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Conference Update

PYP Conferences started November 7 and finish up November 8.  The conferences for PYP used an online registration system this year that seemed to work well!  MYP/DP conferences will be November 16 from 3:15 – 7:00 p.m. Conference letters were sent home with students yesterday.  ​Students in grades 6 through 11 will have student-led conferences Thursday, November […]

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Mrs. Fagan’s Class Explores Immigration

  Mrs. Fagan’s 4th grade class just completed an inquiry into family immigration.  Students discussed their ancestry with family members, then shared a statement with an artifact at school.  The result…students know more about each other and themselves!  Every student learned that their ancestors immigrated from somewhere.  

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New Board Member Sought for OTA

The Oregon Trail Academy Governing Board is currently accepting applications for the Secretary position. The secretary will record minutes of all meetings to comply with Public Meeting laws and may take charge of a committee. We will be accepting applications until October 17th. Interviews will begin at the beginning of November. If you are interested […]

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Risk Takers Awarded

This year the MYP/DP is acknowledging a student from every class that best represents that months IB attribute.  These qualities, embodied in the IB learner profile, prepare IB students to make exceptional contributions on campus.  This will also help determine this year’s Outstanding IB student of the year.  September was Risk-Taker- They approach unfamiliar situations and uncertainty […]

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Library News

  Thank you for all the donations to our library!  We wanted to be sure you had information on how books are chosen to become part of our OTA collection. If they are in bad shape, contain outdated information, or are not written at an appropriate level we can’t use them. Books that don’t meet the […]

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PSAT Coming October 11, 8 a.m.

MYP Students will have the opportunity to take the PSAT at 8:00 a.m. in the MYP Library. The link below is to a powerpoint presentation (in .pdf format) that has information for parents and students that will help you understand what is tested and give you tips to do your best! How to prepare for […]

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Welcome back to OTA.  

Check out what’s new and what’s news on the September Parent Newsletter! Volunteer recognition and opportunities New playground equipment from one student’s Action Plan Guidelines for Dismissal And MORE… Just click here to download the news.

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Student collecting playground equipment

Unexpected generosity

OTA 4th grader Carter Little returned to school this year with more than the typical heavy backpack. He returned with a number of playground balls and hoola hoops to donate to the school. By saving cans and bottles, he collected enough money to make the purchase, filling a great need at OTA. We want to […]

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UPDATE: Tuesday, September 5

As a result of the Eagle Creek Fire, this evenings outdoor athletics and activities at all Oregon Trail schools have been cancelled. Indoor activities will continue as scheduled. If conditions change we will provide notification as soon as is possible.

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