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 School    April 16, 2014 

LRHS honor roll for third quarter

The following is the Lake Roosevelt High School honor roll for third quarter. HIGH HONORS 3.5 – 4.0 SENIORS Akaycia M. Foster, Brandin Smith, Brandon Desautel, Chyenne Kelly-Marconi, Clare Castrodale, Daniel Campobasso, Jennifer Reichlin, Madisyn...

 
 School    April 16, 2014 

Local students make EWU list

Five college students from the local area were named to the Dean’s List at Eastern Washington University for the winter quarter. They are Karah Duclos, Taylor Black, Conor Crim, Luke Night Wolf and Erica VanZyverden, all of Coulee Dam. An...

 
 School    April 9, 2014

Free movie night for Nespelem School

The Friends of Rachel club and SHARP Kids are sponsoring a Family Movie Night at the Nespelem School gymnasium, Wednesday, April 16 at 6 p.m. The event is open to all families in the community. Children under the age of 14 must be accompanied by an...

 
 School    April 9, 2014

Center students of the month

Selected for March students of the month at Center School include: from left, front:Anthony Vieira, Nani Marconi, Abby Rockwell, Kyia Arcasa, Kasidi Palmer; middle row: Celeste LaPlace, T.K. Galler,...

 
 School    April 9, 2014

STEM Family Night April 16

There will be a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering Math) family night during student-led conferences on Thursday, Apr. 17, at Lake Roosevelt High School. Come see what is happening in LR classes and take a look at a few new classes to come....

 
 School    April 9, 2014

Book fair time

GCD PTA will be hosting a book fair again this year at the middle school library April 15-17. Books are for K-8th and some for older students and family. Books and bling will be on sale during and after school and conferences. There is also a Coin...

 
 School    April 2, 2014

Book faire time at the middle school

GCD PTA will be hosting a book fair again this year at the middle school library April 15-17. Books are for K-8th and some for older students and family. Books and bling will be on sale during and after school and conferences. There is also a Coin...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    School    March 26, 2014

Response rate high for school furniture bid

The Grand Coulee Dam School District received 17 responses to its advertisement to bid on furniture for the new school, but only two of the companies gave a full response to the specifications, Superintendent Dennis Carlson told the board Monday...

 
 School    March 12, 2014

Kindergarten registration to begin for 2014-2015 school year

Registration for the 2014-15 school year will be held March 17 through April 11, for all children entering kindergarten next year. Parents may stop by the school office for a registration packet. A copy of the child’s OFFICIAL birth certificate and...

 
 School    March 12, 2014

Center Students of the Month

Pictured are the Students of the Month for February at Center School. From left - front: Austin Nanamkin, Wiley Kimble, Lucy Budravage, Eva Marchand, Caden Portch; back - Colton Jackson, Lillian...

 
 School    March 5, 2014

Free movie night offered next Monday

Friends of Rachel Club and SHARP Kids will sponsor a free family movie night Monday, March 10, at the Grand Coulee Dam Middle School gymnasium. The event is open to all families in the community. Children under the age of 14 must be accompanied by...

 
 School    March 5, 2014

Nespelem School honor roll

The following is the honor roll for second quarter at Nespelem School. A Honor Roll 3.5 – 4.0 1st Grade Siriana Simonsen, Lola Yazzie 2nd Grade Janie Epperson NiMixat Vargas- Thomas 5th Grade Isiah Adolph, Edward Frank, Moses Luevano, Robert...

 
 School    March 5, 2014

Intros to fiber optics offered

Two classes covering the basics of high-speed data communication applications that are of growing importance to local industry are offered this spring at Big Bend Community College. Electronic Communications I (IST-224) and Introduction to Fiber...

 
 School    February 19, 2014

Honor roll for middle school

The following is the honor roll for first semester at Grand Coulee Dam Middle School. HIGH HONORS 3.50 – 4.00 depicts 4.0 EIGHT GRADE Rylee Pitner*, Karen Hagen, Dylan Jenkins, Dylan Steinert, Bradley Wilder, Malcolm Carson Jr., Aidan Derr,...

 
 School    February 19, 2014

January Students of the Month at Center School

The following are the Students of the Month for Center Elementary for the month of January.Front row - Ivan Alejandre, Raeley Portch, Shyleigh Gray, Tommy Nicholson, Alexis Taylor, Savannah...

 
 School    February 12, 2014

Valentine's Day social set for the middle school

Grand Coulee Dam PTA will be holding a Valentine’s Day Social for the GCD Middle School on Friday, Feb. 14. From 2:45 to 4:45, an Xbox dance party and karaoke will be held for grades seventh and eighth. Admission will be $2. From 4:45 to 6:45...

