Cove Swim Team-OSAA has just put their entries up for the State Swim meet next weekend. Taylor Fox made it into the 200 IM and the 100 Fly. Tim Koza will swim the 500 freestyle and the 100 back. Great job Cove! Our 200 free relay missed the cut by several seconds. Steve
Cove High School asks all our fans to wear blue to tomorrow nights basketball games against Imbler to honor our seniors, our alumni, and for Monte.
Cove High School will be honoring our senior athletes and their parents at our final home game for the 2019-2020 season this Friday against the Imbler Panthers. JV games will start at 4:30 with varsity will follow at 6:00 pm.
The Cove Leadership Class is conducting our 2nd annual canned food drive for our local food pantry. Students in grades K-12 are participating. Please send your donations to school with students or donate at Friday's basketball game. Thank you in advance for your donations.
Congratulations to Wil Slagle for his 5th place finish in After Dinner Speaking at the Singletary Speech Tournament at Linfield College. Wil led the Cove team to a solid showing among the 21 schools competing. All competitors from Cove placed in the top half in at least one of their events. The team is now preparing for Districts.
Come support FBLA at our Valentine photo booth Friday night with all your family and friends. Come get your photos taken with those you love at Friday night’s games. Valentine backdrop will be provided. $5.00 for 8x10 and $3.00 for a 5x7. Photos will be printed on site.
With the cancellation of school today, there will be no boys basketball practice tonight. Stay safe and warm.
Tonight's Booster Club meeting is cancelled. February 5th.
Update: Cove School is closed today, Wednesday February 5th.
Update: Busses will run regular routes two hours late. Wednesday, February 5th.
Due to inclement weather. Cove School will be on a 2 hour delay today, Wednesday February 5th.
MIDDLE GIRLS BASKETBALL--MS girls basketball teams will play in Union on Friday at 10:00 am and in Wallowa on Saturday at 11:00 am and 3:00 pm.
HS BASKETBALL--The Cove High School varsity teams will be playing Joseph tomorrow night at Enterprise High School starting at 5:30 pm. There will be no JV games.
Come join the Booster Club for our monthly meeting. It will be this Wednesday, February 5th at 7:00 pm at the High School. Hope to see you there!
Boxes of Love Fundraiser - Saturday Feb. 1 - High School Hall 1-5pm - Rylie Overton's senior project is a fundraiser that provides for children in foster care. Please come bid on over 30 items, including gift certificates, artwork and quilts. Your support is much appreciated!!
Interested in college prep? Come to the SAIL camp @ Univ. of Oregon in July for FREE! App opens 3/15. Visit sail.uoregon.edu or come see Mrs. Murchison for more info.
The Cove School District is accepting applications for the following position: Head Coach -- Middle School Track. Applications can be found on our district web site. For additional information, contact Candy McGilvray at firstname.lastname@example.org. DATE: Open until filled.
Robotics Team: A big CONGRATULATIONS to these students for their achievements at the Columbia Basin League Tournament. They received trophies for Winning Alliance and the Innovate Award. They finished first in the five qualifying rounds. (The only team to win all five.) They also won every match in the finals bracket with their alliance from Union High School. The alliance had a high score of the tournament of 77 points while the second highest scoring alliance was a distant 42.
CHS Alumni, CHS Students, and Cove Staff are invited to audition for the spring musical Once on This Island, Feb. 3-5, 4:00-6:00 pm in Dr. Farrell's room. Prepare 60-90 seconds of a Broadway showtune to be sung a capella. Movement exercises and readings will also be conducted.
HS Basketball--Cove vs Wallowa starting at 1:00 on Saturday, January 25th, with varsity girls, JV girls, and then varsity boys.
HS Basketball--High school games will start in Imbler tomorrow at 4:00 pm. Varsity girls should start around 5:30 pm with boys varsity to follow.
NAP Night (Night Against Procrastination) January 29 - High School students can come to the Math room from 6-8 pm to work on any subject. Come get caught up before the MidTerm reports.
Due to unexpected circumstances, tonight's (1/16) middle school dance has been cancelled. The ASB apologizes for the inconvenience.
There will be a pulled pork dinner at CHS on January 18th during the Cove/Adrian basketball games to raise money for the family of Jake Lindsey who was injured in a snowboarding accident. Dinner is free to the public, but we will be accepting donations for the Lindsey family.
Due to inclement weather, Cove School is on a 2 hour delay Thursday, January 16.
Anthony Lakes ski school starts this Friday! If you are interested, Mr. G needs your paperwork ASAP!
