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High school drafts new schedule

DAVENPORT – After a survey of students indicated a majority preferred the idea, the high and middle school are leaning toward a new schedule style for the 2021-22 school year. A return to five days in person is on the horizon,... — Updated 7/29/2021


School hires Kelp as new custodian

DAVENPORT – The school board approved the hire of a new full-time custodian at its regular meeting July 26. Aaron Kelp has been the custodial lead for the Mead School District since 2010 and is moving to Lincoln County, where... — Updated 7/29/2021

 By Drew Lawson    School 

School board approves 21-22 budget, 20-21 budget extension

DAVENPORT – The school board approved two finance-related resolutions at its July 26 meeting. One was petitioning OSPI for a 2020-21 budget extension due to increased expenditures caused by the pandemic, and the other was... — Updated 7/29/2021

 By The Record    School

Area college students make honor rolls

Ashley Roper of Harrington has earned a place on the Spokane Falls Community College honor roll for spring quarter 2021. Students must earn a grade point average of 3.0 or higher to be on the honor roll. Christopher Wyatt of... — Updated 7/21/2021


Class of 1971 holds reunion

ODESSA – Although the Odessa High School Alumni Association canceled its annual banquet for the second consecutive year in 2021, the members of the class of 1971 were unwilling... — Updated 7/15/2021


Locals make Honor Roll at WSU, GU, Whitworth

DAVENPORT —Several Lincoln County residents have been named named to an honor roll, and deans‘ list and presidents’ List at Gonzaga University, Whitworth University and Washington State University for spring term. Kaysa... — Updated 7/2/2021


School board approves employee contracts

DAVENPORT—The school board approved administrative and non-union represented employee contracts for nine district employees at its June 21 regular meeting. Superintendent Jim Kowalkowski, middle/high school principal and assistan... — Updated 6/24/2021


We're all in this together

The Davenport graduating class of 2021 recently shared a cap and gown moment with their younger Gorilla counterparts, this year's graduating kindergarten class. Davenport's high... — Updated 6/17/2021


Two receive P.E.O. scholarships

DAVENPORT – Philanthropic Educational Organization Chapter N recently announced their 2021 scholarship recipients, Eleanor Telford and Amber Hamilton. Each of these graduating high school seniors from Lincoln County will receive... — Updated 6/17/2021

 By The Record    School

Second semester honor roll

ODESSA – At Odessa Jr.-Sr. High School, a student must have a grade-point average of 3.50-4.00 to be on the honor roll, and honorable mention requires a grade-point average of 3.25-3.49. Grade values are based on the state... — Updated 6/15/2021


Kids win bikes

Macklin Strode and Olivia Gies, both third-graders at P.C. Jantz Elementary School, were the winners of new bicycles donated by the local Masonic Lodge. Students who met their... — Updated 4/22/2021


FBLA team wins grant

Freshman members of the Odessa High School chapter of FBLA competed in the Lead4Change Student Leadership Program challenge in February. The team won second place and received a... — Updated 4/22/2021

 By Jeff Wehr    School

OHS scientists, engineers recognized

Bremerton, WA – Once again the Odessa High School students in the Advanced Science Research program presented their independent science and engineering research on March 26 - 27, 2021 at the 64th annual but virtual Washington... — Updated 4/8/2021

 By Drew Lawson    School

More resignations at Davenport School District

DAVENPORT – The school board accepted six more resignations at its March 29 regular meeting, bringing the number of accepted resignations in 2021 to nine. Altogether, the... — Updated 4/1/2021

 By The Record    School

Spring sports underway, recommended hires voted in

ODESSA – The Board of Directors of Odessa School District #105 met in the library and the meeting was also available via ZOOM March 24, preceded by a workshop held in the district office to discuss the budget, ESSER fund planning... — Updated 4/1/2021

 By The Record    School

Childfind to start for preschool screening

ODESSA – The Odessa School District, in cooperation with Educational Service District #101, will be providing a Child Find Screening clinic on Wednesday, April 14, 2021. The screening will be offered at no cost to children of... — Updated 3/25/2021


DHS FBLA partners with Roam Roasters

By Natalee Hayes and DHS students Contributed to The Times HARRINGTON – Navia Bowdish, Kylee Buchanan and Allison Jorden, co-chairs of the chapter's Partnership with Business... — Updated 3/18/2021

 By Jeff Wehr    School

Scrupps wins regional science fair

ODESSA – Five inspiring students from the Odessa High School science department presented their independent science and engineering research at the Annual Eastern Washington... — Updated 3/18/2021

 By The Record    School

Odessa FFA fundraiser comes to a close

ODESSA – The Odessa FFA fundraising effort for the Warden Food Bank, following a fire that destroyed a potato shed with connections to the food bank, has concluded with donations of more than 2,000 items weighing approximately... — Updated 3/4/2021

 By Jeff Wehr    School

Science and Engineering Peer Choice Awards

ODESSA – Over the last few weeks before the winter break, students at Odessa High School and Junior High School were busy conducting independent science research entitled the Second Quarter Research Project. This project is... — Updated 3/4/2021


Carstens receives two WSBEA awards

DAVENPORT – Elementary school principal Noelle Carstens was honored with two awards by the Washington State Business Education Association (WSBEA) and Western Business... — Updated 2/26/2021

 By Natalee Hayes    School

Davenport FBLA chapter members attend leadership conference

DAVENPORT – Throughout the end of January and beginning of February, 22 members of the Davenport FBLA chapter virtually attended the FBLA Winter Business Leadership Conference. Our members competed in a variety of events... — Updated 2/26/2021

 By Noelle Carstens    School

Davenport Elementary holds "Kindness Week"

DAVENPORT – Davenport Elementary held a Kindness Week February 8-11! Each day of the week there was a kindness theme: You Matter Monday, Thankful Tuesday, There for you... — Updated 2/26/2021

 By The Record    School

National FFA week quickly approaching

ODESSA – The Odessa High School FFA chapter is among more than 8,739 chapters of the National FFA Organization located in all 50 states and Puerto Rico. It is a school-based, national youth-leadership development organization... — Updated 2/17/2021


Senate bill proposes year-round school

OLYMPIA – The summer months are coming to an end. Children are heading back to school, but they are experiencing summer learning loss and now require remedial education. Every year, teachers say the first month of school after th... — Updated 2/17/2021


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