When the Tonasket FFA’s parliamentary procedure team went to the national convention two years ago, ag teacher Matt Deebach thought called it a once-in-a-career experience. Turns out Deebach was wrong.
TONASKET – Tonasket School Board members said they had never received as much feedback on an issue as they had over the potential elimination of the family consumer science vocational program at Tonasket High School.
TONASKET – Tonasket varsity basketball players will be challenging Tiger alumni on Wednesday, March 6, at 7:00 p.m. at the Tonasket High School gym. Proceeds from the game will go toward the Tonasket youth baseball and softball programs. Ticket prices are $3 for adults and $2 for students, and donations are also accepted.
Tonasket High School’s Junior Class will be hosting Donkey Basketball as a fundraiser, Feb. 7.
OROVILLE – After returning from executive session to evaluate Superintendent Steve Quick, the Oroville School Board announced they would be renewing his contract for a three-year term.
“I move to approve Mr. Quick’s three-year contract as written,” said School Director Amy Wise at the board’s meeting Tuesday, Jan. 29.
The renewal includes an increase in pay of $2,000 each of the next three years.
TONASKET – Tonasket Middle and High Schools hosted their winter concert on Wednesday, Jan. 23, as the choirs and bands from both schools entertained a big crowd in the High School Commons. It was also an opportunity for the school to honor Mrs. Patti Middleton, who retired as the middle and high school music teacher [...]
OROVILLE – Oroville Junior/Senior High School was named a “2012 School of Distinction” by the Center for Educational Effectiveness.
TONASKET – Tonasket School District will be delaying its school day by two hours due to heavy snow fall on Thursday, Dec. 20. There will be no breakfast served, and lunch will be served at its regular time. Parents and guardians will also be contacted via Dashboard, the school’s automated phone notification system.
TONASKET – The Tonasket School Board, in its annual reorganization of the three specific positions held by board members, opted not to make any changes to its makeup. In three separate unanimous votes, Jerry Asmussen will continue as board chair; Catherine Stangland will continue as board vice chair; and Lloyd Caton will continue as the [...]
OROVILLE – Under “Good News and Announcements” at the Monday, Nov. 26 Oroville School Board meeting Superintendent Steve Quick pointed to the successful $1.2 million capital levy passage. “It means we can put a new roof on the elementary… that’s really good news,” said Supt. Quick. “What are we going to do with all those [...]
Poll of the Week
Should the Oroville School Board have renewed OHS Social Studies Teacher Ryan Frazier's Contract
- Yes, he has made a change in students' lives and got them excited about school (46%, 64 Votes)
- Yes, the board should have gone with Principal Kristin Sarmiento's evaluation and recommendation (25%, 35 Votes)
- I don't have enough information to say one way or another (16%, 22 Votes)
- Yes, with the understanding he address Supt. Steve Quick's concerns (14%, 19 Votes)
- No, the issue went through the superintendent and board and should be dropped there (9%, 13 Votes)
- No, we elect local school boards to make these sorts of decisions for us (8%, 11 Votes)
- No, Supt. Steve Quick recommended the first-year probationary teacher's contract not be renewed (5%, 7 Votes)
Total Voters: 140