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Tonasket School Board works over levy proposals

TONASKET – Extending the school day is no longer optional, the elementary school is bursting at the seams with students, the alternative school is crumbling, the national award-winning FFA program has a lengthy waiting list and some of the athletic facilities are in dire need of a makeover. Those are just some of the needs [...]

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Tonasket High invites community to Nov. 8 assembly

In honor of Veterans Day, the Tonasket High School ASB will be hosting a Veteran’s Day Assembly on the morning of Friday, November 8th, 2013 in the Tonasket High School Commons from 9:00 A.M. to 10:00 A.M. We would like to encourage all Veterans to please bring items in to be displayed on our Veterans [...]

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Supt. Quick reports on test results

OROVILLE – Under “Good News and Announcements” last Monday, Oroville School Superintendent Steve Quick announced that Lily Hilderbrand, a junior at OHS, will serve as the student representative to the board for the rest of the school year.

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Tonasket FFA team takes second in nation

Rituals team earns Tonasket’s second national runner-up finish in three years LOUISVILLE, KY – For the second time in three years, a Tonasket FFA team is bringing a national runner-up trophy home from the national FFA convention. Sophomores Rade Pilkinton, Jenna Valentine, Janelle Catone, Jordan Hughes, Sammie Earley, Madison Bayless and Rachel Silverthorn, who won [...]

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Oroville homecoming

Injuries, turnovers endanger Hornets’ playoff hopes in homecoming loss

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Pellet gun leads to Tonasket Schools lockdown | updated

Updated 10:05 p.m.
TONASKET – Devin Martinez, Aan 18-year-old Tonasket Hhigh Sschool student, is in custody after being spotted on the Tonasket High School campus with what turned out to be a pellet gun, causing a district-wide lockdown for nearly an hour on Thursday, Oct. 24.

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Tonasket homecoming week

Tigers fall to Quincy in Friday homecoming game TONASKET – Quincy plays a close-to-the-vest, grind-it-out brand of football that isn’t spectacular, but gives an opponent few chances to take advantage of self-inflicted wounds. Tonasket hung with the Jackrabbits for awhile, but Quincy physically hammered on the smaller Tigers until Tonasket made its own set of [...]

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Tonasket School board grapples with rising costs, twin levies

TONASKET – The Tonasket School Board is trying to lay the groundwork for running a pair of levies. But at the board’s Monday, Sep. 23, meeting, it first found itself dealing with the consequences of rising costs that dipped the district’s fund balance to a level that alarmed at least one board member.

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Oroville School board asked to give up $180K energy incentive

OROVILLE – Ameresco, the company contracted to built Oroville High Schools new geothermal heating and cooling system, said the project cost more than anticipated and asked the school board to consider signing over $180,000 in energy incentives the district may be receiving.

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Tonasket FFA to host annual barbecue, dessert auction

  TONASKET – The Tonasket FFA Alumni and friends will be hosting its annual barbecue on Thursday, Aug. 15, at 6:00 p.m. at the Tonasket Rodeo Grounds, followed by a dessert auction. All are welcome to the annual fundraiser for FFA activities – not just FFA alumni. Desirae Coe, president of the Tonasket FFA Alumni, [...]

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