Congratulations to the students, staff and communities of Beavercreek Elementary and the former Mt. Pleasant Elementary for receiving national recognition from the Alliance for a Healthier Generation for working to improve student and staff wellness. Former President Bill Clinton honored Beavercreek Principal Scott Curtis and former Mt. Pleasant Principal Carol Kemhus with bronze status awards on behalf of both schools at a conference sponsored by the Alliance in Little Rock, Arkansas held October 20-22, 2012.
"I am proud of our schools in Oregon City working hard to provide PE activities and evaluating how we can provide healthy opportunities for our kids," Carol Kemhus said.
The report cards are designed to communicate and celebrate the many good things that are happening in schools. The report card may also assist in initiating discussions about areas targeted for improvement. Demonstrating that schools are accountable, the report card displays consistent and reliable information about academic achievement, attendance, graduation, participation, and student growth, in addition to key school statistics, demographics, and an overall rating. This will be the final year Oregon releases the current version of the school report cards. As part of the state’s federal flexibility waiver, the school report cards will be redesigned to provide better information to parents and communities on how our students, schools, and districts are doing.
- Oregon City High School
- Gardiner Middle School
- Ogden Middle School
- Beavercreek Elementary School
- King Elementary School
- McLoughlin Elementary School
- Springwater K-8 Charter School
View the district report card (PDF) to see all school ratings in the district.
Recently, staff from around the district organized into teams to compete in a kickball tournament. The event took place at the John McLoughlin field and provided a great opportunity for staff to "kick off" the new school year. Everyone that attended had a great time and the Oregon City Service Learning Academy team earned bragging rights for the year by winning the tournament.
Special thanks to:
- Lynn Barry for organizing the event
- Todd Kemhus for setting up the fields
- Cameron Seward, Bjorn Fernaeus, Bud Nodurft and Travis Nodurft for all the great photos
Common links and resources are listed below to help with start of school year preparations. Each resource link is listed with a path that shows where this information resides on the school district website.
Routes were updated on Thursday September 6th. Please check to make sure that you have the most recent route information.
Departments -> Transportation
Parents and Guardians -> Enrollment
Lunches and Nutrition
Visit Nutrition Services for meal prices, free and reduced lunch forms and more.
Departments -> Nutrition Services
Health Insurance for Kids
No-cost, Low-cost and Full-cost Health Coverage Options.
Programs -> Health Coverage Options
Reduced Cost Internet Connectivity
Comcast is offering $10 home Internet for families receiving free school lunches.
School Start Dates
Back to School dates are the week of September 10th. For specific dates and times visit your student's school website.
Click on the calendar icon or visit your school's website for specific dates and times.
Student Code of Conduct
Students -> Code of Conduct (PDF)
Student Dress Code
Students -> Dress Code
School Contact Information and Websites
Schools -> Then select your specific school
Student Supply Lists
Parents and Guardians -> School Supply Lists
Download the UpFront Newsletter (PDF) which includes:
- Message from the Superintendent: Back to School With a Focus on Results
- Oregon City Schools Foundation Rocks
- Blake Beneville Soccer and Academic Standout
- New Faces, New Places
- Five Reasons Students Should Ride the Bus
- Girl Scouts Serve Community
- Social Sciences Get a Brush Up
- Volunteers Make for a Smooth Move
- Susie Werner is Classified Employee of the Year
- Holly Leonetti is Teacher of Distinction
- School Directory and Calendar
NOTE: The fall edition of the UpFront newsletter includes a reminder to set clocks back to standard time on November 4th. To do this you should set your clocks back one hour, not ahead as stated in the newsletter.
View Community Education classes online, with online registration!
1. Increased Safety! Riding the school bus is nearly 800% safer* than traveling by passenger car. In fact, school busses are the safest* form of transportation.
School buses also help keep our campuses and neighborhoods safer. Each additional passenger car adds congestion and danger for all students on or near school grounds.
2. It saves money! It saves families from having to buy additional and expensive gas and reduces our dependence on foreign oil.
3. It’s Green! It serves as a good example to our children about the importance of keeping our planet healthy. Each year school buses help keep an estimated 17.3 million cars* off the roads surrounding schools each morning!
4. Reduced congestion! Most school parking lots are already well over capacity. With additional students going to our middle schools we are expecting increased congestion. In many cases students who ride the bus will arrive home before their peers that get picked up in a passenger car.
5. Student downtime! Students can enjoy time with friends, listening to music or reflecting on their day. Our transportation department is committed to ensuring a physically and emotionally safe environment on each bus. Our bus drivers have been trained in the Positive Behavior Support program that each school uses.
If you have any questions feel free to call the transportation department at 503-785-8540.
Despite several set-backs and delays, the installation of modular classrooms at Ogden Middle School is making great progress thanks to the dedicated work of many project managers, engineers, inspectors and construction crews. For more information and pictures view the Ogden Modular Product Update (PDF).
Oregon City School District is an equal opportunity educator and employer.