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 By Jacob Wagner    School

Knowledge Bowl students compete at Soap Lake

Lake Roosevelt's Knowledge Bowl team showed off their smarts in competitions at Soap Lake Jan. 24, and in Omak Jan. 31.  Peyton Robison, Virgil Bearcub, Kailah Leadingham, Noah... — Updated 2/2/2022


Knowledge Bowl students compete at Soap Lake

Lake Roosevelt’s Knowledge Bowl team showed off their smarts in a competition at Soap Lake on Monday. The team, which consists of Peyton Robison, Virgil Bearcub, Kailah Leadingham, Noah Hunt and newcomer Lily Brandon, competed... — Updated 1/26/2022


Students flex their brains at Knowledge Bowl event

Lake Roosevelt Knowledge Bowl participants traveled to Tonasket for their second meet on Jan. 10.  While there, members Virgil Bearcub, Noah Hunt, Kailah Leadingham, and Peyton Robison competed against teams from Manson, Omak,... — Updated 1/19/2022


PTA membership meeting via Zoom

The Grand Coulee Dam Area PTA will hold a general membership meeting Tuesday, Jan. 4, at 6:30 p.m. This meeting will be conducted via Zoom. If you would like to attend this meeting, you can do so with the following link:... — Updated 1/5/2022


Nicholson sworn in to school board

Shannon Nicholson takes the oath of office to join the Grand Coulee Dam School District board of directors Monday night. She joins fellow board members Ken Stanger and Rich Black,... — Updated 12/22/2021


LR students compete at Knowledge Bowl

Lake Roosevelt Knowledge Bowl participants competed Monday at a meet at Okanogan.  With nine schools competing, the team managed to keep a fifth-place ranking for two rounds, but dropped to eighth place after an incredibly tough... — Updated 12/8/2021


Trunk or Treat this Thursday

Grand Coulee PTA will be hosting our 2nd Trunk or Treat event,  Thursday,  October 28th from 5-7pm. Services, businesses and community will be passing out treats to kids in cars as they drive around the school on the bus loading... — Updated 10/27/2021


Royalty named

The king and queen of homecoming at Lake Roosevelt High School, crowned at halftime during Friday night's football game, were seniors Tyson Nicholson and Kaylee Landeros. The... — Updated 10/20/2021


Sophomores rule spirit week

After a week of competitions between classes designed to show who has the most school spirit, this year's sophomore class at Lake Roosevelt Jr/Sr High School took the top honors,... — Updated 10/20/2021


STCU awards classroom grants

Ten teachers in the Columbia Basin received $150 classroom grants as part of STCU’s efforts to welcome educators back to school, including two at Lake Roosevelt Schools. The not-for-profit credit union, which was founded by... — Updated 10/13/2021 Full story


LR remote learning plan in place, just in case

If students had to return to remote learning because in person learning was made impractical, it would make sense to have a plan in place. A remote learning procedure plan was released by Grand Coulee Dam School District... — Updated 9/22/2021


School district document addresses health questions

A document released by the Grand Coulee Dam School District answers some questions related to COVID-19 and health protocols at the school.  The document explains that the district’s guidance on the topic of health comes from the... — Updated 9/8/2021 Full story

 By Jacob Wagner    School

Lake Roosevelt Schools to feature STEAM Fridays

Students at Lake Roosevelt Schools may start saying “TGIF” for two more reasons this school year: early release, and a different educational approach.  On Fridays, students at LR, from kindergarten age to seniors in high... — Updated 8/25/2021

 By Scott Hunter    School

Nespelem School moves to four-day week

Nespelem School students will go to work like many of their parents do — four days a week — after the school board voted Monday night to approve the new schedule that ends the week on Thursday instead of Friday. Principal/Super... — Updated 8/25/2021

 By Jacob Wagner    School

School District budget approved for 2021-2022

A 2021-2022 school budget of $14.6 million in expenditures was approved on Monday. The Grand Coulee Dam School District Board of Directors approved the budget in their regular meeting following a public hearing in which there was... — Updated 7/28/2021


Second semester honor roll

The following is the honor roll for the Lake Roosevelt Jr./Sr. High for second semester. HIGH HONORS 3.5000 - 4.000 SENIORS Vanessa Ankney, Brieann Whittaker, Raven Clark, Chelsea Dudley, Cameron Gaines, Kaimyn Scheib, Edward... — Updated 7/14/2021


School concerts planned for June 3

LR musicians will put on two concerts in one day June 3. For the general public, the music department will put on a concert on Zoom that anyone can stream online from anywhere they have access. The Zoom link will be live at 6:30... — Updated 5/26/2021


Alumni Association awards 14 scholarships

Grand Coulee High School Alumni Association awarded six continuing education scholarships and eight awards to graduating high school seniors, including five from Lake Roosevelt. LRHS seniors selected to receive the $500 scholarship... — Updated 5/26/2021


P.E.O. Scholarship Awarded

P.E.O. Chapter DG of the Grand Coulee Dam Area is proud to award our 2021 $500.00 scholarship in memory of Jeanie Beery to Lillie LaPlace. We would like to congratulate Ms. LaPlace for her achievements and send her best wishes for... — Updated 5/19/2021


Student makes Belmont dean's list

Lila Bowden, of Wilbur, qualified for the Spring 2021 Dean’s List at Belmont University, the Nashville, Tennessee school announced this week. Eligibility is based on a minimum course load of 12 hours and a quality grade point... — Updated 5/19/2021


Notice of Special Board Meeting for GCD School District

The Grand Coulee Dam School District Board of Directors will be holding a special board meeting tomorrow Thursday May 13, 2021 at 5:30 p.m. At this meeting the school board will be discussing and taking action on personnel... — Updated 5/13/2021


Notice of Special Meeting of the Grand Coulee Dam School District Board of Directors

Notice of Special Board Meeting of the Grand Coulee Dam School District Board of Directors 505 Crest Drive Coulee Dam, WA 99116 5:30 p.m. The Grand Coulee Dam School District Board of Directors will be holding a special board... — Updated 5/12/2021 Full story


Wilbur exploring transitional kindergarten

Wilbur and Creston School Districts are exploring the possibility of offering 4-year-old transitional kindergarten and a regular 5-year-old kindergarten. Both programs would be 5 full day, 5 day a week classes with transportation... — Updated 4/28/2021

 By Jacob Wagner    School

NAC chosen as school architect

School leaders chose NAC Architecture as the district’s new architect during their April 26 board meeting.  A week prior, the Grand Coulee Dam School District Board of Directors had interviewed both NAC and Design West... — Updated 4/28/2021

 By Jacob Wagner    School

Principal will resign to take position in Okanogan

Lake Roosevelt Junior/Senior High School is in need of a new principal again with current Principal Kirk Marshlain resigning to take a special education director position in Okanogan.  The Grand Coulee Dam School District Board... — Updated 4/28/2021


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