Tonasket prepares for new school year

The new school year starts Wednesday, Sept. 2 for the Tonasket School District, with back to school assemblies held at 8:30 a.m. in the gymnasiums.
The high school, middle school and elementary schools will open their offices back up Wednesday, Aug. 19 for new student enrollment and for updating student information.
A school district open house is scheduled Tuesday, Sept. 1 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. which will provide the opportunity for parents and students to visit their classrooms and meet their teachers. A back to school BBQ takes place the same day, from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in the high school commons. The price of the meal is $3.50 for adults and children.
Football practice begins Wednesday, Aug. 19, with all other fall sports practices beginning Aug. 24.
Sixth grade orientation is scheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 1. Students and parents are asked to meet in the middle school gym at 6 p.m., where they will have the opportunity to meet the sixth grade teachers, school counselor and principal. A short orientation of the middle school will be presented with the chance to have any questions answered. Sixth grade teachers will be in their classrooms until 7:30 p.m.
Tonasket High School fees include the following: ASB $25, Sports $50, Art $15, FFA $20, Yearbook $45 and Drivers Ed $393.
Picture Day is Friday, Sept. 4.