Wonderful K-12 music program last night. Congratulations to all of the participants. Special thanks to Mr. Sumner and those students recognized for special awards.
Congratulations to Kirsten Miller on her 5th place finish at the WIAA 2B State Track @ Field Meet Saturday. Her time In the girls 300m hurdles was 48.55 which broke the school record she broke on Thursday in Prelims with a 49.16.
Congratulations to Kaleigh White for being the recipient of the WIAA Sportsmanship Award for the game. Congratulations on your award and finishing your senior year at the state tournament.
State Softball- The D-W softball team lost a heart beaker today at the state tournament. They had the lead for most of the game and Friday Harbor fought back with some good offense and chipped away at our lead. It came down to the last at bat and we did not convert hits into runs. The team worked hard and represented our communities very well. The final score was D-W 9 and Friday Harbor 10.
D-W Softball Player Kylee Laughlin was awarded the WIAA Sportsmanship Award in the fist game. Congratulations Kylee!
D-W Track & Field- Kirsten Miller set a new Waitsburg High School School record in the prelim race of the 300m Hurdles. Her time was 49.16 which also qualifies her for the finals on Saturday at 4:10pm. Congratulations Kirsten!!
State Softball. The D-W softball team lost their first game at the state softball tournament to Onalaska 14-4 in the 6th inning. They will play Friday Harbor today @ 3:00pm in the consolation bracket.
Restaurant Night this Thursday, the 23rd, at the Weinhard Restaurant. 20% of all proceeds will go to the Dayton Elementary PTSO (dine-in or carry-out). Hope to see you there.
What a game!!!! The softball game was exciting start to finish. The final score of the third game for D-W Softball was D-W 12 & Kittitas 14. Great game and effort by both teams. D-W will go as the # 2 seed. The WIAA will post the state brackets Sunday evening. Outstanding job ladies!
The latest news from the softball fields in Moses Lake.... D-W Softball team played great defense and racked up some solid hits to walk away with an 11-1 win against Lake Roosevelt. The team will play Kittitas as soon as the grounds crew finishes prepping the field. The winner of this last game today will be the first place seed at the state tournament.
Kirsten Miller will be moving on to compete in the 300m hurdles at the WIAA State Track & Field Meet in Cheney.
DW Softball Team just won their first game in the district tournament beating Tonasket 8-2. The team will play Lake Roosevelt @ 2:00PM.
D-W Golfers Ashton Phinney and Elijah Talbot finished 20th and 21st at the District 5/6 Golf Tournament. Good job on the season.
Tha D-W Softball Team will play Tonasket on Saturday May 18th at the Paul Lauzier Athletic Complex in Moses Lake @ 10:00 AM
D-W softball lost to Kittitas 3-14. They will be the #2 seed to the District 5/6 Tournament in Moses Lake on Saturday May 18th. Congratulations & Good Luck!!
Top of 4th inning DW 3 & Kittitas 12
D-W Softball Top of 3 inning. D-W 1 & Kittitas 8.
Tatum Laughry started off the first inning with a triple. Kaleigh White got a hit to the short stop allowing Tatum to score.
D-W softball players just won their first game today in the EWAC League tournament. The final score was D-W 8 and Liberty Christian 1. The team played great heads up defense in the last innings to get the win. They will play Kittitas next for the 1 or 2 seed to the District 5-6 Tournament next week.
Two D-W track and field athletes qualified for the District 5/6 Track & Field Meet in Quincy on May 17th. Mason Finney qualified in the high jump with a 3rd place jump of 5’ 4” and ran a time of 11:09.89 in the 3200m run placing 3rd. In the girls competition the D-W Girls Team placed 5th overall in team scoring. There were many solid performances and personal bests throughout the afternoon. Moving on to represent the D-W Girls Track & Field team will be Kirsten Miller. She competed in four events and qualified for the district meet in three of those events. She ran a 13.85 in the 100m, 29.30 in the 200m and 17.56 placing 3rd in each event. This performance is very impressive considering she competes in four events and the level of competition in her races. Good Luck @ the district Meet Kirsten & Mason.
