IMESD
North Powder School District will be closed on Monday, January 18th in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
11 days ago, IMESD
IMESD
Nominate your favorite teacher for Oregon Teacher of the Year by January 31, 2021. Anyone can nominate a teacher by visiting this link: https://oregonteacheroftheyear...
11 days ago, IMESD
IMESD
Thank you to our School Board! January is School Board Recognition Month. The Oregon School Boards Association honors those who serve on Oregon’s 197 local school boards, 19 ESD boards and 17 community college boards.
11 days ago, IMESD
Molly Smith
Here is an opportunity for families and parenting. Check out the flyer!
14 days ago, Molly Smith
Molly Smith
We are thankful for Mr. Richardson and the high school publication class for putting this video together. These are our students sharing their thoughts about online learning versus in person learning. We love their honesty and heart. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zk3xXOV9VsA&feature=youtu.be
26 days ago, Molly Smith
Molly Smith
Here is the corrected version, we hope, of the Christmas Concert. Enjoy! Tonight is the night of our Christmas program via YouTube! A huge thanks to Mr. Carlsen for his work with our students, and also for thinking outside of the box to share our students hard work with you. Enjoy! Welcome: https://youtu.be/RBE6cxzWuT8 - Anthony Kindergarten -https://youtu.be/oyuU9J69s48 - Freezing Solid 1st grade - https://youtu.be/b_KZaUaYyc0 - It's Snowing, It's Blowing 2nd grade -https://youtu.be/aEdpJ4O17fU - A Covid Christmas Carol 3rd grade - https://youtu.be/3Lg9AF6xdX0 - Over the River and Through the Woods https://youtu.be/coWIQdll69U 4th grade - https://youtu.be/eZ_Ha7KOMjQ - Boom-whacker Jingle Bells 5th grade - https://youtu.be/aB18bJrzCf4 - Jingle Bells https://youtu.be/aWaqzrP6qoY - Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star https://youtu.be/dQd3l2dQido - Mary had a Little Lamb Middle School Band - https://youtu.be/g33Q_jEaKR8 - Rondeau https://youtu.be/e-artNNi3sI - Rock.com https://youtu.be/Q55P4GI2Skc - The Thunderer Choir - https://youtu.be/Mm9zI5a6_tw - The Wexford Carol https://youtu.be/nYyBUe5bnuw - Addy High School Band - https://youtu.be/rMe_OcIaPpg - Stompin at the Savoy https://youtu.be/gZYsuNychrE - William Tell Overture https://youtu.be/edbxFMo3HuA - Hoedown
about 1 month ago, Molly Smith
Molly Smith
Tonight is the night of our Christmas program via YouTube! A huge thanks to Mr. Carlsen for his work with our students, and also for thinking outside of the box to share our students hard work with you. Enjoy! Welcome: https://youtu.be/RBE6cxzWuT8 - Anthony Kindergarten - https://youtu.be/3Lg9AF6xdX0 - Freezing Solid 1st grade - https://youtu.be/oyuU9J69s48 - It's Snowing, It's Blowing 2nd grade -https://youtu.be/aEdpJ4O17fU - A Covid Christmas Carol 3rd grade - https://youtu.be/3Lg9AF6xdX0 - Over the River and Through the Woods https://youtu.be/coWIQdll69U 4th grade - https://youtu.be/eZ_Ha7KOMjQ - Boom-whacker Jingle Bells 5th grade - https://youtu.be/aB18bJrzCf4 - Jingle Bells https://youtu.be/aWaqzrP6qoY - Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star https://youtu.be/dQd3l2dQido - Mary had a Little Lamb Middle School Band - https://youtu.be/g33Q_jEaKR8 - Rondeau https://youtu.be/e-artNNi3sI - Rock.com https://youtu.be/Q55P4GI2Skc - The Thunderer Choir - https://youtu.be/Mm9zI5a6_tw - The Wexford Carol https://youtu.be/nYyBUe5bnuw - Addy High School Band - https://youtu.be/rMe_OcIaPpg - Stompin at the Savoy https://youtu.be/gZYsuNychrE - William Tell Overture https://youtu.be/edbxFMo3HuA - Hoedown
about 1 month ago, Molly Smith
Molly Smith
Today is early release. School is released at 3:08 pm and buses will run at 3:15. We do this for professional development for our staff.
