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The district's sixteen youngest students opened our first preschool this week.  Equipped with colorful cartoon backpacks and a lot of energy, nervousness and a few tears, the warm and caring staff soon had the kids loving the new experience.  


Posted by Scott.Holmstedt  On Sep 27, 2016 at 1:02 AM
  
The Portland Trailblazers brought their roadshow to Lewis and Clark and energized the young fan base for the coming basketball season.  Along with some exciting trike races, they brought gifts for the school and the kids.


Posted by Scott.Holmstedt  On Sep 20, 2016 at 12:34 AM
  
For the last several years, students in Mr. Luhr's fifth grade class have been celebrating constitution day by presenting the importance of the document to other classes in the school.  

Written by James Madison in 1787, at seven articles and twenty-seven amendments, it is the shortest constitution in the world. 
constitution day
Posted by Scott.Holmstedt  On Sep 18, 2016 at 4:06 PM
  

Opening day of school brought parents into the elementary schools, a power outage at the middle school, teachers finding their loud voice and friends catching up on what they did this summer.

Posted by Scott.Holmstedt  On Sep 07, 2016 at 5:11 PM
  
Wide eyed and a little nervous, nearly 50 little ones entering kindergarten this year had the opportunity to come to school this summer and get a glimpse of what to expect when school starts in September.  Astor principal, Kate Gohr praised the teachers that worked with the kids, "Our teachers did a great job of giving the kids a head start for the new school year."


Posted by Scott.Holmstedt  On Sep 02, 2016 at 12:38 PM
  
Rejuvinated and ready for another school year, district teachers this week came back from summer vacation and attended workshops to learn new strategies for school improvement.  All the district's teachers came together and worked on activities for the district's improvement plan and then attended workshops on specific areas to strengthen their teaching skills.


Posted by Scott.Holmstedt  On Sep 02, 2016 at 9:46 AM
  
Putting on their walking shoes, over a hundred district employees attended the first Wellness Fair at CMH field on August 29th.  Along with the walking challenge, community organizations were on hand to present their programs that promote healthy activities.  This year, the wellness team was able to secure a grant from OEA Choice Trust to promote healthy events like this one for all of our staff members.  Throughout the year, the wellness team has plans for more challenges and activities to support better health in our schools.


Posted by Scott.Holmstedt  On Sep 02, 2016 at 9:17 AM