CONGRATULATIONS to ASIA PERRY and BERTO ONTIVEROS for representing the WOLFPACK WAY with Patience, Kindness & Selflessness.  Congratulations to Mr. Pickens and Mrs. Bare for nominating these students.  Please stop by the CCC for your AWESOME rewards.

Goldendale High School Drama is presenting the play, The Creature Creeps at the Goldendale Grange Hall located @ 228 E. Darland. The cost for adults is $5 and seniors/students are $3.  Play dates are Friday & Saturday, 3/1/19 & 3/2/19.

The Spring Driver's Education Sign Up Roster and information are now in the office!  If you have questions, please contact Eric Larson @ 509-833-9282 with A-1 Driving School. The cost is $389 and the class dates are 3/25/19 - 5/2/19.

Spring Sports practices start TODAY, Monday, February 25th!  Please see Ms. Thiele to get cleared.

JUNIORS & SENIORS: If you are considering going to a 4-year university, SAT and/or ACT scores are REQUIRED for admittance! The LAST SAT test that will be given at GHS is March 9thyou may still register online until February 27, however you will have to pay the late fee.  Please stop by the CCC for registration information.

The Association of Computer Professionals in Education (ACPE) has allocated up to $2,000 for high school seniors who have been actively involved in the use of technology during their high school careers and are planning to pursue studies in a technology related field. A completed online application should be submitted to ACPE no later than 5 pm, March 4, 2019.  The online form for submissions is here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeuHGZJ3fKcrQplm-Ug6tYNKizBWT-4Unkr0brQL9ZYJLm-YQ/viewform

Seniors! The deadline for your yearbook senior portrait is fast approaching. Please email your photo directly to Ms. Bateman or turn it in on a USB by March 4th. If you have any questions, please see Ms. Bateman or Hayden Lorton.

Weight Lifting will be offered by Coach Cochran and Coach Lesko on Monday and Thursday mornings @ 6:30am at the HS gym. Boys & Girls welcome!

JUNIORS:  US Math Academy, is a FREE 4-week residential and intensive math program designed for high school juniors who are interested in pursuing engineering and technology.  The application for the 2019 Math Academy is now available online at engr.uw.edu/mathacademy.  Applications are due on Friday, March 15, 2019. The program is completely FREE! Families only need to cover the cost of transportation to and from the University of Washington.

Ecology Youth Corp NOW HIRING FOR SUMMER roads clean-up program.  This is for students' age 14 years old through 17 years old. Applications are available in the CCC or on-line at http://ecology.wa.gov/EYC. Applications are due in the Central Region Office by 5:00 pm Monday, April 1, 2019

Hey Students!  Are you looking for some community service hours?  Rural 7 Fire Department is looking for help filing papers at their office on West Brooks Street in Goldendale.  Please contact Randee Slater at the office at 773-4246 if you would like to volunteer and get your hours!

NEW Procedure:  IF A DELAYED START HAPPENS TO OCCUR ON A WEDNESDAY, school will stay in session all day and dismissal will be at 2:45 p.m. There will be no zero period. It is hoped this change will result in fewer snow days to make up in the calendar.

If you are a current 9th, 10th or 11th grader with a 2.5 GPA or better and are  interested in a career in Science, Technology, Engineering and/or Math, you are eligible for the FWEE Hydropower and STEM Career Academy near Wenatchee this summer from June 24-28, 2019.  College credit is available!  Applications are due  May 10th.  See https://fwee.org/education/academy/ for more information.

Goldendale School Board Meetings & Worksessions for March 2019:

Monday, March 4, 2019:  Worksession at 6:30 pm @ District Office

Monday, March 18, 2019: Regular Board Meeting at 7:00 pm @ the PS Library

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:  Pizza or Chicken Nuggets

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.