Schools

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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TRIO program helps students reach goal of getting a college degree

Tonasket TRIO Upward Bound has been serving 35 THS students continuously since 2012. Students receive personal and academic advising, college track curriculum workshops and seminars, campus visits, career and educational field trips, grade monitoring and access to tutoring and support with college and scholarship applications.

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Oroville CARES Coalition honored at CADCA’S National Leadership Forum

WASHINGTON,DC -Oroville CARES Coalition was one of 160 community coalitions honored during a graduation ceremony at the Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America’s (CADCA) National Leadership Forum, just outside of Washington, D.C. The coalitions received a graduation certificate for completing CADCA’s National Coalition Academy, a rigorous training program designed to increase the effectiveness of community drug prevention leaders.

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Election stands, Oroville, Tonasket, Okanogan, Omak and Pateros pass school levies

Final vote count and certification held Friday, Feb. 23, 2018 OKANOGAN – Oroville and Tonasket voters overwhelmingly supported their school districts by passing replacement levies for special programs and operations by 60 percent approval, according to the final count of the special election which took place Friday, Feb. 23. In fact, all the school districts [...]

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Tiger Cubs headed to Regional Spelling Bee

TONASKET – Fourth grader Calvin Sutton took first place and third grader Xenohon (Xen) Fardys took second place in the Tonasket Elementary Spelling Bee January 31.

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