NHS production evidence of smooth transition

NHS production evidence of smooth transition

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Local graduation rates remain stable

Local graduation rates remain stable

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Mabel Rush students 'Inspired by the Masters'

Mabel Rush students 'Inspired by the Masters'

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Two robotics teams advance to super qualifiers

Two robotics teams advance to super qualifiers

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Better learning through dialogue

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Newberg's Latest News

February 03, 2016

District issues health alert

by Seth Gordon
Public health — A total of six cases of Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease have been reported The Newberg School District released a health alert last month after six cases of Hand, Foot and Mouth…
February 03, 2016

Feb. 3 school briefs

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C.S. Lewis open house set for Feb. 11 C.S. Lewis Academy will host an open house for current and prospective students and their families at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 11 at its North College Street campus…
January 27, 2016

Newberg School District mostly clear on state D-22 report

by Seth Gordon
Education — The district will need to make some minor policy updates and is behind schedule on curriculum adoption The Newberg School District’s annual Division 22 report was highlighted by…
January 27, 2016

District budget audit stellar

by Seth Gordon
Newberg schools close fiscal year with healthy $1.8 million ending fund balance When it comes to an audit, no news is good news as far as Newberg School District finance director Gwen Gardner is…
January 27, 2016

Jan. 27 school briefs

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Bell named to dean’s list for high GPA Hannah Bell of Newberg was named to the dean’s list at Norwich University for the fall semester. To receive the honor, students must maintaining a…
PMG FILE - Honoring past and present -- C.S. Lewis Academy recently launched commemorative brick program to adorn areas on both of its campuses. Engraved bricks are available for $100 and pavers for $250, but no design choices have been made at this point.
January 20, 2016

CSLA kicks off commemorative brick program

by Seth Gordon
Effort will help complete ongoing $500,000 capital campaign and celebrate school's 30th anniversary When organizations offer commemorative brick programs, they often accompany and support…
January 20, 2016

Newberg schools meet instructional time requirements

by Seth Gordon
After receiving a waiver from the Oregon Department of Education (ODE) regarding instructional time regulations for the 2014-2015 school year, the Newberg School District is now in compliance…
January 20, 2016

Jan. 20 education briefs

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High school food drive proves to be a success Newberg High School’s canned food drive in December proved to be a success as more than 2,100 pounds of non-perishable food items were collected and…
SUBMITTED - Local history - Wilsonville High School junior and Boy Scout Jacob Whitehurst unveils a historical marker about pioneer Ewing Young and the Ewing Young Oak during a ceremony Sunday at Oakhurst Farm outside of Newberg. Whitehurst researched and created the informational sign about Young and his role in the settling of the Oregon territory and formation of Oregon as a state for his Eagle Scout Project. The Ewing Young Oak was planted at the site of Young's grave by his partner, Sidney Smith, and his fiancee, Miranda Bailey, in 1846. Oakhurst Farm hosted a dedication ceremony for Whitehurst's sign Sunday afternoon.
January 13, 2016

Eagle Scout project marks Ewing Young Oak

by Seth Gordon
Jacob Whitehurst creates historical marker for tree marking Ewing Young's grave Although he doesn’t have any strong ties to Newberg, Wilsonville High School junior Jacob Whitehurst has done the…
January 13, 2016

Oregon College Savings Plan offers incentive

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SALEM — The Oregon College Savings Plan is ringing in the new year with the return of its successful Baby Grad Program, in which any Oregon College Savings Plan account opened on behalf of a new…

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Jan 13, 2016

Jan. 13 school briefs

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NHS hosting FAFSA night Thursday Newberg High School will host a free FAFSA Night with College Goal Oregon from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday to help students, parents/guardians and anyone in the…
Jan 06, 2016

GFU students to join MLK Day of Service

by Pamplin Media Group
Service — More than 100 students are expected to make trek to southeast Portland to assist with outdoor projects and food distribution Students and staff from George Fox University will join one…
Jan 06, 2016

Looking for a solution to kids dropping out

by Seth Gordon
Schools — Administrator Mikaela Schamp investigating Newberg's challenges in the hopes of creating a comprehensive solution Since returning to the Newberg School District to become its dropout…
Jan 06, 2016

Schools in Brief - Jan. 6

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Bonamici backs NHS senior for Naval Academy admission Newberg High School senior Dakota Schneider has received an official recommendation to the U.S. Naval Academy from Rep. Suzanne Bonamici.…
SETH GORDON - Wagon master - Anvil Academy founder Rob Lewis works on a wagon wheel at the private industrial arts school's location at 105 N. Main St. in Newberg. The school is hoping to recruit 20 students for a six-month stagecoach building class that begins in mid-January.
Dec 30, 2015

Anvil Academy setting up shop in Newberg

by Seth Gordon
The NW industrial arts school will begin with a stage-coach building class in mid-January About 25 years ago, Rob Lewis and Gary Manning were first inspired to start an industrial arts program…
Dec 30, 2015

Pierson will vie for state dairy princess

by Seth Gordon
Contest — The 2015 St. Paul High School graduate will compete Jan. 23 in Salem St. Paul’s Sara Pierson is among six young women in the running to become the 2016 Oregon Dairy…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Holiday teamwork - From left to right, Newberg High School students Morgan Stewart, Evan Secrist and Claire Boenisch organize donated food items into holiday food boxes Dec. 17.
Dec 23, 2015

Students step up on holiday outreach project

by Seth Gordon
Education — The school-wide effort produces 46 holiday meal boxes for less fortunate families When Alaina Santana served as an instructional leader and teacher at South Salem High School, she…
Dec 23, 2015

Dec. 23 school briefs

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CPRD offering winter break CARE The Chehalem Park and Recreation District is offering a second week of its winter break Children’s After school Recreation and Enrichment (CARE) program Dec.…
Dec 16, 2015

University will hold its midyear commencement

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Higher ed — Alumnus Jeff Greene will address more than 250 students receiving undergraduate and graduate diplomas More than 250 students will receive undergraduate and graduate diplomas at…
Dec 16, 2015

Schools in Brief - Dec. 16

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NHS holding clothing and textile drive The Newberg High School Performing Arts Booster Club will wrap up its clothing and textile drive with a final collection event from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday at…



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