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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Defying outdated notions, cheerleaders jump ahead in academics and athletics Aside from major fame in acting, nation-leading and broadcasting, what do Meryl Streep, George W.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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Sandy Grade students receive jog-a-thon awards

Sandy Grade tops district for academic growth

  Principal, staff celebrate report card with assembly Just as students are updated on their academic progress with report cards, so are schools. The school received a level 4 (out of 5) in overall academic achievement and student group growth and a level 5 in academic growth. Read the Sandy Post story at: Story and […]

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Sandy High Oceanic Science students posing on rock formation in the San Juans

Learning through observation

Sandy High Oceanic Science students took a field trip to the San Juan Islands in October. Science teacher Andy Wex plans the annual field trip to give students an opportunity to observe local marine life. The students observed a resident pod of killer whales, investigated tide pools, and took a guided sea kayaking tour.

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Lisa Mitchell in library working with students

Media specialist teaches digital citizenship

Lisa Mitchell helps children explore a library beyond books, grow to be good digital citizens Lisa Mitchell was practically born into her bookish way of life. The Welches and Firwood Elementary School media specialist is the daughter of a college professor and an elementary teacher. “This is a great job. I get to use my […]

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