The Star - News, views and advertising of the Grand Coulee Dam Area

Jess Ford new and used cars and trucks

(644) stories found containing 'grand coulee dam school district'

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 25 of 644



Newbriefs

Donations accepted The school board accepted donations at its meeting a week ago. The Grand Coulee Dam PTA gave $25 to the resource room supply needs; Bridget Gabriel gave $1,500 to purchase books for K-12; the Grand Coulee Community Church gave...

 

Four of five school board seats up for election

Four of the five school board seats in the Grand Coulee Dam School District will be up for election this year. Potential candidates must file their intention to run for a seat May 15-19, with a primary election on Aug. 1. School board Chairman...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    School    April 5, 2017

Two school boards aligning coming calendars 2017-18 school year to start Aug. 30

The school boards from the Grand Coulee Dam District and Nespelem District met recently and focused their discussions on the calendars for the next two school years. As a new approach to setting the school calendar, Grand Coulee Dam District...

 

Schoolbriefs

• Members of the Lake Roosevelt junior and senior high bands and the high school chorus will head to Silverwood Theme Park June 1, for a field trip performance. Karen Pace, who heads the music department, stated that about 75 students will go on th...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    March 29, 2017

Outline of new school strategic plan approved

A framework for a new school strategic plan was adopted by the Grand Coulee Dam School District Monday night. The framework was decided by a group made up of school people and community members at a special meeting a couple of weeks ago....

 

Newsbriefs

School boards to meet together The boards of Nespelem and Grand Coulee Dam school districts will hold a joint meeting Wednesday, March 22, at La Presa Restaurant, in Grand Coulee, at 6 p.m. The joint board meeting is open to the public. Park board co...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    March 8, 2017

Winter hard on schools

The Grand Coulee Dam School District has had its problems with the harsh winter, and will have to repair sidewalk and playground concrete walkway problems when spring arrives. Sidewalks in front of the new school have had surface problems and the...

 

School strategizers meet

Richard McBride, superintendent of the North Central Educational Service District 171, leads a discussion on developing a strategic plan for Grand Coulee Dam School District in a Lake Roosevelt...

 

Legals for March 8, 2017

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS TOWN OF COULEE DAM WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT IMPROVEMENT PROJECT Separate sealed bids will be received by the Town of Coulee Dam at the Town Hall, located at 300 Lincoln Ave, Coulee Dam, WA 99116, until 2:00 p.m., March 15,...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    March 1, 2017

Schools contemplate greater grad requirements

The Grand Coulee Dam School District board had two issues on its agenda Monday night for passage; neither made it in a three-plus-hour-long, marathon meeting. The issues were new high school graduation requirements and a two-year school calendar....

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    March 1, 2017

District learns options for clearing a path to sale of old school

The Grand Coulee Dam School District met with Grand Coulee’s planning commission Feb. 15 and received first hand some of the options it faces in selling the Center School property. Superintendent Paul Turner stated late last week that the meeting...

 

Newsbriefs

Dangerous crosswalk discussed Cheryl Hoffman, president of the local senior center, asked Grand Coulee City Council to do something about the dangers of the crosswalk on Federal Way. She said that seniors use this crosswalk and drivers coming down...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    March 1, 2017

City park could be renamed for pro bull rider

Grand Coulee could soon have a park dedicated to world-champion bull rider Shane Proctor. A proposal was made to the Grand Coulee City Council Feb. 21 by Bob Valen, who made the request on behalf of the Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce....

 

Meetings and Notices

Chamber This Week The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet at noon, this Thursday, February 23, at La Presa Mexican Restaurant, Grand Coulee. Denis Felton from Washington State Parks will be the guest speaking. Community Blood Drive...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News    February 15, 2017

LR alternative school offers a different way to learn

Traditional school isn't for everybody. For a variety of reasons, some students can benefit from a different model of education, and the Grand Coulee Dam School District offers an alternative....

 

Newsbriefs

Grant PUD’s offices will close early Thursday Grant PUD’s offices will close early for training on Thursday, Feb. 16. The Grand Coulee office will close at 11 a.m., and the Royal City office at 11:30 a.m. The Moses Lake, Ephrata and Quincy...

 

Athletic events canceled today

All athletic events scheduled for today with the Grand Coulee Dam School District are canceled, the district announced at 11:30 this morning, Thursday, Feb. 9. The girls' basketball game in Tonasket tonight has been rescheduled for...

 

Newsbriefs

New chief in Coulee Dam It’s Paul Bowden’s turn to be police chief in Coulee Dam, according to Mayor Greg Wilder, who explained at the Jan. 25 town council meeting that state law does not allow towns to keep the same interim police chief for...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    February 8, 2017

Bus damaged when it hits ditch

One of Grand Coulee Dam School District's buses received damage to its front end last Thursday about 7:15 a.m. when the driver swerved off the road near Nespelem to avoid hitting a vehicle in front...

 

There's still plenty of time to fill out that school survey

You can access the Grand Coulee Dam District School survey online (http://www.gcdsd.org) and have an opportunity to make comments about the good things happening in the district and things you believe need improving. The district office stated this...

 

GCHS Alumni Association to meet

Grand Coulee High School Alumni Association will meet at 1 p.m. Wednesday, February 15, at Grand Coulee Community Church, 405 Center Street, one block south of the old GCHS building. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss scholarship awards and to...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    February 1, 2017

Classroom space tight at new school

Money makes the world go around, and it also builds school classrooms. Both classrooms and money are in short supply at the Grand Coulee Dam School District, just three years after opening the new Lake Roosevelt Schools complex in 2014. Currently,...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    January 25, 2017

School district, city to meet on school

An upcoming visit between two local governments could help prevent a big local asset from degrading into a permanent eyesore. The Grand Coulee Dam School District has been invited to Grand Coulee’s next planning commission meeting on Feb. 8, to...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    January 25, 2017

Fewer federal funds expected for school

The Nespelem School District has plenty of cash right now, but fewer federal funds may be coming for the year than previously planned. The district, which budgeted for the year based on an expected...

 

Meetings and Notices

Chamber This Week The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet at noon, this Thursday, January 26, at the Senior Center on Main Street, Grand Coulee. Grant County Port District 7 to Meet The Grant County Port District 7 will hold its...

 

Page Down