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Class of 1978

October 10, 2018 by Adelina Alanis Christensen (Register to contact)

A shout out to the Class of 1978!!
Had a great time at our Reunion last month. It was wonderful seeing everyone, and visiting family & friends in the Valley/Grandview.
Wishing everyone in the Class of 78 wonderful, and safe up coming Holidays!!!

Congratulations to the Grandview Greyhounds Boys Basketball Team/State CHAMPIONS!!!

March 22, 2018 by Adelina Alanis Christensen (Register to contact)

So proud, A Huge Congratulations to the Grandview Greyhounds Boys Basketball Team.
Greyhounds State Champs!!!! WooHoo!!!!!

Way to Go Greyhounds!!

Spring Break - 2018

March 22, 2018 by Adelina Alanis Christensen (Register to contact)

Had the wonderful opportunity to travel to the Bavarian Countries in Europe this past Spring Break from School.
A wonderful, great, but, cold temps pilgrimage through Italy, Switzerland/Swiss Alps, Austria, and Germany for 77 of us from all over the Texas Catholic Dioceses.

Training for Teaching Hygiene to the Southwest Indian Reservations - Missionary Work

March 22, 2018 by Adelina Alanis Christensen (Register to contact)

In being a part of the ADK-Sority World Understanding Mission Work it has inspired me.
Hopefully soon, after I go through my Training to Teach Hygiene to the Southwest Indian Reservations. Which are some of the poorest Indian Reservations in our country.
Feel blessed I have this opportunity in my life.

Pilgrimage Spring Break Trip to Portgual & Spain

May 16, 2017 by Adelina Alanis Christensen (Register to contact)

This past March I was blessed with the opportunity to travel with my church to Europe-Portugal and Spain for the 100th. year anniversary of Our Lady Of Fatima. Two beautiful countries with many traditions. We all had such a wonderful time, great cool weather.

Missionary Trip - Summer 2016

July 13, 2016 by Adelina Alanis Christensen (Register to contact)

August 6th. My Birthday! I'll have been given the gift of being chosen to represent my Chapter part of the International Educators/Altruistic Sorority I'm a member of, ADK Epsilon Pi - Texas. At the Missionary Trip to South Dakota. From August 6th - 10th. We will be dedicating a Book Mobile to the Lakota-Sioux Indian Reservation. Along with filling their schools with much needed books as well. They were our winners this year for our major volunteer/missionary help to others in the U.S. and Abroad. We have raised funds in the past and built two schools. One in Vietnam, and one in Peru. This program in the Sorority is called World Understanding. :) Recently this past June I was asked to volunteer, and serve on the Texas State World Understanding Committee at State Convention.

Serving 3rd. term as Hist. C. Commissioner

May 22, 2015 by Adelina Alanis Christensen (Register to contact)

Late Spring is off to a busy start at my school, and in Grayson County. I am begining my 3rd. two-year term as a Grayson County Historial Commissioner. This is a volunteer position,but your asked to serve from the Mayor of your community. My late husband Gordon and I bought an Historical Home in the community. Built in 1907, the home has a State Marker, and is know as The Martindale-Lacky-Hudgins House. I still own this home, it is a great weekend place to get away in the country.

Pilgrimage to Ireland

April 2, 2015 by Adelina Alanis Christensen (Register to contact)

In March/2015 (spring-break) I had an oppurtunity to visit the beautiful country of Ireland. On a 8-day pligrimage through my church. There were 54 of us on this trip, and yes, I thought Ireland was as beautiful as the pictures I've seen, and as I imagined it to be. Hope to vacation, and visit this country again.

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Grandview High School hosts college event for students  KIMA CBS 29

YAKIMA Wa. --Grandview High School is helping students get ready for college and encouraging them to give back to their communities. The high school hosted ...

College event for seniors to take place at Grandview High school  KIMA CBS 29

GRANDVIEW Wa. -- If you are ready to apply to college but need help you might want to head over to Grandview High School. The school is inviting students to ...

Raynette Louise “Cookie” Shannon  Yakima Herald-Republic

Raynette Louise “Cookie” Shannon, age 76, of Ephrata, WA passed away Friday, November 23, 2018 at her home. She was born July 18, 1942 to Frank L and ...

