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PATEROS – More than half of the 143 students enrolled in grades 7-12 at Pateros High School earned Honor Roll recognition during the first semester of 2019. A total of 73 scholars, or 51 percent of the student body, maintained a grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or better to qualify for the Honor...
BRIDGEPORT – More than 120 students enrolled in Bridgeport High School made the 2019 first semester Honor Roll, according to a media release from Academic Advisor Jen Varrelman. Students needed to maintain a grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or better to make the Honor Roll. Based on current...
SPOKANE – A pair of students from Brewster and one from Pateros are among those who made the 2018 fall honor rolls at Spokane Community College (SCC) and Spokane Falls Community College (SFCC). Carlos Najera of Brewster, and Aston Steggall of Pateros were among 2,300 SCC students to qualify for the...
QUAD CITIES – High school seniors and college students in rural communities can apply for more than $500,000 in agriculture-related scholarship funds under the America’s Farmers Grow Ag Leaders program sponsored by the Monsanto Fund. The scholarships are available to students who want to continue...
  Wenatchee -  Applications are now being accepted for the 2019 Washington State Opportunity Scholarship (WSOS). Students must have earned a high school diploma or GED from a Washington State high school or institution by June 2019, and must be pursuing an eligible, high-demand major in science...
• Lawmakers want to celebrate young students as they begin K-12 schooling • Bill created by 5th graders to support kindergartners • September could be dedicated to kindergartners OLYMPIA - September could be declared as the month of the kindergartner, encouraging elementary schools to celebrate...
Vans, the original action sports brand and icon of creative expression, invites public and private high school art students to participate in the tenth year of Vans Custom Culture. Vans Custom Culture was created to provide high school students a platform to showcase their creative abilities, while...

Bridgeport School Resource Officer Sam Tonseth
BRIDGEPORT – Since the current Bridgeport school year started on Aug. 29, 2018, a new presence in school buildings and on the grounds is Douglas County Sheriff’s deputy Sam Tonseth, the district’s new School Resource Officer (SRO). Tonseth, who resides with his family in Waterville, is a 12-year...

The BBGC Tiny Tots basketball players are learning about the game and having a ball ding it.
BREWSTER – The Brewster Boys and Girls Club Tiny Tots basketball team hosted 13 teams in its third tournament of the season and the first one on the home court last Saturday, Dec. 22. BBGC interim director and team coach Heather Carrington reported that the young players “are doing really well....

Viewed from Pateros Lakeshore Park, the Carlson property, with its gymnasium building at right, overlooks the junction of the Methow and Columbia rivers.
PATEROS – By a unanimous vote, members of the Pateros School District Board of Directors abandoned considerations to pursue a bond for the purchase of the Carlson property during its regular meeting last Monday, Nov. 26. In late September board members toured the property and its gymnasium located...

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