Congratulations to DW Golfers Ashton Phinney and Elijah Talbot who both made the cut to advance to the District 5/6 Golf Tournament next Monday. On the girls side Samantha Davis is an alternate for the girls district tournament.. DW Golfers scores from the match today are Ashton Phinney 120, Elijah Talbot 122, McKellyn Bradhen, Seamus House 126, Lexi Draper 141, Samantha Davis 115 & Casey Brooks 152. Good Luck next week and congratulations to the golf team on completing a successful season.
Congratulations to the DW Softball Team for securing 2nd place in league standings today. The team will play on Friday May 10, 2019 with a 3:00 PM game time at the TRAC Sports Complex in Pasco. The scores for all the league teams have not been posted yet but we will play the EWAC League winner of #6 vs #3 who play on Tuesday May 7th. The 1st Kittitas-Thorp & 2nd Dayton-Waitsburg, place teams in league standings do not play on Tuesday. They earned a bye in the first round. Friday Admission to the games will be charged. Adults $6.00 & Student (With ASB Card) $4.00. The address is 6520 Home Run Rd, Pasco, WA 99301.
DW will be hosting the league track & field meet on Tuesday May 7th at the Dayton High School Stadium @ 3:00pm. This is the meet where athletes have to place in the top three in each event to move on to the district meet in Quincy May 17th. If you would like to volunteer at the meet we would welcome the help. We have a variety of areas we need help with. Please contact Nicki Luper at Dayton High School 509-382-4775 or email@example.com. DHS students in need of Community Service Hours please contact Mr Nechodom or Ms Luper if you would like to help at the track meet.
Softball Post Season Update The DW Softball team will be headed to the playoffs next week. The EWAC Teams play their last regular season games on Saturday May 4. DW will play a double header @ Liberty Christian. The results of these games will determine final seeding into the league tournament. The #1 & #2 seeds will not play on Tuesday but will play on Friday May 10th at the TRAC in Pasco. Seeds #3 through #6 will play Tuesday May 7th. As soon as we know how all the teams finish on Saturday we will post all game information. The top 4 teams from the league tournament will advance to the D5/D6 Tournament in Moses Lake on Saturday May 18. The top 4 teams from district move on to the WIAA State Tournament in Yakima May 24 & 25.
Red Cross Blood Drive sponsored by the Dayton High School ASB will be held on Tuesday, May 7th from 12:00 - 5:00 p.m. in the high school gym. If you have questions please contact the MS/HS office at 509-382-4775.
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The District has received word from Columbia County Sheriff Department the active incident has been resolved. The District and community can return to a normal schedule. Thank you for cooperation.
There is an active Law Enforcement incident occurring at the West End of Dayton. The highway is open to traffic and all but some residents in that area are not likely to be impacted by the incident. At this time school is open and running on a normal schedule.
The high school softball games scheduled with Lyle-Wishram tomorrow (April 13) have been postponed. The high school and middle school softball teams will practice at the regular time today.
The high school baseball games scheduled with Lyle-Wishram for tomorrow April 13 have been postponed. No practice for the high school or middle school teams today April 12th..
Middle school baseball game has been rained out today. The team will have practice at the regular time.
Japanese Cultural Presentation Yamate students will host a Japanese Cultural presentation Monday, April 15th from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. in the high school gymnasium.
Middle School baseball practice is cancelled for today April 9th.
The high school and middle school softball games for today have all been rained out today. Teams will practice as usual. We are working on rescheduling the games and will post the information as soon as we know.