High School Basketball--Junior varsity girls will start at 3:00 pm on Friday at Nixyaawii, and they will start in Cove against Adrian on Saturday at 2:00 pm. The junior varsity boys and varsity teams will follow. Hope to see you at the games.
Mr. Brett Dunten will be starting little kids basketball tomorrow night, January 8th, in the small gym for ages 3-8. They will begin practice at 5:30. All basketball players age 3-8 are encouraged to attend this fun activity.
Please join us for our monthly meeting! It will be held this Wednesday, January 8th at 7:00 pm at the High School. We hope to see you there!
Anthony Lakes ski school starts January 17! If you are interested, see Kelsey or Mr. G for the paperwork. Please return the forms ASAP! The deadline is January 15.
Just a reminder that the Cove Leadership class is hosting a winter formal this Friday, January 6th, from 7:00 pm until 10:00 pm at the Coe-Kerr Community Center. Hope all our high school students can attend. Cost is $6.00 for singles and $10.00 for couples.
Order Your High School Yearbook before 2020 and save! Orders must be completed by May 1st. Orders placed by January 1st are $15.00, by spring break are $17.00, and by May 1st are $20.00. Order Here: https://link.entourageyearbooks.com/my/CoveHighSchool2020
High School Basketball--Just a reminder that the Cove High School basketball teams will be playing at Powder Valley Thursday night in the first round of the Union Christmas Tournament. Girls varsity plays at 7:30 pm and boys varsity plays at 9:00 pm.
It was an honor for the Cove High School Choir to sing a few songs for the Grande Ronde Hospital Hospice Remembrance Ceremony last Thursday night. It is interesting to see how meaning of songs change in different contexts. It was an emotionally moving event and the choir did a nice job of helping honor those that had passed in care of GRH Home Hospice Service.
7th Grade Programming The seventh-grade tech class has been working with many different ways to code: code.org, java, and blocks. The latest is Scratch. This is a block program created over a decade ago by a group at MIT. For some of you that remember “Pong” and “Battle Tanks” from Atari, these games will look familiar. If you are interested in how they created them click the “See Inside” button in the top right of your screen while in the game. Some of the games: (you might have to copy the link into a web browser) https://scratch.mit.edu/projects/340677696 Colter L. https://scratch.mit.edu/projects/340678771 Micah J. https://scratch.mit.edu/projects/340993506 Baylee S. https://scratch.mit.edu/projects/344715903 Evey S. https://scratch.mit.edu/projects/340998930 Cabella G. https://scratch.mit.edu/projects/343000488 Tanner R. https://scratch.mit.edu/projects/340994384/ Jesse L.
We are traveling the world this holiday season to learn about the geography and traditions of other countries. We stopped in Mexico today and took a virtual field trip to Chichen Itza, one of Mexico’s most famous archaeological sites. We were also introduced to traditional folk art weaving and are finding we have to be patient and thoughtful in our work. Next stop, Peru!
Cove Holiday Program is Tonight! For those not able to attend, Live Feed is available after 6:15 here: https://youtu.be/bOUhX1bTp_0
Basketball practice after school will be a shooting practice in the little gym. Practice will get out around 515 to allow those students in band to prepare for their concert. Thanks and see you after school.
Christmas program Tues. Dec. 10th @ 6:30. 4th grade students please be to your classroom by 6:15. Don't forget to bring your Teddy Bears Tues. morning when you come to school. Mrs. Thomas will hang on to them until program time.
The Cove High School girls and boys varsity basketball teams will have their home season opener tonight against the Cascade Ramblers . Varsity girls will start at 4:00 pm with varsity boys at 5:30. They will also play at the Union Lion's Tournament tomorrow starting at 3:00 pm.
Just a reminder that the Cove Middle School Booster Club tournament starts Friday morning with Cove's games versus Echo at 9:00 am and 10:00 am. Come out and support your Cove Middle School team.
Winter Concert on December 10th at 6:30 pm in the High School Gym!
Please join us for our monthly meeting. It will be held this Wednesday, December 4th at 7:00 pm at the high school. We will be completing our final sign ups for the middle school basketball tournament which is this weekend, December 6th and 7th. It is one of our main fundraisers. If you are unable to attend the meeting please consider contacting a booster member to get signed up to help with the gate or concessions! See you there!
Cove annual Christmas program is to be held Tues. Dec. 10th @ 6:30 in the High School gym. There will be one program k-12. Hope to see you all there!
Early release today. Buses depart at 12:30. Enjoy the Thanksgiving Holiday. We have much to be thankful for.
Just a reminder that fall sports awards for the Cove Middle School and Cove High School are tonight at 6:00 pm in the Coe-Kerr Community Center. Please join us for a celebration of our student athletes.
