TONASKET – The Tonasket School District’s efforts to understand and develop strategies to improve the education of children coming from impoverished backgrounds received high praise after its administrators’ presentation at last week’s Washington State Leadership Academy in Spokane.
OROVILLE – As part of their regular meeting last Monday, the Oroville School Board toured the elementary building, paying particular attention to the work being done on the new roof.
TONASKET – Tonasket Middle School students are continuing their efforts to raise funds for the city swimming pool, this time by encouraging area residents to vote for the pool project as part of a Coca Cola contest. According to middle school ASB advisor Chasitie Cork, one can participate in the program through this link. Starting [...]
OROVILLE – Oroville teacher George Thornton received a plaque acknowledging his 33 years of service from the school board at their Monday, May 20 meeting.
“One of the first administrators from when George started teaching said in his evaluation that he was going to make an impact on his community… that’s just what he’s done,” said Superintendent Steve Quick.
The VISTA program, a companion program to AmeriCorps, has five positions open in the Tonasket School District this summer, according to VISTA coordinator Bob Ashmore.
When the Tonasket FFA’s parliamentary procedure team went to the national convention two years ago, ag teacher Matt Deebach thought called it a once-in-a-career experience. Turns out Deebach was wrong.
TONASKET – Tonasket School Board members said they had never received as much feedback on an issue as they had over the potential elimination of the family consumer science vocational program at Tonasket High School.
TONASKET – Tonasket varsity basketball players will be challenging Tiger alumni on Wednesday, March 6, at 7:00 p.m. at the Tonasket High School gym. Proceeds from the game will go toward the Tonasket youth baseball and softball programs. Ticket prices are $3 for adults and $2 for students, and donations are also accepted.
Tonasket High School’s Junior Class will be hosting Donkey Basketball as a fundraiser, Feb. 7.
OROVILLE – After returning from executive session to evaluate Superintendent Steve Quick, the Oroville School Board announced they would be renewing his contract for a three-year term.
“I move to approve Mr. Quick’s three-year contract as written,” said School Director Amy Wise at the board’s meeting Tuesday, Jan. 29.
The renewal includes an increase in pay of $2,000 each of the next three years.