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  Wenatchee - The innovative public-private partnership known as the Washington State Opportunity Scholarship (WSOS) announced its newest cohort of 750 Scholars from across the state recently - 500 of these are current high school seniors, 250 are current college freshman or sophomores. In...
Sen. Brad Hawkins met with three Bridgeport FFA students earlier in this year’s Legislative session. Pictured from left Federico Colin, Sen. Hawkins, Citlaly Guzman and Rebecca Hernandez. / Courtesy Brian Zylstra    
QUAD CITY – Applications are now being accepted for the Mike Watkins Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship is open to any graduating senior from the Pateros, Brewster, Bridgeport, Chelan and Manson school districts or a former student of any of these school districts who has successly completed...
WENATCHEE – The North Central Educational Service District is hosting a series of tours of regional employers throughout North Central Washington designed to demonstrate how STEM learning in the classroom relates to STEM careers. The tours are open to teachers and education staff throughout North...

The six-member Brewster Knowledge Bowl Team is comprised of, from left, Gabriela Ramos-Arellano, Justice Serrano, Benjamin Witt, Victoria Reagles and Kara Pulsifer. Not pictured, Kimberlee Mota.
MANSFIELD – The Mansfield Knowledge Bowl Team cleared a major hurdle at the North Central Washington Regional competition held in Wenatchee, Feb. 24, by placing first among 1B teams to qualify for the state finals next month. Mansfield will travel to West Valley High School in Yakima on March 21...

Holding the ribbon during dedication ceremonies at the new Bridgeport Middle School Feb. 22, is from left, school board chair Tracy Zahn and vice-chair Matt West, right. Manning the scissors is Bridgeport ASB President Cesar de Dios. /Courtesy Brad Skiff/Bridgeport School District
BRIDGEPORT – From ground-breaking to ribbon-cutting, a project that was multiple years in the making officially became reality on Saturday, Feb. 22, when the Bridgeport Middle School made its debut on the district campus. School superintendent Scott Sattler was joined by school board members,...
OKANOGAN - Camp Invention® a nationally recognized, nonprofit summer enrichment camp program, is coming to Virginia Grainger Elementary School the week of June 22 - June 26. A program of the National Inventors Hall of Fame® (NIHF) in partnership with the United States Patent and Trademark Office,...

Mansfield FFA chapter members raised and sold this goat at the NCW Fair last August to raise funds for improvements to the school farm facilities. / Courtesy Jamey Jo Steele, Mansfield School District
MANSFIELD – You can bet that the only school district in The Quad’s coverage area to boast its own volunteer-built and maintained school farm has a vibrant and influential agricultural-horticultural program in the heart of Douglas County wheat country. Ag instructor Jamey Jo Steele has her hands...

Last year’s trap team members Dan Rossman, Slade Ginter, Jesse Ginter and Josh Smith competed at the Okanogan Alumni Shoot where the team placed first in buddy shoot and second in Annie Oakley. / Courtesy Lyle Blackburn, Pateros School District
PATEROS – If you have taken a trip to Alta Lake State Park recently and enjoyed an outdoor meal on one of the parks many picnic tables, you might want to say a silent thanks to the local FFA chapter for having any tables to use at all. Following the 2014 Carlton Complex wildfire, at that time the...

The Bridgeport Livestock Judging Team comprised of Monse Calderon, Angelica Cruz, Stephanie Gildo, Anayeli Trejo and Drake Morris placed second in the 2019 Sunny Okanogan Angus Cattle Judging held at the Okanogan Livestock Arena last March./Courtesy Adam Corum/Bridgeport School District
BRIDGEPORT – With well more than 100 students annually involved in its FFA-Ag-shop programs Bridgeport High School is a serious player when it comes to turning out graduates with a solid foundation in horticultural and agricultural skills that will serve them well for the remainder of their lives...

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