Schools

WVC at Omak student named to 2017 All-Washington Academic Team

OMAK – Falon Lammers, a Wenatchee Valley College at Omak nursing student, was recognized at the All-Washington Academic Team ceremony in Olympia on March 23. The program honors students who reflect the diversity of the state, maintain high standards of excellence and contribute positively to the community.

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Oroville Elementary hosts Leadership Day

OROVILLE — Oroville Elementary School hosted Leadership Day as a way of showing how the Leader In Me Program is working. The public was invited to eat lunch, listen to a short musical program and then to tour the classrooms with students as their guides.

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Oroville FBLA attends Pro Sports Career Day

WENATCHEE – Oroville High School FBLA students, in cooperation with Quincy High School FBLA, organized a Pro Sports Career Day in Wenatchee in conjunction with Wenatchee Wild and Town Toyota Center.

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Oroville CARES plans ‘Operation Sticker Shock’

OROVILLE – The Oroville CARES Coalition will be implementing a youth led alcohol prevention activity on Thursday, March 23 – “Operation Sticker Shock.”

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Oroville’s Leo Chen headed to D.C. for National Spelling Bee

EAST WENATCHEE – For the second year in a row, Oroville seventh grade student Leo Chen will represent North Central Washington in Washington D.C. this spring in the Scripps National Spelling Bee.

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Human trafficking workshop at WVC at Omak on March 9

OMAK – Anti-violence expert Jeri Moomaw will present “Human Trafficking in Indian Country” on Thursday, March 9, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in Hazel Allen Burnett Hall room 401/402 on the Wenatchee Valley College at Omak campus. The presentation is free and open to the public.

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Local school bonds still failing to get 60 percent

OKANOGAN – The second count of the Tuesday, Feb. 14 election, which included ballots for school facilities improvements in three school districts, Tonasket, Okanogan and Bridgeport, are not faring well and each could go down to defeat for not getting the 60 percent needed for approval.

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No Valentine for area school bonds

OKANOGAN – Early returns on the Tuesday, Feb, 14 election, which included ballots for school facilities improvements in three school districts, Tonasket, Okanogan and Bridgeport, are not faring well and could go down to defeat for not getting the 60 percent needed for approval.

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Tonasket Homecoming King and Queen

TONASKET – This year’s Tonasket Homecoming Royalty are Queen Johnna Sutton and King Jeffrey Luna, they rode in the place of honor in a parade this afternoon, Friday, Oct. 7.

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WVC at Omak Foundation presents Artists for Scholars event

OMAK – The Wenatchee Valley College at Omak Foundation invites the community to participate in the 2016 Artists for Scholars event on Saturday, Oct. 22, from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. in the large conference room of the 12 Tribes Resort & Casino, Omak.

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