June 6 school briefs
published: 6/6/2012 10:17:28 AM
Vansteenberghe named to dean’s list OMAHA, Neb. – Mary Vansteenberghe, of Newberg, a senior nursing student at Creighton University, was named to the spring dean’s list for the 2011-2012 academic year.
Cartales wins high school physics competition
published: 6/6/2012 10:18:29 AM
Yellow School student Alexis Cartales won this year’s Newberg High School physics engineering competition for her design of a balsa wood truss bridge, which held 3.
St. Paul seniors earn rare double honors
published: 6/6/2012 10:21:04 AM
ST. PAUL — Reflecting not only the pride of St. Paul athletics and academics but also the hard-working spirit of the small farming community, seniors Sam Coleman and Sara Davidson each received a pair of high honors before graduating on May 25.
Program revitalized with new equipment
published: 6/6/2012 10:23:48 AM
To assess the Newberg High School music program’s need for new equipment, one need look no farther than its four tubas. Joel Tanner has been band director at the high school for six years, and one of those tubas was purchased prior to the tenure of his predecessor, Dick Elliott, many decades ago.
June 13 school briefs
published: 6/12/2012 2:36:15 PM
Application deadline nears for university’s MBA program
The final application date for those interested in enrolling in the one-year master of business administration program at George Fox University is July 2.
Veritas will host classical ed confab
published: 6/12/2012 2:37:30 PM
The staff of Veritas School is passionate about their classical education model and for the fifth consecutive year will stage a conference on the matter for teachers and parents alike.
CSLA coach seeks Girl Scout Gold Award
published: 6/12/2012 2:39:26 PM
Boy Scouts might build trails, campsites and other facilities in their quest to earn their Eagle rank, but Girl Scout Kayla Haffner had something different in mind: She would teach 10 youngsters how to build and program robots.
Student will study abroad as a senior
published: 6/12/2012 2:42:56 PM
A Newberg student will forgo her senior year at Newberg High School and head to Sarajevo, in Bosnia-Herzegovina, as part of a U.S. State Department exchange program with countries that have sizable Muslim populations.
NOCAP’s top student bucks all the odds to graduate
published: 6/12/2012 2:45:48 PM
Taken as a whole, about two-thirds of Oregon students will earn a high school diploma this year. Educators consider this too low of a rate, but it is astronomical compared to the graduation rate of teen dads with a job: 1.
June 2 School Briefs
published: 6/19/2012 2:32:35 PM
Women invited to join online club The American Association of University Women (AAUW) of Oregon is inviting people to join its online branch at http://aauw-or-online.
Eighth-graders finish year with presentation
published: 6/19/2012 2:33:48 PM
Before students at Chehalem Valley Middle School could head out for their summer vacations and prepare to enter high school next September they had to complete one last task: their eighth-grade presentation.
NSD recognizes best educators of the year
published: 6/19/2012 2:36:01 PM
Newberg School District employees packed a conference room at The Allison Inn & Spa June 11 to celebrate retirees, long-serving colleagues, and the best among them.
June 26 school briefs
published: 6/26/2012 3:38:25 PM
Troy Montplaisir, of Newberg, graduated in May from North Dakota State College of Science with an associate’s degree in automotive technology.
Students: Get smarter this summer; take a Veritas class in August
published: 6/26/2012 3:40:27 PM
Students of all ages who have always wanted to learn Latin, poetry, calligraphy or a slew of other subjects will have an opportunity to do so this August at Veritas School.
FFA members strive for tractor licenses
published: 6/26/2012 3:42:34 PM
Several FFA students from Newberg High School positioned themselves to land skilled agricultural jobs by earning their tractor operating licenses earlier this month.
Principal answers the call again
published: 6/26/2012 3:44:27 PM
Once again Lesley Carsley will postpone retirement to continue serving as a principal in the Newberg School District.
After she officially retired at the end of the 2010-2011 school year, she soon signed on to serve as principal of Joan Austin Elementary School for the 2011-2012 school year.