about 1 month ago, Molly Smith
IMESD
Happy Holidays! Students are dismissed this Thursday, December 17th at NOON for Winter Break. There is NO SCHOOL from December 18th through January 3rd. Enjoy your time off. School will resume on Monday, January 4th.
about 1 month ago, IMESD
Molly Smith
Don’t forget about the FFA live sale at 5:30 pm on Facebook live. There are some great items for sale.
about 1 month ago, Molly Smith
Molly Smith
This is an event you don't want to miss. Please support our FFA on Thursday, December 10th. Visit our North Powder Facebook page at 5:30 p.m.
about 1 month ago, Molly Smith
Molly Smith
Do you know an amazing Education Support Professional or Teacher in your school district? Nominate them for an Oregon Department of Education Award: 2021 Education Support Professional of the Year – Nominations accepted through January 3, 2021. Nomination Link: https://oregonteacheroftheyear.org/nominate-esp/ 2022 Oregon Teacher of the Year – Nominations accepted through January 31, 2021. Nomination Link: https://oregonteacheroftheyear.org/nominate/ Anyone – administrator, teacher, staff, student, parent, community member – can nominate an individual for these two awards. For more information, please visit: https://oregonteacheroftheyear.org/
about 1 month ago, Molly Smith
Molly Smith
We are in need of a part-time para pro. Please check out the flyer and contact the office if you have any questions. Thank you!
about 1 month ago, Molly Smith
Molly Smith
Happy Thanksgiving! The North Powder School District will be closed Wednesday, November 25th and 26th for Thanksgiving break. Have a wonderful few days off. See you back on Monday, November 30th.
2 months ago, Molly Smith
Lance Dixon
November 13, 2020 Dear North Powder School District Parents, Students and Caregivers, I hope everyone is doing well. I know these are trying times for all of us. I know the governor’s announcement today probably has many of you concerned. However, today I am bringing good news your way. This has no impact on schools at this time and on-site instruction will continue. There are two exceptions: Indoor sports are on hold at this time. This means no after school sports or private sports in indoor facilities. If you travel out of state for the holiday, you should self quarantine for 14 days and participate in CDL. Please, please help us stay open with students. Regardless of personal preference, we have demonstrated the ability to limit cases at school. Therefore, please follow travel restrictions, quarantine if you travel out of state to see families over the holidays and practice using personal protective equipment and social distancing. The district is required to add a travel question to screening and enforce students quarantining out of school if they travel out of state. As I see schools around us in CDL struggling dramatically with grades and other issues tied to CDL, I am ever so thankful we are in school!! Our students did exceptionally well overall academically the first 9 weeks. To lose what we have worked so hard to provide for children would be tragic. I know it is not easy, but it is up to each of us to do our part for our kids! Thanks for your patience, support and commitment to your children, this community and this school. This community has always been resilient, supportive and a great place to live. I feel fortunate to have raised my children here and hope we will continue to do our part to help all kids succeed. This includes keeping school open. Respectfully, Lance L Dixon Superintendent Molly Smith Principal
2 months ago, Lance Dixon
Lance Dixon
November 11, 2020 Dear Families, We are hosting “Badger Day” on Monday, November 16th. Badger Day is going to be a two hour session for our middle school students and high school students working on building empathy and compassion within our school. New Directions Northwest will be leading our two hour separate sessions. Our goal of this is to build our school community to help create a space where everyone feels safe. We realize that we have had an issue with bullying, and instead of tearing each other apart, we want to build each other up in order to become our best selves and best school environment. The two hour session will consist of interactive learning exercises, followed by small group interactions with a counselor from New Directions. Our middle school students will attend Badger Day from 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m., followed by our high school student body from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Staff will be in on all sessions with our students as well. We look forward to the day and bringing our student body together to be the best community we can be. Sincerely, Lance Dixon, Superintendent Molly Smith, Principal
2 months ago, Lance Dixon
Molly Smith
Parent/Teacher conferences are happening Thursday, November 12th. There is no school for students. If you have not heard from your child's teacher, please contact your teacher or school for details.
