Sandy Grade tops district for academic growth- Principal, staff celebrate report card with assembly Just as students are updated on their academic progress with report cards, so are schools. The school received a level 4 (out of 5) in overall academic achievement and student group growth and a level 5 in academic growth. Read the Sandy Post story at: https://goo.gl/j8zcg5 Story and […]
Learning through observation-Sandy High Oceanic Science students took a field trip to the San Juan Islands in October. Science teacher Andy Wex plans the annual field trip to give students an opportunity to observe local marine life. The students observed a resident pod of killer whales, investigated tide pools, and took a guided sea kayaking tour.
Media specialist teaches digital citizenship-Lisa Mitchell helps children explore a library beyond books, grow to be good digital citizens Lisa Mitchell was practically born into her bookish way of life. The Welches and Firwood Elementary School media specialist is the daughter of a college professor and an elementary teacher. “This is a great job. I get to use my […]
It’s College Application Week at Sandy High-Today, Sandy High seniors attended a hands-on workshop to begin the college application process. To us, college means any education program beyond high school including certificate programs, two-year degree programs, and four-year degree programs. Staff and volunteers assisted students with beginning their FAFSA application process, accessing the Oregon Promise application, and exploring apprenticeship programs as […]
New school building gets new brand-Going from being a student to a teacher, Nicole Johnston demonstrates definitively that once a Mountaineer, always a Mountaineer. At the beginning of this school year, Cedar Ridge Middle School unveiled its new brand: The Mountaineers. Read the Sandy Post story at: https://goo.gl/4uYzRj Story and photos by Sandy Post Reporter Brittany Allen