Grandview to break ground on new high school project  NBC Right Now

In February 2017, Grandview voters approved a bond measure to replace Grandview High School with a new school and on Wednesday, Sept. 5, the Grandview ...

Contract approved to build new Grandview High School  Yakima Herald-Republic

GRANDVIEW, Wash — Construction of a new high school in Grandview is scheduled to start later this month.

Joi Adelle Solberg-Martin  Yakima Herald-Republic

Joi Adelle Solberg-Martin, our daughter, our sister, our mother, and our wonderful and kind friend and coworker to those who were so fortunate to know her, ...

Trudy E. Ritchie  Yakima Herald-Republic

Trudy E. Ritchie (née Schloss) passed away November 16, 2018 in Richland, WA surrounded by her loving family. She was 74.

Grandview schools staff hoop it up | Sunnyside Sun  Sunnyside Daily Sun News

A fundraiser for the Grandview class of 2020 on Monday night was a huge success.

School District breaks ground for new high school  Sunnyside Daily Sun News

School District officials, staff, students and city leaders gathered Wednesday for a groundbreaking ceremony for the future Grandview High School.

Grandview High School lockdown lifted | Sunnyside Sun  Sunnyside Daily Sun News

After 50 minutes, classes are back to normal following a lockdown for a school threat. Grandview High School went into its "secure and teach" mode at 12:40 ...

Homecoming week activity line-up told | Sunnyside Sun  Sunnyside Daily Sun News

Homecoming dance ticket sales are under way at Grandview High School, signaling that homecoming week is fast approaching.

Grandview QB hopes to continue a winning tradition  Yakima Herald-Republic

Grandview junior Rocco Parrish's breakthrough last season came in a 39-13 Week 2 victory against River View.

Ex-Grandview High School teacher pleads guilty to inappropriate contact with student  Yakima Herald-Republic

A former Grandview High School teacher avoided a jail sentence after pleading guilty to having inappropriate contact with a student, but he will never again work ...

Four teens held over threatened school shooting in Grandview  Yakima Herald-Republic

GRANDVIEW, Wash. -- Bail was set Monday at $15000 each for three Grandview High School students who authorities say threatened to shoot classmates.

Grandview School District employees join push for fair pay raises  Yakima Herald-Republic

GRANDVIEW, Wash. -- For the third day in a row, educators in the Yakima Valley showed up to a school district office in force Thursday, calling for a fair salary.

Arrest made in Sunnyside school threat | Sunnyside  Sunnyside Daily Sun News

School District officials say campuses will remain in lockdown status today despite an arrest in connection with the latest social media threat. At 9:40 p.m. ...

Grandview school board to ask voters for $42.2 million for new $69.6 million high school  Yakima Herald-Republic

GRANDVIEW, Wash. — The Grandview school board will ask voters in its school district to foot $42.2 million of a new $69.6 million high school.

Bomb, threats prompt school lockdowns | Sunnyside Sun  Sunnyside Daily Sun News

Schools in three Lower Yakima Valley school districts were locked down nearly simultaneously Tuesday, Feb. 27, following threats. Districts and students were ...

Grandview School District unveils plans for new high school  KIMA CBS 29

GRANDVIEW, Wash.--The Grandview School District is sharing their plans for a new high school with community members.Inspite of the age, the facility is ...

Grandview, Eisenhower high schools make U.S. News & World Report's ranking of best high schools  Yakima Herald-Republic

Grandview and Eisenhower high schools were awarded bronze medal status in the U.S. News & World Report's latest annual ranking of the nation's best high ...

Boys soccer: Toppenish snags CWAC district championship, East Valley takes third  Yakima Herald-Republic

Action from the CWAC district championship and third-place games at Grandview High School in Grandview, Wash. on Tuesday, May 8, 2018. Toppenish ...

Turnout mixed for walkout | Sunnyside Sun  Sunnyside Daily Sun News

A large percentage of students walked out of class today in Grandview and Mabton. Much smaller turnouts were found in Granger and Sunnyside.

High School Soccer Roundup: East Valley stays alive for Class 2A state berth  Yakima Herald-Republic

GRANDVIEW, Wash. — Juan Mendoza scored a goal in each half, including the decisive tally in the 66th minute, to power East Valley to a 3-2 victory over ...

