Newberg FFA claims state ag sales title

Newberg FFA claims state ag sales title

Strong team work and a record-setting score from sophomore Peter Gentile put the four-member team...

Kitzhaber: More targeted education spending

Kitzhaber: More targeted education spending

State government — Lawmakers get their first look at governor's request for the 2015-2017...

George Fox honored for its service to the community

George Fox honored for its service to the community

Higher ed — School is named to 2014 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor...

Noted scientist returns to join GFU faculty

Noted scientist returns to join GFU faculty

Graduate returns — Kent Thornburg will serve as a scholarly mentor, research consultant and...

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Photo Credit: SETH GORDON - Acting! Brilliant! - Oregon Shakespeare Festival actor Eduardo Placer leads a group of Newberg High School student through a physically-expressive reading of a Shakespeare speech Friday morning.
December 10, 2014

Students enjoy a week of Shakespeare

by Seth Gordon
Bard — Actors from the Oregon Shakespeare Festival perform, hold workshops as part of new three-year program As an actor with the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, the language of the legendary bard…
December 10, 2014

Teachers train in Close Reading strategy

by Seth Gordon
Education — District emphasizing modern instructional model to accommodate Common Core State Standards, upcoming state testing For those who haven’t been to a middle or elementary school…
December 10, 2014

Dec. 10 school briefs

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CPRD starts MLK poster contest The Chehalem Park and Recreation District is partnering with Newberg School District for Martin Luther King Jr. Day poster contest for students in grades 4-12. The…
Photo Credit: GARY ALLEN - Newberg Booster Club vice-president John Bridges (right) accepts a $5,800 check from Newberg Ford marketing manager Paul Pappas   (center) and owner John Kerekanich as part of the dealership's Drive 4UR School event in November. Over the five years of the event the dealership has donated $20 to the club each time someone test   drives a Ford vehicle over  an eight-hour period. The dealership has donated more than $28,000 since the program's inception five years ago.
December 10, 2014

Booster club gets $5,800 from Drive 4UR School event

by Gary Allen
The Newberg Booster Club garnered $5,800 from Newberg Ford as part of the dealership’s Drive 4UR School event in November. Over the five years of the event the dealership has donated $20 to the…
Photo Credit: SETH GORDON - Last chance - After opening with shows Nov. 20-21, Veritas School's production of ‘The 39 Steps' will return at 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday at Newberg Friends Church.
December 03, 2014

Veritas mines 'The 39 Steps' for comedy gold

by Seth Gordon
Theater — Adapted version of the Alfred Hitchcock film will finish its run Thursday and Friday at Newberg Friends Church It has been said that necessity is the mother of invention. In the case…
December 03, 2014

New-look Thanksgiving break proves popular

by Seth Gordon
Newberg schools — Students enjoy a full week off; teachers able to focus on professional ?development After consulting parents and staff, the Newberg School District made some tweaks to its…
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December 03, 2014

George Fox midyear ?commencement Dec. 13

by Seth Gordon
George Fox University will bestow more than 200 diplomas to undergraduate and graduate students at the school’s midyear commencement ceremony, set for Dec. 13. Graduates will receive their…
November 26, 2014

CSLA will share bounty

by Seth Gordon
Giving — Newberg school partners with local businesses to give out Thanksgiving meal boxes Every year the student council at C.S. Lewis Academy cooks a Thanksgiving meal for the middle and high…
November 26, 2014

Staffing shift helps class sizes shrink at elementary schools

by Seth Gordon
Two major measures taken to improve learning for school district's youngest students Overall, enrollment figures in the Newberg School District remained flat, but superintendent Kym…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED - Student Michael Mark presents Kiwanis Pacific Northwest District Governor Robert Munger with a check for $200 earlier this month.
November 26, 2014

Kids support Kiwanis' efforts

by Gary Allen
Michael Mark, president of the Mabel Rush Elementary School K-Kids Club, presented Kiwanis Pacific Northwest District Governor Robert Munger with a check for $200 earlier this month. The club of…

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Photo Credit: SETH GORDON - Concentration - George Fox computer science students Charles Haneberg (left), Ben Delaney (center) and Nik Tripp work on a problem during the Pacific Northwest Regional of the ACM International Collegiate Programming Competition Saturday at the Edwards-Holman Science Center. It was the second consecutive year George Fox hosted the event.
Nov 19, 2014

George Fox hosts prestigious programming contest

by Seth Gordon
Newberg has become one of the go-to sites for annual competition With as many as 100 computer science students from colleges across Oregon gathered around monitors in several basement rooms, the…
Nov 19, 2014

CSLA robotics team gets crash course in bacteria

by Seth Gordon
Health education and robotics — The middle school group encourages better handwashing practices as its community outreach projects Each year, the C.S. Lewis Academy middle school robotics team…
Nov 19, 2014

Nov. 19 school briefs

by Seth Gordon
Online school auction to run Dec. 1-8 St. Francis School in Sherwood is hosting its annual online auction Dec. 1-8 at www.stfrancissherwoodschool. org/auction. Included in the auction are…
Photo Credit: SETH GORDON - Family fun - Senior Amber Fouch and freshman Lydia Dolence rehearse Friday for C.S. Lewis Academy's presentation of ‘Time Out for Ginger.' The family-friendly comedy hits the stage this week with 7 p.m. shows Thursday and Saturday.
Nov 12, 2014

C.S. Lewis tackling 'Time Out For Ginger'

by Seth Gordon
The family-friendly comedy opens its two-week run Thursday Ranging from darker works from the likes of Agatha Christie to lighter fare, like last year’s “A Little Murder Never Hurt Anybody,” the…
Photo Credit: GEORGE FOX UNIVERSITY - More room - A new dorm at George Fox University will be a three-story facility that will include 145 to 150 beds and is expected to be completed by fall 2015.
Nov 12, 2014

George Fox to build new dorm

by Seth Gordon
Higher ed — The school will break ground on a new residential hall in December In response to a growing undergraduate population at its Newberg campus, including a record 3,793 this fall, George…
Nov 12, 2014

Nov. 12 school briefs

by Gary Allen
Ewing Young to host holiday bazaar The Ewing Young Holiday Bazaar will continue a 34-year tradition from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 22. The event will feature pictures with Santa, homemade crafts,…
Nov 05, 2014

Numerous NHS musicians named to honor bands

by Seth Gordon
NHS — 12 students selected for Western International Band Clinic, 12 more named All-State The 2014-2015 school year is proving to be a banner one for the Newberg High School music program. Not…
Nov 05, 2014

Schools in Brief - Nov. 5

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Aquatic Center reaching out to developmentally disabled Thanks to a grant from Autism Speaks, the Chehalem Aquatic and Fitness Center will begin offering one-on-one water safety lessons to…
Photo Credit: SETH GORDON - Hats off! -- The Newberg High School Players rehearse the finale of 'Oklahoma' last week. The students will present the musical at 7 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, as well as Nov. 13-15.
Nov 12, 2014

Newberg's 'Oklahoma' promises to be more than OK

by Seth Gordon
The NHS production of Rogers and Hammerstein's first musical is Thursday Thanks to a special guest, more than wind is expected to come sweeping down the stage when Newberg High School presents…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - All smiles - Instructor Pam Grant plays outside with children at the Newberg High School Great Expectations Early Childhood Education Center recently. The program recently received a 5-star rating from the state.
Oct 29, 2014

Great Expectations celebrates milestones

by Seth Gordon
The NHS-based childhood care and education program receives 5-star rating from the state, sees all six teachers earn new state credentials As part of a continuing push to be at the forefront of…




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