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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NCESD Educational 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 Educational Foundation. They are among 84 teachers from throughout North Central Washington awarded grants this year in the areas of literacy, STEM/STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math), music/fine...
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Market offers homegrown bounty

With their tables piled high with summer’s bounty, area vendors gathered at the Bridgeport Fireman’s Park Friday morning for the farmers market.
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Bridgeport awarded Stronger Schools grant

WENATCHEE — Bridgeport Elementary School is among 12 North Central Washington schools recently awarded Stronger Schools grants by the Community Foundation of North Central Washington. The grant program provides up to $5,000 to enrich school experiences for students, provide seed funding for new and creative programs, and supports opportunities to achieve goals for PreK-12 public schools in...
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Bridgeport Daze attracts a crowd

The annual Bridgeport Daze celebration, sponsored by the Bridgeport Area Chamber of Commerce, was held June 6.
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Bridgeport seniors awarded scholarships

BRIDGEPORT — Bridgeport Dollars for Scholars awarded 12 scholarships to eight Bridgeport High School graduating seniors during the school’s awards ceremony June 4. Recipients are: William Dodson: Doris Turner Memorial Scholarship, $750; BHS Class of 1961 Scholarship, $250. Marcantonio Martinez: Dollars for Scholars General Scholarship, $500; Terry Dezellem Memorial Scholarship,...
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Kindergarten registration at Bridgeport

BRIDGEPORT — The Bridgeport School District is looking for kindergarten students for the 2015-16 school year. Children must be age 5 on or before Aug. 31. A meeting for parents will be held at 6 p.m. May 5 in the Bridgeport Elementary School library. Kindergarten screening will take place May 14 from 1 to 6 p.m., by appointment. For information about registration and the screening process,...
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Bridgeport knows Math is Cool

On March 20, fifth-graders, including 17 representing Bridgeport Elementary School, gathered at Foothills Middle School in Wenatchee for the annual regional Math is Cool competition.
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Bridgeport students observe FFA week

Bridgeport FFA students attend the Washington State FFA Convention on the campus of Washington State University in Pullman last May. From left, are Anita Velazquez, Samantha Velasco, Monica Lopez, Jennifer Salazar, Elsie Valdovinos, Josh Villegas, Gloria Alameda, Yaretzi Martinez, Brevin Evenson, Rosa Cruz, Olivia Perez, Leticia Trejo and Erika Martinez. The chapter is observing National FFA Week...
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Bridgeport voters support school levy

Bridgeport School District voters showed strong support for a capital levy placed on the special election ballot Feb. 10. According to the Douglas County Auditor’s website, the measure was passing by 64.72 percent among eligible voters in Douglas and Okanogan counties as of Feb. 10.
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