Girls soccer: Selah defeats Ellensburg, 1-0 | Photos and Videos  Yakima Herald-Republic

Action from the CWAC championship match between Selah High and Ellensburg High at Grandview High School, 1601 W. 5th St. in Grandview, Wash., ...

John Michael Sparrow  Yakima Herald-Republic

Born John Michael Sparrow in Prosser, Washington to Michael and Martha Sparrow who resided in Grandview, John lived and attended school in Grandview, ...

UPDATE: Grandview teacher resigns | Archives  NBC Right Now

The Grandview Police Department says a Grandview High School teacher, accused of having inappropriate relations with students has been arrested.

Grandview teacher arrested for suspected sexual advances toward students  Yakima Herald-Republic

YAKIMA, Wash. -- A Grandview High School physical education teacher has been charged with two counts of communicating with minors for immoral purposes ...

Two Lower Yakima Valley educators finalists for Eisenhower Principal  Sunnyside Daily Sun News

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Rosalinda M. Diaz  Yakima Herald-Republic

Rosalinda M. Diaz, 71 of Grandview went to be with her Lord on Friday, October 26, 2018 at the age of 71.

ESPN Names Bethel High School's Unified Sports Program Top 30 in the Country.  HamletHub

In their Special Olympics Honor Roll for 2018, ESPN named Bethel High School's Unified Sports Program among the Top 30 in the country. According to ESPN ...

Mid-Columbia 2018 graduation schedule  Tri-City Herald

The pomp and circumstance of graduation season has arrived. Here's the rundown of upcoming graduation ceremonies around the Mid-Columbia region.

John Walter Nelson  Yakima Herald-Republic

John Walter Nelson of Zillah, WA, passed away peacefully, Friday, July 13, 2018 in Yakima, WA at Cottage in the Meadow surrounded by his family.

Bulldogs boys basketball unable to stop Grandview, Gunner Chronis  Daily Record-News

The Ellensburg boys basketball team might not yet be mathematically eliminated from making the upcoming district tournament but after Monday's game it will be ...

After-school programs empower kids, but need exceeds funding  Yakima Herald-Republic

WAPATO, Wash. -- Jaelynn Traub wants to be a chef when she grows up, as does Juinevere Wesley. Kwalani Goudy hopes to become a veterinarian, Semone ...

Young Gunz roll into tournament | Sunnyside Sun  Sunnyside Daily Sun News

A group of select basketball players from Granger to the Tri-Cities is gearing up for the President's Day Tournament in Vancouver.

Mottice third potential sheriff candidate | Sunnyside Daily Sun  Sunnyside Daily Sun News

By Jennie McGhan · As of Monday, April 23, 2018 · Sign in to favorite this; Discuss Comment, Blog about; Share this Email, Facebook, Twitter. #YAKIMA ...

Grandview coach back where he started | Sunnyside Sun  Sunnyside Daily Sun News

Photo by John Fannin Bob Johnson directs his team during a recent practice. The first-year head girls wrestling coach brings more than 40 years of experience ...

Ellensburg boys basketball calls on supporting cast in win over Grandview  Daily Record-News

Throughout their four games this season, the Ellensburg High School boys basketball team's offense has been propelled by junior Steele Venters and senior ...

Trial for former teacher reset to Sept. 5  Sunnyside Daily Sun News

The case against a former Grandview High School physical education teacher and track coach charged with exploiting a minor and three other charges was ...

Grandview broadcast crew providing online sports coverage  Dailysunnews

Photo by Laura Gjovaag The multi-media broadcasting crew behind Grandview High School's live-streaming of local sports includes (back row L-R) Maritza ...

Norman Russell Fuerst  Yakima Herald-Republic

Norman Russell Fuerst, 82, died on Thursday, August 9, 2018 at the Cottage in the Meadow surrounded by family. He was born on August 4, 1936 in Prosser, ...

White - 40 Years  Yakima Herald-Republic

Bob and Tina White will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary on October 28, 2018. They were high school sweethearts, both graduating from Grandview ...

