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    WENATCHEE – What inspires you about the Columbia River? Students currently in grades 1-6 are invited to write a poem about the mighty river as part of the reopening celebration for the completely renovated Discovery Center at Rocky Reach Dam. The wait is almost over to see the transformation...
OLYMPIA – Students have two final opportunities to participate in Wild Washington Live! events during the 2020-2021 school year on May 14 and May 21 – the latest in a series of Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) virtual field trip learning opportunities provided via Zoom...

Courtesy Brewster School District Baskets of multi-colored Million Bells are one among 37 selections that purchasers can order on the school’s Facebook site.
BREWSTER – In spite of the COVID-19 pandemic restrictions, the Brewster High School Agriculture Education class found a creative way for patrons to once again participate in the school’s popular spring plant sale. This year the Brewster High School Ag/Ed 2021 Plant Sale is available for online...

Mike Maltais/QCH Bridgeport FFA Advisor Adam Corum, second from left in red mask, confers with his FFA students as the class prepares for this week’s annual spring plant sale.
BRIDGEPORT – In a year that has plagued many residents with job losses, closed businesses, shuttered schools, wildfire destruction, and personal tragedy there is nothing quite like spring flowers as an anchor of renewal ahead. Once again, this year the Bridgeport High School FFA class is bringing...
WENATCHEE/OMAK - Wenatchee Valley College has announced the decision to host both graduation ceremonies and the nurses pinning ceremony virtually for 2021. The difficult decision was made in collaboration with college administrators, student services staff and student government. “We understand...
SPOKANE – A total of six graduates, four from Brewster High School and two from Bridgeport High School, have made the winter quarter honor rolls at Spokane Community College (SCC) or Spokane Falls Community College (SFCC). Jacqueline Garcia-Corrales, Edgar Najera, and Carlos Najera, all from...
BRIDGEPORT - If you have a child in the school district or know someone who has a child who will be 5 years of age on or before August 31, please call the Elementary School for information on how to register, 509-686-2201.   Kindergarten screenings will be May 11 and 12 from 3:15-6:30 p.m., by...
NCW - Students will soon be able to apply for Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations (CRRSA) Act funding. CRRSA Act funding is the second round of the federal Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds. Wenatchee Valley College will receive $4.3 million, $1.2 million of which...

This tank of salmon fry in Brewster Elementary School is provided by Cascade Fisheries of Wenatchee to help students learn about the life cycle of the fish species. Courtesy Brewster School District Facebook
BREWSTER – Elementary school students at the Brewster, Pateros, and Bridgeport school districts are getting the opportunity to learn about the life cycle of one the region’s most important wildlife resources, Chinook salmon, thanks to Cascade Fisheries of Wenatchee. Cascade has provided...
NCW - The 2021 Write on the River 10th Annual Chelsea Cain High School Writers Competition is open for submissions. The deadline for submission is March 31. It is free to submit. The competition is open to students in 9th through 12th grade, including privately or home-schooled students and...

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