Top Nav

GRAD CAP

SHS college-bound students save thousands in tuition costs

An annual report from Mt Hood Community College on the College Now Dual Credit Program shows that 301 Sandy High students earned 3,440 total college credits during the 2016-2017 school year, with a tuition savings of $323,360. In the 2015-2016 school year, 280 students participated, earning 3,026 credits at a savings of $284,444. The College […]

Read More
IMG_0783

Reading with friends

  Kelso students are happy to spend some quality time reading with friends. Kindergarten teacher Jenai Burden volunteers time each summer to provide her Kindergarten graduates time to practice their reading skills and to check out books from the school library. This summer support helps students retain and even improve their skills, bolstering their readiness for […]

Read More

School Registration Dates Scheduled

All NEW K-8 students entering any Oregon Trail School District elementary or middle school may register at their school office on Monday, August 14, from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Sandy High School student registration packets will be mailed to families. Completed forms may be mailed to: SHS Registration, 37400 Bell Street, Sandy OR 97055, […]

Read More
IMG_0758, resized

Bluff Road improvements

      We’re working hard to complete the renovations at our new Cedar Ridge Middle School campus on Bluff Road. That includes these off-site renovations: Center turn lane extended from Hwy 26 to Bell Street Sidewalk connections along Bluff Road and Park Street, and Intersection improvements at Bluff Road and Hwy 26 We ask for […]

Read More
Welches students

Welches teacher takes page from Google’s book

Fifth-grade students work on pet projects, follow their passions on class time Kalee Adams, a fifth-grade teacher at Welches Elementary School, has implemented an innovative way for students’ imagination to flourish in the classroom. The program is called genius hour. Started as an opportunity for technology tycoon, Google, to allow its employees to spend time […]

Read More
Nick C

Kelso teacher carries on family P.E. tradition

Nick Coburn’s NBA aspirations led instead to teaching physical fitness Coburn tries to keep his students engaged by introducing some out-of-the ordinary sports into the mix, and educating them on other cultures and their activities. He has taught his classes games from South America, Asia, and other countries and regions. With every game, he also […]

Read More
Red Cross training flyer

Are you willing to help?

In the event of a major disaster, such as a Cascadia subduction zone earthquake, Sandy High School may serve as a Red Cross Shelter for the citizens of our community, and we will need trained volunteers to help open and operate the shelter. If you are interested in helping, please join us for a Shelter […]

Read More
IMG_0669

100th Anniversary celebration

Sandy High Alumni, staff, and community members enjoyed Saturday’s 100th anniversary celebration of the school’s first graduation. SHS band and choir students performed “Oregon, My Oregon,” and the Sandy Historical Society displayed some remarkable memorabilia.               

Read More