Schools

TSD Superintendent search begins

TONASKET – The Tonasket School Board is starting the process for the new superintendent search and is inviting the public to attend a meeting with Doug Asbjornsen, the search consultant, on Wednesday, Jan. 21 at 7 p.m. in the district board room.

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School board discusses opening up public comment

OROVILLE – A school director has suggested the Oroville School Board open up their public comment, changing the policy that requires people comment only regarding items on the agenda.

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Former Tonasket School Superintendent target of lawsuit

OLYMPIA – Randal Hauff, a former superintendent of the Tonasket School District, has been named a co-defendant in a lawsuit claiming he defrauded Medicaid in order to benefit financially.

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Highly Capable Program starting at Oroville Schools

The Oroville School District is going to start a highly capable program for students who are gifted and talented.
The district is in the process of seeking out nominations for students who are in the top 2-3 percent intellectually who would like to be included in the program

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Supt. Turner to leave Tonasket School District

TONASKET – Tonasket Superintendent Paul Turner will see his tenure with the district end as of the conclusion of the current school year.

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Oroville School District continuing its look at facilities improvement

OROVILLE – The Oroville School Board is continuing to look at ways to use left over money from a three-year capital improvement levy to make repairs to the elementary school roof.

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Winter 2014-15 Standings, Scores and Schedules (boys and girls basketball)

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Kinross offers second free training workshop

REPUPLIC – As part of a program to assist the local communities with upcoming change as closure of the Buckhorn Mine approaches, Kinross Kettle River – Buckhorn is hosting a series of trainings and workshops designed specifically for Ferry and Okanogan county residents and businesses. The second in the series, “Startup: Planning for the Unknowable Future” will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 10 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Republic School cafeteria.

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Silver Linings

LOUISVILLE, KY – When the expectation is to win a national title, the best you can do is meet them.
The Tonasket FFA Rituals team found out that sometimes, that isn’t going to work out. Adjusting those expectations helped the group of seven Tonasket High School sophomores gain more from their trip to the FFA national convention than they had expected.

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Tonasket School District nears decision on bond

TONASKET – The Tonasket School District’s Thoughtstream internet survey regarding the proposed school expansion bond measure continued through last week in its second stage, which involved prioritizing ideas gleaned from the survey’s first stage.

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