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 School    July 23, 2014 

Two graduate from WSU

Two Coulee Dam students earned their bachelor of arts degrees from Washington State University in the spring quarter, the school announced this week. Stephanee Lynn Chapman earned her degree in communication; Sabrina V. Desautel got her degree in...

 
 School    July 16, 2014

Biology program opportunities for LRHS students

Lake Roosevelt High School students interested in gaining job skills for fishery biology will have an opportunity this summer through a six-week program grant from the Bonneville Power Administration. Those interested can pick up an application at...

 
 School    July 9, 2014

Tipps on honor roll

Dylan Tipps, a senior at Central Washington University and a resident of Electric City, was named to the Central Washington University Spring Honor Roll. Central undergraduate students who earn a 3.5 or better grade point average, on a 4.0 scale,...

 
 School    July 9, 2014

LRHS alum receives EWU scholarship

Karah Duclos, of Coulee Dam, has been awarded an Edward and Vieno Nansen Scholarship of $2,252.20 for the 2014-15 academic year at Eastern Washington University, the school announced. The scholarship is awarded a student from the Grand...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    School    July 9, 2014

GCD School District signs with meal manager

The Grand Coulee Dam School District approved a five-year contract Monday night with Chartwell Food Service of Wenatchee, but has its eye on doing the food program within the district sometime in the future. The five-year contract will allow the...

 
 School    July 2, 2014

Middle School honor roll

Honor Roll for middle school GPA 3.50-4.00 8TH GRADE Malcolm Carson Jr., (4.0), Rylee Pitner (4.0), Dylan Jenkins, Dylan Steinert, Karen Hagen, Jonell Denchel, Lucas Bird, Keianna Vera, Bradley Wilder, Aidan Derr, Alan Nordine, Tanessa...

 
 School    June 25, 2014

Honor rolls for Lake Roosevelt High School

The following is the second semester honor roll for Lake Roosevelt High School. HIGH HONORS 3.5 – 4.0 SENIORS Mikel Friedlander, Chyenne Kelly-Marconi, Akaycia Foster, Daniel Campobasso, Shaine Thomas, Madisyn Byam, Brandon Desautel JUNIORS...

 
 School    June 25, 2014

Nespelem School honor roll

The following is the fourth quarter honor roll at Nespelem School. 6th Grade – LorRinda Richardson, 4.0 5th Grade – A: Moses Luevano, Edward Frank, Isaiah Adolph, Robert Thomas; B: Kyona Edmo 4th Grade – A: Michelle Luevano; B: Shunka Cawston,...

 
 School    June 25, 2014

Library summer reading program has begun

The theme for this summer's NCRL's Grand Coulee branch summer reading program is "Fizz, Boom, Read!" There are a lot of activities and crafts in addition to special presentations that are free to the...

 
 School    June 18, 2014

GED graduates take the stage

Ashley Clark and Arin Wall of Grand Coulee were among ninety of the GED and HS21+ diploma recipients whose accomplishments were celebrated at Big Bend Community College's completion ceremony...

 
 School    June 18, 2014

5th grader wins writing contest

Tyler Palmer, a fifth-grader at Grand Coulee Dam Middle School, won the SHARP Kids writing contest with his story about a time machine. Over the last eight weeks, students were asked to write a story on a topic picked for them. Entries were to...

 
 School    June 18, 2014

Testing deadline approaching

Reading and writing tests for students in grades 10-12 and non-enrolled 12th graders in the 2013-14 school year will be held Aug. 12-14. Registration closes June 26. The High School Proficiency Tests are for students who did not meet standards, who...

 
 School    June 11, 2014

LRHS graduation photos now online

Here's a slide show of 153 photos taken at the June 7, 2014 graduation at Lake Roosevelt High School....

 
 School    June 11, 2014

LRHS scientists at WSU

Students from Lake Roosevelt High School attended the Imagine Tomorrow three-state high school competition at Washington State University May 30-31. "The team did not win an award this year but had a...

 
 School    June 11, 2014

FEA scholarships awarded

The Grand Coulee Dam Federal Employees Association is proud to announce the recipients of their 2014 scholarships. Applicants must be a relative of a two year paid up member of the association and have submitted an application and be accepted at a...

 
 School    June 11, 2014

Students named in WSU honor roll

Eight students from the local area have made the President’s Honor Roll at Washington State University for the spring semester. On the list from: • Coulee Dam: Taima Nichole Carden and Amy Marie Parker; • Keller: Spencer William Nee; •...

 
 School    June 4, 2014

Alumni Scholarships awarded

Grand Coulee High School Alumni Association has awarded three scholarships in the amount of $500 each to graduating seniors from the Lake Roosevelt High School Class of 2014. Recipient Nicole Baker, daughter of Corey and Shelley Baker of Grand...

 
 School    June 4, 2014

Byam receives PEO scholarship

Madisyn Byam is the 2014 recipient of the $500 scholarship awarded by local Chapter DG of P.E.O. International. The scholarship application process includes a review of the applicants’ academic achievement, community service, extracurricular...

 
 School    June 4, 2014

Grad section posted online

The Star's tribute to the Lake Roosevelt High School Class of 2014 is available here for online viewing....

 
 School    May 28, 2014

New school from the air

A view of the new school being built next to Lake Roosevelt High School in Coulee Dam gives a size perspective for anyone familiar with the old building. The photo was taken May 10 during Colorama...

 
 School    May 14, 2014

Byam wins GIA Scholarship

Grange Insurance Association is pleased to announce that Madisyn Byam of Electric City, Wash., was awarded the Top Vocational Scholarship. Each year Grange Insurance Association awards scholarships...

 
 School    May 14, 2014

Honor roll for Nespelem School

The following is the honor roll for Nespelem School for third quarter: 1st Grade Isaac Circle A, Skyler Covington A, Siriann Simonsen A, Lola Yazzie A, Hope Harris B, Ruby Simpson B, Taylor Thomas B 2nd Grade Janie Epperson A, mMixat Vargas-Thomas...

 
 School    May 14, 2014

Registration for summer programs beginning

Registration begins for the SHARP Kids Summer Program and Summer Rocks program during an open registration night on May 21 from 4-6 p.m.. at the Grand Coulee Dam School District office. Programs are available for students in the Grand Coulee Dam...

 
 School    May 14, 2014

Honored for excellence

Kaitlyn Reidt, left, and Kim Iverson were honored Thursday at the North Central Educational Service District's Okanogan County Excellence Banquet with the Excellence in Education awards for Nespelem...

 
 School    May 14, 2014

Martin's service honored with quilt

A quilt with 16 Owhi Lake T-shirts framed by all the colors of the rainbow was given to Gary Martin at his retirement luncheon April 30. The Owhi Lake T-shirt Quilt was a gift from the Nespelem...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    School    April 30, 2014

New roof planned for old gym

Lake Roosevelt’s gym will survive the wrecker’s ball, and it may take on a new appearance. It all depends on what funds are left over after the Grand Coulee Dam School District completes its new K-12 facility, due to open Sept. 15. The school boa...

 
 By Scott Hunter    School    April 30, 2014

Nespelem School calendar set

The Nespelem School District Board set the school’s calendar for the next school year and changed the date of their regular monthly meetings last Wednesday. School will start next fall on...

 
 School    April 23, 2014

BBCC's facility proposal tops state priority list

A proposal to build a Professional/Technical Education Center (PTEC) at Big Bend Community College is ranked first on the 2015-17 priority list for new major projects among the state’s community colleges. If funded next year, PTEC will be the...

 
 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...

 

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