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Manufacturing lab, student working with new equipment

Thank you to the Nippert Family!

Sandy High Manufacturing students are benefitting from a generous gift from Pat and Hal Nippert. The gift of $50,000 was left to the school through Pat Nippert’s Trust, in memory of Hal – specifically for the metals manufacturing program. In 1979 Hal Nippert founded U. S. Metal Works in Sandy. Now managed by their son, […]

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Speech & Debate Team

Congratulations to SHS Speech & Debate Team!

Congratulations to the Sandy High School Speech and Debate Team for their 3rd place finish at Districts. The Pioneers qualified 6 people, along with 3 alternates, for the State Tournament on April 19-21. Congratulations to:  Cassidy Moore – District Champion in Radio and Impromptu Hannah Randall – District Champion in Extemp Lilyanne Caswell & Parker […]

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Sandy High students tour auto mechanics class at MHCC

Sandy High expands college opportunities for freshmen

Class of 2021 students tour Mt. Hood Community College career technical classes On Feb. 16 and 23, nearly half of the SHS class of 2021 participated in a tour of the college at 26000 S.E. Stark St. The main focus was career and technical education (CTE), as the numerous CTE classes offered by Mt. Hood […]

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OTSD groundskeepers

Helping children thrive here!

  This week, OTSD is celebrating Classified school employees  – our awesome support staff! Please help us thank them for creating an environment where children thrive. Our Classified staff members perform essential jobs including cooking, supervising recess, cleaning and maintaining school facilities and grounds, supporting principals and teachers, and assisting with student instruction.

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Sandy High Mock Trial Team at Regional Competition

Mock Trial Team qualifies for State

Congratulations to the Sandy High Varsity Mock Trail Team for finishing 3rd at the Regional Competition on March 3rd! Their 3rd place finish qualifies them for the State Tournament on March 16-17 in Portland and a chance to compete at the National Tournament in Reno in May.

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Welches students performing Macbeth on school stage

Shakespeare comes to Welches Middle School

Mistaken identities, murder most foul, a masquerade ball and a coven of witches; Thursday, Feb. 15 was not the typical evening at Welches Middle School. That night, seventh and eighth grade students offered performances of William Shakespeare’s “Much Ado About Nothing” and “Macbeth” as the culmination of a two-week artist in residence program that was […]

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Open Enrollment approved for grades 9-12

The Oregon Trail School District is offering open enrollment for up to 100 nonresident 9th-12th grade students wishing to attend Sandy High School or the Blended Learning Center in fall 2018. The application period for open enrollment begins March 1. Completed applications must be received in the OTSD Superintendent’s office by 4:00 p.m. on Monday, […]

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