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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
OROVILLE – For the third year in a row, the Oroville Scholarship Foundation (OSF) has broken their record in awarding Continuing Education funds to former OHS graduates. This year $8300 was available to give to nine applicants, who will receive varying amounts. These students are not this year’s OHS graduates, but are in the second or later year of schooling, or have returned to college after a extended time.
TONASKET – Tonasket Elementary School students had fun choosing a free book at the Scholastic Book Fair this week, courtesy of TES Principal Jeremy Clark and parent volunteer Debby Green.
OROVILLE – Dwayne Birmingham, manager at Akins Foods, was sworn in at a special meeting of the Oroville School Board on Monday, Nov. 20, as the newest School Director for Oroville Schools.