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Clarkston, WA -- Kindergarten Registration for the Clarkston School District will be taking place April 12th through May 8th for children who will be age 5 by August 31, 2017.
To register your child for kindergarten you will need to bring proof of residency, your child's birth certificate, and immunization record to the school he/she will be attending in the fall. Office hours are 9AM to 3PM, Monday through Friday.
When you register your child for kindergarten you will make an appointment for Kindergarten Round-Up. The Round-Up will take place May 9th through May 12th at the Clarkston School District Office, 1294 Chestnut Street.
Round-Up activities determine a child's readiness for kindergarten and help teachers to plan for the upcoming year. Activities will be in the areas of: hearing/vision, gross and fine motor skills, concepts, and speech/language. Round-Up activities will take approximately 45 minutes.
Clarkston, WA - Clarkston High School DECA took 43 students to compete at the Washington State Career Development Conference March 2nd -- 4th in Bellevue, WA. Thirty-one of those students qualified for the International Competition in Anaheim, CA which will be held April 25th -- 30th 2017.
DECA is a nation-wide vocational student organization for students enrolled in marketing-related courses. Over 3,200 DECA students competed at the state competition in Bellevue competing in a variety of events including: Chapter Team Events, Business Operations Research Events, Chapter Awards Project, and Business Role-Play Events. The 71st annual International Career Development Conference in will have over 22,000 competitors at this year's competition. The following students qualified for the International Career Development Conference in Anaheim, CA.
Chapter Team Events:
* Entrepreneurship Promotion Project -- "Entrepreneurship GO" 3rd Place
o Andrew Thompson, Molly Myklebust and Riley Denton
* Public Relations Project -- "Courage to Change" 2nd Place
o Elena Hale, Halle Berg and Hunter Hansen
* Public Relations Project -- "IT CAN WAIT" 6th Place
o Haley McElrath, Megan McGrory and Victoria Fox
* Community Service Project -- "Spike for the Cure" 5th Place
o Alicia Heitstuman, Molly Eggleston and Ryen King
* Learn & Earn Project -- Ford Drive 4 UR School 1st Place
o Bradley Nicholas and Emma Williams
* Learn & Earn Project -- "Suit Yourself" Tux Project 2nd Place
o Allie Jones, Mia Moore and Rachel Lauzon
Business Operations Research Events:
* Finance Operations -- "P1FCU" 1st Place
o Jake O'Shaughnessy, Nate Savolainen and Shane Grimm
Entrepreneurship Business Plan:
* Startup Business Plan -- "Euro Bakery" 6th Place
o Pauline Sliger
* Chapter Awards Project 1st Place
o Amira Bonaparte and Makinzie Packwood
* SBE School Based Enterprise Gold Level Re-Certification
o Bantam Bean -- Tiana Ah Hi, Jasmine Carringer and Heidi Hansen
o DECA Deli -- Alyssa Johnston, Jourdan Allen and Brendon Reed
* Thrive Campaign -- Clarkston DECA Chapter Claire Folsom and Jazymne Woodbury
* Stephen Anthony Rhone Leadership Scholarship -- Ryen King $750
* Molly Myklebust -- Nominated WA DECA member of the Year
* Target Zero State Texting Campaign -- $500 Chapter Scholarship
o Haley McElrath, Megan McGrory and Victoria Fox
Clarkston, WA - It was a great day of archery at the 6th Annual All Clarkston Archery Tournament held on Saturday, February 25, 2017 at Lincoln Middle School and Heights Elementary School. 166 archers representing all Clarkston schools participated.
Thanks to generous contributions by families, five bows were awarded. The medals were supplied by the Lincoln Parent Group.
Overall Top Archer of the day was Abby Caudle with a score of 280 with 16 tens. Top Boy Archer was Colby Bolen with a score of 278 with 12 tens.
This tournament is a part of the preparation for the National Archery in the Schools State Archery Tournament in March.
Clarkston, WA - On February 23, 2017, Lincoln Middle School hosted the Annual District Spelling Bee Competition. Of the nearly 900 students in grades 4-8, forty-five spellers were chosen as top classroom spellers to earn a spot in the District Spelling Bee. With much courage and nerves and the outpouring support of their family, each speller waited patiently for their turn at the mic. At the end of the evening, two spellers remained-both in the 5th grade.
Congratulations goes to Carter Gibb of Grantham Elementary for the top place finish. Tei AhHi of Heights Elementary landed the reserve champion title.
Carter Gibb will be moving on to the Inland Northwest Regional Spelling Competition on March 11th at Lewis-State Clark College.