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Cheryl Schweizer photo Some of the best S-P-E-L-L-E-R-S at Pateros hool will participate in today's county slling bee. ifth 3r 00aer Jake Johanson is Date "US School top speller Fifth grader Jake Johanson was the overall winnerofthe all-school spelling bee in Pateros. Seventh grader Brianna Ogas was second and fourth grader Mitchell Larsh was third. Class representatives from the first through the seventh grade participated in the all-school bee. The winners, and all the class representatives through the eighth grade, will be eligible to compete in the county spelling bee in Nespelem today, Thursday, March 5. Class winners include Alicia Spurgeon, Levi Perez and Mitchell Larsh, fourth grade; Jak Johanson, EWU announces fall qu ter Dean's List Four Quad City residents are listed among undergraduate students who have qualified for the Dean's Honor List at Eastern Washington University for fall quarter, 1997. To be listed, a student must carry at least 12 credits and achieve a grade point average of 3.5 (4.0 scale) or above, which is equivalent to the letter grade"A". The following are: Nicole Riggan of Brewster, Lolly M. Zahn of Bridgeport; Jeremy W. Myers of Pateros and Metric L. Lillquist of Mansfield. I-rui[ thinning wor hops scheduled In response to what is shaping up to be challenging fruit season,Washington 18 at Campbell's Resort in Lake Chelan (in cooperation with the Lake Chelan State University Cooperative Extension will be holding three fruit thinning workshops Statewide. Each meeting runs from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and offers three pesticide re-certification hours. On March 16 the first workshop is to be at Cavanaughs Gateway Hotel, 9 N 9th SL, Yakima (previously the Holiday Inn), followed by March 17 FieidmensAssociation).The workshops will feature industry representatives discussing the most current recommendations for the use of thinning products and providing answers to growers' questions; grower and field- staff panels will discuss their strategies for the season; and researchers will provide a brief update on fruit thinning Brody Blackburn and Allie McFee, fifth grade; Ashley Condit, Seth Lopez, and Alex Veramchuk, sixth grade; Ashley Armstrong, Renee Basler, Esmeralda Villasano, Brianna Ogas and Garrett Rains, seventh grade and J.R. Kemp, Iiya Ivanov and Armando Gamez, eighth grade. Search, Rescue Council to meet Okanogan County Search and Rescue Council will hold its monthly meeting Thursday, March 12, 7:00 p.m. in the Okanogan County Sheriff's office conference room. This month's agenda includes map and compass training. Also, anyone wishing to attend the search and rescue training at Chinook ChildFind program sponsored at Brews00 er Schools Brewster School District officials are sponsoring a ChildFind program for preschool children Tuesday, March 24 from 3 to 7 p.m. at Brewster Elementary School. The ChildFind program is for premhool age children. Children are evaluated in the areas of fine motor skills (such as using pencil and scissors). gross motor skills (such as balancing), speech, shape and color recognition. and social skills (such as taking turns). The tests measure childrens' development and determine whether it is at a rate similar with other children their age. While children develop at different rates, some kids may need extra help to be ready for school. The ChildFind process helps find those children. People who want more information are asked to contact the office at Brewster Elementary School. Brewster scheduJes kindergarten registration Brewster School District officials have announced advance registration for students entering kindergarten next year will be held Tuesday, March 24 from 3:30 to 7 p.m. at Brewster Elementary School. Children who will be five years of age by August 31, 1998 are eligible to enter kindergarten for the 1998-99 school year. District officials want to know how many children might be expected in the kindergarten class. Parents are asked to brin g the child's birth