[Ed. – Apparently, a lot of us were reluctant to believe this was real when it burst upon social media on Friday. It’s real.]
Eastmont high students have been back since Jan. 25 and Wenatchee high students since Jan. 26, each on a different hybrid schedule.
“It is amazing the level of energy in the building, having adults interacting with kids but also the conversations of adults to adults,” said Wenatchee Principal Eric Anderson. “You get kids back in the building, you get a lot of smiles even with masks on. You can tell people are happy.” …
Noell said he can see it in their effort. These were students who were not engaged, but when brought onto campus, the change is immediate.
“When have you ever in your life just snapped your fingers and seen change? But that is what has happened with these students. You see that with these students. Automatic transformation,” Noell said.