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    Annual Notification WAC 392-170-042

    Public Nomination for the 2018-2019 Highly Capable Program

    Referrals for consideration of participation in Grand Coulee Dam School District’s Highly Capable Program for the 2018-19 school year are currently being accepted. Anyone may refer a student including parents, teachers, other students and members of the community.

    Highly Capable Services are designed to address the unique needs of highly capable students in grades K-12. Students identified as highly capable of high academic and intellectual ability will have an opportunity to explore concepts in greater depth and further develop their thinking and creativity. There will be a continuum of service options for students depending on their grade level.                                                                                   

    Nominations will be accepted for currently enrolled students in grades K-12 from September 10- October 26, 2018. Nominations will be accepted from parents, teachers and community members for initial screening for participation in the Highly Capable Program. 

    To participate in the program, students must meet very rigorous criteria and be selected by their school’s multidisciplinary team which includes an administrator, teachers, and the School Psychologist.

    GCDSD Highly Capable Identification Process:

    • Public nominations accepted: September 10-October 26, 2018. Anyone interested in nominating a child to be assessed for program eligibility can download district nomination forms from   Forms will also be available at the Lake Roosevelt Elementary School office or Lake Roosevelt Jr/Sr. High School office.
    • Please return completed nomination forms to Lake Roosevelt Elementary or Jr/Sr. High School in person, fax to 509-633-2530, or email to
    • Nominations will be screened by each school’s HCP selection committee composed of teachers, counselors/psychologists, and administrators using multiple objective criteria in accordance to WAC 392-170-045 .
    • Cognitive Testing: The HCP building selection committee will identify students for additional cognitive testing who demonstrate evidence supporting highly qualified characteristics.
    • HCP school selection committee(s) will analyze achievement and cognitive student data to determine placement.
    • Letters will be mailed to parents announcing the committee’s decision for eligibility.

    If you have questions, please contact the Highly Capable Program Coordinator, Cathy Huston, 509-633-1442 ext: 315 or email at:


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  • 2018-2019 School Supply Lists

    •2018-19 Elementary School Supply List

    •2018-19 Jr./Sr. High Supply List

    *If you have difficulties with the lists opening try a different browser or if on mobile try turning your phone horizontal, this usually fixes the*


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  • Lake Roosevelt Jr./Sr. High is proud to be a CEE 2017 School of Distinction!

    Now in its 11th year, CEE's School of Distinction (SOD) award honors the highest improving Washington State schools, staff, and their leaders for improved performance for all students.Specifically, sustained performance over five years in English Language Arts (ELA) and Mathematics at the Elementary and Middle School levels and 4-year and 5-year adjusted Cohort Graduation Rates at the High School Level.

    Led by CEE and in collaboration with five partners, this award is an annual highlight of the work we do together.

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  • We are proud to offer the parents or guardians of our students free access* to ParentU!

    Grand Coulee Dam School District is offering free access* to the ParentU website provided by the North Central ESD. ParentU offers parents free 15-20 minute lessons regarding the most popular devices, websites, and apps used by today's students. Lessons explain the various devices and apps, the risks of using mobile devices, students' digital foot prints and the risk of sharing too much personal information; as well as covering cyberbullying and sexting. Each lesson has ample examples of the mobile apps and computer screenshots of the websites discussed.

    *Please contact your student's teacher to receive the free password to access the lessons through GCDSD's license.

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An Important Message from the Superintendent Regarding Attendance