A fast pitch game has been added to the schedule for Friday March 22 @ Pomeroy High School. Varsity will play at 2:30 PM and JV will follow. Bus time from Dayton is 12:30 PM
Due to not having enough eligible players the baseball game on March 19th at Riverside High School (Boardman, OR) has been canceled. The team will practice at the usual time on Tuesday. No changes to the Softball game. They will play at Riverside March 19th at 4:00PM.
Softball and Baseball games Tuesday March 19 @ Riverside High School in Boardman, OR have been changed to one game at 4:00PM instead of a double headers. The bus departure time from Dayton is 1:00PM
The location of the baseball game on April 9 will be played at Waitsburg instead of Milton Freewater as previously scheduled. Softball games on the same date will be played at Milton Freewater as scheduled.
The golf match scheduled for 3-13-19 has been rescheduled to 3-21-19 at Milton Freewater. The match on 3-20-19 at Veterans Memorial in Walla Walla has been canceled.
Spring sports schedules have been posted to the DW Athletic Combine page. The website address for the combine page is https://www.daytonsd.org/dw-athletic-combine. Schedule changes may occur due to weather. We will post cancellations/rescheduling information in the Live Feed as needed.
Tonight’s elementary PTSO meeting is postponed due to poor road conditions.
Middle school baseball practice and high school golf practice have been cancelled for today March 12.
Due to potentially icy road conditions Dayton Schools will run on a two (2) hour delay. No morning pre school.
Wednesday March 13 there are no classes for students. Teachers will be welcoming parents into their classrooms to build stronger partnerships to support student achievement. If you are a parent please make some time in your schedule for an appointment.
Thursday March 7. Dayton Schools running on a two (2) hour delay. Stay tuned for more information as the morning progresses. No morning pre-school.
The middle school girls softball practice for today March 6th has been canceled due to the weather forecast.
Reminder today is a scheduled 2 hour late start for students. Staff are participating in professional development activities. Classes begin at 10:15.
Middle School Spring Sports sign up sheets are available in the HS/HS main office and a copy was sent to all middle school parents via e-mail today. Baseball will begin Monday March 4th. Practices will be at Waitsburg and a bus will transport students to and from practices. Practice will run form 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM. The head coach is Nick Swisher and we are interviewing for an assistant coach on March 5th. Track & field will begin on March 11th. Practices will run from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM at Dayton High School gym and/or Stadium. Kayla Lewis is the head coach and Nick Carter & Tracy Pearson are the middle school assistant coaches.
Dayton Schools will run on a two (2) hour delay on Thursday February 28. No morning pre-school.
Dayton Elementary is canceling after school academic support for Wednesday February 27.
The public library PrimeTime family reading program is canceled for tonight due to weather.
No Spring Sports Practices on Wednesday. The DW Combine Committee scheduled for Wednesday has also been cancelled.
Due to concerns related to weather there will be no after school athletic practices or activities for middle school or high school students this afternoon.
The Dayton School District is monitoring current and forecasted road and weather conditions for our area. Any information regarding an early dismissal would be announced through our App and Flash Alert system. Safety continues to be our top priority. Thank you for your patience
The middle school girls basketball game has been canceled for today. The team will have their last practice at the usual time today followed by a pizza party at Chief Springs Pizza in Dayton. This is not mandatory. The bus will bring student to the restaurant and parents can pick them up from there between 6:30 pm & 7:00 pm.
Dayton School District will run on a two (2) hour delay for Tuesday February 26. There is no morning pre-school. Please stay tuned tomorrow morning in the event weather and road conditions become more difficult.
Middle school girls basketball game for today has been cancelled. There will be no Middle School basketball practice today. All spring sports practices are also CANCELLED
Dayton School District is two hours late Monday February 25. No morning preschool.
March 1 is a scheduled snow make up day. Classes will be held on a half day schedule (12:30 release) to make up for the half day missed on February 15. Grades 4 and 5 will ski a full day at Bluewood. The remaining two make-up days are scheduled for June 12 and 13.
