The Colton School District will be revisiting our Strategic Plan this fall.
This strategic plan provides the filter to make great decisions and the framework for our actions as we move forward to serve students and community. This strategic plan includes our mission, strategic objectives, action plans, and the measurement tools needed to chart our progress. In order to create a strategic plan that reflects the hopes and dreams of our two communities, we request participation from residents committed to the future success of our school.
If you are interested in participating in the strategic planning process please contact Nate Smith using the contact information below.
Kendyl Druffel of Colton-Uniontown will represent Washington State at the National Distinguished Young Woman Scholarship Program. Duffel competed against 14 other Distinguished Young Woman from around Washington State tonight at Beasley Coliseum in Pullman. Druffel will advance to the 2017 nationals competition in Mobile, Alabama next June.
The Colton School District will be adding a preschool and a Pre-K program for the 2016-17 school year. This will be a four day/week program for children three and four years of age. Please contact the District Office if you are interested.
Luke Moore–placing 7th in Extemporaneous Speaking, winning the Nutrients 4 Life Competition–$3,000 prize, and will be serving as the 2016-17 State Sentinel.
Emily Schultheis–placing 4th in creed!
Agricultural Issues Team–placing 6th place–Zoe Moser, Luke Moore, Kendyl Druffel, Emma Schultheis, Carter Dahmen, Maryann Jacobs, and Rachel Meyer
The Colton music students will present their spring concert on May 25th at 7PM. The concert will be the culmination of their hard work throughout the year and will include some great music. The Junior High Band will feature music from the movie Pirates of the Caribbean as well as a Latin-inspired piece called Cabo Rico. The High School Band has been hard at work preparing music from some of the greatest movies ever. You’ll hear excerpts from Star Wars, E.T., and Jurassic Park as well as a piece inspired by Star Trek. Our Choir will feature some great music by Leonard Cohen and our younger bands will showcase their improvement as well. Please come out and support your kids and the Colton Music Program!
First and second graders began an investigation of insects. They received five painted lady larvas (caterpillars) and observed the larvas growing daily. The larvas formed pupas (chrysalises), then one morning the pupa began emerging from their chrysalises. These young entomologists were able to watch as four butterflies emerged with wet and folded wings, then dried out and flew around the cage. It was very exciting as students released the butterflies three days later in Blake’s yard. First and second grades are now observing the changes mealworm larvae are making!
One young man and one young women has been chosen from each State, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and from families of U.S. Citizens living abroad. In addition fifteen students have been selected at large, 20 students have been chosen for demonstrating exceptional talent in the visual and performing arts, and 20 students have been chosen for demonstrating ability and accomplishment in career and technical education fields. A complete list of the 2016 Scholars may be found by visiting our website the United State Department of Education website. http://www.ed.gov/psp
Luke will be heading to Washington D.C. in June to receive his U.S. Presidential Scholar medallion.
After 29 years of dedicated work for the Colton School District, Hong Le Nguyet, our beloved custodian, has decided to retire. The District would like to thank Hong for all of the time, effort, and hard work put forth! In 29 years there was never a time when Hong wasn’t there to help out with an event, cook for our teams, or just pitch in when someone needed a helping hand. Hong will be truly missed by our students, staff, and administration.
We would like to invite the community to a retirement reception held in the school lobby on Saturday, June 25th at 5:00PM.