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 By Sean C. Morgan    News    February 12, 2020 

Schools developing plans for SSA funds

Supt. Tom Yahraes told the School Board Monday that district staff will use the findings from a community survey and the district’s data to develop a plan to spend some $1.7 million in additional funding expected next school year. The funding is...

 
 By Sean C. Morgan    News    February 12, 2020 

Officials get walk-through of nearly completed schools

Sweet Home School Board members got to see two elementary school construction projects that were basically finished, and a junior high project in which major construction is just about wrapped up,...

 
 By Sean C. Morgan    News    February 12, 2020 

Librarian seeking missing pieces in Timber Echo collection

Sweet Home High School librarian Jill Wilson is looking for copies of old yearbooks and Huskian newspapers. The High School Library houses a nearly complete collection of yearbooks, from 2019 back to...

 

District to create facilities plan

During the next 10 months, the Sweet Home School District will develop a long-range facilities plan funded by a $25,000 grant. By March 31, the district’s Business Office is tasked with completing population projections for the next 10 years....

 

Feb. 19 is immunization deadline for students

Wednesday, Feb. 19, is School Exclusion Day, and Oregon Immunization Program officials are reminding parents that children will not be able to attend school or child care starting that day if their records on file show missing immunizations. Under...

 

Sweet Home High School's graduation rate jumps 13.5%

Based on Oregon Department of Education data, Sweet Home High School's graduation rate for last year's Class of 2019 increased by more than 13.5 percentage points from the previous year. The ODE...

 

Superintendent gets thumbs up from school board on performance

Pointing at large increases in Sweet Home High School's graduation rate and freshmen on track rate, the Sweet Home School Board reported a positive evaluation of Supt. Tom Yahraes this month. The boar...

 

Something's afoot as high school Drama Club presents 'Miss Holmes'

The Sweet Home High School Drama Club will present "Miss Holmes" this week. "It's a version of Sherlock Holmes and Watson as females," said director Elizabeth Wilks, language arts teacher. That's the...

 

School board agrees to list of services offered by Education Services District

The Sweet Home School Board approved a resolution during its regular meeting Monday night agreeing to the list of services provided by the Linn-Benton-Lincoln Education Service District. The ESD provides services to 12 school districts in three count...

 

Newest School Board member Kennedy wants focus on trades, vocational training

By Sean C. Morgan Of The New Era Joe Kennedy says serving on the Sweet Home School Board is a chance to make a difference in his community. The School Board appointed him to fill a vacancy in October....

 
 By Sean C. Morgan    News    January 1, 2020

Survey says residents want more grade school arts, music

Of The New Era A recently completed community survey shows that local residents broadly support the restoration of arts and music in elementary schools, along with more support for students with behavioral and mental health issues and several other...

 

Elementary schools construction nears finish

Construction is nearly complete at Foster and Holley elementary schools, and Sweet Home Junior High will celebrate a sort of half-way point later this month, according to reports by school district staff Monday evening during the School Board’s...

 

Superintendent tells students about his life in far north

When Sweet Home schools Supt. Tom Yahraes was a teen, he didn't know what he wanted to do with his life. Yahraes was a guest speaker Thursday, Nov. 21, at Sweet Home High School's Natural Resources...

 

Forestry Club still winning, but program now well beyond just that

After graduating some heavy hitters last year, the Sweet Home High School Forestry Club is "rebuilding," but in a recent "pre-season," the team came through with two first-place trophies and one...

 

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