Waterville student receives Microsoft Office Specialist certification

Meredith Mittelstaedt, a sophomore at Waterville High School, was named a certified Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) in PowerPoint on Sept. 19.
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Shocker homecoming spirit

Shocker spirit was shown in a big way during a week of homecoming festivities Sept. 24-28. Many events were held throughout the week for students, staff and the community.
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Shocker spirit shows during homecoming

Scenes from Waterville’s 2018 homecoming festivities   Braxton Jessup and Ali Mires dress up for Redneck Day during Homecoming Week. (Empire Press photo/Suzanne Robinson) Cody Shiftlett takes part in the Waterville homecoming parade. (Empire Press photo/James Robinson) The Mansfield Kernels junior high fo
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Butterfly sanctuary in Douglas

Monarch butterflies are close to being on the endangered species list, which inspired Barbara Lowe of Douglas and her foster children to do something about it.
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Coalition focuses on drug abuse

The Waterville Drug-Free Community Coalition during the month of October will be participating in the nationwide Red Ribbon Campaign for drug abuse prevention. Mondo Davila is the coordinator.
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Sen. Brad Hawkins brings ‘listening tour’ to Waterville

By Suzanne Robinson Empire Press Correspondent State Sen. Brad Hawkins, of the 12th Legislative District, visited Waterville Sept. 13 as part of his second annual “listening tour” throughout the 12th District. In addition to Waterville, the tour this year — from Sept. 11-14 — included stops at Leavenworth, Wenatchee, Chelan, Coulee City, Soap Lake, Bridgeport and Twisp. It...
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Waterville Elementary holds its annual open house

By Suzanne Robinson Empire Press Correspondent Waterville Elementary School held its annual open house Sept. 13 for families, friends and the community. Each classroom was open for parents to meet the teachers and see what the students will be working on over the course of the school year. There was also information provided by many Waterville area clubs and organizations that involve...
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Lions Club hearing and sight screening in Waterville

The Northwest Lions Foundation’s health screening unit came to Waterville Schools on Sept. 11 and volunteers conducted their annual sight and hearing screenings for students in kindergarten through fifth grade and seventh grade.
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Waterville student chosen to dance in ‘The Nutcracker’

Emma O’Connor, a freshman at Waterville High School, has been chosen to dance in "The Nutcracker" ballet to be held during the holidays at the Numerica Performing Arts Center in Wenatchee.
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4-H group ready for the fair

The fairgrounds in Waterville was a busy place on Aug. 13 as youth and adults gathered to prepare for the NCW Fair which opens today through Sunday.
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