Blood drives announced in August

NCW — As summer winds down, the American Red Cross urges individuals to give blood and platelets now and help end an emergency summer blood shortage that began last month. A critical need remains as many regular donors delay giving to take final summer vacations and prepare for school to start. The following area blood drives are scheduled for late August: 1:30 to 7 p.m., Aug. 20, Holy...
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Honor Rolls from Area Schools

Honor rolls in the Empire Press circulation area as submitted by the schools. Editor’s note: The information — including names — is exactly as submitted by the school.   Brewster Middle/High School The following students earned a 4.0 grade-point average: Juniors: Nathan Rios, Samantha Yanez Freshmen: Halle Aparicio, Cade Gebbers, Miriam Garcia, Benjamin Witt Eighth grade: Yunuen...
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Red Cross announces blood drives in April

WENATCHEE — The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to give blood during National Volunteer Month in April. Volunteer donors are the only source of blood products for those in need of transfusions. Donors of all blood types are needed to help meet patient needs this spring. The following area blood drives are scheduled for the remainder of April: 1 to 7 p.m. April 16, Holy Apostles...
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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: Senior: Marget Miller Freshmen: Halle Aparicio, Cade Gebbers Eighth grade: Olga Carrion, Brian Luquin-Angel, Yunuen Pamatz-Rangel, Gabriela Ramos, Turk Riggan Seventh grade: Abigail Boesel, Daisy Gomez-Ruiz, Tyson...
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Shockers girls take down previously unbeaten Bears in league play

Players and coaches around North Central Washington better be aware of the Waterville/Mansfield girls basketball team.
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Shocker boys fall to CW2B League-leading Brewster

The Waterville/Mansfield boys basketball team on Jan. 9 fell to the Central Washington 2B League-leading Brewster Bears by a final tally of 72-32.
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NCESD Education Foundation awards teacher classroom grants

WENATCHEE — Teachers from Eastmont, Brewster, Bridgeport, Mansfield, Palisades and Waterville have been awarded classroom grants from the North Central Educational Service District Education Foundation. They are among 93 teachers from throughout North Central Washington awarded $31,000 in grants this year in the areas of literacy, STEM/STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math),...
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Brewster among schools receiving honors

WENATCHEE — Seven schools within the North Central Educational Service District (NCESD) area have been awarded School of Distinction honors by the Center for Educational Effectiveness. Each school was recognized as one of the 5 percent highest improving schools in the state of Washington for increased English language arts/math achievement and graduation rate over the past five...
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Lodge donates to Boys & Girls Club

BREWSTER — Hermanos Del Arte Masonic Lodge in Brewster recently made a $5,000 donation to support the Brewster Boys & Girls Club. The donation benefited children in the communities of Bridgeport, Pateros and Brewster.
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Our College Students

News of college students from the Empire Press coverage area The University of Washington SEATTLE — The following students were named to the spring quarter 2017 dean’s list at The University of Washington. Eligible students must earn a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher while completing at least 12 graded credits. Brewster: Olivia Perez, Sally Romo Bridgeport: William Dodson East...
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