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The boys and girls track teams had a very successful state track meet this past weekend. The boys team won their second straight team title, while the girls team finished 11th. There were 7 state champion performances and four school records were broken. Rayce Newman broke school records in the 100 (11.11) and long jump (22-8.75); school records were also broken in the boys 4x100 (44.26), and the boys 4x400 (3:28.15). Karlee Freeman was 1st in discus with a throw of 137-05.
Below are the results from this weekend. Complete results can be found at http://wiaa.com/results/track/2015/1B2B1A/index.htm
Congratulations to Josue Quintana, Benjamin Meade, Genezaret Quintana , Carlos Cruz, Mikayla Collins, Kendra Dunsmoor, Karlee Freeman, Danielle Messer, Justine Vaca and Johanna Crow. The team placed 1st in Regional Competion and is now moving on to State!
Raymond WA - October 28, 2014 – Raymond Junior/Senior High School has been recognized as a Washington State 2014 School of Distinction. This award acknowledges outstanding improvement in reading and math sustained over a five-year period, and is limited to schools in the top 5% of improvement for their grade band. Statewide, there were 17 high schools recognized.
This is the eighth time School of Distinction award has been made in Washington State. Statewide, 54 elementary schools, 22 middle schools, 17 high schools, and 8 alternative schools received the award. Describing the schools that are designated as School of Distinction award winners, Greg Lobdell, President of the Center for Educational Effectivenes noted, "These schools are from alI regions of the state, all sizes of towns, with a range from 2.7% to 100% poverty and enrollment of English Language Learners as high as 40%. These schools demonstrate that significant improvement is occurring all across our diverse public schools."
Each regional Educational Service District throughout the state will be hosting an award ceremony to recognize the award winners within their districts. Dates will be announced in subsequent, regional press releases. Dr. Rich McBride, Superintendent of the North Central ESD in Wenatchee and leading this work for the ESDs stated, "At a time when our schools and classrooms are experiencing the pressure of reform initiatives at the state and national level, it is great to celebrate the success and hard work of our highest improving schools across the state. This celebration provides important validation and highlights our need for the continued support of improvement efforts across Washington that are making a difference for all students. Our congratulations to the staff, students, leaders, and communities for their exceptional passion and dedication."
This picture of Kason Koski helping an injured opponent off the field has gone viral. The article and picture are available at http://www.komonews.com/news/local/Football-photo-of-sportsmanship-goes-viral-275845161.html