Embracing the challenge at Veritas

Embracing the challenge at Veritas

Veritas graduation — Challenged to think critically, valedictorians Kyle Hansen and Kaed...

GFU students spread across the globe

GFU students spread across the globe

Nearly 200 George Fox University students and 20 faculty members began this month traveling the...

Athletic director named St. Paul principal

Athletic director named St. Paul principal

St. PAUL — Instead of bringing someone new into the school district, the board of directors...

Veritas choir hits new heights

Veritas choir hits new heights

The Vanguard records best-ever score to take home fourth OSAA 2A/1A state title in the past five...

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Newberg's Latest News

May 27, 2015

Incumbents, Allison elected to school board

by Seth Gordon
Newcomer Mindy Allison wins close race, will join Polly Peterson, Debbie Hawblitzel and Melinda Van Bossuyt In one of the most crowded Newberg School District board elections in recent memory,…
May 27, 2015

St. Paul passes bond measure

by Lindsay Keefer
Voters in the St. Paul School?District passed a $5.27 million bond in the election last week, with 63.2 percent voting in favor and 38.8 percent voting against. St. Paul’s voter turnout was an…
May 27, 2015

May 27 school briefs

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Newberg High School ranked among the best in Oregon U.S. News and World Report ranked Newberg High School 25th in Oregon in its 2015 Best High Schools rankings, released this month. U.S. News…
May 20, 2015

Incumbents, Allison elected to Newberg School District board

by Seth Gordon
Newcomer Mindy Allison wins close race, will join Polly Peterson, Debbie Hawblitzel and Melinda Van Bossuyt In one of the most crowded Newberg School District board elections in recent memory,…
May 20, 2015

May 20 school briefs

by (none)
CVMS students fundraising for Nepal earthquake victims A group of AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) students, along with sixth-grade social studies students, at Chehalem Valley…
May 13, 2015

Dramafest returns after year hiatus

by Seth Gordon
Theater — The theater day camp for children in grades K-8 will be held Saturday at the high school With no full-fledged theater programs at any of the Newberg School District’s elementary and…
SETH GORDON - Hitting a high note - The Newberg High School choir performs at the OSAA 6A state championships Saturday morning at George Fox University's Bauman Auditorium. The choir placed eighth out of 24 teams, marking the second time in school history an NHS choir has placed in the  top 10.
May 13, 2015

Banner year continues for Newberg High music program

by Seth Gordon
NHS vocal and brass trio groups place second in the first-ever state ensemble contest; NHS choir takes eighth at state The Newberg High School music program has pushed itself to great heights…
May 13, 2015

Parent group creates survey for school board candidates

by Seth Gordon
Board news — Four of seven candidates respond to email questionnaire, the results of which are posted on the school district website Hoping to shed some light on the upcoming school board…
May 13, 2015

May 13 school briefs

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Nominations closing soon for Crystal Apple Nominations for the Newberg School District’s annual Crystal Apple Awards for exceptional service will close on May 22. The 2015 awards will honor…
SETH GORDON - C.S. Lewis Academy students will explore when they present a stage adaptation of Lois Lowry's 1993 novel 'The Giver' the next two weekends at George Fox University's Wood-Mar Theater.
May 13, 2015

'The Giver' will elicit nuanced performances

by Seth Gordon
C.S. Lewis Academy will perform a stripped-down stage version of the 1993 Lois Lawry novel the next two weekends Certain things stand out when viewing a society where pain and conflict have been…

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May 13, 2015

County judge launches Emancipation Day at NHS

by Seth Gordon
About 120 students receive practical legal advice as they are set to enter the world of adulthood In addition to presiding over and endless line of cases involving newly-minted adults, Yamhill…
SUBMITTTED - Tunes - The commons area at Newberg High School will groove to the Navy Rock Band during Military Appreciation Night May 20.
May 06, 2015

Navy Rock Band will entertain at NHS

by Seth Gordon
School will host Military Appreciation Night at 7 p.m. May 20 When the opportunity to host the U.S. Navy Rock Band presented itself, Newberg High School principal Mark Risen jumped on the…
May 06, 2015

GFU physical therapy students will serve in Uganda

by Seth Gordon
Fox news — The department will hold a glow run Saturday to help fund service trip in June During a trip to Uganda about five years ago, George Fox University physical therapy professor Tyler…
May 06, 2015

May 6 school briefs

by Seth Gordon
Dramafest is back Dramafest, a five-hour day camp for students in grades K-8, returns to Newberg High School from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 16. Participants will learn from NHS actors and teachers,…
SETH GORDON - Sweet sounds - Members of the Newberg High School wind ensemble rehearse during class April 22. The band has received state championship-qualifying scores at all three festivals it attended this year and will find out Wednesday if it received an at-large bid to the championships, slated for May 16 at Oregon State University.
Apr 29, 2015

Music in the air at NHS this spring

by Seth Gordon
Department enjoying great success this spring qualifying several groups and individuals for state Even more telling than the Newberg High School symphonic choir’s second place finish at the…
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Apr 29, 2015

St. Paul principal will resign post

by Phil Hawkins
Schools — Wes Owens announces he will return to Sherman County School District After two years, the St. Paul School District is once again looking for a new principal. St. Paul High School…
Apr 29, 2015

Grants will bring AVID to Newberg

by Seth Gordon
Thanks to a grant from the Nike School Innovation Fund, Newberg School District administrators said they feel they have a powerful new tool to address some of the district’s major priorities,…
Apr 29, 2015

April 29 school briefs

by (none)
GFU commencement on tap Saturday George Fox University will confer more than 400 undergraduate and adult-degree diplomas at its spring 2015 commencement ceremony at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Stoffer…
SETH GORDON - Moving on - Drea Ferguson will retire from her post as NHS drama teacher/director after 20 years.
Apr 22, 2015

Saying goodbye to 'Fergie'

by Seth Gordon
Longtime NHS drama teacher will retire after 20 years “You know what you’re talking about, can you help?” For anybody that knows the aforementioned “you,” Newberg High School drama teacher Drea…
Apr 22, 2015

Race for school board crowded

by Seth Gordon
Three of four board races will be contested in the special election in May In a good sign for civic engagement and public service, the Newberg School District will see its busiest race for…




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