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• Members of the Lake Roosevelt junior and senior high bands and the high school chorus will head to Silverwood Theme Park June 1, for a field trip performance. Karen Pace, who heads the music department, stated that about 75 students will go on the trip. The board approved the trip.

• The Grand Coulee Dam School District board has approved this year’s senior trip, a two-day outing June 2-3, in Seattle. Julie Friedlander estimated that about 25 senior students and four adults will be making the trip. The board approved the trip and asked for details of what the seniors will be doing on the trip.

• Five people were hired to a variety of positions by the Grand Coulee Dam School District board. Hired were Ashley Mandersheid, as a special education professional; Lynn Finch, as a six-hour custodian; Gayle Sanford, as an eight-hour custodian; Robert Meeker as a bus driver; and Melanie Herndon as an assistant track coach.

• Average attendance in the Grand Coulee Dam School District for the month of March was 713.68 students. The fourth grade had the highest number of students: 69. The district budgeted for 690 students. The school board voted to use 707 for a student average when the district prepares its budget for the 2017-18 school year. This year, the district used 690 as the average attendance figure and has surpassed that number by about 20 each month.

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