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home : education August 1, 2014

Central Oregon students represent the U.S. in Taiwan
This month local Sisters student Emily Ausman and another Central Oregon student, Donte Smith (who is from the Warm Springs Reservation), travelled to Taipai, Taiwan, to represent the United States at a conference for Caretakers of the Environment International (CEI).
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Schools to seek bond in November
Based on an extensive facilities review report given Wednesday night, the Sisters School Board voted to kick off a $14.5 million school bond campaign for the November 4 election.
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
School board to appoint director
The Sisters School Board will appoint one board director to fill the three-year term of Kay Grady on the school board. Grady stepped down due to family obligations last week.

Her term expires June 30, 2017.

Tuesday, July 8, 2014
District announces administration changes
Sisters Schools Superintendent Jim Golden announced changes in administration to staff last week.
Tuesday, July 8, 2014
Sisters Middle School Honor Roll
Fifth Grade


Tuesday, July 1, 2014
Sisters High School Honor Roll
4.0 and above
Tuesday, July 1, 2014
Grady stepping down from school board
Kay Grady is resigning from the Sisters School Board effective Wednesday, July 2. The current board vice-chair is one year into a four-year term. She was elected to the office after being appointed to fill out long-term board member Glen Lasken's term after his departure in March 2012.

Her resignation is due to family medical issues regarding her son.

Tuesday, July 1, 2014
Moyer served students for 28 years
All kinds of students have trouble with their lessons now and then. For 28 years, Donna Moyer helped those students learn as a paraprofessional.
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Don Pray hanging up the badge
After serving the Sisters Country for a quarter-century, first with the Sisters Police Department, then with the Deschutes County Sheriff's Office, Deputy Don Pray has retired from the force.
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Bill Rexford says good-bye to Sisters
Bill Rexford rolled into Sisters 10 years ago to teach history at Sisters High School (SHS), and immediately became a part of the Sisters community. Rexford has loved his time in Sisters, but says it's time to move on.
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Volunteers will shine a light on Sisters schools
A group of local volunteers has organized to tell the story of Sisters schools in hopes of drawing more students here. Sisters schools are funded on a per-student basis; increasing enrollment is the school district's best hope of climbing out of a deep budget hole.
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Holocaust survivor shares history
History came alive last Thursday for the Sisters Middle School eighth-graders when 79-year-old Anneke Siebel Bloomfield spoke of her experiences as a "hidden child" in the Netherlands during World War II.
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
School board adopts a budget
Following the citizen/board budget committee's recommendation, on Wednesday the Sisters school board adopted a $15,660,170 budget resolution for the 2014-2015 school year.
Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Sisters loses a beloved mascot
Miss Jenni, beloved mascot of Habitat for Humanity ReStore for the past seven years, passed away quietly in the arms of store manager Robin Tawney at Sisters Veterinary Clinic with long-time Habitat volunteer Russell Williams at her side. She was about 17 years old.
Tuesday, June 10, 2014
The man behind the mentors
The accomplishment that brings the biggest smile to Duncan Campbell's face these days is providing the most challenged children a nurturing relationship with an adult role model who spends quality one-on-one time to help them thrive.
Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Sisters celebrates Class of 2014
Every graduating class at Sisters High School has its personality and its strengths, but the Class of 2014 has been universally regarded as an exceptional one.
Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Black Butte School celebrates spring
The spring program at Black Butte School (BBS) last week was all about art and music.
Tuesday, June 3, 2014
Student has a passion for medicine
Maddi Boettner has a passion for medicine. The Sisters High School junior has gotten a boost along her chosen career path through innovative education programs made available to her in Sisters.
Tuesday, June 3, 2014
Engineering students get real-world experience
Take a concept from design to prototype: That was the mission of Rob Corrigan's Applied Engineering class at Sisters High School. Last week the students presented their completed prototype of an economical automated ventilation system to regulate temperatures in a house.
Tuesday, June 3, 2014
Local resident explores in Asia
Leanne Smith, board member for Friends of the Sisters Library, has kept in touch with her brother David Waldo and his wife, Jenny, since they moved over 8,000 miles away to Singapore, the most densely populated independent country in the world.
Tuesday, June 3, 2014

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