Yakima school board hears concerns about protecting students  Yakima Herald-Republic

YAKIMA, Wash. -- Nearly two weeks after 17 people were shot and killed at a Florida high school, student safety was among the issues discussed at a Yakima ...

Moultray shifts positions, nets late goal to lift unbeaten Selah to district title  Yakima Herald-Republic

GRANDVIEW — Almost no one has been able to stymie Selah's dynamic attack as it rolled through the CWAC into Tuesday night's district title game in ...

“Bo” William Robert Thomas  Yakima Herald-Republic

Bo” William Robert Thomas, age 44, died on Wednesday July 11, 2018 as the result of a brain aneurysm.

Police: Grandview High School Shooting Threat Named Specific Students  10TV

Grandview Heights Police said the parents of the students named in the threat have been notified.

Grandview teacher who is facing charges resigns  Yakima Herald-Republic

A Grandview High School teacher facing two charges of communicating with teenage students for immoral purposes has resigned.

The Big Win: Cleaning Brothers find their balance  Yakima Herald-Republic

YAKIMA, Wash. -- During this time of year, hundreds of high school and college students in the Yakima Valley will be graduating. Starting today and through the ...

Grandview School District pays $1 million settlement to deaf student  KIMA CBS 29

The student, Jose Garcia, is deaf and according to a news release from his law firm, he was not taught sign languange and was essentially "warehoused" with ...

Grandview salutes senior class of 2014 | Sunnyside Sun  Dailysunnews

GRANDVIEW – Rich Leenhouts Stadium was packed with proud family members, including one woman brought in on a stretcher, as the class of 2014 marched ...

'Warehoused:' Deaf student wins $1 million settlement from Grandview schools  Yakima Herald-Republic

GRANDVIEW — The Grandview School District has settled a federal civil rights lawsuit filed on behalf of a deaf student for $1 million, attorneys for the student ...

Yakima Valley voters OK a trio of school bond measures  Yakima Herald-Republic

Three Yakima Valley bond measures for new or improved school buildings were passing Tuesday evening, but a West Valley proposal was falling well short of ...

Grandview School Board plans bond vote | Sunnyside Daily Sun  Sunnyside Daily Sun News

The School District will ask voters next year to approve a $42 million bond measure to build a new high school.

Grandview schools' top employees named | Sunnyside Sun  Dailysunnews

GRANDVIEW – At last night's Grandview School Board meeting several staff members received special recognition for *service* to the schools.

Under the hood practice | Sunnyside Sun  Sunnyside Daily Sun News

Nick Paulakis Auto shop students from Central Washington high schools converged on Sunnyside Auto Shop Jan. 20 for a day of competition under the eyes of ...

Good News Club program returns to Grandview schools  Dailysunnews

Photo courtesy Tony Sanchez The Good News Club program is being offered in Grandview schools again this year. The clubs offer after-school games, songs, ...

First of two superintendent candidates to meet community tomorrow  Sunnyside Daily Sun News

Community invited to meet superintendent candidates at 6:30 p.m. March 6 and 8 in the Prosser High School Library.

Community members lauded | Sunnyside Sun  Sunnyside Daily Sun News

The recipients of last night's Grandview Chamber of Commerce Community Awards have much to smile about.

Grandview teen sentenced to one year in the death of 2 friends  Mid Columbia Tri City Herald

Jovannie Razo must go to jail. The Grandview teen's family asked a Benton County judge on Monday to allow the 19-year-old to spend a year confined at home ...

Grandview goes Extra Mile to reopen youth center in a new site after fire  Yakima Herald-Republic

GRANDVIEW — Pablo Ambriz slammed his hands on the front counter victoriously.

Grandview graduate brings experience of growing up picking fruit to UW job promoting diversity on campus  Yakima Herald-Republic

YAKIMA, Wash. -- Growing up, Ismael Fajardo and his three brothers would often wake up early during their summer breaks to help their parents Donaciano and ...

Grandview schools' insurer settles five-year lawsuit  Dailysunnews

GRANDVIEW – A lawsuit spanning the past five years that involved the education provided to one Grandview School District student was recently settled out of ...

Meza scores career 1,000 points | Sunnyside Sun  Sunnyside Daily Sun News

The Greyhounds girls basketball team capped off the regular season with two reasons to celebrate — a 57-52 victory against Toppenish and Grace Meza ...

