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 By Sean C. Morgan    News    June 20, 2018 

Charter School founders see success as they watch initial first-graders graduate

This was a milestone year for the Sweet Home Charter School as the first students to start first grade there graduated this year. The school completed its 12th year this summer after opening in 2006...

 
 News    June 20, 2018 

Sweet Home students among LBCC graduates

Twenty-seven Sweet Home-area residents graduated at Linn-Benton Community College’s 50th Commencement ceremony Monday, June 18, at the Linn County Fair and Expo Willamette Event Center in Albany.  The college awarded 1,000 degrees and certificate...

 
 News    June 20, 2018 

Local residents graduate from Oregon State

Oregon State University graduated a record 7,128 students during its 149th commencement cere-mony Saturday, June 16, at Reser Stadium in Corvallis. Among the 7,128 graduating students, 289 students received two degrees and nine received three....

 
 By Sean C. Morgan    News    June 20, 2018 

Former School Board member Daniels returns to fill vacant seat

The Sweet Home School Board has appointed Jenny Daniels to a vacancy left by Ben Emmert. Emmert is moving to Nebraska where his wife, Amanda, is serving her residency as a psychiatrist. She just gradu...

 
 By Scott Swanson    News    June 13, 2018

Graduation hats go up as rain comes down

An overflow crowd packed Sweet Home High School's Main Gym Friday night for the Class of 2018's graduation exercises. The ceremony was moved indoors after weather reports predicting almost certain...

 
 By Sean C Morgan    News    June 13, 2018

Board OKs boost to web access in schools

Sweet Home School District Internet service improved substantially this school year, and the board Monday approved another project to continue boosting performance at the elementary and junior high schools. The district made big gains at the high...

 
 By Scott Swanson    News    June 13, 2018

'Ordinary' kid from Fern Ridge, retired optometrist honored with High-Q Award

Gerald Wodtli, a 1965 Sweet Home High School graduate and longtime optometrist, was honored with a High-Q award at the school's graduation ceremonies Friday, June 8. Wodtli, 71, received the award...

 
 By Sean C Morgan    News    June 13, 2018

SHHS business teacher tools up for new CTE classes

Sweet Home High School students are filling classes for next school year that will allow them to work on products from design through production. Business teacher Ammon Mills has taken delivery of a...

 

Medical students from Linn County awarded scholarships

Four future physicians from east Linn County have received a Girod Medical Scholarship for the 2018-19 academic year. In addition, the foundation awarded an Easton Nursing Scholarship to one Sweet Home student and a Dinges scholarship to one Lebanon...

 

LBCC newspaper opens free online archive

The public can now read historical issues of Linn-Benton Community College’s student newspaper, The Commuter, through a free online archive. The digitized back issues are hosted in CommunityArchive@LBCC, an online archive launched in summer 2017...

 

Sweet Home's Symphonic Choir at State

The Sweet Home High School Symphonic Choir sings "Sisi Ni Moja" at the state choir competition held at George Fox University on May 4. The choir finished seventh among 12 choirs. "I do think this was...

 
 By Sean C. Morgan    News    May 23, 2018

Forum attendees learn about district response to threats

The Sweet Home School District and Sweet Home Police Department have two different programs to deal with real or imagined threats that arise in local schools, attendees at the district's first...

 
 By Sean C. Morgan    News    May 23, 2018

Contractor selected for Junior High project

The Sweet Home School Board agreed Thursday evening, May 17, to enter negotiations with Gerding Builders of Corvallis to serve as contract manager and general contractor for the Sweet Home Junior High School renovation project beginning this summer....

 
 By Sarah Brown    News    May 23, 2018

Hindmarsh, Somatis named valedictorians; Tow is salutatorian

Two Sweet Home High School seniors have been named valedictorians and one as salutatorian for the school's graduation ceremonies, scheduled for 7 p.m. on June 8 at Husky Stadium. The two...

 
 By Sean C. Morgan    News    May 23, 2018

Schools budget includes pool equipment, PERS changes

The Sweet Home School District Budget Committee approved the proposed 2018-19 budget Thursday evening, May 17. The budget moves on the School Board for a public hearing and adoption during its regular meeting on June 11. The General Fund is $25.8 mil...

 
 By Sean C. Morgan    News    May 23, 2018

Students' efforts to unearth 1973 capsule are frustrated

The Sweet Home High School AP History class dropped by the Sweet Home Wastewater Treatment Plant Thursday morning, May 17, to attempt to dig up a time capsule buried by the class of 1973. Students...

 
 By Sean C. Morgan    News    May 23, 2018

New Husky Field sign reflects students' handiwork

A new sign is taking shape at Husky Field as Sweet Home School District staffers work on it between other projects, repairs and maintenance. Last year, a new metal image of a Husky created by metals...

 
 By Sean C. Morgan    News    May 16, 2018

Bus Driver Training

Sweet Home School District needs more bus drivers. Constantly running light on enough drivers, its two mechanics, dispatcher and transportation supervisor end up filling in constantly, cutting into th...

 

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