School notes for Oct. 19
No overall ratings issued as format changes are to come
The Oregon Department of Education released the 2015-16 school and district report cards Thursday, but offered no overall rating for schools.
Preliminary lead testing results in Dallas schools have found levels in some fixtures that exceed the Environmental Protection Agency’s “action” threshold of 20 parts per billion.
Willamette Promise helps students earn credits toward future education
During the 2015-16 school year, Dallas High School potentially saved students more than $125,800 through its Willamette Promise program.
Dallas School District and the charter schools it sponsors missed the mark on participation rates for Smarter Balanced testing in a few grades during the 2015-16 school year.
School note for Oct. 5
The food service program in Dallas School District is supposed to run independently of its partner of two years, Central School District — eventually.
School notes for Sept. 28
The sky over Ash Creek Elementary School got a little more colorful on Sept. 14.
George Fox closes campus to help schools
Nathan Floyd, Jonah Stork, Zelene Reed, and Chelsi Durham-Rivera need to make their apple tower taller.
School notes for Sept. 21
If you like what is happening in Oregon’s craft beer industry now, you might want to thank a homebrewer.
Smarter Balanced scores show improvement in Dallas, Perrydale
Scores from last year’s second round of Smarter Balanced tests in Polk County schools saw improvement — and some fall off — compared to the first year.
Hopes to help make school more relevant for kids
Caleb Harris and the staff at Whitworth Elementary School have an overarching goal of making school relevant for children.
Results from testing on Dallas High School’s track revealed this it is harder that International Association of Athletic Federations (IAAF) guidelines.