New union leadership announced
The leaders of the Lake Oswego School Employee Association classified union were introduced at the Sept. 19 Lake Oswego School Board meeting:
Melissa Siegel, president (president since 2010), computer network services technician;
Sierra Avila, vice president (new to the role), Lakeridge Junior High engineer;
Karon Beers, treasurer (treasurer since 2010), Lakeridge High bookkeeper; and
Jane Lewis, secretary (new to the role), Lake Oswego Junior High special education assistant.
There are about 300 LOSEA members who hold jobs in the Lake Oswego School District, including food service workers, educational assistants, special education assistants, secretaries, data processors, bookkeepers, engineers, maintenance workers, athletic trainers, nurses and more, Siegel said.
LOSEA is the local chapter of the statewide organization Oregon School Employees Association, which represents 20,000 educational employees working throughout Oregon in school districts, community colleges, libraries and in other areas, Siegel said. OSEA is affiliated with American Federation of Teachers, a group representing 1.6 million members nationwide.
2016-17 Student Reviewer Program at Lakewood
Lakewood Theatre Company is offering a Student Reviewer Program.
Student reviewers, who qualify for special ticket pricing and a reward for attendance, must be in grades 7-12.
The annual Doodle 4 Google contest kicked off Sept. 14 with the theme What I see for the future.
K-12 artists in the United States, Guam and Puerto Rico are invited to create a doodle of the Google logo in any type of medium. The contest closes Dec. 2. The winner will be posted on the Google homepage and will receive a $30,000 college scholarship. A Beaverton student won the 2015 contest.
For more information, visit doodles.google.com/d4g.