District sizing up digital conversion

District sizing up digital conversion

Funding necessary to successfully put laptops and other electronic devices in every student's...

NHS robotics program will send three teams to state meet

NHS robotics program will send three teams to state meet

McMINNVILLE — The Newberg High School robotics programs will sending three teams to the...

Troupe bonding over laughs

Troupe bonding over laughs

Upperclassmen, underclassmen build chemistry in preparing to perform Mark Twain play For senior...

NHS' grad rate improves a bit

NHS' grad rate improves a bit

Education — High school graduates 76.6 percent of students in the class of 2014 Although...

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Photo Credit: COURTESY OF THE OREGON STATE ARCHIVES - The preamble to the Oregon Constitution is part of the historic document that needs vital repairs.
February 25, 2015

Schoolchildren asked to help restore Oregon Constitution document

by Shasta Kearns Moore
A $60,000 campaign would restore and permanently display the 158-year-old document To address a longtime funding shortage, the Oregon secretary of state's office has issued a challenge to…
February 25, 2015

Schools in Brief - Feb. 25

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NHS Incoming Freshmen Night March 9 Newberg High School will welcome the class of 2019 at Incoming Freshmen Night from 6 to 8:15 p.m. March 9 at the high school. The event will include a…
Photo Credit: SETH GORDON - Tinkering away - Morgan Shine (left) and Sage Albright make modifications to their robot Feb.12 at Newberg High School. Both are members of Team Aeterna, which still has a chance to qualify for the ORTOP state championship March 7-8 at Benson High School in Portland.
February 18, 2015

NHS robotics program enjoys growth spurt

by Seth Gordon
More than 30 high school students on five teams are participating this season With all the success the Newberg High School robotics program has enjoyed in recent years, including back-to-back…
February 18, 2015

George Fox University social work program takes the next step

by Gary Allen
Although George Fox University’s Master of Social Work (MSW) program has not yet hosted its first cohort of students, it took the first step toward receiving full accreditation this month as the…
February 18, 2015

Do you know an 'Amazing Kid?'

by Gary Allen
Contest — Newspaper taking nominations for youth to be honored by Pamplin Media The Newberg Graphic is calling for community nominations of boys and girls ranging in age from that of an…
February 18, 2015

Feb. 18 school briefs

by Seth Gordon
GFU to host French film festival George Fox University will host a French film festival (with subtitles) Friday and March 6 at Bauman Auditorium. The festival will screen comedies “La Première…
February 11, 2015

NHS to stick with block schedule

by Seth Gordon
After another policy shift from the ODE, administrators will make slight changes to the current format In the latest installment of what has been a dizzying process, Newberg High School…
February 11, 2015

LeBlanc-Esparza selected for leadership training

by Seth Gordon
Newberg Public School superintendent Kym LeBlanc-Esparza has been selected to participate in the 2015 SUPES Academy, a comprehensive national leadership developmental program established to…
February 11, 2015

Feb. 11 school briefs

by Seth Gordon
Teen night out Friday The Newberg Public Library will host “The Fault in Our Stars,” a teens’ night out for middle and high school students, from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Friday. For more information,…
February 04, 2015

Feb. 4 school briefs

by Seth Gordon
Nominate a student for a scholarship Kohl’s is now accepting nominations for the 2015 Cares Scholarship Program. The program recognizes kids ages 6 to 18 who have made a positive impact on their…

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Jan 28, 2015

Newberg schools will ofer full-day kindergarten

by Seth Gordon
Education — Full-day to become the district's standard kindergarten offering; registration March 12 Thanks to a change in state policy, the Newberg School District will offer free full-day…
Photo Credit: SETH GORDON - Fostering comfort - For her Poesis, or senior project, Veritas senior Brianna Stoppa collected and delivered more than 60 ‘Welcome Boxes,' which are filled with toys, games, snacks and personal hygiene products, to Yamhill County Health and Human Services so that children will have something to do while waiting to be placed and something of their own to bring to their new foster home.
Jan 28, 2015

Making foster children feel welcome

by Seth Gordon
Education — Veritas senior Brianna Stoppa collected for and donated 60 "welcome boxes" to Yamhill County Health and Human Services When Brianna Stoppa began considering what to do for her Poesis…
Jan 28, 2015

Jan. 28 school briefs

by Seth Gordon
Three earn honors at Gonzaga University Three local students were recognized for academic achievement for the fall semester 2014 at Gonzaga University. Jessica Wilmes of St. Paul was named to…
Jan 21, 2015

Schools in Brief - Jan. 21

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Two make dean’s list at Arizona State Univ. Newberg natives Lauren and Cara Hunsinger were named to the dean’s list at Arizona State University for spring term 2014. Undergraduate students who…
Photo Credit: FILE PHOTO - Young pianist -- Nathan Kim beat out competitors from six states to win the Northwest Division competition Jan. 11 and advance to the national finals March 21-25 in Las Vegas.
Jan 21, 2015

Kim a finalist in prestigious national contest

by Seth Gordon
Music — The accomplished young pianist wins regional round of the Music Teachers National Association Junior Performance BOISE, Idaho — Having represented Oregon three times already but not…
Photo Credit: SETH GORDON - In the heat of battle -- Members of Mountain View Middle School's Average Joes robotics team (from left) Austin Roberson, Emma Libby, Emma Paulsen, Dawson Walls, Grant Stilp and Drake Garver look on as their robot attempts to complete a task during the Oregon FIRST Lego League 2014 Championship Saturday at Liberty High School. The Average Joes ranked 23 in the table competition portion of the event with a high score of 170 points.
Jan 21, 2015

Middle School robotics teams fare well at state

by Seth Gordon
Mountain View and C.S. Lewis Academy groups cap successful season HILLSBORO — The Mountain View and C.S. Lewis Academy middle school robotics teams wrapped up successful seasons with solid…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Power of pen -- C.S. Lewis Academy eighth-grade students Naomi Brady and Kyle Reimer both received awards for participating in the VFW Patriot's Pen Youth Essay Writing Contest. Brady earned first place for Newberg Post 4015, while Reimer won first for Dayton Post 10626, District 16 and the entire state of Oregon.
Jan 14, 2015

Students excel in VFW essay contest

by Seth Gordon
History — Kyle Reimer wins first place for Oregon in the middle school competition, Rebecca McKinley in the running for state high school award What started as a simple class exercise, writing…
Jan 14, 2015

Schools in Brief - Jan. 14

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C.S. Lewis Fundraiser at Burgerville C.S. Lewis Academy will have a fundraiser at the Newberg Burgerville Jan. 20. A portion of the proceeds from 4 to 8 p.m. will be donated to the school’s…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Content of character -- Initiated by Congress in 1994, the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of ervice intends to build on the civil rights leader's legacy.
Jan 14, 2015

GFU joining MLK Day of Service in Portland

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Service — The school hopes to bring at least 100 volunteers to participate in the national service day honoring the noted civil rights leader Students and staff from George Fox University will…
Photo Credit: GARY ALLEN - Ever thankful -- Veritas School freshman Thaddeo Pia received free surgery and medical care for club feet after being adopted from China. Pia, now a rising cross-country competitor, was able to show his gratitude in person last month when the Veritas choir performed at a Shriners' Christmas Party in Wilsonville.
Jan 14, 2015

A chance to say 'thank you'

by Seth Gordon
Former Shriners patient Thaddeo Pia gets impromptu opportunity to show his gratitude to the hospital organization Veritas School freshman Thaddeo Pia’s life was forever changed when he was…




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