Welcome to Goldendale School District




Our first responsibility as a school is to keep students safe and we practice emergency drills throughout the school year for this reason. Please be sure to review the new 
Emergency Information Guide regarding school based emergencies under the School Safety tab (above).

Spring Concert Schedule for May/June 2018
Choir Concert
5th Grade Choir, 6-8 Choir, and High School Choir
Wednesday, May 30th
6pm in the GMS Cafeteria

High School Band Concert
7/8 Band, Jazz Band 1, and High School Band
Thursday, May 31st
7pm in the GHS Gym

Middle School Band Concert
5th Grade, 6th Grade, and Jazz Band 2
Monday, June 4th  
7pm in the GMS Gym

No School Friday-May 25 and Monday-May 28th!

Please take a moment to review all the great things happening at our three schools this year:

 Good things happening at Goldendale Primary School:
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  • There is a Walk-a-thon on June 8th from 12:15 to 2:15 at the track; parent volunteers are needed to help-contact Ms. Coons!
  • Free childhood immunizations and fun activities for children available at the Klickitat Valley Health Fair on June 2nd from 8am to noon at KVH!
  • GPS is in it's third year as a Leader In Me School, which is a nationally recognized process to recognize and promote all students as leaders; every month we focus on one of the Seven Habits to Highly Successful Students - this month it is Habit 8: Find Your Voice! This habit is all about finding something you love to do and using that love to help others.
  • The Student Store will be open on Wed. and Thur. mornings from 7:50-8:15am; monies raised will help send 3rd graders to the zoo in the spring. 
  • New -Learn & Play program: for babies/preschoolers and their caregiver: Storytime, crafts and light snack: 2nd Wednesday of the month @ 2:15pm.
  • There are a number of clothing items in our lost and found; please check for lost clothing! These will be donated at the end of the school year.



Current news from Goldendale Middle School:
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  • Goldendale FFA had a big week at the State FFA Convention with 55 members who qualified to compete. Jr. High Quiz Bowl team consisting of Micaela Gutierrez, Ashlan Payne, Natalie Schroder, Alden Williams and Kaylee Wageman won the Quiz off and placed 1st. Team 2 consisting of Danae Dunlap, Mikey Kessinger, Justin Ward and Jyden Blunt placed in the top 8. Conduct of Chapter Meetings consisting of Hannah Avila, Delaney Kindler, Tiana Watson, Grace Hanning, Josie Quantrell and Leslie Smith placed 7th in State. Team 2 consisting of Caroline Knopes, Justin Demott, Austin Williams, Shelby Gilman, Brandi Vance and Jasper Randall competed in Sub-State. Ag Sales team consisting of Corbin Bland, Curtis Kayser, Sandra Crook and Austin McKune placed 7th selling Powder River Products. Corbin Bland was 4th highest individual in the state. Team 2 consisting of Nick McKune, Hank Thompson, Val Edwards and Erick Evans compete in Sub-State. The FARM team consisting of Denice Owen, Khylie Linder and Vanaesa Ontiveros placed 8th with their 2nd Grade Plant Pals Project. Hall of Chapters team consisting of James Hastings, Matt Blain, Leyla Vargas, Taylor Beam, Grace Bland and Lizzy Hedges placed 4th with their Grape Commodity presentation.
  • National Chapter Presentation team consisting of Tiana Watson, Josie Quantrell and Delaney Kindler earned 3rd place. JT Cahill was 7th in Sub-State with his presentation of the FFA Creed. Agricultural Issues consisting of Morgan Coyne, Elizabeth Garcia, Taylor Fahlenkamp, Ondrayah Gonzalez, Kaylee Wageman, and Sara Heibert placed 3rd in Sub-State. Nick Bowdish, Katrina Mason, Kade Bomberger, Maggie Allen, Gracie Schilling, Kali Watson, Gwen Gilliam, Nate Ward and Aspen Balodis competed in First Year Member. 

  • GMS continues to bolster its Gateway To Technology curriculum through adding a new course called "Flight and Space".  Along with Design and Modeling, Energy and the Environment, and Automation and Robotics, this new course will give GMS 7th and 8th graders access to even more opportunities in math and science.
  • Need directions to other schools in our athletic league? Click here for a list of directions to all league schools.



What's cool at Goldendale High School:
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  • Goldendale FFA had a big week at the State FFA Convention with 55 members who qualified to compete; see more details above. Goldendale FFA was also recognized as a superior chapter, which is only awarded to the top 16 chapters in Washington State. Cassie Kayser was awarded Star District IV Placement, her State Degree, 2nd Equine State Proficiency, 2nd State Beef Proficiency, and a $2,000 National FFA Scholarship. Morgan Coyne earned her State Degree and 3rd Place Sheep Proficiency. Aspen Balodis won a drawing for a $1000 scholarship to WSU. Caroline Knopes won a drawing for a $100 Wilco gift card. Nick Bowdish and McKenzie Dahl were recognized for winning their Agriscience categories and received plaques.
  • Senior Scholarship & College Information bulletin is available in the Career Center.
  • FFA is selling metal signs through the High School Metals Fabrication Class; contact Mr. Krieg at josh.krieg@gsd404.org for more information
  • Parents We Need You:  Would you like to join the Goldendale School District Family Engagement Team?  This team will help plan and coordinate effective parent involvement activities that improve academic achievement and school performance.  You will be an integral part to the development of our District Wide plan.  Please contact Mrs. Foster at (509) 773-4665 if you have any questions.







In accordance with Federal law, the Goldendale School District is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, creed, religion, age, veteran or military status, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability, and provides access to the Boy Scouts of America and other designated youth groups. To file a complaint of discrimination, write to John Westerman, Title IX, ADA/504 Director, Harassment, Intimidation & Bullying Compliance Officer and Civil Rights Compliance Officer of Goldendale School District No. 404, 525 Simcoe Drive, Goldendale WA 98620 or call (509) 773-5846 or email to jwesterman@gsd404.org. Goldendale School District is an equal opportunity employer, complies with all Federal Rules and Regulations, and does not discriminate for all district employment opportunities. Goldendale School District is an equal opportunity employer, complies with all Federal Rules and Regulations, and does not discriminate for all district programs and employment opportunities.

De acuerdo con la ley federal, el distrito escolar de Goldendale está prohibido discriminar por motivos de raza, color, origen nacional, sexo, orientación sexual, expresión de género, identidad de género, credo, religión, edad, veterano o situación militar, discapacidad o el uso de un perro guía entrenado o animal de servicio por una persona con una discapacidad, y proporciona acceso a los Boy Scouts of America y otros grupos juveniles designados. Para presentar una queja de discriminación, escriba a John Westerman, Título IX, ADA / 504 Director de, acoso, intimidación y Oficial de Cumplimiento La intimidación y el Oficial de Cumplimiento de los Derechos Civiles del distrito escolar de Goldendale No. 404, 525 Simcoe Drive, Goldendale WA 98620 o llame al (509) 773-5846 o por correo electrónico a jwesterman@gsd404.org. El Distrito escolar de Goldendale es un empleador de igualdad de oportunidades, cumple con todas las reglas y regulaciones federales, y no discrimina por todas las oportunidades de empleo de distrito. Distrito escolar de Goldendale es un empleador de igualdad de oportunidades, cumple con todas las reglas y regulaciones federales, y no discrimina a contra los programas del distrito y las oportunidades de empleo.




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