Jordan Paddock, senior at Garfield-Palouse High School is on Washington's National High School rodeo team and is competing in Rock Springs, Wyoming on July 15-21 in the national high school finals for bull riding. Paddock placed fourth in Washington state earlier this year. He is one of 1700 contestants from 43 states and four different countries competing at nationals. Good luck Jordan !!
Yearbooks for the 2017-2018 school year are in and can be picked up at Jody Akins' office in Palouse School between 8:00 AM and 4:00 PM Monday through Thursday throughout the summer. If you haven't purchased a yearbook but would like one, they are $30 and can be purchased from Jody Akins.
The Gar-Pal marching band looks strong as they play their latest pieces in Garfield's May Day parade on May 19th. The band continued on the road that evening to Spokane's Lilac Parade where they marched along with many large schools from the region. Mr. Zook, band director, arranges these performances where the students show their Gar-Pal talent to our and other communities. Please show your support for them by attending the Middle School/High School Band and Choir Concert, May 22, at 7:00 pm at Palouse School gym.
The Gar-Pal Knowledge Bowl varsity team wrapped up the 1B season undefeated and headed to the regional tournament on Friday 2/23 at Whitworth U. in Spokane. GarPal Team I won the 1B competition and finished 3rd overall of all schools. Mr. Landle and Mr. Akin took that team to state tournament in Arlington, WA on 3/17 where they won 4th place in 1B division! WAY TO GO VIKINGS!!! Team members include Seth Thompson, Travis Knauff, Daniel Orfe, Emily Bagott, Christian Burt, and CJ Brantner. Click for more info on Knowledge Bowl.