Applications now accepted for Stronger Schools grants

WENATCHEE — The Community Foundation of NCW is now accepting applications for the Stronger Schools grant program to support public education in North Central Washington. Up to $5,000 is available for programs that enrich school experiences for students, support teacher development, and provide opportunities for schools to better achieve their goals. Applications may be submitted by teachers,...
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Shockers boys basketball team lives to fight another game

After a promising start to the Central Washington 2B League season, the Waterville-Mansfield boys basketball team had difficulties down the home stretch of league play — especially on the road.
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Shocker girls season is cut short

The Shockers girls basketball team fell to DeSales from Walla Walla on Feb. 9 in Granger, 50-32. The loss ended Waterville/Mansfield’s season. “They had a fantastic year," coach Kieth Finkbeiner said.
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Shockers meet Raiders Friday

The Waterville/Mansfield boys basketball team fell to Oroville, 57-35, Feb. 10 in CW2BL district play and move on to play Lake Roosevelt Feb. 16 in a loser-out contest.
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School Meal Menu

Waterville’s menu for month February 19-23 Monday: Breakfast will be breakfast on a stick, fruit or juice, milk; lunch will be corndogs, pork and beans, celery sticks, cucumber spears, apples, milk. Tuesday: Breakfast will be pancakes, yogurt, fruit or juice, milk; lunch will be spaghetti, garlic bread, green beans, fruit cup, milk. Wednesday: Breakfast will be sausage, biscuit and...
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Waterville/Mansfield girls team frustrates Oroville in win

By David Heiling Empire Press Correspondent OROVILLE — The Waterville/Mansfield girls basketball team’s defensive prowess was on full display Jan. 30, as the visiting Shockers took down Central Washington 2B League bottom feeder Oroville by a final score of 42-18. The win was the Shockers’ 11th of the year, two more than the state-qualifying team from two years ago. Fantastic defense has...
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Struggles for Waterville/Mansfield boys on the road continue with loss to Oroville

The Waterville/Mansfield boys basketball team lost its seventh straight road game on Jan. 30 in Oroville, falling to the host Hornets by a final tally of 70-60.
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School Meal Menu

Waterville’s menu for February 12-16 Monday: Breakfast will be pancakes, yogurt, fruit or juice, milk; lunch will be chicken noodles, whole wheat rolls, red pepper slices, broccoli, cauliflower, pears, milk. Tuesday: Breakfast will be bagels with cream cheese, fruit or juice, milk; lunch will be hot dogs, chili, romaine salad, corn, diced tomatoes, peach cup, milk. Wednesday: Breakfast...
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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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Shockers boys lose to Lk. Roosevelt

The Shockers boys lost 53-50 on Feb. 1 in Lake Roosevelt, but still locked up the sixth and final transfer spot out of the Central Washington 2B League and into the postseason.
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