Schools & Kids
Published: 5/1/2012 3:03:20 PM
Leadership always has been a focal point during Mike Henderson’s career in education.
And while he recently announced plans to retire as Wilsonville High School athletic director at the end of the current school year, it’s certain his shadow is going to linger in the school hallways long after that.
Published: 5/1/2012 3:08:59 PM
Preparations are accelerating as Lowrie Primary School in Wilsonville grows nearer to completion.
Central to that process is the ongoing development of a staffing plan, as well as dual immersion and other language programs that will be key to the new school’s curriculum.
Published: 5/8/2012 1:17:59 PM
When Oregon Duck fans turn on their televisions next fall, they’re likely to see a Wilsonville High School graduate on the sidelines at Autzen Stadium.
Published: 5/8/2012 1:48:55 PM
It was sheer happenstance by which John Holley became aware of the situation at Boeckman Creek Primary School.
“I have a little brother from the Big Brothers, Big Sisters program at Boeckman Creek,” Holley related.
Published: 5/8/2012 2:00:37 PM
District primary chess tournament winners announced
On Saturday, April 21, Stafford Primary School played host to the West Linn-Wilsonville School District’s twenty-second annual Primary School District Chess Tournament.
Published: 5/9/2012 2:57:36 PM
Boeckman Creek Primary School is looking for gently used books appropriate for elementary-age children to be used as part of a book exchange.Books will be accepted through May 11 and can be brought with Boeckman students or dropped off at the school office.
Published: 5/15/2012 1:37:43 PM
Even as he conducted an interview, the donations keep coming in for Wilsonville High School girls golf coach Mike Nichols.
As his team practiced Monday at the Charbonneau Golf Club driving range, yet another local resident walked up and plunked down a well-maintained set of King Cobra woods and irons, complete with a golf bag and other gear.
Published: 5/15/2012 3:13:23 PM
It’s going to be a night of Broadway musicals for the Wilsonville High School drama program.
Instead of a single production, however, there will be something for everyone when “Night on Broadway” hits the stage at 7 p.
Published: 5/22/2012 1:28:57 PM
First a classroom, now a commercial outlet.
The student-run organic farm in Wilsonville operated by the West Linn-Wilsonville School District’s Center for Research of Environmental Science and Technology, or CREST, has come a long way in its first two years.
Published: 5/22/2012 1:37:15 PM
It’s an ambitious production for a second-year drama program, particularly one at the elementary or middle school level.
Yet, the Horizon Christian Elementary and Middle School Drama Hawks will present the iconic musical “Annie Jr.
Published: 5/29/2012 12:54:21 PM
It’s tough to create a unique fundraising venture these days, particularly when it involves running.
But when it comes to the well being of local schools, Wilsonville resident Michelle Tonkin is more than willing to give it a try.
Published: 5/29/2012 1:06:25 PM
It’s really the single event that defines Wilsonville High School, organizers say.
Doernbecher Days, where the entire school comes together to raise money for Portland’s premier children’s hospital, is held each May and has become emblematic of the school’s commitment to community service.