Murder trial begins for man accused of stabbing victim 59 times  KIMA CBS 29

YAKIMA, Wash. - A trial for a man who is charged with killing a man, stabbing him 59 times, has begun.Santiago Santos is charged with killing Manuel Jaime in ...

Ellensburg High School athletics releases plans for new multi-use sports facility  Daily Record-News

Ellensburg High School football coach Randy Affholter joked that his biggest home field advantage at Andreotti Field is his players know where all the holes and ...

Prep Roundup: Ellensburg soccer loses to Toppenish  Daily Record-News

Ellensburg soccer loses to Toppenish. The Ellensburg High School boys soccer team lost to Toppenish High School 4-0 on Saturday morning. The Bulldogs ...

New Grandview band teacher hopes to inspire achievement in music  Dailysunnews

GRANDVIEW – Adam Harris hopes to jazz up Grandview High School when he starts as band teacher at the school this fall.

Grandview in mourning after crash that killed 2 students  Mid Columbia Tri City Herald

GRANDVIEW -- Demetrio Castaneda was one of dozens to visit where his 16-year-old friend Carlos Ochoa died Tuesday night.

Walter Kroes  Yakima Herald-Republic

Our beloved Walter Kroes, age 54, went to be with the Lord March 26th, 2018. A firm believer in Christ, Walt's strong faith, along with family and friends, carried ...

Hoops for Hope raises money for student center  Sunnyside Daily Sun News

Photo by Jennie McGhan. Ariana Ramos of Sunnyside's Lady Grizzlies fifth-grade hoops team reaches for the ball as Niya Gutierrez of Grandview's Sour Patch ...

DECA leaders' travel plans get OK from school board  Dailysunnews

Monday night, the Grandview High School DECA chapter officers had their presentation well planned out to convince the Grandview School Board to give its ...

Wapato boys basketball wins game of the centuries  Yakima Herald-Republic

GRANDVIEW, Wash. — In the dizzying aftermath of one of the more memorable CWAC victories in history, Wapato coach Derek Birley burst into the visitors' ...

Selah boys basketball holds off the Hounds  Yakima Herald-Republic

GRANDVIEW, Wash. — Selah held no illusions about shutting down the CWAC's most dangerous scorer in a tough road test Friday night.

Granger police investigating threat written on high school bathroom wall  KIMA CBS 29

GRANGER, Wash. - Granger police say they are working closely with Granger High School officials after a report came in of a threat written on a bathroom wall ...

Vernon Harold Riddle  Yakima Herald-Republic

Vernon Harold Riddle of Rufus, Oregon passed away at home on May 2, 2017. He was born on November 12, 1938 to Henry Harrison Riddle and Bertha Ellen ...

Prep basketball roundup: Chronis leads Grandview boys past Ellensburg  Yakima Herald-Republic

ELLENSBURG — Gunner Chronis had 28 points and 10 rebounds to lead Grandview to a 64-60 victory Monday night in CWAC boys basketball action.

Port's executive director person of year in G'view  Dailysunnews

GRANDVIEW – There are several members of the community of Grandview who step up regularly, dedicating themselves to making the lives of others better.

Ozuna appointed to vacant council seat | Sunnyside Daily Sun  Dailysunnews

Robert Ozuna was this past Wednesday night appointed to fill the vacant Grandview City Council seat.

Grandview honors community's best | Sunnyside Sun  Dailysunnews

This is a community award,” Grandview City Administrator Cus Arteaga said last Friday upon receiving the community's Person of the Year award. “This is a ...

Hundreds walk away with backpacks full of free school supplies  KIMA CBS 29

YAKIMA, Wash. – A local club is having another go at a school supply giveaway.Two weeks ago, the Yakima Elks Lodge gave out backpacks full of school ...

Grandview School Board brief | Sunnyside Sun  Dailysunnews

Photo by Jennie McGhan. Grandview High School DECA students Alondra Perez, Taylor Ebbelaar, Alejandra Padilla, Ulyses Osuna, Melissa Ramos and Alicia ...

