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 By Sarah Brown    News    August 15, 2018 

East Linn Christian alums first to enter COMP-Northwest medical school

When COMP-Northwest held its convocation entry ceremony for the Class of 2022 on Aug. 3, among the new students were two from East Linn Christian Academy – the first. Whitley Nelson, a 2011...

 
 By Sean C. Morgan    News    July 11, 2018

Swimming pool levy up next for School Board

The Sweet Home School District will host a public meeting later this month to prepare a recommendation to the board about whether to seek a renewal of the swimming pool operating levy. With the levy e...

 
 By Sarah Brown    News    July 11, 2018

Treyson Smith, Kailey James named SHHS Freshmen of the Year

Kailey James and Treyson Smith are this year's Sweet Home High School Freshmen of the Year. Kailey, 15, daughter of Cara and Gregg James, will spend her summer hanging out with friends, but she also...

 

Sweet Home High School Class, Student Activities and Special Service Awards 2017-18

Student Government/Leadership Student Body Officers 2017-18: President – Madelyn Neus-chwander; Vice President – Jake Hindmarsh; Secretary – Ellie Davis; Student Manager – Lauren Yon; Elections Commissioner – Chase Boyd; Social Media...

 

Graduating SHHS seniors receive $1.3 million in scholarships

Following are scholarships awarded to this year’s senior class at Sweet Home High School, as reported by the school. The total amount of scholarship funding secured by graduating seniors is $1,302,067. Combined with other financial aid ($481,250)...

 
 By Sean C. Morgan    News    June 27, 2018

Best Attendance

Barbi Riggs proudly carried the nearly unrecognizable Golden Shoe trophy out of the school district board room June 11 for the summer after her school posted the highest attendance rates across the...

 
 By Sean C. Morgan    News    June 27, 2018

School fixes kick in with end of year

As the school year wound down during the past week, the Sweet Home School District wasted no time tearing into Hawthorne Elementary School. The district's facilities crew began demolishing the front...

 

Four women receive PEO scholarships

Sweet Home PEO, Chapter DD has announced the winners of its annual Oregon and Margarite scholarships.  Sweet Home area residents  Samantha Ashlock, Emily Coleman, Kristen Peterson and Madeline...

 
 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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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