State approves free lunch for low-income students

State approves free lunch for low-income students

More kids eating school lunch means fewer go hungry under bill passed by the Legislature There is...

McConaughey leaves CSLA to fill NHS post

McConaughey leaves CSLA to fill NHS post

After 21 years at CSLA Mike McConaughey will succeed Drea Ferguson as NHS theatre director When...

Cypriot youth aspire for peace, unity

Cypriot youth aspire for peace, unity

Program — Teens Savvas Stavrinos and Cem Yirik come to Oregon to tour, train with Cyprus...

Swagerty bids adieu to C.S. Lewis

Swagerty bids adieu to C.S. Lewis

Open Bible/CSLA champion will lead the Reedsport Charter School In many ways, Vince...


Newberg's Latest News

July 29, 2015

July 29 school briefs

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NHS Golden Gathering set for Aug. 9 The Newberg High School Golden Gathering, an annual reunion of NHS classes from the 1930s through 1965, will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Aug. 9 at the A-dec Inc.…
July 22, 2015

July 22 school briefs

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Free early childhood screening The Willamette Educational Service District (ESD) will host two free health screenings this fall for children under the age of 5 but not yet in kindergarten. The…
Perez
July 15, 2015

Perez named fair ambassador

by Seth Gordon
Busy Newberg teen adds to her growing list of accomplishments Considering she usually does a handful of 4-H projects and shows a variety of animals for FFA, the week of the county fair is not…
July 15, 2015

Students get tuition help from 'promise'

by Pamplin Media Group
Higher ed — Oregon Promise allows tuition waivers for those entering community college SALEM — Oregon will launch an experiment with tuition waivers for some high school graduates to attend…
GARY ALLEN - He will be missed - Newberg assistant principal Dan Malone congratulates a graduate at 2014 commencement ceremonies. The former Blue School principal is returning to Roosevelt High School, where he spent the first 22 years of his professional career.
July 08, 2015

Malone saying goodbye to NHS

by Seth Gordon
The longtime Blue School principal returning to his roots at Roosevelt High School Dan Malone isn’t very loud at Newberg High School sporting events, or when he’s talking to kids in the hallways…
July 08, 2015

School district pleased with parent feedback

by Seth Gordon
Higher ed — The district saw gains in most areas with parents through school survey Newberg is in the second year of using the National Center for School Leadership’s school culture and climate…
July 08, 2015

George Fox opens campus for Oregon Private College Week

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George Fox University is inviting prospective students to a series of free campus visits that will be held Aug. 3-7 in conjunction with Oregon Private College Week. George Fox is among 11…
July 08, 2015

July 8 school briefs

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Locals make honor roll at OSU Oregon State University released its honor roll for the spring term and many locals were recognized for either earning perfect 4.0 grade-point averages or posting a…
July 01, 2015

Tone of teacher contract friendly

by Seth Gordon
Higher ed — The district and union view recently-approved deal as the first step toward a more collaborative relationship Contract negotiations often represent the height of acrimony and…
SETH GORDON - Stepping down - Outgoing Newberg School District board members Jim Chogyoji and Mitsi Vondrachek have served the district for a combined 26 years. They attended their final meeting June 23.
July 01, 2015

A good time to step away from the board

by Seth Gordon
Board news — Newberg School Board members Mitsi Vondrachek and Jim Chogyoji retiring after a combined 26 years of service to the district Although Mitsi Vondrachek and Jim Chogyoji each have…

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SETH GORDON - Long history - Dundee and Ewing Young Elementary School physical education teacher Rick Harris recently retired after 36 years of service in the Newberg School District. Once an English teacher and coach at Newberg High School, his career was rejuvenated when he switched to working with elementary students in the 1990s.
Jul 01, 2015

Rick Harris signs off after 36 years on the job

by Colin Staub
Newberg education — Former NHS English teacher and coach revitalized by move to teaching elementary school physical education Rick Harris has filled many roles in his 36 years in the Newberg…
Jul 01, 2015

July 1 school briefs

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District names new MVMS leaders The Newberg School District has hired Michele Paton to succeed Wayne Strong as principal of Mountain View Middle School. Paton is an associate principal at…
Jun 24, 2015

Bill would allow students to opt out of some tests

by Pamplin Media Group
Education — HB 2655 wins final legislative approval last week, awaits Gov. Brown's signature Gov. Kate Brown will determine the fate of a bill that eases the way for Oregon students to opt out…
Strong
Jun 24, 2015

Strong retiring after 39 years in education

by Seth Gordon
Mountain View Middle School principal will now focus on ministry work Although 39 isn’t a nice round number, that many years in education was enough for Mountain View Middle School principal…
Jun 24, 2015

June 24 school briefs

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St. Paul student named Ford Scholar Alondra Hernandez-Morales of St. Paul has been named a Ford Scholar by the Ford Family Foundation. Hernandez will receive a scholarship covering 90 percent of…
SETH GORDON - Inspiring instructors - Don Staples, Jeff Dale, Sharon Smith, Sarah Malone, Christy Crisman and Teresa Conway proudly display the Crystal Apple Awards they received Friday as the Newberg School District's top employees.
Jun 17, 2015

Newberg honors and shocks its best

by Seth Gordon
Unexpected announcements were many at the Crystal Apple Awards ceremony Surprise may have been the word of the day at the Crystal Apple Awards Ceremony Friday at the Newberg High School…
Jun 17, 2015

School district passes a $48.1 million budget

by Seth Gordon
Education — Increased funding will cover the addition of full-day kindergarten, professional teacher development, digital conversion initiatives Several factors kept the $48.172 million budget…
Jun 17, 2015

June 17 school briefs

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Perez wins scholarship 2015 Newberg High School graduate and 2015 Yamhill County Fair Ambassador Sasha Perez was one of eight students to receive a scholarship from the Oregon Fair Foundation.…
SETH GORDON - Eponymous - Retiring drama teacher Drea Ferguson reacts to the news that the school district has named the NHS auditorium after her Friday at the conclusion of the annual Crystal Apple Awards.
Jun 17, 2015

District unveils 'Drea Ferguson Auditorium'

by Seth Gordon
Students lead effort to name facility after retiring drama teacher When Newberg High School drama teacher Drea Ferguson announced her retirement to her students earlier this year, within the…
Mock
Jun 17, 2015

George Fox tabs its top professors for 2014-2015

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Higher ed — Mock and O'Donnell receive undergraduate honors; Meszaros and DeKruyf earn top graduate accolades George Fox University recognized its best professors last month, naming four as…




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