Welcome to Goldendale School District

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

 Good things happening at Goldendale Primary School:

  • The weather has gotten colder... please remind your children to wear a winter coat, hat and gloves!
  • 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 5: Seek first to understand, Then to be Understood!
  • 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. 
  • If you are a dad, grandparent or father figure please contact the primary school to become a WATCH D.O.G. (Dads of Great Students); next meeting is Thursday, February 15th from 6-6:45pm @ GPS-free pizza!
  • New -Learn & Play program: for babies/preschoolers and their caregiver: Storytime, crafts and light snack: Wednesday, January 10th @ 2:15pm.

Current news from Goldendale Middle School:
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  • Congratulations to the middle school Goldendale FFA Teams for all their successes this past school year!
  • 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.
  • 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 on our website at www.goldendaleschools.org, under the School Safety tab.

What's cool at Goldendale High School:
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  • Our FFA program continues to excel! Congratulations to the following Goldendale teams who competed at the District IV Winter CDE Blast in Prosser: Horse Judging placed 2nd and 4th teams overall. Grace Hanning placed 2nd, Kali Watson placed 9th and Ray Chatwin placed 10th overall Individuals. The Meat Evaluation placed 3rd team overall. Nick Bowdish placed 3rd, Katrina Mason placed 8th and Matt Blain placed 10th overall individuals.Food Science placed 5th team overall. JT Cahill placed 7th overall Individual. Milk Quality placed 3rd and 4th overall teams. Luke Winslow placed 5th, Katrina Mason placed 7th, and Kaylee Wageman placed 8th overall Individuals. Veterinary Science placed 4th overall team.
  • Congratulations to Elizabeth Garcia on being recognized for all her efforts with community service at the Goldendale Junior Community Chamber Awards Banquet.
  • 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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