Feb. 6 school briefs
published: 2/5/2013 2:03:52 PM
Donations being accepted for Grad Night rummage sale
The organizers of Newberg High School’s Grad Night, the drug- and alcohol-free party following graduation in June, are accepting donations of items for a rummage sale to raise money for the event.
Rotary announces new middle school contest
published: 2/5/2013 2:04:38 PM
LAKE OSWEGO — Adapting to the technological prowess of the next generation, Rotary District 5100 of Oregon and Washington has added a creative media division to its annual 4 Way Test Speech and Essay Contest for students in seventh and eighth grade.
St. Paul superintendent resigns post
published: 2/5/2013 2:06:14 PM
ST. PAUL — Sid Hobgood, superintendent and high school principal for the St. Paul School District, has tendered his resignation and the school district board has begun seeking applicants for the open position.
NHS Robotics off to fast start in 2013
published: 2/5/2013 2:08:42 PM
After qualifying for the First Tech Challenger (FTC) world championships a year ago in just its second season, the Newberg High School robotics program managed to record a few more firsts as it kicked off the 2013 competition season Jan.
Graduation rate climbs 8 percent in local schools
published: 2/5/2013 2:10:26 PM
According to a report released Jan. 29 by the Oregon Department of Education, Newberg graduated 78.2 percent of its students over a four-year period between 2009 and 2012.
Feb. 13 school briefs
published: 2/12/2013 11:47:45 AM
Veritas boasts two National Merit finalists
Veritas seniors Collin Rapp and Christian Boyd have been named 2013 National Merit Scholarship Finalists.
St. Paul FFA begins canned food drive
published: 2/12/2013 11:49:08 AM
By Janis Brentano, Newberg Graphic correspondent
The St. Paul FFA chapter aims to collect more than 500 pounds of food during their February canned food drive.
‘The Servant of Two Masters’ a challenge
published: 2/12/2013 11:51:42 AM
Looking to a familiar source for a new challenge, the Newberg High School Players’ upcoming performances of “The Servant of Two Masters” promises to simultaneously stretch the actors’ limits and split the audience’s seams with laughter.
Parents get the lowdown on merger between schools
published: 2/12/2013 11:53:18 AM
Two days after C.S. Lewis Academy and Open Bible Christian School announced they will merge, parents of students at both schools had the chance to ask questions and voice concerns at in-house meetings Feb.
Feb. 20 school briefs
published: 2/19/2013 1:37:13 PM
Crater Elementary to host book fair in March
Crater Elementary School will host its Scholastic Book Fair before and after school March 4-8.
Piscitelli, Perez honored with Soroptimist awards
published: 2/19/2013 1:38:06 PM
A pair of local high school students were named recipients of the 2012 Violet Richardson Youth in Service award meted for the fourth year by Soroptimist of Chehalem Valley.
OSAC scholarship applications now online
published: 2/19/2013 1:38:54 PM
EUGENE — The Oregon Student Access Commission (OSAC) recently announced the launch of a new online scholarship application for the 2013-2014 academic year, offering the highest number of scholarship funds available in the agency’s history.
NHS Robotics team headed to Nevada
published: 2/19/2013 1:40:30 PM
Already ahead of schedule with all three of its teams qualified for the state tournament after just two competitions, the Newberg High School robotics program’s senior team will take an early crack at qualifying for the FTC World Championships by traveling out of state this weekend.
Newberg team earns an early bid to world championships
published: 2/26/2013 3:48:36 PM
CARSON CITY, Nev. — Continuing its dominant run, the NHS senior robotics team punched its ticket to the FTC World Championships by taking home the top prize at the Northern Nevada Championships Saturday.
Merger schools mending fences
published: 2/26/2013 3:50:04 PM
Based on the early history of C.S. Lewis Academy and Open Bible Christian School, the two private Christian schools in Newberg were unlikely candidates to ever join forces.
Principal leaving Crater for Ewing Young
published: 2/26/2013 3:52:09 PM
After serving as principal at both Antonia Crater and Ewing Young elementary schools for the last 18 months, Kevin Milner will take on a new assignment within the district in the fall: Milner will remain principal at Ewing Young, and implement the districts new K-8 literacy plan.
Feb. 27 school briefs
published: 2/26/2013 3:53:29 PM
Veritas auction dinner on tap Saturday
PORTLAND — Veritas School will host its annual benefit dinner and auction Saturday in the Pavilion Ballroom of the Hilton Hotel, 921 S.