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Work group develops plan for vocational (CTE) programs in bond proposal

Posted on: February 20, 2017

Vocational technical training, also known as Career Technical programs and applied learning, helps students learn about possible career paths and prepare for the workforce. These programs also increase the chance that a student will graduate.

The Oregon Department of Education has data that shows students are more likely to graduate if they participate in a vocational technical, or CTE, program:

According to the Oregon Department of Education, “The 2013-2014 four-year cohort graduation rate for CTE concentrators in Oregon was 85.7%; for all students (including CTE concentrators) it was 76.4%. An Oregon CTE concentrator is a student who has earned one or more credits in a technical skill course(s) within an Oregon state-approved CTE Program of Study.” 

Projects in Ballot Measure 22-165 would include remodeling existing classrooms and building new instructional space to allow hands-on activities in high-demand career fields.

A recent work group identified current and planned vocational technical education programs that would be added to all middle and high schools if the bond passes in May.

Read the program development report for more information.

Find more information about Ballot Measure 22-165.

Transfer Application Window Open

Posted on: February 2, 2017

2017-18 School Year Transfer Application Window Open Until February 28th at 5:00 p.m.

The on-line application is located on our District website in the Transfer Requests link under the Parents tab.  Please call the district office if you have any questions.

Grade Level Reading Race: February 13th-27th

Posted on: February 1, 2017

In honor of Read Across America Day, ALL Periwinkle students are going to be in a friendly competition to read the most as a class per grade level.  This will take place February 13th-27th.  Also, February 27th-March 3rd we will have dress up days.

Monday, February 27th: “Cat in the Hat”- Wear Stripes Day

Tuesday, February 28th: “Fox in Socks”- Crazy Sock Day

Wednesday, March 1st: “Green Eggs and Ham” – Wear Green Day

Thursday, March 2nd: “Oh, the Places You Will Go!” – Wear a College/Military Shirt Day

Friday, March 3rd: “The Sleep Book” – Pajama Day

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