Sandy teacher gets inspiration from students helping each other-Cassiday Hopkins makes education fun at school, home. “It’s important to me to build relationships with the kids,” Hopkins says. “For them to trust me and know it’s OK to make mistakes and build with me.” In her position at Sandy Grade School, she provides math and reading intervention for students performing below grade level […]
Teacher finds inspiration in culture of inclusion-Ashley Allen credits teamwork for success in special needs education. “The biggest reward is getting to interact with the students every day, getting to know them, their quirks … and what makes them special,” she explains. “Just seeing the progress they make is remarkable. They’re all so different in here. They’re all so unique. They’re […]
Congratulations to SHS Speech & Debate Champions-Seven Sandy High students have qualified for the State Speech and Debate competition coming up in April: Cassidy Moore – Parlimentary Debate Faith Anderson – Parlimentary Debate Audrey Sanders – Lincoln Douglas Debate, After Dinner Speech, Radio Dylan Wenzel – Lincoln Douglas Debate Dylan Joyce – After Dinner Speech Hannah Randall – Extemporaneous Justin Bower […]
Father Daughter Dance, March 18-The “Knight for a Princess” dance is at Sandy High, 3/18, 5-7 pm. Enjoy food, fun activities, dancing, and a silent auction. Purchase your tickets at Clackamas County Bank, $40 for a father and one daughter (12 & under). Additional daughter tickets are $10 each.
Oregon Trail tech meisters make the most of IT-In the district as a whole, the technology department oversees 2,524 student devices, 336 staff computers, 182 projectors, 168 document cameras, 103 smart boards and 127 printers, all of which collectively served more than 4,000 people. As the Oregon Trail district celebrates its week of appreciation for classified employees March 6-10, Mertens and Hayden say […]
Student’s behavior upgrades off the charts-For 5- and 6-year-olds, school can be a challenging new adventure, and not all of them take to it well right out of the gate. Second-year kindergartner Mason Haver-Lajoie, was such a student — in the past. “Last year I was bad,” Mason says, slouching in his chair. He adds that last year everything about […]