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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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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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