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 News    April 17, 2019 

Huskies leave it all on the stage in Milli Vanilli

For more photos, take a look at our photo gallery: https://www.sweethomenews.com/photos/04_17_2019...

 
 By Sean C. Morgan    News    April 10, 2019

School Board OKs SHJH construction

The Sweet Home School Board approved a plan Monday evening, April 8, to spend $5 million and begin the first of two construction phases for the Sweet Home Junior High. The district received voter...

 
 By Sean C. Morgan    News    April 10, 2019

New library computer big draw for young patrons

Thanks to a grant from the Sweet Home Community Foundation, the Sweet Home Public Library has added a new computer dedicated to after-school education, building on the "early literacy station" it...

 

Sweet Home High School Winter Honor Roll

SHHS Honor Roll Criteria: Students on Honor Roll must have taken at least four letter graded classes (A-C). Students who receive a D, F, Incomplete or No Grade (G) are not eligible for the Honor Roll. Seniors - 4.00: Boe Baxter, Christina Belcher,...

 

Sweet Home Junior High Winter Honor Roll

Eight Grade – 4.00: Taryn Abbott, Brookelynn Burke, Leilanie Chao, Zoey Erevia, Alexis Franklin, Suzie Griffin, Rylie Hooley, Isaac Lindsey, Avery Nelson, Amadia Newcomer, Michael Northern, Jackson Parrish, Nora Pettner, Madi Shively, Kristan...

 
 By Sean C. Morgan    News    March 27, 2019

Temporary dead ends

Hallways lead to barriers. Doorways in the gym open to wooden walls where the locker rooms once stood. The entire wall in one classroom is made out of plywood. To get inside Sweet Home Junior High,...

 
 By Sean C. Morgan    News    March 20, 2019

Blast from the past

Sweet Home Junior High PE and health teacher Craig Wilson was a little worried last week about the contents of a time capsule discovered on the school grounds, during construction, that included...

 

Santiam DAR names Sarah Hewitt 'Good Citizen'

Sarah Hewitt of Sweet Home was the winner at a Santiam Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution's "Good Citizen" awards ceremony held Friday, March 8, at a tea held at the First United Meth...

 

High school accepting Ashton scholarship applications

Applications for the annual Dan and Daisy Ashton Scholarship are available from the Linn-Benton Community College Sweet Home Center. The Ashton Scholarship application is available on-line at www.sweethome.k12.or.us/. Once on the district website,...

 
 By Sean C. Morgan    News    March 13, 2019

SHJH kids getting real busy

Sweet Home Junior High has nearly achieved a goal Vice Principal and Athletic Director Terry Augustadt set when he went to work at the school last year. The number of students involved in some kind...

 
 By Sean C. Morgan    News    March 13, 2019

District to look into water wells

The Sweet Home School Board instructed Supt. Tom Yahraes Monday night, Feb. 11, to look into drilling wells and into whether the district has water rights to use Ames Creek to water its high school...

 

Applications for LBCC Ashton scholarships open

Applications for the annual Dan and Daisy Ashton Scholarship are available from the Linn-Benton Community College Sweet Home Center. The Ashton Scholarship application is also available on line at www.sweethome.k12.or.us/. Once on the district...

 
 By Sean C. Morgan    News    March 13, 2019

Superintendent: Snow Day decisions involve multiple people, are not hasty

Deciding whether to cancel school, delay school or go ahead and have school is an overnight process involving multiple School District staffers trying to make a judgment call based on existing road...

 

Sweet Home forestry team wins its home competition

The Sweet Home High School Forestry Club won its home competition Saturday, March 9, by some 120 points with a total of 366 points. Clatskenie finished second. Also competing were Scio, Philomath,...

 
 By Sarah Brown    News    March 13, 2019

SH teen named B&G Club Youth of the Year

Sweet Home High School senior Angeleah Williams was honored as this year's Youth of the Year by the Boys & Girls Club of the Greater Santiam. In an essay describing her life as a child whose...

 
 By Sean C. Morgan    News    March 13, 2019

School Board decides not to extend school for snow days – if unions agree

The School Board voted Monday night to try to add makeup days without extending school into the summer or spring break. The board allowed a contingency to add days at the end of the year or during spring break if the superintendent is unable to...

 
 By Scott Swanson    News    March 6, 2019

SHHS auditorium upgrades make big difference for arts

Josh Crawford stood behind a brand new sound board in the Sweet Home High School Auditorium last week, explaining to a visitor how the new system works. "These four work this mic," he said,...

 

Snow forces postponement of SHHS theater production

As a result of last week’s snow storm, Sweet Home High School Drama Department’s adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s “The Importance of Being Earnest” has been postponed until March 14-16. Showtimes are 7 p.m. on March 14 and March 15, with doors...

 

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