Schools

School district weighing options to update facilities

OROVILLE – After being denied grants funding from the Transportation Improvement Board (TIB) and the Safe Schools grant, Oroville School District is weighing its options and considering going to the voters for approval of a capital levy.

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Oroville schools locked down for second time this month

OROVILLE – The Oroville School District sent out a text alert to parents notifying them of the second lockdown this month. The text stated the reason as being a student “was in danger.”

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TRIO plans fun in Oroville, Friday, March 22

TRIO works in Okanogan County OROVILLE – Okanogan County TRIO Upward Bound programs from Okanogan, Omak Tonasket and Oroville High schools have decided to ask the community to come join us at the Oroville Elementary School on Friday, March 22 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. for a couple hours of fun There will be [...]

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Oroville students named to first quarter Honor Roll

OROVILLE – Oroville High School has announced the names of students who have earned a spot on the first quarter Honor Roll. They are as follows:

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WVC New Student Orientation in Wenatchee and Omak

There will be a New Student Orientation for all incoming students at Wenatchee Valley College on Thursday, Sept. 13 in Wenatchee and Wednesday, Sept. 19 in Omak.

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Non-profit organization seeks local families to host high school exchange students

KELSO, WA – ASSE International Student Exchange Programs (ASSE), in cooperation with local community high schools, is looking for local families to host boys and girls between the ages of 15 to 18 from a variety of countries: Norway, Denmark, Spain, Italy, Japan, to name a few.

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Oroville Students attend FBLA State Conference and Competition

OROVILLE – Oroville High School FBLA students attended an outstanding state conference in Bellevue this past week. Mikaela McCoy, an Oroville Senior, presided over the North Central Region at the conference and worked together with the state officer team to put on an amazing state conference at the Bellevue Hyatt and Meydenbauer Center.

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Tonasket’s Mens team takes third at Cashmere

CASHMERE – Tonasket joined track and field teams from Liberty Bell and Okanogan at Cashmere High School’s meet Thursday, March 29, where the men’s team took third place with 22 points and the girls team came in fourth with seven points.

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School Board hears community feedback on school safety issues

TONASKET – Tonasket School Board members set aside their regular agenda March 14 to hear community members’ feedback on school safety.

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College students walk out of class to honor Parkland shooting victims

OMAK – Lily Bernhardt, Running Start Senior from Tonasket, organized a walkout from college classes at Wenatchee Valley College Omak (WVCO) to honor the 17 students and staff killed in Parkland, Fla., one month ago.

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