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 By Granite Falls School District    Granite Falls    August 29, 2013

Get your children off to school safely

Following school bus rules ensures a safe trip With summer quickly coming to an end, the start of school is right around the corner. Make sure your students arrive to school safely. The Granite Falls School District takes a number of precautions to...

 
 By Press Staff    Granite Falls    January 28, 2013

Sethi accepted into Washington Aerospace Scholars program

Granite Falls High School junior Aakash Sethi has been accepted into the Washington Aerospace Scholars (WAS) 2012-2013 program. Sethi was selected from over 280 students from 119 different public, private and home school organizations who applied to...

 
 By Press Staff    Granite Falls    January 28, 2013

GF School District announces Success in Education Awards

The Granite Falls School District announced its second quarter Success in Education award winners. Staff members Vicki Van Dam (Special Education secretary) and Robynn Barth (Middle School Health teacher) and student winners Makayla Greenlee, Kosei...

 
 By Press Staff    Granite Falls    January 7, 2013

Granite Falls High School accepting nominations for Alumni Hall of Fame

Nominations are now being accepted for the annual Granite Falls High School Alumni Hall of Fame inductees. The Alumni Hall of Fame was established in 1994 to honor past graduates that were active in school activities that have gone on to become...

 
 By Press Staff    Granite Falls    December 3, 2012

The Evergreen State College recognizes Granite Falls High School teacher

Peggy Gabrio A Granite Falls High School teacher has recently been honored with a 2012 Teacher of Excellence Award after being nominated by a former student. Peggy Gabrio has received the 2012...

 
 Granite Falls    December 3, 2012

Local kids design bookmarks for library

Congratulations to the Granite Falls’ students who have won Sno-Isle Libraries Bookmark Contest! All the winning bookmarks can be accessed on Sno-Isle’s website. Left: Erin Judd was the...

 
 By Press Staff    Granite Falls    November 5, 2012

G.F. student named Commended Student in National Merit Program

Pooja Sethi Granite Falls High School senior Pooja Sethi has been named as a Commended Student in the 2013 National Merit Scholarship Program. Sethi placed in the top five percent of more than 1.5 mil...

 
 By Press Staff    Granite Falls    August 31, 2012

Mareina named to dean’s list

Thomas G. Mareina of Granite Falls was named to the Columbia College – Whidbey Island campus dean's list for the June to July 2012 award period. To be named to the dean's list a student must have completed 12 semester hours in a 16-week period...

 
 By Press Staff    Granite Falls    July 2, 2012

Sethi from GF accepted into the Aerospace program

Pooja Sethi The Washington Aerospace Scholars program is pleased to announce that Pooja Sethi from Granite Falls High School participating in one of the four WAS Summer Residency sessions held in...

 
 By Press Staff    Granite Falls    July 2, 2012

Granite Falls School District names Bass and Sawyer employees of the year

Pictured left to right Kristen Bass, Tammi Sawyer, and School Board President Rebecca Loney. The Granite Falls School District named Kristen Bass and Tammi Sawyer as the 2011-2012 Employees of the...

 
 By Press Staff    Granite Falls    June 18, 2012

Library offers computer skills class

The Granite Falls Library will be holding a free class for job seekers to learn basic computer skills. The class will help build on basic computer skills and teach students to learn to use a computer for job seeking, resumes and online applications....

 
 By Press Staff    Granite Falls    June 18, 2012

Host families needed in G.F.

A host family is needed for a foreign exchange student who will be attending Granite Falls High School the 12/13 school year. A potential host family is need for students coming from the following countries: Germany, Brazil, Netherlands, Norway,...

 
 By Press Staff    Granite Falls    June 18, 2012

GFSD holds summer lunch program

The Granite Falls School District Food Service Department is running the Free Summer Lunch Program beginning June 22, at the multipurpose building/Middle School lunchroom located at 405 N. Alder Ave, Granite Falls from 12 noon to 1 p.m. Lunch will...

 
 By Press Staff    Granite Falls    June 18, 2012

GFSD announces Success in Ed winners

The Granite Falls School District announced its second semester Success in Education award winners at the May 16, 2012 School Board meeting. High School special education teacher Lori Carlson and Mountain Way Elementary secretaries Suzanne Parish...

 
 By Press Staff    Granite Falls    May 7, 2012

Shop Girls take first place in safety

The Granite Falls High School Shop Girls took first place in safety at the Shell Eco-Marathon Americas Competition in Houston. At the same competition the GFHS UrbanAuto team took second in their category with 231 mpg. Granite Falls High School...

 
 By Press Staff    Granite Falls    May 7, 2012

Community invited to forum on school budget

The Granite Falls School District is hosting a community forum May 3 and May 9* at 6 p.m. at the Administration Center located at 205 N. Alder Ave, Granite Falls. The forum will be held in room 200 (upstairs, last door on the south end of the...

 
 By Pam Stevens    Granite Falls    April 2, 2012

High school students get first-hand look at hydroelectric generation

Students from Mr. Carpenter's green technology class tour PUD's small hydro project. Granite Falls High School students in Crosby Carpenter’s Green Sustainable Technology and Design class were...

 
 By Press Staff    Granite Falls    April 2, 2012

Community invited to drama production

The Granite Falls High School Drama department will perform the comedy Mirth and Mayhem, April 13 at 7 p.m. and April 14 at 2 p.m. at the High School Performing Arts Center. General admission is $4; student price is $2 with ASB card, $3 without...

 
 By Press Staff    Granite Falls    March 6, 2012

Volunteers neededfor Granite Falls High School Career and Technical Education program

The Granite Falls High School Career and Technical Education (CTE) program is looking for volunteer adults to serve on an Advisory Board to help plan courses and learning experiences that prepare students for the workforce and training after...

 
 By Press Staff    Granite Falls    March 6, 2012

GFHS Eco-team instructor awarded grant from BECU to spread message

Granite Falls High School Eco-team instructor Michael Werner was awarded a $2,450 grant from Boeing Employees Credit Union on February 24. The grant will be used to involve students at Granite Falls Middle School and Monte Cristo Elementary in the...

 
 By Press Staff    Granite Falls    March 6, 2012

Curtis, Stilley inducted into Granite Falls High School Alumni Hall of Fame

George Curtis, Class of 1940, and Arlene Winje Stilley, Class of 1953, were named to the Granite Falls High School Alumni Hall of Fame at the varsity basketball game held January 27. The Hall of Fame was established in 1994 to honor past graduates...

 
 By Press Staff    Granite Falls    January 30, 2012

Granite Falls School District Replacement Levy Q&A

Levies provide money for programs, activities, and services that are not covered by state funding for basic education. The state does not fully fund basic education programs so school districts ask...

 
 By Pam Stevens    Granite Falls    January 30, 2012

GFHS Eco Team in the running for another $5,000 grant

Ten times a year Brotherton Cadillac grants a $5,000 scholarship to someone who is making a difference in their community as part of their Community Champions award. The Brotherton Award is a way to...

 
 By Press Staff    Granite Falls    December 30, 2011

Two students from GFMS to perform in Yakima

Cassie Collinge Raelene Mock Granite Falls Middle School students Cassie Collinge and Raelene Mock have been selected to participate in the 2012 Washington Music Educators Association’s (WMEA)...

 
 By Press Staff    Granite Falls    December 30, 2011

Granite Falls High School’s Jackson to participate in state concert

GFHS senior Andrew Jackson. Granite Falls High School senior Andrew Jackson has been selected to participate in the 2012 Washington Music Educators Association’s (WMEA) concert February 16 in...

 

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