Schools

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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Oroville and Tonasket Schools seek levy funding

NORTH COUNTY – Oroville and Tonasket School Districts are going to the voter to ask for two-year levies to help fund programs and operations that the state does not provide money for.

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Special Election ballots are in the mail

OKANOGAN – Ballots for the upcoming Tuesday, Feb. 13 Special Election, which includes several issues for school districts, including Oroville and Tonasket, are in the mail, according to the Okanogan County Auditor’s office.

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Oroville Robotics Team advances to finals match

SPOKANE VALLEY – The Oroville Robotics Club, a GEAR-UP sponsored after-school program, competed at the Spokane Valley Tech VEX Robotics Tournament, Saturday, Jan. 20. After 44 Qualification matches, all three Oroville teams made it through to the quarter finals, with the team of Emily Grunert, LeRain Wallace, Xavier McCoy and Michael Oaks advancing through to the finals match.

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Levy meeting at Oroville High School

OROVILLE – The Oroville School District has scheduled a Levy Information Night today, Jan. 22 from 6 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. prior to the regular board meeting in the high school library.

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VWVC offers admission guarantee program for Tonasket, Omak and Bridgeport seniors

In order to help high school seniors successfully transition into college, Wenatchee Valley College and Tonasket, Omak and Bridgeport high schools are partnering in a new program, The Admissions Guarantee (TAG). The program will automatically admit seniors from these three schools to WVC for the 2018-19 school year.

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Local kids enjoy Shop with a Cop event

OROVILLE – Local kids from Oroville and Tonasket got a chance to mix with law enforcement last Saturday as part of the Shop with a Cop program.

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