Basketball practice will end by 520 - 530 tonight so you can change for fall sports banquet. Forgot to let you know last night night. Thanks.
#Let'sHelp-Please help Cove High School keep the homeless warm this winter by donating blankets, coats, toys, hats, gloves, and socks. Please bring all donations to the high school or elementary school by December 18th. Donation tubs are placed by the front doors of each school.
Booster Club Scholarship....parents must be paid members by January 31, 2020 ... Join Now... https://www.cove.k12.or.us/o/cove-school-district/page/booster-club--45
Fall Play! Come and see the fall theatre production of Psych, a comedy written by Lisa Rowe. Friday and Saturday (Nov. 15 & 16) at 7:00 pm and Sunday (Nov. 17) at 2:00 pm, at the Coe Kerr Community Center on Church Street. Tickets: $5/$3 available at the door.
Everybody brush! Parents, be on the lookout for a consent for dental hygiene screenings, they should be coming home today (11/7/19) in Thursday folders. Happy oral health.
Come join us for our monthly Booster Club meeting this Wednesday, November 6th at 7:00 pm. We will meet at the high school. We hope to see you there!
Order Your High School Yearbook Today and Save! Orders must be completed by May 1st. Orders placed by January 1st are $15.00, by spring break are $17.00, and by May 1st are $20.00. Order Here: https://link.entourageyearbooks.com/my/CoveHighSchool2020
SAVE THE DATE--Donkey basketball is back in Cove on November 22nd at 7:00 pm. For a fun-filled evening with family and friends, join us for donkey basketball in the big gym. This is part of Kelly Winebrenner's senior project and this a fund raiser for the Fisher House Foundation.
We just finished up our cardboard creations and wanted to share this amazing slide. Way to go Eli and Rowan! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IySFLHO47mY
MS Boys Basketball--The Cove middle school boys basketball team will be starting their season with a home game at 10:00 am Friday morning against Pine Eagle. Their game that was scheduled for Saturday morning is cancelled due to district volleyball and will be rescheduled soon.
Cove High School is still seeking an assistant girls basketball coach. If you are interested in the position, please contact Candy McGilvray at email@example.com.
Molly Turner will be in the HS Library at noon on Monday, Oct 21 to help students register for Fall term dual-enrollment.
Stage Manager Needed! Dr. Farrell is looking for a high school student or adult to serve as a stage manager for the upcoming fall play. The commitment begins ASAP and runs through November 17. If interested, please contact her.
Set Pieces Needed for the Fall Play! If you have a small sofa (preferably leather) or a nice wooden office desk that you are willing to loan us for a few weeks, please contact Dr. Farrell.
HAMBURGER FEED--FBLA hamburger and hotdog feed at the Cove High School/Powder Valley football game tomorrow night. The grill will open at 5:15 for anyone who wants to join us for dinner before or during the game. Please come out and support the Cove FBLA chapter.
PINK GAME--Cove High School versus Powder Valley High School in volleyball tomorrow afternoon starting at 4:00 pm. This will be our seniors final home game as well as our PINK GAME. Please wear pink for National Breast Cancer Awareness month.
Parent Conferences are fast approaching! Conferences will be held from 4PM to 8PM on Thursday, October 24, and from 8AM to Noon on Friday October 25. Grades 7-12 will be drop-in at the high school gym while grades K-6 is by appointment. Elementary parents, schedule your conference appointment here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60b0849aaaa22a5fc1-20191
Reminder: Thursday, October 17 is a professional development day for elementary teachers. There will be no school for grades K-6 on Thursday. Grades 7-12 will have a regular school day.
Final home game for the Cove Leopards volleyball and football teams this Friday. Volleyball will start at 4:00 pm and football will start at 7:00. Come out and support the teams and honor our seniors in their last home game.
Middle school boys basketball starting at 3:45 tomorrow in the small gym. Their first game will be Friday, October 25th.
Kids have incredible strength. Last week I’ve had the (exhausting) privilege of taking my class to an OMSI Outdoor School where I got to witness my students grow as they overcame so many personal challenges. It’s stressful to live together in tight quarters and travel away from home. They supported and accepted each other and made their experience great. I’m proud of them.
Cove middle School volleyball and football will be starting in Elgin at 9:00 am on Saturday. The four-way will be run in jamboree format. Please come out and support our middle school teams on their last weekend for the 2019 fall seasons.
NAP (Night Against Procrastination) will be this Wednesday, October 9 from 6:00 - 8:00 pm in the High School Math Room.... Come in to study, finish projects, get papers proof-read or just get work done before the end of the Quarter.
