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A shot of the new plantings in the Bridgeport High School greenhouse shows a portion of the new concrete floor added this year thanks to a grant from Career and Technologies Education.
BRIDGEPORT – For a school with a modest student body, Bridgeport enjoys a large participation in its agriculture-related programs. One big reason is the variety of skillsets the students learn that are of valuable use later in their everyday adult lives. Bridgeport High School Ag teacher and FFA...

Student Jesse Ginter, left, and FFA/Ag instructor Lyle Blackburn, examine the new 427cc engine installed into this 1971 Ford pickup.
PATEROS – Everywhere one turns in the Pateros High School shop there are projects of one sort or another underway. And those are in addition to the community service work that instructor Lyle Blackburn’s FFA and Ag students take on. The group recently completed a series of road marker signs...
PATEROS – The School Board unanimously approved Resolution 287 to authorize a ballot measure for a two-year capital levy to appear on the April 2019 election. The levy seeks funds for health and safety improvements to elementary learning areas including the construction of a covered play area. It...

Pateros Students of the Month for January include, front row, from left: Nevelyn Wilson (2nd), Owen Copenhaver (3rd), Louis Brotherton (1st), Reese Stennes (K) and Mason Rowe (K). Back row, from left: Ava Mitchell (5th), Giselle Ceniceros (5th), Josue Abrego (5th), Nash Sherrard (4th), Henry Tibbs (5th), and Wrandie Bowen (5th).
MOSCOW – Two Pateros High School graduates are among the nearly 2,600 students who made the 2018 fall semester Dean’s List at the University of Idaho, according to a media release from the institution’s Communications and Marketing Office. Madeline A. Varrelman majoring in Biological Sciences in...
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...

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