Teachers at Waterville

Meet Luann Dodge and Darlene Driver By Suzanne Robinson Empire Press Correspondent Luann Dodge is in her second year of teaching first grade at Waterville Elementary School. Dodge comes to Waterville after four years of teaching both kindergarten and first grade in Brewster. She grew up in Spokane Valley and also taught primary and Title 1 education in Worley, Idaho. Dodge currently lives in...
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Cultural fair to be held Feb. 21

Waterville school’s B.A.D.D. Club (Breaking Addictive and Destructive Decisions) and the Waterville Drug Free Community Coalition will host a cultural fair from 6 to 8 p.m. Feb. 21.
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Seniors, parents honored at game

Shocker senior players and their parents were honored Jan. 23 during the last home basketball game of the season. 
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School seeks replacement levy

Waterville School District voters will decide Feb. 13 on a replacement levy to fund educational programs and operations for the district.
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Class wins state competition

Waterville High School's grade 10-12 science class was recently named the Washington state winner in the annual Solve for Tomorrow Contest sponsored by Samsung.
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Students present holiday concert

Waterville Elementary School students in kindergarten through fifth grade held their annual Christmas concert on Dec. 19. Each class sang two songs for the program.
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Teachers at Waterville | Meet Samantha Fletcher and Mia Thomsen

By Suzanne Robinson Empire Press Correspondent This is another in a series of interviews with teachers in Waterville.   Samantha Fletcher is in her third year of teaching junior high history and English at Waterville schools. She grew up in Cashmere and is used to a smaller community. Fletcher earned her Bachelor of Arts in Education degree from Eastern Washington University in Cheney...
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Christmas cantata at the Waterville Federated Church

By Suzanne Robinson Empire Press Correspondent The three Waterville churches — the Federated Church, United Lutheran and St. Joseph Catholic — have come together to form a community choir along with a children’s choir to perform the Christmas cantata “A Blest Messiah Born” by Larry Shackley. The performance is open to the community and will be held at 7 p.m. Dec. 17 at the Federated...
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Santa Breakfast a fun time

Waterville Preschool held its annual Breakfast with Santa event Dec. 3 at the NCW Fairgrounds Community Hall. The holiday fundraising event has been held every December for almost 20 years.
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Federated Church holds bazaar

For generations, the Waterville Federated Church Women’s Guild has hosted the church's annual Christmas bazaar. This year’s bazaar was held Dec. 2.
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