Ogden Modular Project Update

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)

Superintendent Announces New Vice Principal at Ogden Middle School

Oregon City Superintendent Larry Didway recently announced that Stephanie Murdock has been selected as the new Vice Principal at Ogden Middle School. Murdock will join the district in August, replacing Brad Shreve who will become the principal at Lebanon High School.

"Stephanie was chosen from a large competitive field of candidates through a rigorous selection process. We were all impressed with the depth of her knowledge about quality instruction and her commitment to the success of all students."

New Principal Announced for Jennings Lodge and Candy Lane

Superintendent Larry Didway announced that Crystal Laier will serve as interim principal at Jennings Lodge and Candy Lane Elementary Schools next year while the district recruits and hires a permanent principal. Javier Castaneda, the current principal, is relocating with his family to Idaho.

"I have confidence in Crystal's ability to provide positive leadership and facilitate the important community building that will be needed following the impact of reconfiguration." Didway said. Starting next fall, Jennings Lodge will serve Kindergarten through second grades and Candy Lane will serve third through fifth grades. Both schools will welcome several new families from King Elementary that closed this spring. The district's Spanish bilingual program is also located at Jennings Lodge and Candy Lane.

UpFront Newsletter Summer 2012

Download the UpFront Newsletter (PDF) which includes:

  • Message from the Superintendent: A New, Improved School District
  • Poetry Out Loud: Helen Tkach Learns and Wins
  • Oregon City Community Education Classes and Activities
  • Gaffney Run Walk Club Tallies Miles for Health
  • Read Across America and Into Cool Careers
  • Middle School Change for Better Learning
  • Stop Summer Learning Loss; It is Easier Than You Think
  • The Gym is Alive With the Sound of Music
  • Speech-Language Pathologists Boost Student Learning
  • School Directory and Calendar

UpFront Newsletter (PDF)

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Oregon City Superintendent Announces Leadership Changes at CAIS and McLoughlin Elementary

On June 4, 2012 Oregon City School District Superintendent Larry Didway announced Clackamas Academy of Industrial Sciences (CAIS) Principal Ginger Redlinger will become the Principal at John McLoughlin Elementary. King Elementary Principal Kyle Laier has been named Principal at CAIS, following the closure of King Elementary at the end of the school year.

"Ginger Redlinger and Kyle Laier both have outstanding records as talented educational leaders," Didway said. "We are fortunate to have both of them on our administrative team."

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In The News

"High School students in the Oregon City School District continued to outperform statewide averages for math, science and reading"
Oregon City 2013 test scores: Schools outperform state averages. The Oregonian

"The nonprofit group Earth Crusaders and the Oregon City School District teamed up under an Oregon City Metro Enhancement Grant to improve their town." Earth Crusaders, school district beautify OC. Clackamas Review

"An independent national study compares school districts across Oregon and the nation for efficient cost management and effectiveness in student achievement."  Oregon City School District Gets Top Rating for Effective, Efficient schools

"They point to places such as Oregon City, where nearly every student demonstrates an ability to write cogently and correctly" The Writing Imperative. The Oregonian

"Once again, Oregon City and Forest Grove high schools posted much higher passing rates on the math exam than schools with far fewer minority and low-income students"  Test scores show Oregon high schoolers lost ground in writing, math and science. The Oregonian

 

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