Saturday, October 18, 2014, 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
7151 SW Boeckman Road, Wilsonville
Volunteers are always appreciated. Call Becky at (503) 673-7350 if you want to volunteer.
|This summer, I was fortunate enough to participate in a 4-H Marine Ambassador program called Oceanwatch. We traveled from the OSU Wave Lab in Corvallis across the coast range to the Toledo Oyster Farm and then on to Beverly Beach in Newport. Our group spoke with professionals in a huge range of ocean-related careers, and every one of them shared a common message: We don’t think about how our day-to-day actions can have devastating effects on the ocean. [FULL STORY]|
If the chance to meet teachers and reconnect with friends from last year wasn’t enticement enough, the added incentive of cold treats was enough to draw the youngsters back onto campus at Boeckman Creek, Boones Ferry and Lowrie primary schools.
The school year started for primary school students, sixth-graders and ninth-graders on Tuesday, with students in upper grades at the middle and high school levels getting one extra day to savor the opportuntity to sleep in before classes resumed for them today. [FULL STORY]
New faces — students and teachers alike —filled the halls and classrooms of Wilsonville schools as classes resumed at the primary, middle and high school levels Sept. 2. Five of the freshest faces belong to a group of recently hired teachers at Boones Ferry Primary School. All five of the teachers voiced appreciation for the support they’ve received so far from administrators. Even more important, they said, was they support shown for students. [FULL STORY]
Five teachers at Boones Ferry Primary School this year are new to the West Linn-Wilsonville School District. They bring different levels of experience teaching and come from varied backgrounds. All of them agree that Boones Ferry is a good place to be. From left: Whitney Sweet, Nicole Henderson, Amy Sebastian, Sue Bynum and Cris Davis stand outside the school theyre happy to call home.
The West Linn-Wilsonville School District added 22 new teaching positions over the summer. The school board voted in June to fund 16 new FTE, and increased enrollment over the summer led the district to create an additional six FTE. These are the new teachers who will be working in West Linn schools. [FULL STORY]