Newberg honors and shocks its best

Newberg honors and shocks its best

Unexpected announcements were many at the Crystal Apple Awards ceremony Surprise may have been...

District unveils 'Drea Ferguson Auditorium'

District unveils 'Drea Ferguson Auditorium'

Students lead effort to name facility after retiring drama teacher When Newberg High School drama...

Recycling program sweeping through JAES

Recycling program sweeping through JAES

Fifth-grade students have decreased garbage from lunch and breakfast by 84 percent through...

CVMS students raise $2,500 for Nepal victims

CVMS students raise $2,500 for Nepal victims

When a devastating earthquake struck Nepal in April, Jessie Rainwater’s sixth-grade AVID...


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June 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
June 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…
June 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…
June 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…
June 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.…
Mock
June 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…
June 10, 2015

June 10 school briefs

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Park district camps begin next week The Chehalem Park and Recreation district will host a variety of programs beginning next week. For more information on any program, call 503-537-2909 or visit…
June 10, 2015

PERS reversal could hit Newberg schools hard down the road

by Seth Gordon
Education — Overturned legislation saved the district $1 million this year, but changes won't be enacted until next biennium The Oregon Supreme Court’s decision last month to reverse much of the…
GARY ALLEN - Best and brightest - The Newberg High School class of 2015 features 19 valedictorians and five salutatorians. From left to right, back row: Angel Nunez, Tate Masse, Joseph Holtan, Micah Sharp, Matthew Springer, Wesley Chambers, Victoria Eichten. 2nd row: Brooklyne Hazenberg*, Hannah Smith, Mikhaela Nadora, Olivia Pugsley, Brynn Akins, Hayden Ferrell, Colton Lemos, Kearsten Friedrich*. Front row: Kassandra Allison*, Makayla Farr, Margaret Halstead, Naivit Velazquez Sereno, Elijah Gonzalez. * Denotes salutatorian (4.0 GPA in non-honors classes). Not pictured:, Jesse Comfort*, Kasey Fish, Hayley Koskela* and Noah Sperling.
June 03, 2015

NHS's best and brightest

by Seth Gordon
Nineteen valedictorians want to make the world a better place Newberg High School’s 19 valedictorians for 2015 are a diverse group of students, but there may be one thread that unites them,…
SETH GORDON - Head of the class - SPHS valedictorian Bianca Milera will attend the University of Portland in the fall to major in nursing.
June 03, 2015

Milera a model student, role model

by Seth Gordon
Honored — SPHS valedictorian a quiet leader in the classroom, hallways and the community With so many students engaging in after-school clubs, sports and community service, science teacher Mark…

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SETH GORDON - All smiles - C.S. Lewis Academy valedictorians Christian Blair (left) and Madison Willcuts (right) finished their high school careers with 4.0 grade-point averages, while salutatorian Summer Huber (center) posted a 3.95 GPA. Blair (UCLA) and Huber (George Fox) plan to attend college next year, while Willcuts will focus on competing in the American Quarter Horse Youth Association in pursuit of a Division-I equestrian scholarship.
Jun 03, 2015

Trio leads C.S. Lewis' class of 2015

by Seth Gordon
Watchmen — Valedictorians Christian Blair and Madison Willcuts, along with salutatorian Summer Huber, thrived in the small school atmosphere Although Christian Blair, Summer Huber and Madison…
Jun 03, 2015

June 3 school briefs

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School board vacancy in Zone 5 The Newberg School District board of directors is seeking applications from interested persons to fill the unexpired term, through June 2017, of veteran director…
May 27, 2015

Incumbents, Allison elected to school board

by Seth Gordon
Newcomer Mindy Allison wins close race, will join Polly Peterson, Debbie Hawblitzel and Melinda Van Bossuyt In one of the most crowded Newberg School District board elections in recent memory,…
SETH GORDON - Stellar students - Seniors Kyle Hansen and Kaed Wilcox served as valedictorians during Veritas School's graduation ceremonies on Friday. Both earned perfect 4.0 grade-point averages.
May 27, 2015

Embracing the challenge at Veritas

by Seth Gordon
Veritas graduation — Challenged to think critically, valedictorians Kyle Hansen and Kaed Wilcox feel equipped for the world Friends since the fourth grade when they first played soccer together,…
SUBMITTED - Travel - Nearly 200 have embarked on trips to places like Europe, India, Africa and South America as part of George Fox's Juniors Abroad program.
May 27, 2015

GFU students spread across the globe

by Seth Gordon
Nearly 200 George Fox University students and 20 faculty members began this month traveling the world as part of the school’s Juniors Abroad program.. The program began in 1987 and has annually…
Smith
May 27, 2015

Athletic director named St. Paul principal

by Lindsay Keefer
St. PAUL — Instead of bringing someone new into the school district, the board of directors has approved moving athletic director Tony Smith to the principal position in the district’s middle…
May 27, 2015

St. Paul passes bond measure

by Lindsay Keefer
Voters in the St. Paul School?District passed a $5.27 million bond in the election last week, with 63.2 percent voting in favor and 38.8 percent voting against. St. Paul’s voter turnout was an…
May 27, 2015

May 27 school briefs

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Newberg High School ranked among the best in Oregon U.S. News and World Report ranked Newberg High School 25th in Oregon in its 2015 Best High Schools rankings, released this month. U.S. News…
May 20, 2015

Incumbents, Allison elected to Newberg School District board

by Seth Gordon
Newcomer Mindy Allison wins close race, will join Polly Peterson, Debbie Hawblitzel and Melinda Van Bossuyt In one of the most crowded Newberg School District board elections in recent memory,…
May 20, 2015

May 20 school briefs

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CVMS students fundraising for Nepal earthquake victims A group of AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) students, along with sixth-grade social studies students, at Chehalem Valley…




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