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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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No Pioneer Left Behind!

 Join us in raising funds for the No Pioneer Left Behind scholarship program. All proceeds benefit Sandy High students by providing financial assistance to participate in school athletics and activities.

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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.               

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May 16 election results

Five OTSD School Board Director positions were up for election on the May 16 ballot. Preliminary results of the election show the following projected winners: Zone 1: Marjan Salveter Zone 2: Marie Teune Zone 3: Kurt McKnight Zone 5: Robert Lee Zone 7: Randy Carmony County-wide election results will be finalized by mid-June.  

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Cedar Ridge students get a glimpse of job possibilities

A group of 33 professionals share experiences with students at career day Rather than plan multiple individual field trips, Cedar Ridge Middle School hosted 33 professionals from around the Sandy area on Friday, May 12, for its third career day. The professionals came from all different walks of life and spoke to four different sessions […]

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