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Mansfield School District announced Bruce Todd will be their next superintendent. He will begin his new position July 1, replacing Mike Messenger who previously announced his retirement at after the current school year.

The Waterville Booster Club met this past Tuesday to discuss and award their fall 2021 grants to classes, clubs, and sports teams throughout the Waterville School District. In this round of grants, the club awarded nearly $12,000 towards 11 applications.

If you’ve driven by the Waterville High School football/baseball field lately, you likely have noticed that it looks like the field is in a bigger disarray than normal. But contrary to initial impressions, what you are seeing are big improvements to Kellen Biggar Memorial Field, thanks to fu…


The Waterville High School class of 2021 celebrated the completion of their high school journey this past Saturday. The graduation ceremony was much like their high school experience, generally similar to what prior classes had experienced, but notably different as our state still deals with…

Waterville School students have helped fill up the newly established Waterville Emergency Supply Closet at the Federated Church. During a supply drive held Feb. 22 to March 4, students in grades pre-K through six donated 925 items for the supply closet, according to ASB advisor Samantha Fletcher.


When the pandemic shut Washington schools down last March, Meredith Mittelstaedt, who was then a junior, remembers people saying school would probably be closed for a few weeks. At that point, no one imagined the challenges of the pandemic would go on for at least a year afterward.

Waterville School has received $2,912 from the Back to Basics campaign led by the Community Foundation of North Central Washington. The funds are part of a total of $106,000 that was disbursed to the districts in the region.

Students aren’t famous for liking to get back to school after an absence, but eight months of absence seems to be more than enough for Waterville School students. The last classes to be phased into a hybrid model of instruction are thrilled to be back, according to superintendent Tabatha Mires.

On the morning of Oct. 20, the members of Waterville School’s new pre-Kindergarten class, called “Waterville Wonders,” were seated at desks carefully spaced six-feet apart in the classroom and were threading colorful plastic shapes onto strings.

What an amazing year for World's Best! This competition has never been as competitive as it was for 2021! The community known competition saw more than 13,000 nominations in round 1 which made up more than 2,300 businesses, people, and places across our community.

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