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  • Thank you blood donors

    Posted by Stephanie Esvelt on 3/23/2016

    Thanks to the high school student and community members who donated blood on February 23, 32 units of blood were collected that could potentially save 96 lives!  Good job Kettle Falls!


    First time donor exicited to give blood!


    Good job Ali!

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  • Christmas Tree Ornaments

    Posted by Stephanie Esvelt on 12/7/2015

    Being Made with Care


    Students working on Christmas ornaments for the tree.


    More ornaments

    Students are practicing the design process as they first design and then create high quality ornaments for the tree.


    How do you make a high quality snowman?  One step at a time!

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  • Thank you to everyone who donated blood at the blood drive yesterday!

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