Mansfield celebrates Playday

Mansfield was bustling early on June 10 as residents celebrated their heritage and traditions in a yearly event they call Playday.
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Graduation time at Mansfield

Mansfield School celebrated its 100th year and 99 years of graduations on June 9 as family, friends and school staff gathered to honor the graduating seniors.
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Shockers honored at Crimson Awards

Waterville/Mansfield combined sports departments honored their own during the fifth annual Crimson Awards June 2. About 150 family members, friends, students, school staff and community members attended.
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Celebration honors Mansfield grads

Mansfield School started a new tradition with a Senior Celebration for graduating students on June 2. It was an exciting time for parents, students and faculty to show their support to the school’s three grads.
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Mansfield School holds Kernel Color Run

Mansfield School held its first Kernel Color Run May 24. The event was scheduled instead of the annual Sprout Sprint this year.
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Tiera Moore selected as Mansfield’s Miss Playday

By Adrienne Douke Empire Press Correspondent The Mansfield Chamber of Commerce hosted the Miss Playday Pageant and Mother’s Day Tea May 14 at the school cafeteria and gym. Mothers from everywhere were invited to wear their Sunday best and share tea, pastries, motherly wisdom, and watch the pageant contestants compete for the title of Miss Playday 2017. There were two contestants this year...
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Shocker girls place in state track

CHENEY — Waterville/Mansfield Shocker track and field team members Lexi Deishl, Hannah Hughes and Sarah Mullen participated in the 2B state championships May 25-27 at Eastern Washington University. Lexi Deishl leaped to a second-place finish in the pole vault finals with 10-00. In the finals, Hannah Hughes placed third in the long jump with 16-11.25. She placed eighth in the 100-meter dash...
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Filing period ends; special filing opened May 23-25

May 15-19 was filing week for offices that will be up for election in the Aug. 1 primary and the Nov. 7 general election.
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Shocker track athletes move on to 2B state competition

QUINCY — Waterville/Mansfield Shocker athletes participated in the District 5/6 track and field championships May 19 in Quincy. For the girls, sophomore Hannah Hughes placed first in 100 meters (13.24), first in discus (108-02, a personal record), first in long jump (15-09), and second in 200 meters (27.80, a personal record). She gained a total of 38 points for the Shockers. Junior Lexi Deishl...
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Mansfield School District names new superintendent

MANSFIELD — Mike Messenger has been hired as superintendent of the Mansfield School District. Messenger has been superintendent of the Kittitas School District for the past two years. He previously served as assistant superintendent of East Valley School District in Yakima and as principal and vocational director with the Tonasket School District. He earned his bachelor of arts degree from...
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