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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Orondo School District to offer summer meal program

ORONDO — The Orondo School District will offer a summer meal program for children at Orondo Elementary and Middle School, 100 Orondo School Road. The program will run Monday through Thursday from June 25 through July 26, except July 4. It will also run one Friday only on July 6. Meals will be available for no charge to children 18 years of age and younger. Snacks will be served from 10:25 to...
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Nelson retiring at Waterville

Waterville Schools Superintendent Cathi Nelson will retire on June 30 after 27 years with the district.
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Celebration for Mansfield graduates

Mansfield High School honored it’s 101st graduating class and celebrated the students' accomplishments in commence ceremonies June 8.
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