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Tonasket School Board calls special meeting

TONASKET – The Tonasket School Board has called a special meeting for Monday, Feb. 17, to review and discuss the failure of the Feb. 11 bond election. While the replacement maintenance and operations levy is passing with a nearly 60 percent vote the vote for the bond, which required 60 percent to pass, had received [...]

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M&O levies passing, but Tonasket construction bond going down

NORTH COUNTY – Three of the four ballot measures involving Tonasket and Oroville School Districts were passing as of the initial Tuesday, Feb. 11, vote count, but one was going down to a decisive defeat. Tonasket’s Proposition 2, a bond to expand and improve the school’s facilities, had 50.7 percent voting in favor (541-526). But [...]

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OSF Variety/Talent Show applications

OROVILLE – It’s that time once again for the Oroville Scholarship Foundation (formerly Dollars For Scholars) Variety/Talent Show.

The show will occur this year on Friday, March 14 at 7 p.m. in the Oroville High School Commons. To participate in the show, an application must be completed (see full story for downloadable application)….

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New state high school hour requirements an issue at Oroville

OROVILLE – Requiring 1080 teaching hours at high schools throughout the state could be problematic for Oroville, eliminating in-service training time for teachers, late start Mondays and early releases, among other things.

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Two Oroville School District issues on February Ballot

OROVILLE – The Oroville School Board of directors, as well as other schools in the state and region, is once again requesting voters to vote on a replacement Maintenance and Operations Levy at the Feb. 11 election.

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Officials gather for informal discussions

TONASKET – A panoply of elected officials and representatives of a number of other government agencies gathered for an informal “round table” discussion in Tonasket School District board room on Monday, Dec. 16. Called together at the behest of Tonasket School Board member Catherine Stangland, the officials to discuss the concerns that their various entities deal with and ways to communicate with representatives in Olympia and Washington, D.C.

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Tonasket Middle/High School Band & Choir Concert | Slideshow

TONASKET – Scenes from Tonasket Middle and High School’s Christmas and holiday concert on Wednesday, Dec. 11.

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Gas leak closes Oroville Schools

Friday night basketball vs. Tonasket still on OROVILLE – A gas leak in the Oroville High School chemistry lab resulted in the early release of all students and staff Friday, Dec. 13, at 10:30 a.m. Superintendent Steve Quick said initial examination indicated that the leak was small but noted that any size leak is not [...]

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OHS graduation moved back a week

OROVILLE – While Oroville senior students are used to graduating a week before the official end of the school year, conflicts with state playoffs means they’ll have to wait this year.

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TSD levy, bond packages approved

TONASKET – The Tonasket School board approved resolutions to move forward with a $6 million bond for new construction and a $1.64 million maintenance and operations (M&O) levy that will be set before district voters in February, 2014, at their Monday, Nov. 25 board meeting.

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