Immunizations recommended for going back to school

EAST WENATCHEE — Are your child’s immunizations up-to-date for the start of the new school year? Wa.MyIR.net is a website that allows anyone to view vaccine records and to print a Certificate of Immunization Status, according to a Chelan-Douglas Health District news release. This is one way for parents to verify that their children are all caught up with their immunizations. By law, children...
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Our College Students

News of college students from the Empire Press coverage area   University of Alabama TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Alexandrea Nessi of East Wenatchee was named to the spring 2018 Dean’s List. To qualify, students must earn a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher. Wenatchee Valley College WENATCHEE — The following students have been named to Wenatchee Valley College’s spring quarter 2018...
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Mires sworn in as Waterville superintendent during June school board meeting

At the June 26 Waterville School Board meeting, Tabatha Mires was sworn in by Stephanie Stibal as school district superintendent, effective July 1.
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CVCH offers help to kids returning to school

WENATCHEE — Columbia Valley Community Health will host its 9th Annual Back to School Health Fair on Aug. 4. The health fair will be held from 8 a.m. until 11 a.m. in the parking lot of the clinic, 600 Orondo Ave. CVCH and two sponsors, Crunch Pak and Amerigroup, will give out 1,000 free backpacks to students entering grades K-12. The event will also feature interactive games, healthy snacks,...
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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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Lodge awards scholarships

WATERVILLE — Badger Mountain Lodge No. 57 F & AM in Waterville recently awarded $24,000 in scholarships to students at Waterville, Mansfield and Eastmont high schools and to college students for the 2018-19 school year. Scholarships of $2,000 each were awarded to Caitlyn Aune, Teagan Aune, Kelsey Browning, Alex Capi, Justine Clements, Lexi Deishl, Makenna Donaldson, Zachary Hammond, Haley...
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Mansfield senior attends Evergreen Boys State

Mansfield School senior David MacDonald attended Evergreen Boys State June 17-23 at the Warm Beach Conference Center in Stanwood.
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Our College Students

News of college students from the Empire Press coverage area Gonzaga University SPOKANE — The following Gonzaga University students participated in graduation exercises during the school’s commencement ceremony May 13. These students have either completed their undergraduate degree or are expected to complete their degree requirements this year. East Wenatchee: Sara...
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Schools move to shorter week

Waterville Schools are going to a four-day week in the fall for the 2018-2019 school year. Waterville’s waiver application was accepted by the State Board of Education in May.
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Our College Students

News of college students from the Empire Press coverage area   Eastern Washington University CHENEY — Myra Hernandez of East Wenatchee was recently initiated into Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. Membership is by invitation only and requires nomination and approval by a chapter. Only the top 10 percent of seniors...
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