Welcome to Goldendale School District

Winter Break:  December 18th through January 1st; School will resume on January 2, 2018

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!
  • Save the date - Family night with Santa on December 1st at 6pm!
  • The holiday programs have been organized: 1st/2nd grade-Dec. 12 @6pm; 3rd/4th grades-Dec 14 @6pm & Kindergarten on Dec. 15 @ 10am!
  • 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 3: Put first things first: Work first, then play!
  • 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).

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.
  • There will be a chili feed hosted by our music department on Nov. 14th at 6pm at the middle school cafeteria-everyone welcome! Good music & chili!

What's cool at Goldendale High School:
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  • Goldendale FFA was recognized as 1 of the top 10 chapters in the nation out of almost 8,000 chapters. Cassie Kayser and Kassandra Wedgwood presented the chapter’s recognized activities in the Models of Excellence competition. Alyssa Merry, Curtis Kayser, Morgan Coyne, and Nathan Mathews co-submitted the chapter’s application. Additionally, Elizabeth Garcia and Caroline Knopes placed 6th in the Social Science category of the Agriscience Fair and earned gold metals.
  • Congratulations to WolfTech Robotics team 5250W Cameron Mains, Jade Smith and Jacob Bischoff who won both the tournament champion award and tournament excellence award.  This once again qualifies them for the state championship in March. Also congratulations to team 5250T Gabe Wadsack, Dianna Toledo and Cameron Kenny who was the third place alliance and eventually earned tournament finalist status. It was and excellent day for all of the Goldendale Robotics teams, and we would like to offer our deepest appreciation to all our volunteers.
  • 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 Mr. Ferrell 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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