2 months ago, Molly Smith
Molly Smith
The North Powder School District will be closed on Wednesday, November 11th in observance of Veterans Day. This means ALL Virtual and In-Person Instruction will not occur.
2 months ago, Molly Smith
Desi McGinn
Schoolwide KINDNESS Challenge Will you jump on board and help kick off November with a schoolwide KINDNESS Challenge? We are encouraging all staff and students to take the Kindness Challenge How can you spread kindness to encourage others to do the same?
3 months ago, Desi McGinn
Molly Smith
This is a message to let families know that the health department will be coming Tuesday, November 3rd to give flue shots and vaccines. If you would like your child to receive a flu shot or have needed vaccines, please fill out a consent form located in the high school office with a copy of OHP or a copy of both sides of the insurance card. Students will be taken out of their afternoon classes to have the vaccine given. Unfortunately, parents cannot join students for this. If you have any questions, please contact Stacy Bingham. Thank you.
3 months ago, Molly Smith
Molly Smith
We will not have school on Veteran's Day, which is Wednesday, November 11th. Parent/teacher conferences will be on Thursday, November 12th, thus no school that day for students. Conferences will be held virtually, either by a phone call, google meets, or zoom. Please watch for information from your child's teachers. Please call the school if you have any questions.
3 months ago, Molly Smith
Molly Smith
Tomorrow, Wednesday October 21st is our early release. School will be out a bit after 3 and buses will run around 3:15 p.m. We use this time for professional development for our staff. If you have any questions, please call the office. Thank you!
3 months ago, Molly Smith
IMESD
The beautiful fall season has arrived, and many fun autumn activities for students can incorporate art, cooking, science and agricultural lessons. Check out ideas at this link: https://www.educationworld.com/holidays/archives/autumn.shtml
3 months ago, IMESD
IMESD
America's Safe Schools Week is October 18-24, 2020. Oregon students can always access SafeOregon, the statewide Oregon tip line, at this link: https://www.safeoregon.com/
3 months ago, IMESD
Lance Dixon
Good Morning, Here is the Zoom link for tomorrows board meeting that begins at 6:00pm. https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86062699770?pwd=UnhMNy9wYW9wWmk3ZXpad2ZxblkyUT09
3 months ago, Lance Dixon
Lance Dixon
Here is the IP address to NFHS Network to sign up and watch events live online. http://sso.nfhsnetwork.com/users/sign_in?redir=http://console.nfhsnetwork.com/events/%23/events/gamaec27a806c
3 months ago, Lance Dixon
Molly Smith
We are in need of substitutes for cleaning, in the kitchen, as well as in the classroom. If you are interested in getting on our substitute list, please call Mrs. McGinn or Mrs. Turner. 541.898.2244 ext. 8821 or 541.898.2373. Thank you!
3 months ago, Molly Smith
North Powder School District
Middle School games will now have a charge of $2 per person for those five years and older. We apologize for this, yet the increase of cleaning requirements and having to hire multiple people to referee and take care of contact tracing, this is the step we need to take.
3 months ago, North Powder School District
Desi McGinn
The Grande Ronde Symphony is going Virtual, Oct 3rd How to Watch: Simply click into https://eoalive.tv/ or click the image above; Scroll down on the homepage until you see the 'A Night In with the Symphony' event; It starts at 7pm (pst)
4 months ago, Desi McGinn
Molly Smith
Riki's Room will be open Monday, October 5th. If your child is need of slightly used clothing, shoes, or toiletries, we have that available. If you want your child to visit the room, please contact either the elementary office at 541.898.2373 or the hs/ms office at 541.898.2244
4 months ago, Molly Smith
Molly Smith
If you know of families in the North Powder District that have their children at home, we have free lunches. Please share the attached flyer with those families.
4 months ago, Molly Smith
Molly Smith
Our elementary office hours are from 8:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. Monday through Thursday. If you need something outside of those hours, please contact our middle/high school secretary. The elementary phone number is 541.898.2373. Our MS/HS phone number is 541.898.2244. Thank you.
4 months ago, Molly Smith
Desi McGinn
The North Powder School Board has a position available. If you are interested in joining our board, please apply by submitting a letter of interest to the school, Attn: Lance Dixon.