certificate, proof of immunization, Social Security number if the child has one and a copy of private insurance card or medical coupon. People who want more information Pass on May 8-10, needs to be sure areaskedtocontacttheoffw.eatBrewster and attend the March meeting. Elementary School. Tax prep session offered in Bridgeport David King, Brewster, will give tax preparation information for individuals and families Monday evening, March 16, at 7 p.m. at the Quad City Eagles Lodge in Bridgeport. The seminar is sponsored by the Bridgeport Chamber of Commerce. King, pastoral the BrewsterAssembly discuss proper recordkeepmg and other things taxpayers need to know, said Chamber secretary SherilynJacobson. There have been many changes in the tax laws; King will talk about how those changes affect families and individual taxpayers, Jacobsen said. He may include some information for at the Quincy Community Center, 115 F St. SW, Quincy, and finally on March I" " >-,cuPA.o sAvE-- "1 ! . ! ,rnrr,00 [ Gambling X I. on your  Birthday 1 One DELl , i SAN?nWlCH ! 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People who want more information about the scholarship are asked to contact the college's financiM aid office. Instructors needed for First Ail classes First Aid and CPR instructors are needed in Okanogan County, especially have an urgent need for bi-lingual instructors. Scholarship funds are available. The North Cascades Chapter of American Red Cross will soon sponsor these classes. First Aid and CPR classes will be sponsored by the North Cascades Chapter of American Red Cross on March 18, 19 and 20, 1998 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Okanogan Courthouse. Call 509-422-3440 to register. Daffodil [,ays supports Cancer Society The American Caner Society is planning its fast annual Daffodil Days fundraiser in Okanogan County on March 21. A bunch of 10 daffodils, wrapped in florist paper, may be purchased for a 5 dollar donation. The Daffodil is the first flower of spring and the symbol of hope. It is the American Cancer Society's hope that cancer will be cured in our lifetime. Each year, the American Cancer Society provides important services to more than 13,000 cancer patients and their families in Washington State. The money raised from the Daffodil Days will go toward the funding of local research, education and patient services. Flowers will be available for sale throughout Okanogan County at the following locations: Wal-Mart and Safeway in Omak; IGA, Brewster; Al's IGA, Tonasket; Prince's Foods, Oroville, Beeman's Country Foods and Food Depot in Okanogan; Hank's Harvest Foods, Twisp. SCHOOL LUNCHES 1 I I Brewster Men., Mar. 9 - Breakfast: Cold cereal, doughnut, fruit; milki Lunch: I Chili, cinnamon roll, fruit, milk. I Tues., Mar. 10 - Breakfast: Pancakes with syrup, sausage, fruit, milk. I Lunch: Beef and bean burrito, veggie, fruit, milk. I Wed., Mar. 11 - Breakfast: Ham and cheese muffin sandwich, fruit, milk. I Lunch: Turkey frank on a bun, veggie, fruit, milk. Thurs., Mar. 12 - Breakfast: Muffins, sausage links, fruit, milk. Lunch: I Haystacks with meat and chips, lettuce and chesses, fruit, milk. I II Fri.,Mar. 13 - Breakfast: Cold cereal, cinnamon toast, fruit, milk. Lunch: I HS/JH/6th Grades-Hamburger patty on wheat bun, tater tri or rounds, fruit, I L milk; Elementary-Sack lunch & Parent Day. ] i I DoN CROCKER R J s L0ck.Servlcei COBOCTION Auto"''r " 'l 6:iI0ii':661 Key:M:y cyc'e ,LT00I i " ....... . :: LOCKS repmrea , EXti"I.,! ; :i! . :::":yal "  ueens for sep'::s o,an, Emergency opningll]: :l Douglas & Okan0gan Counties.  >111 :'" I po sex s4, riooeo. 509-' -686 4290  I ; Bus. Lie. # DONCRC'O66JE | Branson Polka Fest 1 May 27 (from st. Louis * l iiitliliIZ:!!:'ii#iiii!iii o' Crater Lake 1 ......... o.,, ......................... i: . ...............  ;;;7C"-  June 21 (from Portland) 1 Restrictions l tverbend _ I Apply. ] ii.l" ravel (5o9) 689-3481 1 /,  '  1-800-924-3481 Call!or I  11 leri}LC 613W. Main, Box1015,1 ,, details. I    . 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