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Kelso Principal Robbie Bouslaugh reading to students.

Shout out to Kelso Principal Robbie Bouslaugh

October is National Principals Month National Principals Month recognizes the essential role that principals play in making a school great. Robbie Bouslaugh is an experienced educator, as well as an outdoor adventurist. Superintendent Aaron Bayer said, “Robbie has a passion for kids that equals his passion as an athlete.” New to Kelso this year, Robbie […]

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Boring Middle Principal Morgan MacGregor talking with students.

Shout-out to Boring Middle School Principal Morgan MacGregor

October is National Principals Month National Principals Month recognizes the essential role that principals play in making a school great. As a new principal this year, Morgan is a recognized leader to staff, students, and families. She grew up locally and loves the community she lives and works in. Morgan began her teaching career in […]

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Principal Rachael George teaching writing

Shout-out to Sandy Grade Principal Rachael George

October is National Principals Month National Principals Month recognizes the essential role that principals play in making a school great. Rachael George has served as principal at Sandy Grade School since 2014. In 2016 the school was honored as recipient of Oregon’s Whole Child award for providing a healthy, safe, engaging, supported, and challenging learning […]

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Mock Trail team at Battle by the Bay competition

SHS Mock Trials Team competed outstandingly

   Congratulations to the Sandy High Mock Trials Team. The Team competed this month in the Empire Mock Trials”Battle by the Bay” competition in San Francisco. Two team members won awards: Dylan Joyce was awarded #1 Guest Witness, and Dalton Lundry was awarded #3 Guest Witness

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Deb J, OTA

Shout-out to Oregon Trail Academy Director Debbie Johnson

October is National Principals Month National Principals Month recognizes the essential role that principals play in making a school great. Superintendent Aaron Bayer believes Debbie Johnson is “hands-down the most qualified person to help OTA move successfully to the next level.” Johnson served as principal at Firwood Elementary School before taking on the District Teaching […]

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Sandy High students outperform their peers in SAT exams

The SAT measures a student’s college and career readiness. Students are considered college and career ready when their SAT section scores meet both the Math and the Evidence-Based Reading and Writing benchmarks. Percentage of students who met SAT benchmarks: 12th grade students Reading/Writing, Benchmark score: 480 Math, Benchmark score: 530 Sandy High 93% 79% Oregon […]

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Sandy High principal Kim Ball with students

Shout-out to Sandy High Principal Kim Ball

October is National Principals Month National Principals Month recognizes the essential role that principals play in making a school great. Throughout the month, we will highlight each of our principals for their tireless efforts in pursuit of excellence in education. Superintendent Aaron Bayer considers Kim Ball “a leader and role model among our school administrators.” […]

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Sandy Grade

Sandy schools blaze trail in exceeding test standards

Firwood Elementary, Sandy Grade schools see improvement, long upward trend in assessment scores. While results from Oregon’s Smarter Balance assessments remain static at the state level, OTSD continues to see an overall upward trend. Read the Sandy Post story at: https://goo.gl/1VmrPT Story and photo by Sandy Post Reporter Brittany Allen

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Playground ribbon cutting, Jocelyn & Kendra

Welches kids have a new playground!

The newly renovated playground is phase 1 of a multi-phase project. A new play structure was purchased with an $8,000 Clackamas County HEAL grant and Welches PTCO contributions attained through fundraisers and local donations. Additional phases will include adding more play pieces to the structure, picnic tables, buddy benches, and some natural elements such as climbing […]

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