Macho, macho man | Sunnyside Sun  Sunnyside Daily Sun News

Grandview High School kicked off its homecoming week festivities last night with the annual Macho Man Volleyball tournament.

GHS homecoming royalty | Sunnyside Sun  Dailysunnews

Photo by Jennie McGhan. The Grandview High School 2015 homecoming royalty introduced at last Friday's football game includes (L-R) senior escort ...

Legends Casino shares the wealth in annual grant presentation  Yakima Herald-Republic

TOPPENISH, Wash. — The Public Works Department can afford to replace its outdated sewer jetting and flushing truck — used to clear sewer lines and empty ...

Conrad Fire in Naches reaches over 5000 acres, 20 percent contained  KIMA CBS 29

NACHES, Wash. - Firefighters say a wildfire between Naches and Selah has burned an estimated 5200 acres.Washington State Patrol Chief John Batiste ...

Resource officer says local student allegedly attacked while walking to school  KIMA CBS 29

YAKIMA, Wash. - Police say a local middle school student has been found safe after she was reportedly assaulted Wednesday morning.The Yakima School ...

Miss Grandview candidates announced | Sunnyside Sun  Sunnyside Daily Sun News

Candidates for the 2016-17 Miss Grandview court were formally announced last night.

FC Barcelona beating the odds | Sunnyside Daily Sun  Sunnyside Daily Sun News

Just this past weekend a local U13 soccer team, FC Barcelona, won a tournament in Portland, Ore.

Janice A.E. Smith  Yakima Herald-Republic

Janice A.E. Smith of Yakima, Wa. passed away March 21, 2018. Maiden name Mclaughlin, born May 24, 1942, in Vancouver, Wa.

People of Vantage can safely return home following fire evacuation; fire 20% contained  KIMA CBS 29

VANTAGE, Wash. -- Multiple fire crews are working to contain a wildfire that rapidly spread Tuesday in the Vantage area.Firefighters responded to the Ryegrass ...

Grandview's Top 10 | Sunnyside Sun  Dailysunnews

Photo by Laura Gjovaag The top 10 graduates of Grandview High School's class of 2015 by grade point average include (L-R) Monica Bobadilla, Fran ...

'Heavy hitter' loves his job | Sunnyside Sun  Dailysunnews

Photo by Laura Gjovaag Although he's a “heavy hitter” in court, Mariano Morales loves to laugh and has lots of stories to tell. “I could talk for a couple of days,” he ...

National scholarship awarded to Cuevas | Sunnyside Sun  Dailysunnews

Photo by Jennie McGhan. Grandview High School senior Samuel Cuevas was recently named the recipient of a $22,000 Horatio Alger national scholarship.

Boys prep basketball: Selah bounces back to top Wapato  Yakima Herald-Republic

SELAH — Just 24 hours after allowing its highest point total of the season at Ephrata, Selah showed its ability to bounce back with a dominant 84-49 victory over ...

Senior night for GHS harriers | Sunnyside Sun  Dailysunnews

Senior cross-country runners enjoy gifts presented to them as part of senior night ceremonies held following this past Wednesday's cross-country meet at ...

Rich Leenhouts Stadium re-dedication this coming Friday  Dailysunnews

Photo by Jennie McGhan. A new monument in honor of longtime Grandview Greyhounds football coach Rich Leenhouts will this coming Friday be unveiled at ...

Walking for fun, health and money | Sunnyside Sun  Dailysunnews

GRANDVIEW - Harriet Thompson Elementary School students flooded the playgrounds last Friday morning to participate in the school's annual walk-a-thon.

State football: Newport advances to State 1A semifinal by defeating Colville  The Spokesman-Review

Adam Moorhead put Newport ahead for good in the fourth quarter with a 44-yard touchdown reception as the Grizzlies defeated Colville 21-7 in the State 1A ...

Toppenish police searching for man suspected of shooting teen  KIMA CBS 29

TOPPENISH, Wash. - The Yakima County Superior Court has issued a warrant for the arrest of a man suspected of shooting a 15-year-old in Toppenish.

GHS grad earns accolades, cash for web page design  Dailysunnews

Ulyses Osuna of Grandview is one of just eight 2015 high school graduates in the country to win an eSchoolView scholarship in a national web design ...

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