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Tonasket School Board approves new curricula

TONASKET – The Tonasket School Board’s approval of curricula for middle school suicide prevention education and high school language arts highlighted actions taken at the Monday, Jan. 23, meeting.

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Members of the Oroville School Board and district staff joined Oroville Parent-Teacher Organization President Rich Scott at a Town Hall meeting to discuss issues involving the district on the evening of Wednesday, Jan. 11. Present were (L-R) Scott, Superi

Oroville PTO sponsors Town Hall meeting on school issues

OROVILLE – The Oroville Parent-Teacher Organization (PTO) brought together school board members, staff and the community at a special Town Hall meeting last week to discuss issues involving the Oroville School District.

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Students from Oroville's third, fourth, fifth and sixth grades listen intently to noted children's author Gordon Korman who spoke on how he gets his inspiration to write his well known books. photo by Gary DeVon

Noted children’s author Gordon Korman talks to Oroville Elementary Students

OROVILLE – Gordon Korman, world-renowned author of children’s books, came to Oroville to inspire the budding writers in the elementary school’s third, fourth, fifth and sixth grades.

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Before and after pictures of the Oroville Elementary School looking from the south end. The school received all new paint on it’s exterior.

Oroville School District buildings improved over the summer

OROVILLE – Custodians and maintenance personnel worked extremely hard this summer to paint and repair our schools.

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Oroville sixth-grade teacher Jacqueline Marshall (left of Gov. Chris Gregoir, who is center front) and Oroville High School social studies teacher Kelsey Cleveland (second to right of the governor) at the Legislative Scholars Program held in Olympia last

Oroville teachers attend Legislative Scholar Program in Olympia

OLYMPIA – In July, two Oroville teachers attended a five-day conference in Olympia at the State Capitol as part of the Legislative Scholar Program.

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Iverson to leave Oroville High School

Carl Iverson, former OHS basketball coach, has taken a teaching position in West Valley, Yakima, School District.

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Two seats on the Oroville School Board to go to voters in primary

OROVILLE – Unless you’re from Oroville or Brewster youprobably didn’t get a ballot to vote for candidates for local positions in theupcoming election, where local offices have attracted more than two candidatesmoving them to the primary.

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Students in small groups climbed several sets of steps to climb up to a small room below the radio telescope dish, which is part of the Very Long Baseline Array that comprises 10 of these antennae to gather radio waves from outer space. Photos by Dave Tay

Oroville fifth-graders visit radio telescope at Monse

MONSE – On May 25, Dave Taylor’s fifth-grade class took a field trip to Monse to visit the Very Long Baseline Array (VLBA) radio telescope antenna.

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<p class=PhotoByline>Photo by Emily Hanson</p><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman";'>Valedictorian Ty Thornton giving his address duringthe THS graduation on Saturday, June 11. “Looking at our community here inTonasket, responsibi

THS grads urged to create well-balanced lives

TONASKET – The Tonasket High School Class of 2011 was urged to create well-balanced lives during their graduation ceremony in the THS gym on Saturday, June 11.

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<p class=MsoNormal align=right style='text-align:right'><span style='font-family:"Swiss 721"'>Photo by Gary A. DeVon</span></p><p class=MsoBodyText><span style='font-size:11.0pt;'>ConnorThompson was awarded the Glover Cup at the commencement ceremony for

Oroville graduates OHS Class of 2011

OROVILLE – Commencement ceremonies for the Oroville High School Class of 2011 were held at the Coulton Auditorium last Saturday, June 4 at 2 p.m.

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