Bookworms battle their way to state contest

Bookworms battle their way to state contest

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Testing debate moves from schools to capital

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CSLA robotics makes deep run at state

CSLA robotics makes deep run at state

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Students get to shine at CSLA science fair

Students get to shine at CSLA science fair

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Sharing a passion for science

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March 25, 2015

March 25 school briefs

by Seth Gordon
Three Newbergers among “Who’s Who” Eighteen students from George Fox University, including three from Newberg, will be included in the 2015 edition of “Who’s Who Among Students in American…
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March 18, 2015

Murphy will remain in charge at Edwards Elementary

by Seth Gordon
Education — The former Mountain View assistant principal named permanent principal after taking the job on an interim basis in the fall When Scott Murphy interviewed for the assistant principal…
March 18, 2015

March 18 school briefs

by Seth Gordon
Special school board meeting March 31 The Newberg School District board of directors and members of the budget committee will meet at 6:30 p.m. March 31 at the school district headquarters on…
SUBMITTED - The heat of competition - Junior Nathan Spurgin prepares poke tuna for the Newberg High School team's appetizer Feb. 28 at the Oregon ProStart High School Culinary Championships at Spirit Mountain Casino. Following a Hawaiian theme, the team also prepared kalua pork and haupia, a coconut pudding.
March 11, 2015

NHS sends team to culinary contest

by Seth Gordon
NHS — The five-member team does not place, but stands out with its Hawaiian-themed meal GRANDE RONDE — Having never competed before was just one of the obstacles facing Newberg High School’s…
March 11, 2015

St. Paul board will look at bond

by Lindsay Keefer
Schools — Question is whether the district will place a $5.2 million bond on the May ballot The St. Paul School Board will soon decide whether to place a bond on the May ballot. The board is…
March 11, 2015

March 11 school briefs

by Seth Gordon
First Federal adds new scholarship First Federal offers a $1,500 scholarship to one graduating senior from each of the seven Yamhill County public high schools, but this year will add a $1,500…
March 04, 2015

School district tweaks transfer policy

by Seth Gordon
Schools — Newberg school board also sets its 2015-16 calendar and approves new Music Appreciation class open to non-musicians The Newberg School District board of directors had a busy meeting…
March 04, 2015

March 4 school briefs

by (none)
Six make dean’s list at Warner Pacific Six area students were named to the dean’s list at Warner Pacific College for the fall term 2014 for posting a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher.…
Photo Credit: COURTESY OF THE OREGON STATE ARCHIVES - The preamble to the Oregon Constitution is part of the historic document that needs vital repairs.
February 25, 2015

Schoolchildren asked to help restore Oregon Constitution document

by Shasta Kearns Moore
A $60,000 campaign would restore and permanently display the 158-year-old document To address a longtime funding shortage, the Oregon secretary of state's office has issued a challenge to…
Photo Credit: FILE PHOTO - Going digital -- Thanks to the recent bond, Newberg Public Schools provide laptops, iPads and other electronic devices at a 0.59-to-1 device-to-student ratio. According to instructional technology coordinator Luke Neff, effectively raising that rate to 1:1 will require a substantial increase in technology funding.
February 25, 2015

District sizing up digital conversion

by Seth Gordon
Funding necessary to successfully put laptops and other electronic devices in every student's hands While pushing the Newberg School District toward digital conversion was one of the major…

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Photo Credit: SETH GORDON - In the heat of battle -- Members of Newberg High School’s Revolution robotics team (from left to right in green) Alex Berger, Trey Reohr and Drew Thrasher operate their robot during the ORTOP Super Qualifying Tournament Saturday.
Mar 04, 2015

NHS robotics program will send three teams to state meet

by Seth Gordon
McMINNVILLE — The Newberg High School robotics programs will sending three teams to the ORTOP state championships after rookie team Revolution advanced from one of the super qualifying…
Feb 25, 2015

Schools in Brief - Feb. 25

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NHS Incoming Freshmen Night March 9 Newberg High School will welcome the class of 2019 at Incoming Freshmen Night from 6 to 8:15 p.m. March 9 at the high school. The event will include a…
Photo Credit: SETH GORDON - Tinkering away - Morgan Shine (left) and Sage Albright make modifications to their robot Feb.12 at Newberg High School. Both are members of Team Aeterna, which still has a chance to qualify for the ORTOP state championship March 7-8 at Benson High School in Portland.
Feb 18, 2015

NHS robotics program enjoys growth spurt

by Seth Gordon
More than 30 high school students on five teams are participating this season With all the success the Newberg High School robotics program has enjoyed in recent years, including back-to-back…
Feb 18, 2015

George Fox University social work program takes the next step

by Gary Allen
Although George Fox University’s Master of Social Work (MSW) program has not yet hosted its first cohort of students, it took the first step toward receiving full accreditation this month as the…
Feb 18, 2015

Do you know an 'Amazing Kid?'

by Gary Allen
Contest — Newspaper taking nominations for youth to be honored by Pamplin Media The Newberg Graphic is calling for community nominations of boys and girls ranging in age from that of an…
Feb 18, 2015

Feb. 18 school briefs

by Seth Gordon
GFU to host French film festival George Fox University will host a French film festival (with subtitles) Friday and March 6 at Bauman Auditorium. The festival will screen comedies “La Première…
Feb 11, 2015

NHS to stick with block schedule

by Seth Gordon
After another policy shift from the ODE, administrators will make slight changes to the current format In the latest installment of what has been a dizzying process, Newberg High School…
Feb 11, 2015

LeBlanc-Esparza selected for leadership training

by Seth Gordon
Newberg Public School superintendent Kym LeBlanc-Esparza has been selected to participate in the 2015 SUPES Academy, a comprehensive national leadership developmental program established to…
Feb 11, 2015

Feb. 11 school briefs

by Seth Gordon
Teen night out Friday The Newberg Public Library will host “The Fault in Our Stars,” a teens’ night out for middle and high school students, from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Friday. For more information,…
Photo Credit: SETH GORDON - Dastardly deeds - C.J. Koch plays the villain, ‘Bastien Andre,' to Molly Cox's ‘Marie' and Alex Foufos' ‘Jean-Francois Millet' during rehearsal for this weekend's production of Mark Twain's ‘Is He Dead?' Shows start at 7 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, as well as Feb. 12-14.
Feb 04, 2015

Troupe bonding over laughs

by Seth Gordon
Upperclassmen, underclassmen build chemistry in preparing to perform Mark Twain play For senior Hannah Dodson, sharing the stage with several underclassmen for Newberg High School’s upcoming…




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