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Three NCW schools win educational award

WENATCHEE — Three North Central Washington schools have received 2014 School of Distinction Awards from the state’s Center for Educational Effectiveness.
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The Golden Apple band marches on

Wenatchee High School’s Golden Apple Marching Band continued its season with a pair of strong showings at competitions the past two weekends.

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Exercise your brain to combat aging

Whenever someone asks former U.S. Surgeon General Richard Carmona how his day is going, he typically responds with, “Every day is the same! I’m fighting aging and gravity.”

Tracy Warner | We fall back just in time

On the walk to work this morning I passed the usual groups of children trudging to school, headed toward the elementary school to the south and the middle school to the west. They must be out for some early activity or the breakfast shift. Many heft backpacks filled, I presume, with books, heavy enough to cause them to waddle like little bipedal turtles, if there were such a thing. I had to swerve around one lad who had pencil in hand, writing in a notebook as he walked, deep in ...
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Erosion engineering

WENATCHEE — Lewis and Clark Elementary School students studied erosion control system for during a STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) field program on Thursday.
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Science is fun!

Kids had a blast when Pacific Science Center’s Science on Wheels visited Washington Elementary School Wednesday.

Community Fund Grant seeks applicants

WATERVILLE — The Community Foundation of North Central Washington is now accepting applications for the Waterville Community Fund Grant, which provides funding for innovative programs that help meet the needs of Waterville and its citizens.

WHS students named as 2015 National Merit Commended Students

WENATCHEE — Wenatchee High School seniors Serena Fitzgerald and Austin Schmaltz have been named Commended Students in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC), which conducts the program.

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