A presentation by Tonasket School District administrators explaining the latest method of evaluating school proficiency turned into a lengthy discussion about the district’s scores and the constantly shifting landscape that districts have to cope with in evaluating their effectiveness.
About Brent BakerBrent is a reporter for the Gazette-Tribune. Prior to working at the G-T, he was the sports editor for Sunrise Publishing from 2000-2005 in Michigan. He subsequently owned and operated Buckland Media, a high school sports website, in Michigan until 2010. He and his wife Kim, who have an adult son, moved to Tonasket in 2010. Brent started work at the G-T in 2011.
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TONASKET – Faced with rising costs and revenues that are flat at best, the Tonasket City Council is considering whether to raise the ad valorem property tax for the first time in three years. The issue was discussed during the Budget Workshop Hearing at the Tuesday, Oct. 23, city council meeting. No decision was made [...]
OKANOGAN – If the Tonasket girls soccer team’s season had to end, this was probably the best way to do it. The Tigers gave Okanogan everything the Bulldogs could handle Tuesday, Oct. 30, withstanding a huge early barrage before playing on even terms for most of the afternoon. “We played a very good game,” [...]
CTL Soccer and Volleyball playoffs start
Tonasket played its worst game of last season at Chelan. Unfortunately, their Friday, Oct. 26 rematch didn’t go any better.
Oroville exploded for 42 points in the second and third quarters on the way to a 57-12 victory over Bridgeport on Oct. 26.
Tonasket’s district tournament is at Okanogan on Tuesday, Oct. 30, at 3:30 p.m. Admission is $5.00.
Football 1A Bi-District 6/7 (all games loser out, winners to state) Okanogan (CTL #4) at Chewelah (NEA #1), Nov. 2, 7 p.m. Quincy (CTL #3) at Freeman (NEA #2), Nov. 2, 7 p.m. Medical Lake (NEA #3) at Cascade (CTL #2), Nov. 2, 7 p.m. Lakeside-9 Mi. (NEA #4) at Cashmere (CTL #1), Nov. 2, [...]
TONASKET – Tonasket closed out its season at Cashmere on Saturday, Oct. 27, falling in four games to the Bulldogs 25-8, 25-18, 23-25, 25-12. “My girls played tough today,” said Tonasket coach Jackie Gliddon. “But they couldn’t seem to get on a roll with serving. The Tigers finished the year at 2-14 overall, 0-14 in [...]
WENATCHEE – Northeast A League teams dominated the District 6/7 regional meet at Walla Walla State Park on Friday, Oct. 26, limiting the Caribou Trail League to one of six available team state berths and four additional boys and two girls individual spots. Lakeside (9 Mile Falls) won both the boys and girls regional titles. [...]