Teaching reading comes naturally to Susan Tong-Firwood reading specialist tailors lessons to students’ individual learning styles For Tong, reading as a main subject was a no-brainer, though she has taught multiple subjects as a teacher in a self-contained classroom for 23 years. Besides working as a reading specialist, Tong also helps teachers with professional development and models best practices for teaching […]
Cedar Ridge staff & students celebrated with the community- Students, parents, and community members attended the Cedar Ridge Open House and Ribbon Cutting last night. Many of them had attended the school when it was Sandy High. OTSD Board Chair D.J. Anderson welcomed everyone to the event and stated, “We are proud to be able to give Cedar Ridge students the learning environment […]
OTSD is honored to partner with Sandy Fire!-Oregon Trail School District was presented with Sandy Fire District’s Board Award at their annual awards banquet on January 6. The award recognizes the dedication and commitment of community business partners. We are honored to partner with Sandy firefighters to achieve safer schools!
Cedar Ridge counselor helps adolescents navigate cyber age-Becky Curry has guided preteens through digital and non-digital eras at Sandy middle school If someone told Becky Curry she was going to be a middle school counselor when she was in college she wouldn’t have believed it. Fourteen years and a master’s degree in educational counseling later, she’s still helping guide students at Cedar […]
Oregon Trail School District ranks in the 95th percentile nationally-An academic study by researchers at Stanford University shows OTSD students are achieving greater academic growth than those in all other Clackamas County School Districts. In fact, OTSD is rated in the 95th percentile for academic growth nationally. The data is based on test scores for grades 3-8 across more than 11,000 school districts. The […]
New ATM is a hit with Sandy High students-Sandy High held an official ribbon-cutting on Thursday for their new ATM. Officials from Clackamas County Bank joined Principal Kim Ball and ASB officer Danie Rhodes to celebrate the popular new addition to the school. A new Pioneer debit card is in the works and will be offered to all Sandy High students and staff […]