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BREWSTER – For the third time since 2019, Brewster hosted the Washington State Baseball Coaches Association (WSBCA) college feeder game last week bringing together senior players from area schools competing for selection for the All-State Series in Yakima later this month.  
WENATCHEE/OMAK - Every Wednesday in June, Wenatchee Valley College in both Wenatchee and Omak will host Welcome Wednesdays for new and returning students, their families and community members. Students can get hands-on support with registration, advising, financial aid and more. There will also be...

Whitmore to lead Entiat schools Former Tiger returns to his alma mater
RITZVILLE/ENTIAT – Longtime Lind-Ritzville Athletic Director and Head Football Coach Greg Whitmore has been named Entiat School District superintendent. Whitmore announced his selection in an email earlier this week, noting he will be leaving his post with the Lind-Ritzville School District at the...

Courtesy Tim Sullivan Lake Chelan School Superintendent Barry DePaoli will retire on June 30 after 35 years in the education profession, 22 of those years in the Lake Chelan School District as principal and the last six of those as superintendent. Former students, retired and current school teachers, community members, and family wished DePaoli well at a retirement party on May 13 at Benson Vineyards Estate Winery. Left to right: Len and Diane French (sister and brother-in-law), Riley Goodman, Maghara DePaoli, Barry DePaoli, Jacque DePaoli, Bob Harris, Cathie Harris, and Tom DePaoli (brother).

Courtesy Chelan Chapter of P.E.O. Jo Miller, president of the Chelan Chapter of P.E.O., left, with Erin and Ryan Petersen, owners of the Apple Cup Café.
CHELAN - Jo Miller, president of the Chelan Chapter of P.E.O.,  met with  Ryan and  Erin  Petersen, owners of the Apple Cup Café to thank them for their help recently. Through the generosity of Ryan and Erin Petersen,  members have been able to gather in the “back room” during the recent pandemic...
Courtesy Lake Chelan School District Jamie Pancho (blue jacket) will be taking over the principalship at Chelan High School effective July 1. Jamie is finishing his third year as the principal at Newport High School. Prior to his principal appointment at Newport, he served as a fourth grade teacher...
- The NCW Tech Alliance and the Apple STEM Network launched the NCW Virtual STEM Showcase on April 11 and runs through Friday, May 6. The Virtual STEM Showcase is a unique opportunity for students to highlight the ways they are using science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) in their K-12...

The following 8th graders were recently honored for earning high school foreign language credit during the second trimester. Students need 2 credits to meet the graduation requirement. Back Row: Daniel Vera (two credits), Davon Chavez (one credit), Obed Martinez (three credits), Hector Valencia (two credits), David Romero (four credits), Luis Anaya (four credits), Yulitza Cesar (four credits), and Emily Leyva (two credits). Middle Row: Dayami Morfin (four credits), Sofia Orozco (three credits), Yaritza Villasenor (four credits), Nefertitis Zarate (four credits), Alissandra Mendoza (two credits), Helen Aragon (three credits), and middle school principal Dr. Heather Ireland. Front row: Melvin Adame (four credits). Courtesy Manson School District
MANSON - This year, students in 8th grade in Manson have had the opportunity to take a trimester exploratory class led by Ann Marie Wisdom called STAMP. Students engage in learning tasks that strengthen their Spanish skills in reading, writing, listening and speaking. At the end of the trimester...

Brad Wilson
CHELAN - The Lake Chelan School District Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Brad Wilson has  been selected as the new superintendent of the Lake Chelan School District, effective July 1. Mr. Wilson has been the principal at Lake Chelan High School for the past six years and before that...
CHELAN/MANSON - The Lake Chelan Men’s Golf Club Association is offering $3,000 dollars in scholarships to each Chelan and Manson High School 2022 graduating students.   The Lake Chelan Men’s Golf Association (LCMGA) is committed to providing funds to support our schools and community.    All...

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