Honor Rolls from Area Schools

Honor rolls in the Empire Press circulation area as submitted by the schools.   Brewster Junior/Senior High School The following students earned a 4.0 grade-point average: Seniors: Angie Vazquez, Victoria Rios Juniors: Maret Miller, Zulema Sotelo Sophomores: Elizabeth Stam, Jose Villanueva-Flores Freshmen: Samantha Emigh, Karina Martinez Eighth grade: Cade Gebbers Seventh grade: Gabriela...
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Sheriff talks to students

Douglas County Sheriff Harvey Gjesdal talks about the consequences of bullying in a program presented to students in grades 3-5 at Bridgeport Elementary School on March 17. The program ended with a question-and-answer time and junior deputy badges were given out to the students. (Provided photo/Douglas County Sheriff’s...
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Pictorial Past: Steamer Camano

The upper Columbia has a rich history transporting grain. Wheat is loaded on the sternwheeler Camano at Bridgeport in 1899.
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NCW schools win achievement awards

OLYMPIA — Six North Central Washington schools were named Washington Achievement Award winners April 18 by the state Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction. The selected schools stood out in one or more of seven categories based on statewide assessment data kept for the previous three years. The awards spotlight best practices in local schools that makes success possible, according to...
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School district opens kindergarten registration

BRIDGEPORT — The Bridgeport School District has opened kindergarten registration for the 2016-17 school year. Children living in the district and who will be 5 years old on or before Aug. 31 may register. A parent informational meeting will be held at 6 p.m. April 26 in the elementary school library. Screening will be held, by appointment, from 1 to 6 p.m. May 3. For more information, call...
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Bridgeport woman celebrates 100

Dorothy Rae Lewis celebrated her 100th birthday March 13 with family and friends at her home in Bridgeport.
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NCRL Puppeteers make spring visit

NCW — The North Central Regional Library Puppeteers will make several performances around branch libraries during the upcoming spring break week. The puppeteers are Mark Wavra, an arts and theater teacher at Eastmont High School; and Brian Higgins, a teacher at Wenatchee High School. They will introduce a new robot puppet and bring back perennial favorites Hairy and Scary; the professor; and...
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Bridgeport hosts conference

Bridgeport Middle School hosted its first leadership conference March 9 in the high school gymnasium. Eleven local schools were represented.
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Douglas County voters pass all four school levies

Replacement maintenance and operations levies passed by healthy margins in four Douglas County school districts last week. A special election was held Feb. 9, with levies on the ballot for Bridgeport, Mansfield, Orondo and Palisades school districts.
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Douglas County school districts ask voters to pass four levies

WATERVILLE — Voters in four Douglas County school districts should receive ballots this week for levy measures. Voters in Bridgeport, Orondo, Mansfield and Palisades school districts will receive the ballots. They should be completed and mailed or dropped off at a ballot drop-off box by Feb. 9. Each of the four districts are asking voters to approve replacement maintenance and operation levies...
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