It could be a teacher, a student, a counselor or custodian, a principal or a parent or volunteer. Who has helped you on your path in 2014? Take two minutes and then see your gratitude on a North Clackamas Schools Facebook, web or Twitter page.
The Lions Holiday Food Drive will serve more than 500 families for winter break. Milwaukie and Putnam High Schools, along with 15 other schools are doing their part. Meanwhile, Clackamas High presented the 17th annual Winter Rage on Saturday. Winter Rage is one of the largest student-led community service projects in the nation, and this year Clackamas High prepared to help 150 needy families with gifts and food for the holiday season. Donations of food, clothes, toys, and household items came in all morning before families came in the afternoon.
Coverage from the Oregonian reveals the rankings for schools across Oregon.
Whether it's clean socks and underwear or a new Chrome for a classroom. Whether it's time in the classroom or time sorting canned foods, there are many ways to give.
"I was flooded with emotion on that drive up I-5--great joy to be getting my second chance, disbelief that the day had actually come, fear about what was about to happen, sadness for the donor and their family." A school social worker devoted to helping kids is grateful for the gifts given to him.
Oregon Chief Education Officer Nancy Golden visited North Clackamas Schools to learn about two innovations: Career Technical Education and district approach to increasing attendance.
Award-winning North Clackamas schools lead students toward graduation, empowering and inspiring them to strengthen the quality of life in our local and global communities. Our graduates are prepared for the demands of college, career, and life.
An emphasis on students understanding the language of school has helped more students achieve at a higher level. Understanding phrases such as "compare and contrast" and subject matter language such as "photosynthesis" keeps students engaged and deepens their understanding.
Community Care Day 2014
New two-year agreement maintains overall costs, adds educators, reduces class size, changes health insurance, and restores programs.
An area business magazine talks about why families prefer North Clackamas Schools. North Clackamas offers a wide range of programs. Elementary music, PE, & counseling remain a priority in every school. Middle schools focus on rigorous core academics, balanced with elective choices. High school students have an array of choices, from the state's largest career-technical program to numerous AP, IB & college credit classes. High schools offer a full slate of performing arts programs, with eight of the nine band, orchestra & choir programs qualifying for last year's state competition.
Today's tough economy has many families struggling to provide what students need. Help is available at Wichita Center, a hub for social services. Whether you need help, or wish to donate or volunteer, give us a call at 503-353-5663. The center is located at 6031 SE King Road in Milwaukie.
An independent national study compares school districts across Oregon and across the nation for efficient cost management and effectiveness in student achievement. North Clackamas earned top ratings!