The library’s PrimeTime reading program will be canceled due to potentially hazardous road conditions. The first session will now be Feb 27th. Hope to see you there.
The Dayton School Board will meet via a conference call at 12:30 today due to weather and road conditions. The agenda has been reduced to only bills and payroll. All other agenda items have been moved to the March 6 agenda. If you have questions contact Superintendent Johnson
Dayton School District is closed on Wednesday February 20. The staff training planned for this afternoon is cancelled. A decision on whether to hold the School Board meeting tonight will be made later this morning.
There will be an early release on Wednesday, February 20th at 11:30 a.m. for staff I-ready training. (This is the only early release day scheduled for this week). Lunch will be served. There will be PM Preschool. If you have questions or need further information please contact the elementary (509-382-2507), MS/HS (509-382-4775) or District (509-382-2543) offices tomorrow (Tuesday, February 19th). There was an error on the elementary message center that went out last week that had the 20th & 21st listed as an early release. **THE EARLY RELEASE IS ONLY ON FEBRUARY 20TH AT 11:30 AM.**
Dayton wrestler Carlos Norris had a tough fourth match today against senior Clark Chase from Kettle Falls. The final score was 17-2 in favor of Clark. It has been a unique couple of weeks for wrestlers in Washington and Carlos gave his best effort all season. We are very proud to have Carlos represent Dayton High School at Mat Classic 2019.
Carlos Norris pinned his opponent in round two of his first match Saturday in the consolation round. Keep it up Carlos.
Carlos Norris lost a tough first round match today at mat classic 19-3. He has won his first match in the consolation bracket with a pin in 2:45 against an opponent from Tonasket. He is scheduled to wrestle one more match tonight against a wrestler from Rainier. In the consolation bracket he is in he could place as high as 3rd. Good Luck Carlos!!
No middle school girls' basketball practice on Friday, February 15th, Saturday February 16th or Monday, February 18th.
The 4th and 5th grade ski trip scheduled for tomorrow, Feb. 15th, is canceled.
Dayton schools will be closed on Friday February 15. No after school activities.
Sadie Hawkins Dance is back on again - this Saturday February 16
Carlos Norris is headed to Tacoma! It has been a tense couple of days with the weather hampering travel plans for Dayton High School Wrestler Carlos Norris to make the trip to Tacoma. This morning he left and is ready to take on the other 20 wrestlers in his bracket at 138lbs. He has a bye in the first round at the tournament and will wrestle an opponent from Darrington who also has a bye the first round. Wrestling begins at 8:30 AM on Friday. There is a mandatory 45 min. rest period between matches so results will be posted as soon as they are processed. It may be around noon before we have access to results. We will post his progress after each match. We wish Carlos a safe trip and best of luck at Mat Classic 2019.
Running Start / College in the High School parent meeting has been postponed until Feb. 28th at 6:00 pm in the high school library.
Friday, February 15 7th /8th Grade Dance has been postponed, until further notice, due to recent weather concerns.
Thursday, February 14 6th Grade Lip Sync Contest has been postponed, until further notice, due to recent weather concerns.
The PTSO meeting scheduled for tonight is canceled due to road conditions. The next meeting will be Tuesday, March 12th at 7pm in the elementary library.
The DW Athletic Combine meeting for Monday night Feb. 11 has been cancelled. The meeting will be rescheduled, likely for a date/time next week.
Updating earlier information the Dayton School District is closed for Monday February 11.
Dayton School District will run two (2) hours late on Monday February 11. No morning pre school. Please be alert in the morning for any future notifications.
WIAA Regional Wrestling Tournaments Canceled. The WIAA has canceled all classifications of the state regional wrestling tournaments due to severe weather conditions for traveling teams and hosting schools. Safety for all involved is a priority. At this time the tournament managers are considering running 32 person brackets (State is usually run with 16 person brackets). This will take some time as they need to look at seeding criteria for wrestlers in each classification and weight class. The state tournament will be held as scheduled February 15th & 16th at the Tacoma Dome. When we have more information on the tournament and Dayton wrestler Carlos Norris's placement in the bracket we will post it here on the live feed.
