Wilsonville's Education

August 26, 2015

Board approves employee insurance changes

by Andrew Kilstrom
The West Linn-Wilsonville School Board met for a special meeting Tuesday, Aug. 18, to discuss a proposed change in insurance plans for classified employees, unanimously approving Director of…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - West Linn-Wilsonville's new teacher hires gathered Thursday, Aug. 20 for breakfast and the chance to meet some of their new coleagues.
August 26, 2015

WL-WV staff beginning to solidify

by Andrew Kilstrom
The West Linn-Wilsonville School District will welcome more than 50 new hires in total — some of which haven’t been selected yet, but will be before the start of school — when the year finally…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - West Linn-Wilsonville high school and middle school teachers learn about teaching, reading and writing at language arts camp.
August 19, 2015

WL-WV teachers go to summer school

by Andrew Kilstrom
Many people consider summer as the time to take a break from school and unwind before the fall rolls around. That isn’t the case for some West Linn-Wilsonville educators, however, as many…
August 20, 2015

Education news in brief

by Jake Bartman
West Chiropractic to donate to primary schools West Chiropractic in Wilsonville plans to use one half of proceeds from new guests who visit in the month of September to purchase school supplies…
August 05, 2015

Schools and education news

by Jake Bartman
College of New Jersey graduate Jillian Nichols of Wilsonville graduated from The College of New Jersey during its commencement ceremonies on Thursday, May 21 and Friday, May 22 in Ewing, NJ.…
July 22, 2015

Wilsonville education briefs

by Jake Bartman
Clackamas Community College Foundation scholarships Three students from Wilsonville were recently awarded scholarships at Clackamas Community College Foundation. They were: Yarana G. Avalos…
July 22, 2015

Classified workers vote to stay with union

by Jake Bartman
Contract negotiations will resume for district's OSEA members Classified employees of the West Linn-Wilsonville School District recently voted to retain the Oregon School Employees Association…
July 22, 2015

Oregon Tech transitions to autonomy

by Jake Bartman
School intends to take an active role in Wilsonville as Board of Trustees assumes control On July 9 and 10, the Board of Trustees of the Oregon Institute of Technology (also known as Oregon…
SPOKESMAN PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - From left, Kevin Gonzalez, Heidi Blair, Venecia Gonzalez and Ibrahim Abouelseoud examine some crawdads at CREST's summer science camp.
July 22, 2015

CREST leaders include more ELL students in summer camp

by Jake Bartman
Scholarships and a Spanish-speaking employee help to bring the science program to underserved communities. It is a rare occurrence to come upon a totally silent group of third- through…
July 15, 2015

Science has many answers to our questions

by Kristopher Wieland
The root of understanding comes from the science of humanity. Science is about making the impossible solvable through series of trial and error. Scientists are artists painting their picture for…

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Jul 15, 2015

Don't let summer fun get ugly

by Derek Feldman
Summer sun, blue skies, and warm breezes are all approaching. Summer is a time when students and parents alike de-stress from the tense school year. But with the sandy beaches also comes a…
Jul 15, 2015

State testing equals stress builder

by Kylie Gelfand
I understand test taking is a necessary part of school. It’s a way to assess if you pay attention and are a halfway decent student, but there are many disadvantages to standardized test taking.…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Betty Reynolds
Jul 08, 2015

West Linn's Reynolds elected OSBA vice president

by Andrew Kilstrom
The Oregon School Boards Association’s Board of Directors elected Betty Reynolds as its new vice president at its annual board meeting June 19. Reynolds, a retired state executive (including…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Members of the Wilsonville High School fitness clug pose together before the Helvetia Half Marathon June 13. Fifty-nine Willie Fit athletes completed the race this year.
Jul 01, 2015

Wilsonville High School athletes are fit for life

by Kate Hoots
Anyone who has spent much time around teenagers knows that it’s not always easy to motivate them. When you have trouble getting them to clean their rooms or take out the trash, the thought of…
Anne-Marie Wieland
Jul 01, 2015

H.O.M.E away from Home

by Anne-Marie Wieland
Wilsonville is my home. If H.O.M.E was an acronym describing my experiences it would stand for Helped Overjoyed Mentored and Engaged. I thank the people of Wilsonville for molding me into who I…

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