4 months ago, Desi McGinn
Molly Smith
This is a reminder that Mr. Dixon and Mrs. Smith are hosting a Q and A session tonight at 7:00 p.m. via zoom. The zoom link is below. If you have any questions, please join us tonight. Molly Smith is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Topic: Q and A with families Time: Sep 9, 2020 07:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81931515113?pwd=QnNoZzlDMU5kOWdZTFBlL0dOZEF1QT09 Meeting ID: 819 3151 5113 Passcode: 083942 One tap mobile +13462487799,,81931515113#,,,,,,0#,,083942# US (Houston) +16699006833,,81931515113#,,,,,,0#,,083942# US (San Jose) Dial by your location +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston) +1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose) +1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma) +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago) +1 646 558 8656 US (New York) +1 301 715 8592 US (Germantown) Meeting ID: 819 3151 5113 Passcode: 083942 Find your local number: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/kevGWiAwyg
4 months ago, Molly Smith
Molly Smith
For those of you who are picking up your child, please read. Pick-up is in front of the old school. We really need all parents/guardians staying in your vehicles and driving in front of the old school. You can pull into the parking area, we will then send your child to your vehicle, and you can leave. For a variety of reasons and safety, please do this. If you have any questions, please contact the administration. Thank you!
4 months ago, Molly Smith
Desi McGinn
7th & 8th Grade students need to have a permission form signed to go off campus at lunch. Parents, please fill out and return this form. https://5il.co/kq6c
4 months ago, Desi McGinn
Molly Smith
In the first time in FOREVER! Welcome back Badgers! https://youtu.be/DN8trdhh3Iw
4 months ago, Molly Smith
Molly Smith
If your child rides the Baker bus, the bus will leave the DMV at 7:00 a.m. each morning. It will arrive to school and then return to Haines to pick up students there at 7:48 in the morning and deliver them to school. In the afternoon, the Baker bus will drop off the students in Baker at 4:20 p.m. at the DMV. Haines kids will arrive around 4:48 in Haines. All other routes should be similar to last year. If you have questions regarding the bus, you can call the bus company in La Grande or send an email to Mrs. Smith.
4 months ago, Molly Smith
North Powder School District
This is a message to let you know that lunch will be free for all students through December. Breakfast is always free for all students, and will continue to be free again this year. If you have any questions, please contact the school.
4 months ago, North Powder School District
Molly Smith
The A/B schedule for 9-12th graders is attached. If you have any concerns, please contact Mrs. Smith. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1y8vPZgTl6LON-HZ1bCl4GHRYY79rVO2S8luG9Zh3PNI/edit?usp=sharing
5 months ago, Molly Smith
Molly Smith
If you have not registered your elementary student, please go to this site or stop by the office for a packet. We need to know if your child is attending school or not. https://parent-northpowder.cascadetech.org/northpowder/PXP2_Login.aspx?fbclid=IwAR3uPuGJBRXtqEoYQVsHZXxceYfYxzeEK8xDqEua7bcgKbA1LAS082sH6io
5 months ago, Molly Smith
Molly Smith
The North Powder School District has moved the start date with students to September 8, 2020. This change was made due to a district determination that it would be in the best interest of families, students, and staff to delay the first day of school with students. In order to prepare for Comprehensive Distance Education per current ODE guidelines, there is additional professional development and planning that will need to occur for staff, students and families. This professional development will include online curriculum training, implementation of the district's operational blueprint for onsite education, and opportunities to meet with students and parents to update them on the online process and answer questions. This change in the starting date will not change any other dates on the calendar at the current time due to ODE guidelines allowing additional hours for professional development to count towards instructional time.
5 months ago, Molly Smith
Molly Smith
Tonight's scheduled board meeting is postponed until next Tuesday, August 4th at 6:00 p.m. If you have any questions, please contact administration.
6 months ago, Molly Smith
Molly Smith
High school registration will occur Monday, July 20th with incoming seniors at 4:00 p.m. Juniors at 4:45, sophomores at 5:30, and freshmen at 6:15 p.m. We will have the course catalog available by the end of the week, as well as the schedules so students can take a look.
6 months ago, Molly Smith
Desi McGinn
Congratulations to our Class of 2020 Graduates! Despite the obstacles you face right now, we celebrate you and your next steps.
7 months ago, Desi McGinn