Wednesday 2 hour late start for students. Staff meet in multipurpose room for professional development at 7:30.
Middle School Girls basketball game for today (Tuesday) has been cancelled. The team will hold regular practice in Waitsburg instead.
Dayton School District is 2 hours late due to cold weather and road conditions.
High School Spring Sports Clearance Night for Dayton and Waitsburg students Thursday February 7, 2019, 6:00 PM @ Dayton High School Auditorium.
Varsity Boys Basketball halftime score DW 14 vs. De Sales 27
As of 5:00PM today January 24th the JV Girls Basketball game with De Sales has been canceled due to our opponents not having enough players. JV Boys will play at 4:30PM. Varsity Girls 6:00PM & Varsity Boys @ 7:30PM
The January 29 HS BB games v DeSales in Dayton will begin at 3:30. JV girls will only play 2 quarters at the request of DeSales.
Tuesday night basketball with Touchet - Varsity only beginning at 6:00 in Dayton
JV boys and girls at Columbia Burbank on Friday will both be played at 4:30 @ Col Burbank. Girls play in HS gym and Boys play next door in the Middle School.
The Winter Sports Banquet will be held on Tuesday February 12, @ the Dayton Elementary School Multi -purpose Room, 6:00 PM
Senior Recognition for DW Boys Basketball, Girls Basketball and Cheer will be on Tuesday January 29th. Girls Basketball will hold their ceremony right after the JV boys game prior to warm-ups for their game. Varsity boys & Cheerleaders will hold their ceremony after the girls varsity game and prior to warm ups for the boys varsity game.
The JV Girls B-Ball game on Friday 1-25-19 has been changed. Game time will be 4:30 PM @ Columbia Burbank. The JV Girls will play at 4:30 PM in the high school gym & JV Boys will play at 4:30 PM in the middle school gym. The JV teams will depart Dayton @ 2:00 PM & depart Waitsburg for Burbank @ 2:30 PM. No change to the varsity games or travel times.
Wrestler Carlos Norris claimed second place in the 132 pound class at the Coyote Classic Tournament in Kittitas Saturday.
Varsity Boys B-ball final score DW 25 - LC 41
Boys Varsity halftime score DW 8 - LC 26
Varsity Girls B-ball final score DW 39 -LC 49
Score ties at 36 going into 4th quarter of girls varsity game.
Girls Varsity B-ball halftime score DW 18- LC 26
JV Boys B-ball Final Score DW 32 - LC 42
JV Boys Basketball halftime score DW 16 Liberty Christian 20
CONGRATULATIONS to the 4H Robotics team for competing in the FIRST LEGO League Eastern Washington State Championships last Saturday. The team competed in four sessions, Core Values, Robot Design, Project Description and three rounds for the Robot. This was their third year in a row making it to State. Team members are: Vaughn Walter - 8, Benny Bryan - 8, Josh Reser - 7, Addie Johnson - 7, Phinehas Kerr - 7
Thank you to the FFA Agriculture Issues Team for their presentation at last nights Board meeting. The Board has a much higher understanding about the issues around "Branding Cattle" after listening to your work. Good luck at your upcoming competition.
Middle School Girls Basketball schedules with bus times can be accessed from the district web site. Select Documents, then Athletics, DW Combine then schedules for 2018-19 will be listed. The last schedule posted will be MS G-B-ball.
Varsity Boys Basketball final score DW 28 Martin 38.
Boys Varsity Basketball start of 4th quarter DW 22 - Martin 21
Boys Basketball halftime score DW 14 - Mabtin 16
Basketball update for Thursday - WWVA has cancelled both JV games. Varsity only on Thursday - Girls begin at 5:00 and Boys to follow at 6:30
Don't forget your money for the FBLA hot cocoa and cinnamon roll sale tomorrow and Friday morning in the commons. See you there!
