OROVILLE – The Oroville School Board approved a three-year capital improvement levy of $1,200,129 to put a new roof on the elementary school.
TONASKET – The Tonasket School Board meeting scheduled for Wednesday, June 27, featured a number of reports, as well as announcements of several personnel hirings and a pair resignations by longtime district employees.
OROVILLE – Todd Hill, an Oroville police officer and father of four, was selected to fill the seat vacated by Christina Rise on the Oroville School Board.
TONASKET – Tonasket High School’s Class of 2012 topped off its senior year with graduation ceremonies on Saturday, June 9, fittingly displaying its flair for the artistic throughout the commencement ceremony.
OROVILLE – The Oroville High School Class of 2012 graduated 52 students in a ceremony held at the Coulton Auditorium on Saturday, June 2.
Heather Galvan, the class valedictorian, received the Glover Cup, which is awarded to the student who best represents, the “spirit of Americanism.” Liliana Castrejon-Perez was the class salutatorian.
OROVILLE – The Monster Music Festival came to Oroville last week bringing together 270 student musicians from all over North Central Washington.
OROVILLE – Although they said they support the new Oroville school reader board, at least two district board members questioned the superintendent’s spending on the district’s share of the sign and its installation.
TONASKET – Children of migrant parents or others who speak very little English face daunting challenges when they start school for the first time in a district such as Tonasket.
TONASKET – Tonasket School District is preparing to begin its mandated roll out of TPEP – Teacher/Principal Evaluation Pilot – that needs to be fully implemented per OSPI (Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction) during the 2015-17 biennium, said District Superintendent Paul Turner at the board’s Feb. 27 meeting.
OROVILLE – February means the Principal’s Challenge at Oroville Elementary where the students earn motivational rewards if they meet the principal’s goal and this year that meant Joan Hoehn ended up standing on her head as one of the rewards.
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