A longtime local high school basketball referee and a developmentally-delayed Ontario High School student cultivated an enduring friendship over the student’s interest in refereeing basketball.
NEW PLYMOUTH – Every wrestling team in Malheur County participated in the R.D. Brown Invitational Tournament last weekend. In the women’s bracket team scores, Nyssa finished second with 55 points while Vale was fourth with 53 points and Adrian finished 12th. In men’s team standings, Nyssa claimed 11th place with[Read More…]
Malheur County schools exceeded the state’s graduation rate by 8% last year. Not only that, school districts countywide have closed the achievement gap, the disparities in educational achievement between minority and disadvantaged students and their White counterparts, to around 1.5% over the last decade, according to local school officials.
State figures released Thursday show 81.3% of high school .students last year graduated in four years compared with 80.6% the year before
Area school officials met with the Malheur County Court last month to seek input on a proposed county ordinance to cut down on chronically absent students.
Diesel Johnson helped Vale get past Nyssa in boys prep basketball action Saturday, Jan. 14, while the Adrian boys and girls swept their weekend contests.
HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: Vale boys, Nyssa girls win in Viking-Bulldog basketball matches on Saturday, Jan. 14.
HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: The Adrian Antelopes kept their league record intact in basketball as the girls and boys teams defeated the Four Rivers Falcons.
Meg Galeener, Ontario School District reading coach, a veteran teacher and the Chamber’s Educator of the Year nominee, has garnered a reputation as a teacher that can reach students from challenging backgrounds.
Gov. Tina Kotek has named seasoned education policy makers Melissa Goff and Pooja Bhatt to lead improvement efforts for schools and early childhood initiatives.