Ellamae Burnell, was chosen to be this year’s May Festival Queen at the 2015 Selection Night event held at the Oroville High School Commons last Monday night. Brunell and her court, Princess Faith Martin and Mikayla Scott , all juniors at OHS, participated in the Selection night by giving speeches and answering an impromptu question.
OROVILLE – This year sees three candidates who would like to be crowned the Oroville May Festival Queen for 2015. They are Faith Martin, Mikayla Scott and Ellamae Burnell, all juniors at Oroville High School. May Day Selection night is Monday, Feb. 16 at 7 p.m. at the Oroville High School Commons, where admittance is free.
TONASKET – The ballots are in the mail and Tonasket voters are being asked to approve a 12-year $6.98 million school facilities bond to alleviate overcrowding, build a new Alternative/Outreach school and upgrade athletic facilities to improve safety for participants.
TONASKET – The Tonasket School Board is starting the process for the new superintendent search and is inviting the public to attend a meeting with Doug Asbjornsen, the search consultant, on Wednesday, Jan. 21 at 7 p.m. in the district board room.
OROVILLE – A school director has suggested the Oroville School Board open up their public comment, changing the policy that requires people comment only regarding items on the agenda.
OLYMPIA – Randal Hauff, a former superintendent of the Tonasket School District, has been named a co-defendant in a lawsuit claiming he defrauded Medicaid in order to benefit financially.
The Oroville School District is going to start a highly capable program for students who are gifted and talented.
The district is in the process of seeking out nominations for students who are in the top 2-3 percent intellectually who would like to be included in the program
TONASKET – Tonasket Superintendent Paul Turner will see his tenure with the district end as of the conclusion of the current school year.
OROVILLE – The Oroville School Board is continuing to look at ways to use left over money from a three-year capital improvement levy to make repairs to the elementary school roof.