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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


Spaghetti feed fundraiser Friday

Lake Roosevelt’s National Honor Society is holding a drive-thru spaghetti feed on Friday at the baseball and softball teams’ doubleheaders in Coulee Dam and Grand Coulee. The group is raising money to purchase a new book for... — Updated 4/28/2021


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


Local students on SCC, SFCC honor rolls

Ten local students are among those who made it on the honor rolls of the Community Colleges of Spokane for winter quarter, announced Spokane Community College and Spokane Falls Community College. The honor rolls list those... — Updated 4/21/2021

 By Jacob Wagner    School

Nespelem School phasing to in-person

Nespelem School has been phasing students into in-person schooling. The school board approved the return to in person school at their meeting held at the end of February. Principal and Superintendent Effie Dean told The Star that I... — Updated 3/31/2021


P.E.O. Scholarship Opportunity

P.E.O. Chapter DG of the Grand Coulee Dam Area is offering a $500 scholarship in memory of Jeanie Beery to a senior girl.  You must have at least a 3.0 grade point average to be eligible to apply for the scholarship.  The... — Updated 3/17/2021


OCSRA Scholarship

The Okanogan County School Retirees’ Association announces a $1,500 Scholarship available to an Okanogan County graduate who is at least a college junior working toward an initial certificate in an education field to work in... — Updated 3/17/2021


LR Future Business Leaders of America place in regional event

Lake Roosevelt students competed in the Future Business Leaders of America regional winter conferences in the last two weeks of February, qualifying for the state competition which... — Updated 3/10/2021

 By Jacob Wagner    School

Students to be inducted into National Honor Society tonight

Tonight, 13 Lake Roosevelt High School students will be inducted into the National Honor Society, joining 18 of their peers.  The students are being inducted tonight, Wednesday March 10, at 7 p.m., with some students to be... — Updated 3/10/2021


LR Jr./Sr. High honor roll for first semester

High Honors 3.5 to 4.00   Seniors   Vanessa Ankney, Cameron Gaines, Kaimyn Scheib, Raven Clark, Rayann Steinert, Myka Boyd, Ashlyn Olsen, BrieAnn Whittaker, Everett Schmidt, Juniors Emma Marchand, Kaitlyn Nordine, Isaijah Derr,... — Updated 2/25/2021 Full story


Scholarship application time

GCHS Alumni Association Grand Coulee High School Alumni Association will once again be awarding scholarships to graduating seniors and continuing education students. All Lake Roosevelt High School graduating seniors are eligible... — Updated 2/17/2021 Full story


Nespelem Middle School honor roll listed

Students on the Nespelem Middle School High Honor Roll with GPA:  3.4 - 4.0 FIFTH GRADE Anela Somday Walter Leach-Owhi SonjaRai Heldman Viviene Clark Ca’mahyah Finley SIXTH GRADE  Furyus Louie Jorell Marchand Juel Swagger... — Updated 2/11/2021


Helping students make career connections through the 2021 virtual STEM Showcase

North Central, WA - GWATA and the Apple STEM Network launched the 2021 Virtual STEM Showcase, sponsored by Microsoft and Verizon Media on Monday, February 1st. The Virtual STEM Showcase is a six week event where students can... — Updated 2/3/2021


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