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The mission of the Granite Falls School District is to inspire and facilitate a passion for life-long learning and the pursuit of excellence in every student, every day.


Thank You Granite Falls Community

The Granite Falls School District would like to give a big THANK YOU to voters!
The YES vote on the recent bond issue benefits our students and staff, as well as the entire community. The vote of confidence and support you have given us is truly appreciated. We will continue to work hard to keep your trust, improve student learning, and provide safe, secure facilities for our children.  We will be keeping you informed as progress is made on the renovations of the Granite Falls Middle School, district wide security and safety improvements and the construction of a covered grandstand to complete the stadium at the Granite Falls High School.
A special thank you goes to the Citizen’s Committee and the Committee Chair, Carl Cary, whom devoted hours and hours of time to ensure the successful election; and to Mike Trask, Brent Kirk, VonJentzen Productions, Steve Howell, Jeff Balentine, Carol Panagos, Richard Panagos, Melanie Freeman, Deon Freeman, Premier Realty, Kathy Silveira, Julie Dickson and the countless number of employees, parents and community members who volunteered time and resources to support the election. And of course, to each and every voter – we cannot thank you enough.

It’s because of all of you that we will build a future that is Granite Strong!

Linda Hall
Superintendent, Granite Falls School District

Granite Falls School District Requests for Qualifications/Proposal (RFQ/RFP)
Architectural and Engineering Services
Granite Falls School District Bond Project

The Granite Falls School District recently passed a $13.725K bond measure and is seeking qualified Architectural and Engineering (A/E) services in order to complete district-wide security and safety improvements; renovate Granite Falls Middle School to provide flexible, integrated Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM) classrooms; and construct a covered grandstand to complete the stadium at Granite Falls High School. A/E professional services are required to perform activities within the scope of the general definition of professional practice in the RCW chapters 18.08 (Architects), 18.43 (Engineers and Land Surveyors), or 18.96 (Landscape Architects). Go to Table E of RCW 39.80.020(5) for the scopes of practice for these professions.

Specific proposal requirements, qualifications, evaluations, and contract negotiations can be found here. For further questions or assistance, please contact the Granite Falls School District business office at 360.691.7717.

FFA Plant Sale
Green thumb alert!! The Annual Future Farmers of America (FFA) Sale will be starting on Friday, April 14 from 2-4pm at the high school. Please stop on by and pick up hanging baskets, herbs, tomatoes, or annual bedding such as geraniums, lobellia, petunia’s, pansies, marigolds, and red and green begonia’s. All proceeds go toward supporting the Granite Falls High School FFA team activities, community service projects, travel and the purchasing of plants and materials for next year. They will be open on  April 29 from 9-1pm. If you have any questions, please contact the Granite Falls High School.

We Have Gone Live!! New Options for Online Donations
If you would like to make a donation to several of the scholarship options, ASB, or ECO Car, donations can be made at: http://granitefalls.revtrak.net/ . If you are a club interested in setting up an account to receive donations, please contact Linda Briggs at lbriggs@gfalls.wednet.edu or 360-691-7717.

Congratulations Success in Education Winners!!
The District announces its 3rd quarter ‘Success in Education’ award winners! Congratulations to High School winners: Jaden Yaretz, Samantha Leitzke & Jordon Heppner;Crossroads High School winner: Madelynn ClevelandMiddle School winners: Ella Smith, Makena McGill & Zoii VogtMCE winners: Dezedemona Cheer-Gomez & Rylinn BuchholzMWE winners: Kyle Dennis & Clayton Connell. The award represents students that show an understanding of the importance of education and provide a committed, excellent service to other students, staff members, or the community. Candidates were nominated by staff and selected by the school’s administrative team.

Monte Cristo Science Fair
The Winners of the Monte Cristo Science Fair are: 1st Place: Hannah Brotherton & Mackenzie Diseth; 2nd Place: Cooper Washo; 3rd Place: Jonny Ralph & Andrew Dee; 3rd Grade Honorable Mention: Steven Berlin; 4th Grade Honorable Mention: Danika Mace & Alisha Wright; 5th Grade Honorable Mention: Madison Dierck-Carr & Mackenzie Dennis; Zoey Haverman & Sydnie Darnell. Principal’s Pick went to Katie Beth DaSilva-Knight & Nathan Edwards. All the projects were amazing! Great job to everyone who participated.

 

Mentor Program Looking for Mentors
We have several students that are on a waiting list.  Do you have an extra 30-45 minutes a week? Do you want to give back to your community? Become a mentor! The primary role of a mentor is to promote positive self-esteem and success in school.  A mentor is a role model that listens, encourages, and guides.  Contact Kayla Lehman at 360-283-4353 for more information. Join the Mentor Program! For an informational brochure, go here

 

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