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Students of the month

November students of the month at Nespelem School include, from left, top row: Ema Bearcub, Harlen Dick; middle row: Jennilia Whitetemple, Rylin Michel, Virgil Bearcub; bottom row: Russell Simpson,...

 

Buses pass state inspection

School buses passed a surprise state inspection recently, school mechanic Levi Seylor advised the school board Monday night. Normally, Seylor told the board, inspections are made in the summer months. This time the district buses got a surprise...

 

School hires approved

Grand Coulee Dam School District directors Monday approved the hiring of four people to fill open positions. Hired were Susan Duclos and Stacy Davis in advisory positions with the Future Business Leaders Association. Both Duclos and Davis are...

 

School concerts and art shows coming up

A few school events are coming up, including music and art events. On Tuesday, Dec. 12, from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Lake Roosevelt Elementary cafeteria there will be an exhibit featuring high school photography students’ work, as well as items from...

 

Local students graduate from WVC

Mataiya Nachtigal, of Electric City, and Shan Birdtail and Tiffany Circle, both of Nespelem, were listed this week among the 2016-17 graduates of Wenatchee Valley College with associate of arts and sciences degrees, the school announced. Also,...

 

Lake Roosevelt Elementary students of the month

Here are the Lake Roosevelt Elementary students of the month....

 

District monitors lunch program after complaints

Several complaints have recently been levied against the Lake Roosevelt school lunch program. Complaints include that the program is frequently running out of hot lunches, evidence of outdated milk and students finding hair in their food. The person...

 

Nespelem students of the month

From left, top row: Naz Brisbois, Lola Yazzie, Qwentana Quiltanenock, Francis Louie; middle row: Theo George, Nataliah Saulque, Breanna Sweowat, Louie Frank; bottom row: Alastar Duarte, Blueray...

 

Book fair offers a lot of reading

Students and parents check out the Scholastic Book Fair held in the Lake Roosevelt Elementary Library on Tuesday. The book fair runs through Nov. 9, and coincides with the district's first...

 

Lake Roosevelt Elementary students of the month

The following were selected as Lake Roosevelt Elementary students of the month for September....

 

4-H National Youth Science Day celebrated on the reservation

The first week in October is National 4-H week. This week marks that beginning of the new 4-H year. The first Wednesday in October is set aside to showcase STEM (science, technology, engineering and...

 

Students of the month

Selected at Nespelem Elementary School, students of the month for September include, from left, top row: Ca'mayah Finley, Skyler Dogskin, Brandon Lowery, Carly James; bottom row: Bryce Pachosa,...

 

Honor roll student

Devan Black, of Coulee Dam, was named to the summer President’s Honor Roll at Washington State University, the school said last week....

 

Cultural Awareness Gathering set for next week

Students of all ages in the Lake Roosevelt and Nespelem School Districts will attend a Cultural Awareness Gathering next week. The event highlights many aspects of Native American culture. The event, which started in 2005, is held every two years....

 

School board briefs

School board briefs The Grand Coulee Dam School District board of directors OK’d a number of last-minute hires at its meeting Monday night. Two stood out. Levi Seylor was hired just this week to become the district’s lead mechanic, replacing...

 

School district asked about old trophies

What should be done with old trophies? That question regarding old Mason City High School trophies was brought to the Grand Coulee Dam School District board by Electric City resident Birdie Hensley Monday night. She explained in a letter that many of...

 

Celebrate 50th reunion

The Class of 1967 stops for a moment in front of their alma mater, then Grand Coulee High School, home of the Tigers, before touring the building and regrouping for lunch at The Melody. This was just...

 

Ready to cheer

These Lake Roosevelt High School cheerleader-hopefuls returned from summer camp with many awards for spirit and leadership development. They spent a week at CWU in Ellensburg July 17-21, bettering...

 

Calling all High School Cheerleaders

Tryouts for LRHS Football Cheerleading will begin on Wednesday, August 16 in the Art Room at 9 a.m. Candidates are reminded to have current paperwork and physicals to participate in tryouts. Forms can be found in school and district offices or on...

 

Former superintendent responds to retired custodian

Issues raised by retired custodian Ray Wells before the Grand Coulee Dam School District board were largely part of his job description and were misdirected, former school superintendent Dennis Carlson stated. Wells had appeared before the school... Full story

 
 By Roger S. Lucas    School    July 26, 2017

Geology class added to LR choices

Geology will be taught at Lake Roosevelt High School beginning this fall. “It’s a natural fit,” Superintendent Paul Turner stated, “given the area we live in and the rich geology surroundings of the Grand Coulee area.” The new science... Full story

 
 By Scott Hunter    School    July 26, 2017

Nespelem sets budget for school

Still worried about a possible lack of money coming in after the Legislature’s late decisions in double overtime last month, Nespelem School District Superintendent Mary Hall told school board members Monday it’s going to be a fiscally tight... Full story

 

2nd semester honor roll noted

The following is the second semester honor roll for Lake Roosevelt Jr./Sr. High School. HIGH HONORS 3.5 to 4.0 SENIORS Brandon Jordan, Robin Matt, Matthew Tillman, Damian George, Roxanne Belgarde, Jazmine Reed, Olivia Arnold, Hannah Williams, Angelo... Full story

 
 By Roger S. Lucas    School    June 28, 2017

Supplemental contracts approved for LR schools

The Grand Coulee Dam School District board Monday night approved a number of supplemental contracts for various functions at the school. Aaron Derr was issued supplemental contracts as a district website administrator and a 12th-grade advisor.... Full story

 
 By Scott Hunter    School    June 28, 2017

New Nespelem supt. sworn in

Nespelem School District has brought back Dr. Mary Hall, who was sworn in as the new superintendent at a board meeting Monday. The board also approved hiring Jeff Golding as a middle school science... Full story

 

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