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Clayton and Joyce Emry were honored at the end-of-the-year party for Oroville Elementary HOSTS volunteers. The Emrys have put in more than a decade and a half Helping One Student to Succeed through the mentoring program at Oroville Elementary School. They

Emrys honored for years of service with HOSTS program

OROVILLE – After 16 years of volunteering for Oroville Elementary’s HOSTS program, Clayton and Joyce Emry have retired.

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Math leadership team receives award

TONASKET – The North Central Educational Service District’s Math Leadership Alliance Design Team has been selected to receive the State Team Award from the Washington State Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.

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Blaine Wagner will be Oroville School Board student rep

OROVILLE – After a few quick questions, Blaine Wagner, a junior at Oroville High School, was unanimously approved as the student representative to the school board.

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School board meeting begins and ends on positive notes

TONASKET-All is good on the Tonasket School District front.

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New Tonasket School District teachers feel welcomed

TONASKET- Along with new students to the Tonasket School District, five new teachers have started the school year this month.

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<html>  <head>  </head>  <body>    <p align="right"><i>Submitted photo</i>    </p>    <p>    Longtime Oroville teacher Lee Root retired recently after 34 years with the Oroville School District. He started teaching junior and senior high English and later

Retirement from teaching an emotional decision for Lee Root

OROVILLE – Lee Root accepted his first teaching job on his twenty-second birthday not realizing it would be a 34 year journey in education, all at Oroville schools.

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<p align="right"><i> Photo by Gary DeVon</i></p><p>Segornae Douglas received her Master’s of Occupational Therapy Degree from Eastern Washington University, Saturday, June 14.</p>

Segornae Douglas earns Master’s of Occupational Therapy degree

CHENEY -Segornae Douglas received her Master’s of Occupational Therapy Degree from Eastern Washington University in a ceremony held at Reese Court at the Pavilion on the Cheney campus on Saturday, June 14 at 2 p.m.

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<div align="right"><i> Photo by Gary DeVon</i></div><p></p><p>Nichole DeVon (standing, with diploma) after receiving her double Master’s Degree from EWU, Saturday, June 14.</p>

Nicole DeVon earns double Master’s Degree

CHENEY – Nicole S. DeVon received a double Master’s Degree at the Commencement Exercises held at Eastern Washington University, Saturday, June 14 in Cheney.

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<html>  <head>  </head>  <body>    <p align="right"><i>Submitted by Career Tech teacher Ed Naillon</i>    </p>    <p>Students begin assembly of the roof section of the gazebo.    </p>  </body></html>

Career Tech class building gazebo for Centennial Park

OROVILLE – Career and Technical Education teacher Ed Naillon appreciates that the Centennial Park Committee thought of his students when they needed a gazebo built for the new park.

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Melissa Fry

Fry awarded memorial scholarship

The Okanogan County chapter of the Washington State Music Teachers Association (WSMTA) has awarded its yearly Elma Curry Memorial Scholarship to Omak graduate, Melissa Fry. It will be presented at the chapter’s Variety Recital, 3 p.m. on Sunday, May 18 at the Ellisforde Church of the Brethren, at which Melissa will perform.

This fund is named in memory of Elma Curry, longtime member and encouraging supporter of Okanogan County musical endeavors. To qualify, Fry must have studied with a chapter teacher(s) for a minimum of three years, entered adjudications, performed at chapter events and displayed a consistent attendance and practice record.

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