December 2018 Update

Fall Book Fair All week beginning Monday, December 3 through Friday, December 7. The book fair is a great way to shop for books for your kids, and to help our own school library get more books! This year, the book fair will be open during conferences, and we will have...
Fall 2018 Book Fair is Here!

Fall 2018 Book Fair is Here!

The book fair will run the week of December 3rd – 7th.  We will be open Tuesday and Thursday evenings, during student led conferences as well as our before, during, and after school...
November 2018 Update

November 2018 Update

We were pleased to be able to host an anti-bullying presentation provided by Oregon Children’s Theatre and the Kaiser Permanente Educational Theatre Program for our Grades 6-8 students today. “Above, Beyond, Below” looks at how actions can have...
OTA student gets published

OTA student gets published

Oregon Trail Academy 6th grade student, Charlie Bloomer, is now a published poet. Her poem, written last spring about the Cape Town water crisis, has been published in the fall 2018 Columbia Insight newsletter. Columbia Insight is a non-profit environmental...

PYP Math Night Rescheduled

Our PYP Math Night, originally scheduled for October 29 is being rescheduled to January 28. Since we have a new math curriculum in grades K-5 this year, teachers thought it would be more beneficial to have the later date in order for them to be able to acquire more...
5th Grade Science Fair

5th Grade Science Fair

Mr. Vieira’s 5th grade class presented their Science Fair projects to guests and the other PYP classes today. A monitor lizard, volcano, mineral samples, and other artifacts were part of the students presentations. Mr. Vieira uses the state rubric to score the...
The IB Was On PBS!

The IB Was On PBS!

The PBS Newshour recently broadcast a segment on the IB and its approach to education. In the segment they interviewed the director general of the IB Foundation. She describes a program that believes that education is more than just academic achievement. Take a listen...