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By Mark Heid
Supt of Goldendale School District 

The tide of purple and gold is still rising in the community

The Goldendale Way


The 2012-13 school year is off to a great start!

This year, the Goldendale School District is continuing its pursuit towards making us the most admired school district in the state of Washington. Last June, our graduating seniors were awarded $1.2 million in scholarships for their dedication to and hard work over the last 13 years at our Goldendale schools.

Our test scores throughout the district are on the rise as shown by the fourth, eighth, and 10th grade scores. In the fourth grade, our reading scores went up from 57 percent to 78 percent, a 21 percentage point increase! Writing scores increased from 51 percent to 70 percent, a 19 percentage point increase, and math scores increased...

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