Goldendale Middle School

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    Greetings Families, Students, and Community Members

    The end of this school year is fast approaching. This spring has been a time of upheaval for our school,
    community, state and nation. I am very proud of our Goldendale Timberwolves for their hard work,
    creativity and character throughout this difficult situation.

    If you haven’t already please check out the 8 th grade promotion video that is posted on Facebook and
    the district website! The amazing Middle School staff created a video that honors this milestone.
    Watching the video brought tears to my eyes. The whole staff have expressed their sadness, at not
    having the chance to say a proper good-by to the 8 th graders, while also feeling joy and pride at their
    accomplishments and growth.

    Thank you, parents and families! I want to acknowledge your hard work, love, and diligence that have
    given our 8 th grade students a way and the will to reach this milestone. This has been a difficult spring
    where our community has struggled to deal with changes. During this time our Families have
    demonstrated what I saw every day during the 2019/ 20 school year- GRIT! Our students have GRIT
    because our families and our community members have GRIT. Children learn by example and the
    example in Goldendale is perseverance and determination- the key ingredients for success. Thank you
    for giving me the opportunity and precious responsibility to lead Goldendale Middle School.
    Congratulations to all of our wonderful 8 th grade Timberwolves. Dr. Seuss said it best: “You’re off to
    great places. Today is your day. Your mountain is waiting so get on your way”
    Ladies and Gentleman- High School awaits! Have fun, learn, grow and become the best you that the
    world can every hope to see.

    Thank you
    Jennifer Tenney
    Goldendale Middle School Principal