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Utz, Derr honored for merits as public school employees

Local Lake Roosevelt employees were honored this past weekend in Kennewick in a ceremony. Karrie Utz was honored as Public School Employees Education Support Professional of the Year, and Aaron Derr...

 

School supplies needed for 2018

KINDERGARTEN 3 boxes of crayons 1 good pair Fiskars scissors 12 glue sticks (no name) 1 bottle Elmer’s glue 1 package #2 Ticonderoga pencils 1 box facial tissue 4 boxes graham crackers or Ritz crackers 1 set headphones 1 package unscented baby...

 

Rah rah shishboombah!

Local cheerleaders attended a week-long camp in July at Central Washington University, a camp attended by schools from across the state that teaches leadership skills and cheerleading techniques....

 
 By Scott Hunter    School    August 1, 2018

Nespelem school district will draw nearly half its reserves

It will take nearly 44 percent of Nespelem School District’s reserve funds to keep it in the black over the coming school year, a budget passed by the school board Monday night indicates. The district will take in more than $4.2 million in revenue...

 

In the bargain

Teacher Gretchen Whitelaw makes a poster as teachers gather in solidarity July 31 at Lake Roosevelt Elementary just before a bargaining session with the school district. - Scott Hunter...

 

Nespelem summer school still available

First- through fourth-grade students of Nespelem School District kicked off summer school July 9 with “Legend of the Coyote,” told by Dan Nanamkin. Students participated and practiced a song about the coyote, which will be sung during the...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    School    July 18, 2018

District to hold 2018-19 school year budget hearing at next board meeting

The Grand Coulee Dam School District will invite public comment on its 2018-19 school year budget at its July 23 board meeting at 6 p.m. in the high school library in Coulee Dam. Sally Ryan, the district’s business manager contracted from...

 
 By Scott Hunter    School    July 18, 2018

Super explains how levy would keep school moving forward

Paul Turner has a goal: to make Lake Roosevelt Schools a bit of a worry to neighboring school districts because it’s where students want to be. But a kink got thrown into the plans to keep the Grand Coulee Dam School District, of which Turner is...

 

Local students on SCC spring honor roll

This spring’s honor roll list at Spokane Community College includes seven students from the local area among more than 2,100 students. To receive honor roll status, students must earn a 3.0 grade point average or higher and be full time (earning...

 

LR Jr./Sr. High honor rolls for second semester

High Honors 3.50 - 4.00 Seniors Kayci D. Hanway, Russell D. Nanamkin, Robin K. Matt, Aidan A. Derr, Jesse J. Louie, Rylee E. Pitner, Keia M. Vera, Emily R. Abel, Lucas S. Bird, Tristan T. Shelby, Dylan J. Steinert, Khani Priest Juniors Addison A....

 
 By Jacob Wagner    School    July 11, 2018

Business manager hire approved for schools

Kathrine Marchand has been hired as the new business manager for the Grand Coulee Dam School District, chosen out of five applicants for the position. “She brings a lot of expertise and experience,” said Superintendent Paul Turner. “She has...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    School    June 27, 2018

New athletic director, teacher hired

Lake Roosevelt Schools will have a new athletic director, physical education teacher, and football coach in Tim Rasmussen, and new elementary school teacher in his wife, Nicole Rasmussen. The Rasmussens are returning to their home state of...

 

BBCC HS21 graduates celebrate success

Three local students fulfilled the requirements to earn their high school (HS21) diploma through Big Bend Community College during the 2017-2018 academic year. Their accomplishments were celebrated...

 

Bodeau earns degree

Kate Bodeau graduated with a B.S. degree in Clinical Physiology from Central Washington University on June 9, 2018. She also received recognition for tutoring students at CWU for the past 2 years....

 

Coming up, class of 2022

Teacher Sandy Hood addresses 50 Lake Roosevelt Junior High eighth-graders at a ceremony Wednesday recognizing their passage into the ranks of high school. - Jacob Wagner photo...

 

LR Jr./Sr. High honor rolls for second semester

High Honors 3.50 - 4.00 Seniors Rylee E. Pitner, Khani R. Priest, Dylan R. Jenkins, Robin K. Matt, Aidan A. Derr, Dylan J. Steinert Juniors Hannah J. Wapato, Addison A. Hansen, Stephen G. Flowers, Lilyana J. Clark, Evan Harris, Olivia A. Ludwig,...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    School    June 13, 2018

Absent students issues at Lake Roosevelt

A large number of absences from school is a larger factor than are poor test scores in not finishing high school. That’s one of the key points made in a presentation by Lake Roosevelt teachers Brian Daniels and Jeremiah Seekins at Monday’s Grand...

 

Ross receives PEO scholarship

Lucy Ross is the 2018 recipient of the $500.00 scholarship awarded by local Chapter DG of P.E.O. International.  The scholarship application process includes a review of the applicant’s academic achievement, community service, extracurricular...

 

On the Dean's List at EWU

Local students making the Dean’s List for Winter Quarter 2018 at Eastern Washington University include the following: Samantha Turner, Kayley Duclos, Brian Stanger, Ashley Lezard, Jennifer Montecucco, Rickyna Sam and Jazmine Sum...

 

Students of the Month at LR Elementary

Here are the April and May Students of the Month at Lake Roosevelt Elementary...

 

Graduation set for Saturday morning

The Lake Roosevelt High School graduation will take place at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 9, at the gymnasium in Coulee Dam, where 34 seniors will be walking on the stage to get their diplomas. Readers can find a special section focused on the graduates...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    School    June 6, 2018

Kids color the hall with kindness

Students and teachers are being surprised with gestures of kindness on their lockers, walls, doors, and desks in Lake Roosevelt Elementary. Christi Berry is having students in her SHARP Kids morning...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    School    May 30, 2018

School honors athletics and academics at assembly

Raider athletes were honored for excellence in athletics as well as academics at a state and nationals send-off assembly on May 24. Going to the national Future Business Leaders of America...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    School    May 23, 2018

Children's friend Fern recognized with award

"We're very lucky to have her," Lake Roosevelt kindergarten teacher Jan Erickson said about Fern Blaylock, who volunteers daily with the kindergarten classes and recently received an award from the...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    School    May 16, 2018

LR High School principal to take new position

Change is in the air in the Grand Coulee Dam School District, including the resignation of the Lake Roosevelt Junior/Senior High School principal. Principal Mark Herndon will resign from that position and take on a new position as the Career Technica...

 

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