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Luis Perez owner of Oroville Community Auto talks with students about his business at the Career Fair held in February at Oroville High School.  Photo by Gary DeVon

Career Fair Day at Oroville High School

OROVILLE – GEAR UP and the Oroville School District held it’s annual Career Fair with students from Oroville and Tonasket attending the Feb. 8 event.

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Local school levies fare well with voters

OKANOGAN – Voters sent local school districts a Valentine’s present Tuesday, Feb. 14 approving Maintenance and Operations Levies by well over the margins needed to pass.

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Title IX raises questions for Oroville School Board

OROVILLE – The fact post season tournaments for boys and girls wrestling are held at two different locations raised the question of whether a volunteer coach could stand in the corner for the girls and still meet federal Title IX requirements.

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Oroville School Music Director Eric Stiles (far right) accompanies the OHS pep band during the Oroville Hornet Basketball game last Thursday night.

Oroville Schools learn what instruments they’ll receive from Mr. Holland’s

OROVILLE – Music Director Eric Stiles shared the numbers and types of musical instruments the Oroville School District will be receiving through a generous Mr. Holland’s Opus Foundation grant during the PTO Town Hall last month.

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Tonasket School Board approves new curricula

TONASKET – The Tonasket School Board’s approval of curricula for middle school suicide prevention education and high school language arts highlighted actions taken at the Monday, Jan. 23, meeting.

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Members of the Oroville School Board and district staff joined Oroville Parent-Teacher Organization President Rich Scott at a Town Hall meeting to discuss issues involving the district on the evening of Wednesday, Jan. 11. Present were (L-R) Scott, Superi

Oroville PTO sponsors Town Hall meeting on school issues

OROVILLE – The Oroville Parent-Teacher Organization (PTO) brought together school board members, staff and the community at a special Town Hall meeting last week to discuss issues involving the Oroville School District.

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Students from Oroville's third, fourth, fifth and sixth grades listen intently to noted children's author Gordon Korman who spoke on how he gets his inspiration to write his well known books. photo by Gary DeVon

Noted children’s author Gordon Korman talks to Oroville Elementary Students

OROVILLE – Gordon Korman, world-renowned author of children’s books, came to Oroville to inspire the budding writers in the elementary school’s third, fourth, fifth and sixth grades.

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Before and after pictures of the Oroville Elementary School looking from the south end. The school received all new paint on it’s exterior.

Oroville School District buildings improved over the summer

OROVILLE – Custodians and maintenance personnel worked extremely hard this summer to paint and repair our schools.

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Oroville sixth-grade teacher Jacqueline Marshall (left of Gov. Chris Gregoir, who is center front) and Oroville High School social studies teacher Kelsey Cleveland (second to right of the governor) at the Legislative Scholars Program held in Olympia last

Oroville teachers attend Legislative Scholar Program in Olympia

OLYMPIA – In July, two Oroville teachers attended a five-day conference in Olympia at the State Capitol as part of the Legislative Scholar Program.

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Iverson to leave Oroville High School

Carl Iverson, former OHS basketball coach, has taken a teaching position in West Valley, Yakima, School District.

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