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).

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

 Good things happening at Goldendale Primary School:

  • Reminder: Parent-Teacher Conferences, March 27-30 so dismissal is at 11:55 a.m.!
  • Reminder: Spring Break is April 2-6th!
  • 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 6: Synergize - Together is Better!
  • The Student Lighthouse Team has approved a new Pokeman Club for 3rd/4th graders!
  • 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.

Current news from Goldendale Middle School:
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  • The Excellence in Agriculture Youth Award was awarded to the Goldendale Team recently; it is exciting to see our FFA students and teachers garnering regional recognition!
  • Teachers Sandra Goble and Sherelle Wanderscheid are participants in a national Science Foundation grant called RECON.  As a result of that, they are planning to start an astronomy club in the next few weeks.  
  • 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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  • Our students had another great showing at the annual ESD 105 Art show! Gabbi Guthrie took two awards at the show; her art piece will move on to the OSPI State Art Competition, and her second award was a $2000.00 CWU scholarship. Chelsea Ross was awarded a $1000.00 CWU scholarship. Katy Harris was chosen for the Board Choice Purchase Award and will receive $250 for her art and her piece will hang in their permanent student collection at the ESD.
  • Robotics is headed to state Competition! Congratulations to WolfTech 5250 TeamW Cameron Mains, Jade Smith and Jacob Bischoff, and to TeamT Gabe Wadsack, Dianna Toledo and Cameron Kenny who have all qualified for the VEX Robotics State Championship in March! 
  • Robotics Team 5250G Mason Conroy and Nathan Priddy will be competing at the TSA State Conference in March! Berto Ontiveros and Jesse Spillman will also be competing at the TSA State Conference in the Children's Story event!
  • Congratulations to the Goldendale FFA members who competed at Districts in Prosser! JT Cahill placed 2nd in Creed Speaking. Team Caroline placed 2nd in Conduct of Chapter Meeting. Team Tiana placed 4th in Conduct of Chapter Meeting. Andy Huwe presented in Prepared Public Speaking with his Animal Testing vs. Animal Tissue Speech. JT and the two Conduct of Chapter Meeting teams are moving onto State in May!
  • A Senior Scholarship & College Information bulletin is available in the Career Center.
  • The GEAR Up grant provides funding for the STEM- Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math programs
  • 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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