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Ribbon cutting with staff & board members

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 […]

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DJ Anderson accepts awards from Len Tobias

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!

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Cedar Ridge Counselor Becky Curry

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 […]

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Sandy High students and CCB officers participate in ATM ribbon cutting

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 […]

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Sandy High cheerleader Taylor McMahon

Gimme an A!

Defying outdated notions, cheerleaders jump ahead in academics and athletics Aside from major fame in acting, nation-leading and broadcasting, what do Meryl Streep, George W. Bush and Diane Sawyer have in common? All are former cheerleaders. Such high achievement belies the old stereotype that some still harbor, that cheerleaders are bubble-headed beauties who simply lead […]

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Laura Moyer with students

Laura Moyer fosters independence, success in special needs classroom

Sandy High teacher focuses on job skills, creating daily routines for students Since Moyer teaches students with learning and development disabilities, her curriculum is somewhat different than that used in a traditional classroom. “We do academics, but they’re more functional academics. It’s more practical things,” she noted. In Moyer’s classroom, students learn job skills and […]

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Moving on up

Nearly 100-year-old former high school is transformed for Cedar Ridge Middle Schoolers The old Sandy High School has now been fully renovated and reopened as Cedar Ridge Middle School. “I am thrilled with the new campus,” said Principal Nicole Johnston. “It has really come together beautifully and provides a number of programming and growth opportunities […]

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