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Support Sandy High School Artists!

  Sandy High School is a FINALIST out of 3000 high schools across the nation in the Vans Custom Culture Shoe Competition! Give them a chance to win $50,000 for the SHS Art Program. VOTE NOW at:                                     […]

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A technical retirement

After 35 years, school board pillar Terry Lenchitsky calls it quits. In Terry Lenchitsky’s last year as school board chairman, Cedar Ridge Middle School presented him with a lightning bolt-emblazened superhero cape during School Board Appreciation Week. Though he will miss many aspects of his position, he feels confident the board will continue to lead […]

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Teacher brings love for outdoors into classroom

Rachel Jumago has passion for sharing scientific knowledge. Growing up in Oregon, Rachel Jumago was raised with a concern for her Earth, which later grew into a need to educate youth in resources and science. “It’s cool to be part of something that’s a service to the community,” Jumago explains. “Teaching at SHS feels like […]

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8th grade students learn about CTE programs

8th grade students from across the district are getting a preview this week of Sandy High School’s Career & Technical Education (CTE) offerings, as students begin the process of forecasting for their freshman year. Students toured classrooms and learned about options in Engineering, Health Careers, Manufacturing, Automotive, Agriculture, and Business. Sandy High is also expanding […]

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Don Brown

Love of music inspires 31-year educator

During his 31 years in education, Don Brown of Oregon Trail Academy (OTA) has served in administrative as well as specialist roles, but says teaching always calls him back. “I’m always asking kids about their personal interests and trying to get that info into the classroom.” Read about Don Brown in the Sandy Post article […]

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Media Specialist is Jack of all Trades

Carrie Scaife went from working behind camera to between the stacks. Even beyond her 13 years with Oregon Trail School District, media has been Carrie Scaife’s specialty – but, teaching has always been her passion. “Being a teacher is an adventure every single day. You’re dealing with so many humans every day, and that makes […]

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Sandy teacher gets inspiration from students helping each other

Cassiday Hopkins makes education fun at school, home. “It’s important to me to build relationships with the kids,” Hopkins says. “For them to trust me and know it’s OK to make mistakes and build with me.” In her position at Sandy Grade School, she provides math and reading intervention for students performing below grade level […]

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Ashley Allen

Teacher finds inspiration in culture of inclusion

Ashley Allen credits teamwork for success in special needs education. “The biggest reward is getting to interact with the students every day, getting to know them, their quirks … and what makes them special,” she explains. “Just seeing the progress they make is remarkable. They’re all so different in here. They’re all so unique. They’re […]

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Congratulations to SHS Speech & Debate Champions

Seven Sandy High students have qualified for the State Speech and Debate competition coming up in April: Cassidy Moore – Parlimentary Debate Faith Anderson – Parlimentary Debate Audrey Sanders – Lincoln Douglas Debate, After Dinner Speech, Radio Dylan Wenzel – Lincoln Douglas Debate Dylan Joyce – After Dinner Speech Hannah Randall – Extemporaneous Justin Bower […]

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Father Daughter Dance, March 18

The “Knight for a Princess” dance is at Sandy High, 3/18, 5-7 pm. Enjoy food, fun activities, dancing, and a silent auction. Purchase your tickets at Clackamas County Bank, $40 for a father and one daughter (12 & under). Additional daughter tickets are $10 each.

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