 
 School    February 5, 2014

Hawk fans start early

Nespelem School's students and staff assemble to show their 12th man spirit Friday as the Seattle Seahawks prepared to defeat the Denver Broncos in the Super Bowl. - Sue Dickey pho...

 
 School    February 5, 2014

School district personnel changes noted

The Grand Coulee Dam School District board accepted four resignations or retirements and five new hires at its meeting last week. Leaving their positions are James Caddy, Lake Roosevelt High School varsity football coach; Gary Darnold, eighth- grade...

 
 School    February 5, 2014

1st semester honor roll for LRHS

The following is the 1st semester honor roll for Lake Roosevelt High School Students. 3.5 – 4.0 SENIORS Madisyn Byam, Daniel Campobasso, Clare Castrodale, Brandon Desautel, Keya Fasthorse, Akaycia Foster, Mikel Friedlander, Chyenne Kelly-Marconi, J...

 
 School    February 5, 2014

High school ASB paver project

The Lake Roosevelt High School Associated Student Body has been selling “Pavers” as a fundraiser to support extra-curricular programs. This fundraiser will run until Friday, Feb. 14. The ASB will be running a special on the Pavers for only $75...

 
 School    January 22, 2014

Farmers can nominate schools for grant

For the third consecutive year, America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund, will give eligible farmers across the country the opportunity to enhance math and science programs in their communities. Now until April 6,...

 
 School    January 22, 2014

Students on EWU list

Several local undergraduate students made the 2013 fall quarter Dean’s List at Eastern Washington University by earning at least 12 quality hours with a GPA of 3.5 or better. Making the list were Taylor Black, Connor Crim, Karah Duclos, Jarred...

 
 School    January 15, 2014

Classes Offered for 2014 GED exams

Adult Basic Skills/GED classes to help adult learners increase college and career readiness skills as well as prepare to take the newly-launched computer-based 2014 GED exams are offered locally through Big Bend Community College. Winter quarter...

 
 School    January 15, 2014

Nespelem School honor roll

The following students have made the honor roll for first quarter at Nespelem School. A Honor Roll 3.5 – 4.0 1st Grade Siriana, Simonsen, Jhaylon Tonasket,Lola Yazie 2nd Grade Janie Epperson, mMixat Vargas-Thomas 4th Grade Michelle Luevano 3.6 5th...

 
 School    January 15, 2014

Youth groups to put on free movie night

Friends of Rachel and SHARP Kids will sponsor a Family Movie Night in the Grand Coulee Dam Middle School gym Jan. 22. The event is open to all families in the community. Children under the age of 14 must be accompanied by an adult. Admission to the...

 
 School    January 8, 2014

Friends of Rachel Club & SHARP Kids to put on movie night

Save the date! On Wednesday, Jan. 22, Friends of Rachel and SHARP Kids are sponsoring a Family Movie Night in the Grand Coulee Dam Middle School gymnasium. The event is open to all families in the...

 
 School    January 8, 2014

Enrollment for after-school program opens Thursday

Beginning on Jan. 9, parents and guardians of students attending Grand Coulee Dam Middle School will have the opportunity to sign their students up for the third session of the SHARP Kids After School Program. The third session begins Jan 27 and...

 
 School    December 23, 2013

BBCC dorms report high occupancy Increase in "mature" students

Residence hall occupancy at Big Bend Community College is at near capacity and holding firm, according to college officials. There were 156 people living in the dorms during fall quarter, a 50-percent increase over last year. The college estimates...

 
 School    December 23, 2013

Holiday concert a big hit

Glenna Whitelaw's first-grade students perform in Nespelem School's holiday concert Thursday night to an audience of hundreds that packed the gym. - Sheri Edwards photo...

 
 School    November 27, 2013

LRHS honor roll

LRHS honor roll The following is the Lake Roosevelt High school honor roll for first quarter. HIGH HONORS 3.5-4.0 depicts 4.0 SENIORS Daniel Campobasso, Chyenne Kelly-Marconi, Brandin Smith, Mikel Friedlander, Brandon Desautel, Jazmyne Marchand,...

 
 School    November 27, 2013

Hires approved

The school board approved a number of hires and two leave requests at its meeting Monday night. Hires included Bill Nicholson as Lake Roosevelt head baseball coach; Andrea Sperberg, Lake Roosevelt assistant track coach; Ken Long, bus driver; Debbie...

 
 School    November 6, 2013

Accepting applications

Soroptimist International of Okanogan Valley is now accepting applications from Okanogan County girls aged 14-17 who volunteer in their school or community.  The winner of the local Violet Richardson Award will receive $200 and be considered for add...

 
 School    October 23, 2013

BBCC reports big increase in math enrollment

Enrollment in college-level math classes has set records this fall at Big Bend Community College. College officials say enrollment in those classes has doubled since 2009, and increased 25 percent from fall of 2012 to fall of 2013. The numbers are...