Congratulations to Cove High School's 2019 homecoming court, Princess Austin Kendall, Princess Coarral Jordan, Princess Elli Hines-Dunlap, and Princess Kelly Winebrenner. Their escorts will be Chase Tennis and Tristin Walker at tomorrow's homecoming football game.
FBLA hamburger feed at tomorrow night's home football game against Pine Eagle. Join us for hamburgers before the homecoming game.
Community pep assembly and bonfire tonight starting at 6:30 pm. Come join our CHS students for a fun evening of music, games, and entertainment.
The Cove School District is still accepting applications for middle school boys basketball coach. If you are interested, please contact Candy McGilvray.
Due to Homecoming activities, Cove Booster Club’s monthly meeting will be on Thursday, October 3rd. It will be at 7 pm at the high school. All are welcome and we hope to see you there!
SENIORS - Tonight's the Night! File your FAFSA
SAT Deadline - Tuesday, October 1 is the deadline for signing up for the November SAT test. collegeboard.org
Cove school district was recently awarded technical assistance grants from the state for Facilities Assessment, Long-Range Planning, and Seismic Assessment. Proposals are now being accepted for 1) Facilities Assessment/Long Range Planning and 2) Seismic Assessment. RFP's may be viewed here: https://5il.co/ajat and here: https://5il.co/ajau
Volleyball in Cove on Friday afternoon starting with junior high at 1:00 pm, junior varsity at 4:00 pm, and varsity to follow. If you want to see all three Cove teams in action, join us for this unique opportunity on Friday. Leopard homecoming football game to follow.
On Monday (9/30), the 6th grade is headed to Outdoor School in Fossil, Oregon. Pack for colder temperatures and prepare for a great week of growth and learning! You have the power to make this outstanding. I’m excited!
If you missed the FAFSA/ financial aid meeting last night, here is some important information: October 1 you can file for financial aid from the Federal Gov't - www.fafsa.ed.gov Student will need an FSA ID number & so will one parent unless they already have one from an older sibling: studentaid.ed.gov You can get your FSA ID number now. If you have questions, contact me or call the financial aid office at EOU or the college of your choice. If you would like to receive the powerpoint covering FAFSA & Financial aid, please email me.
Due to construction and closure of Haefer Lane today, please plan to park on Jasper, French, or Main to pick up your child this afternoon. Students may be met at the same location - East Entrance. We expect a return to regular traffic flow tomorrow morning.
Tuesday, Sept 24, EOU admissions will be at Cove High School to do on-the-spot acceptance as well as give information about attending EOU. Great opportunity for students to experience the application process.
FAFSA/ Financial Aid meeting. Tuesday, Sept 24, 6:30 pm in the High School math room
Tailgate party this Friday night at our Leopard football game against Adrian/Jordan Valley. Bring your appetite and enjoy a hamburger at our CHS tailgate party. The grill turns on at 5:00 pm.
SENIORS - Deadline is this Thursday, Sept 20 for the October 26th ACT test. http://www.act.org to register
High School volleyball in Elgin this afternoon. Varsity volleyball starting at 4:00 pm with JV to follow. Football team plays at 7:00. Come out and support your teams. GO LEOPARDS!!!
HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL SCHEDULE CHANGE--The Cove High School football team will be playing Imbler High School on September 27th at Eastern Oregon University. Game time is at 7:30 pm.
Football Game at Elgin this on Friday at 7pm - come support our first game of the season. (players be at school by 5pm to prepare for the bus)
In addition to Patriot Day, picture day is tomorrow, Wed. Sept. 11, 2019. "We promise to remember."
NAP Night - Night Against Procrastination - is back! High School students that may need some extra help or just a place to work.... 6:00 - 8:00 pm Wednesday, Sept 11 in the HS Math room. Everyone welcome - not just math!
CONGRATULATIONS Cove Varsity Volleyball Team on a job well done. The girls brought home some hardware, taking second place at the Helix Tournament on Saturday. Way to go girls!
Special Request from Cove School District to all kids returning to school. If you see someone who is struggling to make friends or being picked on because they don't have many friends or because they are shy or not as pretty or not dressed in the most "in" clothes--PLEASE step up. Say HI or at least smile at them in the hallway. You never know what that person might be facing outside of school. Your kindness might just make a BIG difference in someone's life!
You might be aware that there have been comments posted online recently regarding a threat to student safety. The District is aware of these comments and is working with law enforcement. Please be assured that student safety is the District’s top priority, and that there is no threat to student safety. If you have any additional questions, please contact Sheriff Rasmussen at 541-963-1017.
