Schools

WSU Upward Bound – Educational and College Enrichment Program

Currently in Okanogan County there are two WSU Upward Bound programs, the first, which has been serving the Omak and Okanogan high schools for ten years and the newest program, serving a maximum of 60 students from Tonasket and Oroville high schools.

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Missoula Children’s Theatre hits Tonasket | Slideshow

Missoula Children’s Theatre presented Beauty Lou and the Country Beast, an original country western adaptation of the classic fairy tale Beauty and the Beast on Saturday, March 1 at the THS Commons.

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School District to hold off on bond re-run

TONASKET – The Tonasket School Board has every intention of making another attempt at passing a capital improvement bond to fund expansion and upgrades of the school facilities.

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iPads helping non-verbal students communicate

OROVILLE – Along with approving changes to the future school calendars, the Oroville School Board heard how iPads had replaced picture cutouts as one way non-verbal students could communicate.

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THS Winterfest, March 3-7

TONASKET – Tonasket High School’s Winterfest Celebration will be March 3-7. Planned activities are as follows: Dress-up Days Monday, March 3: Class Color Day 9th grade wear Green, 10th wear Blue, 11th wear Purple 12th wear Pink Tuesday, March 4: Twin Day Wednesday, March 5: Superhero/Villain Day Thursday, March 6: Nationality Day Friday, March 7: [...]

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What’s next? Tonasket School Board tries to chart course after bond failure

Public Hearing scheduled before board meeting TONASKET – The need to expand and upgrade facilities is still there; the money, however, is not. The Tonasket School Board called a special meeting Monday, Feb. 17, to try to figure out its next move in the wake of the failure of its $6 million bond measure for [...]

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Public hearing Feb. 24 on Tonasket School Bond

TONASKET – The Tonasket School Board will hold a public hearing to receive community input the school bond on Monday, Feb. 24 from 7 to 8 p.m. in the board room.

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Voters approve school levies throughout the county

OKANOGAN COUNTY – Voters in the Oroville, Tonasket, Pateros, Brewster, Okanogan and Omak School Districts all approved levies in the Tuesday, Feb. 11 Special Election, however, a measure that would have expanded facilities and replaced the Alternative School in the Tonasket District has fallen short of approval.

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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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