Gar-Pal athlete Anais Mills is going to State at EWU this Thursday, Friday, and Saturday (5/24-26) in all 3 of her track events. She placed 1st place in the 2-mile run, blowing everyone away by 22 seconds! She placed 3rd in the 1-mile run and made a personal record and placed 4th in the 800-meter run, also making a personal record. Oakesdale girls team (our partner school for track) easily won the meet once again. As a one woman team, Anais placed 10th out of 16 schools for Gar-Pal! Outstanding, Anais! Good luck at State this weekend!
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.
A retirement party will be held for these three long time employees of Palouse School District on Friday, June 1. An open house reception will be from 1:00 to 3:00 pm in the Palouse School Library. Please join us as we thank them for their many years of service to our school and community and for the influence they have made on countless students.
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.