Howling Herald

March 3, 2023

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Hello Wolf Pack,

Ready or not, we are in the month of March! A few Selkirk highlights include:

  • our 3-on-3 basketball tournament
  • 8th graders beginning registration for high school
  • fun Read Across America opportunities created by our library
  • March Madness classroom competition sponsored by leadership students
  • our music groups performing at the elementary schools along with another field trip for a festival
  • and games are underway for our girls' basketball season.

We hope our students find a way to join the fun, while also managing their classwork.

This Week & Upcoming Events:

This Week:

  • Pack Attack High 5 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament--should conclude around 5:00.
  • Future Falcon Family Night for our 8th Graders who will attend Ridgeline will be held Mar. 7th. More info below.
  • Wednesday, the 6th grade music groups will perform at Liberty Lake and Riverbend.
  • Sports schedule below.

Coming Soon:

  • 6th Graders- Earn a Silverwood Ticket by reading during the month of March. Details below.
  • Love and Logic (free) parenting classes in March. Info below.
  • Selkirk and GMS PTO Fundraiser at Liberty Lake Paper Murphy's- Info below.
  • Spring Break- April 3-7

Students are encouraged to explore their interests and collaborate around technology and great books in the Selkirk library.

Conference Feedback

If you haven't had a chance yet, we would still love to hear your feedback about conferences. Whether you attended or not, please consider completing this short Spring Conference Survey.

Ridgeline Course Registration Information

You can find helpful information on the Ridgeline website or using this video link:

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CVSD Job Fair

CVSD Staff and Families:

We are holding a CVSD Job Fair on Wednesday, March 8, 4:30-6pm at Spokane Valley Tech, 115 S University Rd.

Please pass this message on to anyone who may be interested in working for CVSD part-time, full-time or with the flexibility of becoming a classified or certificated substitute.

We have excellent employee benefits and paid on-the-job training.

We are hiring: bus drivers, bus aides, cooks, custodians, paraeducators & both classified and certificated substitutes.

We hope to see you at our event to answer any questions you may have or help you to apply for job openings.

For current openings or to apply go to:

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PACK Attack HIgh 5 Basketball Tourney

A huge THANK YOU to our leadership students and Mr. Weis for a great event today! We had a solid turn out of teams. The champions of our 7th and 8th grade bracket are pictured above and the 6th grade champions are pictured below.

Thanks for a fun afternoon of hoops!

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6th Graders Silverwood Reading is the Ticket Information

During the month of March, 6th graders can log their minutes reading and earn a free ticket to Silverwood. Forms must be turned in to your ELA teacher by March. 31st.

Reading Log for Silverwood Reading is the Ticket

Math IS Cool results are in!

Selkirk’s Math is Cool team turned-in an amazing performance on February 15 at the Math-Is-Cool Championships. They spent over 3 hours after school slamming through some incredibly challenging math. Our 6th-graders took first place in their division for Eastern Washington! Mr. Northern, Mr. Nate and Mr. Andrew are incredibly proud of these young “mathletes!”

Sindhu Surapaneni competed at the individual 8th-grade level and also performed extremely well.

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Book Club Offers March Madness Reading for 7th & 8th Graders

7th and 8th Reading Logs (Due March 31st) Prizes for most minutes read in each grade are a “golden library pass” and a book and trinket at our book fair in May. Students can print off a reading log or get one in our library.

Other fun stuff… Participants have a chance to win more prizes:

Round 1 of March Madness Vote for your favorite books of the year.

Where in the World is Howling Harold Breakout Google Form (We named the mascot, lol.)
Quizziz Book Trivia Open until March 9th.

The links are also posted in our Selkirk Library Classroom. Join with: plxuxhu

Thank you for encouraging your students to read and have fun!

Thank, Cherie Holm and Book Club students for creating these fun opportunities!

Musical Theater Club

There's a new club forming at Selkirk. If you're interested in Musical Theater, this is the club for you! Use this link to find more information--> Musical Theater Club Information
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Love & Logic Parenting Class

There is a new session of Love and Logic Parenting Class being offered in March. Dinner and childcare is provided. More information is linked below.

Love & Logic Flyer- in English

Love & Logic Flyer- in Spanish

Love & Logic Flyer-in Marshallese

Love & Logic Flyer- in Russian

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Chess club starts next Friday after school it is open to all grade levels and any skill level. The club will meet at 2:40-3:30 in the library. If you have a board, please bring it! Join using Final Forms

Raffle Winner

Congrats to Dylan Agnew who won board game time in the library. He picked Mr. VanAssche's class to play.


SVT is offering their final STEM Camp on March 18th. Here is the Registration Form & Information.
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Follow us!

We would love to have more followers on Instagram, as this is a great way to share information and highlights! Help us group our numbers!

Contacts at Selkirk Middle School

Attendance Line: 558-6207 (or email:

Principal, Ty Larsen:

Asst. Principal, Jen Hurst:

Counselor, Connie Mott:

Head Secretary, Mandi Daniels:

Assistant Secretary, Denise Burgess: