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BRIDGEORT - Si tiene un niño/a en nuestro distrito escolar o conoce a alguien que tenga un niño/a que tendrá 5 años para agosto 31, 2018, por favor llame a la Escuela Primaria para información en como puede registrarlo, 509-686-2201. Reunión Informativa para Padres será el 26 de abril a las 6 p.m...
BRIDGEORT - If you have a child in our school district or know someone who has a child who will be 5 years of age on or before August 31, 2018, please call the Elementary School for information on how to register, 509-686-2201. Parent Informational Meeting will be April 26, 6 p.m. in the...

Cameron Guerin, right, demonstrates a wrestling move for her afternoon class of three dozen local wrestlers, including six-year-old Louis Brotherton of Pateros, left, during a wrestling camp at Okanogan High School last Sunday.
OKANOGAN – Opportunities to learn a sport at the feet of a master are few and far between, so when local wrestlers got the chance to listen and learn from the best high school girl wrestler in Washington State, scores jumped at the chance. Among them was perhaps the youngest of the group, six-year-...

Photos by Mike Maltais Chris Talavera of Brewster had the upper hand on Isabella Chapa of Omak in the third and fourth grade division.
OKANOGAN – Dawson Gym was rockin’ to the rafters last Saturday, March 24, as youngsters from at least three counties converged on Okanogan High School to complete in the annual Little Kid Wrestling Tournament. Parents and friends filled the bleachers on both sides of the gym as toddlers to pre-...

Photo courtesy of Pateros School District
Pateros Elementary School Students of the Month for February included three fifth graders who received the Being Dependable Award and seven students, K-fourth grade who received the Being a Good Kid Award. Pictured in the front row, left to right is Logan Zahn (first grade), Valeria Loyola (second...

The Brewster FFA annual spring plant sale starts here several months prior in the school greenhouse.
BREWSTER – From custom-designed birdhouses to annual plant sales, the Brewster FFA chapter is gearing up for another active year and is already well underway with greenhouse operations that will culminate in some 5,000 plants for the annual April sale. FFA advisor Todd Dezellem, in his seventh...

Members of the Mansfield FFA Apple Judging Team include, from left, David McDonald, Sammie Trull, Riley Wisdom, Breana Ballmes, and Christian Vargas.
MANSFIELD – The FFA members at Mansfield High School know how to celebrate National FFA Week that started last Saturday, Feb. 17, and ends this Saturday, Feb. 24. Students are participating in color-theme Dress-Up Days for all ages, K-12, said Mansfield FFA Advisor Jamey Jo Steele. Wednesday, Feb...

These seven members of the Bridgeport FFA chapter attended the FFA National Convention and Expo in Indianapolis last year.
BRIDGEPORT – FFA advisor Adam Corum has a busy year planned for his near three-dozen FFA students. There are district competitions next month, state convention preparations, projects in the like-new seven-year-old school shop and the big community plant sale that draws buyers from all around the...

Pateros senior and FFA officer Logan Robinson showed his hog at last September’s Okanogan County Fair.
PATEROS – There is never a lack of projects for FFA members at Pateros High School, said FFA advisor Lyle Blackburn. Following several years of rebuilding and refurbishing picnic tables burned at Alta Lake State Park in the 2014 Carlton Complex wildfire, FFA students have taken on some new...
4.0 Seniors:  Rebecca Haney Juniors:  Eugene McDonald Sophomores:  Ian Minatani, Abbigale Smith 3.5 - 3.99 Seniors:   Riley Wisdom, Christian Vargas 3.0 - 3.49 Juniors:  Ariana Salcido, Breana Ballmes, Orion Smith

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