 
 School    October 16, 2013

Students of the month

The following are Center Elementary Students of the Month for September, They include, left to right, Front Row (left to right) – Aidan Palmanteer, Emry Piturachsatit, Simon Beery, Amy Dorman,...

 
 School    October 2, 2013

School personnel changes approved

The school board approved the retirement of Peggy Day, a special services secretary; the hires of Lisa Vaughan as 5-12 music/band instructor; and approved a week-long leave request by Vaughan, at its meeting Monday night....

 
 School    September 18, 2013

PTA/Credit Union helping schools

The GCD PTA and Coulee Dam Federal Credit Union are teaming up to help provide school supplies for our area schools.  If you can help with cash donations or items from the list below, it would be very appreciated.  Items needed are:   Scientific...

 
 School    September 11, 2013

Changes in GED Test Coming

This fall is the time to prepare for the GED exam, particularly if candidates for the GED certificate have already taken one or more of the tests in the current 2002 Series GED. This current version of the GED test will expire at the end of 2013 and...

 
 By Scott Hunter    School    August 28, 2013

Preschool co-op taking students

The Grand Coulee Dam Cooperative Preschool is about to start up again for fall. The cooperative, which has operated for decades in the area, is currently taking applicants for two age groups of...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    School    August 28, 2013

New hires OK'd for schools

The Grand Coulee Dam School District made a number of new hires and accepted three resignations at the board meeting Monday night. Hired were Randi Heizer, speech paraprofessional; Sabine Thomas, Middle School Title 1/LAP paraprofessional; Michaelea...

 
 School    August 14, 2013

Gearing up for school at the middle school

All new students must be registered in order to start school on the first day, August 27. The Grand Coulee Dam Middle School has set up August 21 and August 22 as Registration Days for new students to the Grand Coulee Dam School District who will be...

 
 School    July 24, 2013

School Briefs

Learning and fun combined The school board Monday night approved a field trip request from SHARP Kids and Summer Rocks to go to Moses Lake. The trip will include a stop at a pea farm, and at Soap Lake to conclude a unit on water testing. While at...

 
 School    July 10, 2013

PTA to hold meeting Thursday

The K-12 Parents-Teachers Association have set the second Thursday of every month to hold their meetings. This month it will be Thursday, July 11, at 7 p.m., at the Center Elementary School library in Grand Coulee. Let’s support the teachers and...

 
 School    June 26, 2013

District board approves hires

The Grand Coulee Dam School District board approved a number of hires at its Monday night meeting. Anne Cain, from Monitor, Wash., was hired as a third kindergarten teacher. Karmen Cecil, who taught fifth grade last year in the middle school, was...

 
 School    June 26, 2013

Alumni scholarships awarded to students

The Grand Coulee High School Alumni Association has awarded their 2013 scholarships in the amount of $500 each to Andrew McClure and Hillary Carriere, Lake Roosevelt High School graduating seniors.  Andrew wants to become an architect and will...

 
 School    June 19, 2013

Receive their diploma

Students celebrating their success at the Big Bend Community College GED graduation ceremony June 12 on the main campus in Moses Lake included from left Jessica Sumner, Matthew Piccolo and Christina...

 
 School    June 19, 2013

Scholarships awarded

The Grand Coulee Dam Federal Employees Association was pleased to again award scholarships to deserving high school seniors and college students. Several applications were received and a committee made the final selections and we are proud to...

 
 School    June 19, 2013

LHRS honors students, staff

Lake Roosevelt High School announced its May Students of the Month. From left, they are Kodie Horn, Savannah Marin, Marissa LaFountaine and Danielle Batten. Staff Member of the Month is teacher Gary...

 
 School    June 19, 2013

Teacher hired

The school board approved the hire of a new English teacher at Lake Roosevelt High School at its special meeting last Wednesday night. Hired was Brian Daniels, of Fort Worth, Texas. Daniels will teach English/language arts at LRHS. He is a graduate...

 
 School    June 19, 2013

LRHS honor roll for 4th quarter

The following is the honor roll for Lake Roosevelt High School for fourth quarter. 3.5 – 4.0 * depicts 4.0 SENIORS Clare C. Castrodale*, Samantha Turner*, Brady T. Black, Hillary M. Carriere, Elizabeth M. Williams, Hailey R. Chaney, Amanda L....

 
 School    June 19, 2013

Middle School honor roll

The following is the second semester honor roll for the Grand Coulee Dam Middle School. HIGH HONORS 3.5-4.0 * depicts 4.0 EIGHTH GRADE Grace E. Engeseth*, Mikayla L. Higgins*, Joshua O. Manon*, Charlie T. Michel*, Matthew Tillman, Brooklyn R....

 

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