Congratulations to Jesse Spillman and Jarrod Herseim for representing the WOLFPACK WAY with Kindness and Selflessness.  Thank you to Mrs. Randall and Mr. Pickens for recognizing these students. PLEASE STOP BY THE CCC THIS WEEK FOR YOUR REWARD!

If you want to purchase pictures from Lifetouch, you may call them @ 866-955-8342 or order online at mylifetouch.com.  Please visit the site soon if you want photos!

Friday, October 10-19-18:

7:00 pm High School Varsity Football @ Highland (Bus departure 3:00)

Saturday, October 10-20-18:

11:00 am High School Varsity Soccer vs Wahluke (Home - Senior Night) 

Are you needing community service hours?  The Maryhill Museum is needing help moving chairs from the museum to Stonehenge on Sunday, November 11th at  6:30 am and then moving them back at about 11:45 am after the 100th year celebration of Armistice Day at Stonehenge War Memorial.  Please sign up on Mrs. Lee's door.  If you like history, this is a great event to attend starting at 10 am on November 11th.

Hey Students!  Do you like kids and want to get some community service hours?  The primary school PTO is looking for a couple of students to watch children during their meetings once a month for about an hour.  Please sign up on Mrs. Lee's door with your contact # so they can contact you.

SENIORS:  The OCTOBER Senior Scholarship & College information bulletin is now available in the CCC.

JUNIORS & SENIORS: If you are considering going to a 4-year university, SAT and/or ACT scores are REQUIRED for admittance! The next SAT test that will be given at GHS is December 1st, you must register online by November 2nd to avoid paying the late fee. The ACT test will only be given ONE time at GHS this year.  You must register online by November 2 to avoid paying the late fee for the December 8th, 2018 ACT TEST.  Please stop by the CCC for registration information.

SENIORS:  You can now fill out the FAFSA or WASFA.  If you are wanting to start the process, you can get your FSA-ID by going to the fsaid.ed.gov website.  The parent who's taxes you'll be using for the FAFSA will also need an FSA-ID.  You should also be applying to colleges right now!  See Mrs. Lee if you need help!

Goldendale School Board Meetings & Worksessions for November 2018:

Monday, November 5, 2018 - Worksession
Monday, November 19, 2018 Regular Board Meeting at 7pm at the PS Library

Juniors and Seniors:  Want to check out the campus of CWU?  They are hosting their once a year open house tomorrow, Saturday, October 20!  This FREE event will allow you to tour campus, learn more about majors, and go to a free Wildcat football game!  Go to cwu.edu/fall-open-house to sign up now!

Seniors! Your NAV teacher will be handing out the Senior Quote form for your 2019 yearbook. Please read the guidelines on the form to ensure that your quote is appropriate. Senior quotes need to be turned in to Ms. Bateman today! Don't wait until the last minute!

A representative from Whitworth University in Spokane will be at GHS to visit with interested juniors and seniors @ 9:30am on October 26th. Please listen for announcements that day for details.

Cancer Unwrapped Teen Writing Contest encourages teens to write about their experience with cancer for the opportunity to win one of several $1,000 cash prizes.  Teens in Washington State from grades 9-12 share their stories about cancer in personal essays of 500 to 2,000 words.  The contest deadline is March 4, 2018Website:  cancerpathways.org/cancer-unwrapped. 

SENIORS2018-19 LOCAL SCHOLARSHIP Links that are located on the high school website are not available until February (2nd semester).  If you would like to apply for state and national scholarships, please us the following websites:  StudentScholarships.org, WASHBOARD.ORG and/or FASTWEB.COM.

The Lunch and Breakfast programs at Goldendale Schools are designed to promote the health and well being of children by providing nutritious meals to students.  Families whose income is at or below federal income poverty guidelines may be eligible for free or reduced-price meals and are encouraged to apply.  Lunch applications are available in the CCC, please return completed forms to Mrs. Fields ASAP.  If you were eligible for Free or Reduced lunch last year, you still need to complete and turn in a form for this school year.

LUNCH REMINDER:  If you want a second serving for lunch, please remember you have to have enough money in your lunch account to do so.

LUNCH:  Teriyaki Dippers or Taco Casserole

In an effort to keep parents and community members informed regarding important issues affecting our schools, this letter is written to explain changes in regard to the new legislation centered on student achievement and accountability.  As the new state assessment (Smarter Balanced Testing) data builds its foundation, and state legislation defines the new ESSA (Every Student Succeeds Act), schools are held accountable for participation rates.  Goldendale School District met participation rates of 95% for all students in all three schools.  Find specific and detailed data regarding Goldendale’s performance, as well as how we compare with state and other schools in our state at: http://reportcard.ospi.k12.wa.us/summary.aspx.

The Goldendale School District receives supplemental funds through the Title I, Part A grant.  One of the initiatives of this grant is to support parents and families’ ability to stay informed and develop successful partnership with the school.  There are many opportunities to stay involved and informed.  Parents are encouraged to contact their building Principals and Special Programs Coordinator with questions.  Parents are invited to participate in and attend their appropriate school’s Leadership team meetings, attend the bi-annual Parent and Family Engagement meetings and support PTO events.  Parents and guardians are entitled to be informed of their rights and the process for Title I complaints.   If your concern was not addressed by the Special Programs Coordinator or Principal please contact OSPI 360.725.6100 or mail your complaint to Citizen Complaint – Title I, Part A Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction, P.O. Box 47200, Olympia, WA 98504.  If you are interested in more information the OSPI website can be located at www.k12.wa.us/TitleI/CitizenComplaint.aspx.

Non-Discrimination Statement

 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) 773-5846or 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.