Auditions for the high school play, Psych, are being held Sept. 9 & 10 at 4:00 pm in Dr. Farrell's room with callbacks on Sept. 11 at 4:00. Please be prepared to do cold readings from the script. For more info, contact Dr. Farrell.
Please note: the Booster Club meeting will be September 4th. NOT August 4th. Apologies for the error!
Please join us for our monthly Booster Club meeting tomorrow, August 4th. It will begin at 7 pm at the High School. We look forward to seeing you there!
What happened 236 years ago today (September 3) in Paris? Hey Sherlock, think about it before you ask Siri or Google. Do some math and use your power of deduction...
U.S. History 201- Here come the Europeans. We have studied the pre-Columbian people of North America, and now we are preparing for the arrival of the Spanish, English, French, and Dutch empires.
The 2020-21Cove Charter School Application form is now available by clicking here: https://forms.gle/kv6P8X7bnK8ANKVv8
Senior Parent meeting Wednesday, September 4th @ 7:00 pm in the cafeteria.
Cove Middle School football practice starts Tuesday, August 27th at 4:00 pm. Mr. Bill Ledbetter is our new junior high football coach. GO LEOPARDS!!!
Football Practice Schedule (note no-game Fridays) Monday-Thursday 4:00-6:30 pm No-Game Friday 9:00-11:00 am Labor Day 7:00-9:00 pm Please contact Coach L.Wiseman with any questions.
The Cove School District is still looking for a middle school football coach. If you are interested, please contact Candy McGilvray at 541-568-4424
BACK TO SCHOOL NIGHT... Tuesday, August 20 Come see me about math classes AND Senior Year questions. See you then!
Where words fail, music speaks!
It's going to be another exceptional year here in beautiful Cove, Oregon. Knowledge is power!
Wanted: Mystery Readers in second grade! If you are curious about what a “Mystery Reader” is and are interested in being one, please contact Mrs. Williams for more information.
Auditions for the fall play will take place Sept. 9 & 10 at 4:00 with callbacks Sept. 11 at 4:00. For more information, please see Dr. Farrell's website (under "staff" on the School District site) or contact her directly.
Kindergarten Parents: You should have received a letter or phone call notifying you of your child’s Kindergarten Classroom Visit on Monday, August 19th or Tuesday, August 20th. If you are unsure of your time or need to reschedule, please call the school. The first day of kindergarten is Wednesday, August 21st.
Welcome back to school! Looking forward to seeing you at Back to School Night 8/15 for Elementary students and 8/20 for 7-12.
Welcome back Leopards. We are looking forward to having you all back in class for a great school year.
Sixth grade parents please keep an eye out for outdoor school information! We will be headed to Hancock Field Station in Fossil, Oregon from September 30 through October 2 and there is much to discuss!
Hello 5th grade students and parents! I am super excited for this upcoming year. I look forward to seeing you at back to school night this Thursday and for the adventure we have before us!
SENIORS... Friday, August 16 is the deadline to register for the Sept. ACT test.... http://www.act.org
4th Grade is going to be fantastic. Looking forward to my new classroom assignment as 4th grade teacher. It's going to be a fantastic year!
Back to School Night for grades 7-12: Tuesday August 20 at 6 pm.
School Supplies will be provided by the school for grades K-6th. Those that are in K-6th need to purchase their own backpacks and water bottles. 7th-12th Grades students need to get notebooks & pencils to start school and teachers will specify if they want anything specific. See everyone soon!
The Cove Booster Club will meet Wednesday August 7 at 7 pm at Cove High School. As planning starts for the upcoming year, it is the perfect time to join!
Special Board Meeting to discuss and possibly approve a construction contract for the new cafeteria August 1st at 7AM. See agenda on website.
FAFSA workshop...parents & students come learn about filing your FAFSA for college as well as all types of financial aid. September 24, 6:30 p.m. in the High School Math Room.
SAT Test Registration - July 26 is the deadline to register for the August 24 test. Go to collegeboard.com, set up a profile & pick a location....also FREE test prep problems!
I am pleased to announce the Assistant High School Football Coach -- Sam Wiseman. Sam has been working with football as an athlete or coach for over 40 years - he has experience coaching college and high school football and was part of the coaching staff while Union and Cove merged teams a few years back. Sam has a passion for the sport and an interest in raising student leaders on and off the field. Speed/Agility/Strength training Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 5:30-6:30pm!
Cove School District Job openings. Please see the employment page under district info.
Football Strength and Agility Training Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 5:30-6:30 Open and encouraged for all interested in playing Football!
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