Changes to HS basketball this week. On Thursday vs. DeSales only 2 quarters girls JV. Game begins at 3:30. On Friday at Lyle no girls JV game. JV boys game begins at 4:30. Go DW
MS Boys Basketball Team Pictures Wed. Dec. 19, 2018, 4:20PM Dayton High School Gym
Saturday Dec. 15th High School Basketball at Kittitas. The JV games will both be played at 4:30 PM. They have two gyms available to host the JV games at the same time.
Students who participated in the Kiwanis Road to Leadership program speak at Kiwanis meeting. Kylee Laughlin, Alex Jenkins, Kira Boggs and McKenzie Dobbs share their Washington DC experiences.
There will be a Title 1/LAP family night on December 17th from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in the elementary library. Program staff will share information with parents and families. Refreshments will be served. On Tuesday, December 18th there will be a "Coffee Talk" beginning at 8:30 a.m. in the District Boardroom that will focus on the Title 1/LAP Schoolwide Plan. For more information contact the elementary office at 509-382-2507
Our K – 12th Grade Christmas Concert is tonight in the HS Gym. The concert begins at 6:00. 4th & 5th grade students should be to the band room by 5:30 to pick up their instrument and make it over to the gym. K – 3rd grade students should be to the gym by 5:45. We look forward to seeing you tonight.
Dayton School District is 2 hours late due to weather and road conditions.
Carlos Norris wrestling at 145 pounds claimed 3rd place at the Liberty Invitational. Norris practices and travels with Pomeroy HS. Norris was 3-1 for the day.
December 11 HS basketball at Prescott - JV games for both girls and boys have been cancelled. Varsity only beginning at 6:00.
Late start on Wednesday Dec. 5 Classes begin at 10:15- no breakfast
MS Boys basketball continues to improve as players. DW A team defeated Rogers tonight and the B team fell just short in exciting play at Dayton High School. Check for scores under the athletic tab.
Come watch some exciting Middle School Boys Basketball on Thursday November 29 when DW takes on Rogers at Dayton High School gym beginning at 5:00.
Calling all 7 and 8 grade girls interested in basketball. There will be a meet and greet meeting Thursday November 29 in the evening at 6:30 in Waitsburg at Preston Hall. See you then!
The Dayton Elementary students had a blast at the Jeff Evans Science Magic show. Thank you to Title I and the Dayton Elementary PTSO for sponsoring such a fun and educational assembly! To learn how to do some of these “magic” science experiments at home, go to http://www.sciencemagicvideos.com/
Congratulations to MS Boys basketball teams. In the last two days the B team defeated Touchet and the A team was victorious against Touchet and Liberty Christian in Richland. You can find the scores under the athletic tab. Great job players and coaches.
Congratulations to Jeannie Lyonnais who was recognized as the employee of the year by the Dayton Chamber of Commerce. Mrs. Lyonnais serves the needs of students, teachers, parents and administration in the elementary building.
Website App for Cell Phone: There is now an app that you can download to your phone that will give you easy access to our live feed, news and events along with the breakfast/lunch menu and forms. To download the app go to your app store and type in daytonschooldistrictwa and look for the Bulldog logo. If you have questions or need more information please contact the District office at 509-382-2543. Thank you for your patience as we work toward enhancing our communication tools.
The Dayton School District Board of Directors announces a vacancy for a Position 3 Director. Any Columbia County registered voter who lives within the boundaries of District 3 may apply. For more information contact Superintendent Doug Johnson at 509-382-2543
The District is required to provide Annual Notifications to the Public. If you have questions or need more information, please contact the District office at 509-382-2543
Welcome to our District website. For more information regarding our schools please contact us at 509-382-2543. We would be happy to give you any information that may not be included on our website.