Boeing highlights Sandy High’s manufacturing program in their Joint Programs Review publication “It is teachers and instructors like Paul Panula (Sandy High Manufacturing Instructor) that help Boeing Portland develop the workforce of the future,” said Mike Johnson, Boeing. Sandy High students benefit from a robust Career & Technical Education (CTE) program, including manufacturing. The school has participated in Boeing’s Tech Prep program since it began in 1994. During the COVID-19 health crisis and school closures, Panula has been working with students through Google Meets - practicing their interviews for Boeing’s Tech/Prep program. Panula said, “I feel honored to be recognized by Boeing Portland. I’m so happy our students still have an opportunity to earn internships during this global crisis.” 2019 Boeing Interns
We are so grateful for our partnership with The Clackamas Bookshelf! Clackamas Bookshelf volunteers, Katy and Maria, returned to Oregon Trail last week and gave out 186 more bookbags. Families received the bags, filled with ten books each, while picking up a sack meal at Sandy High. Over the past month, 3910 books were given to Oregon Trail families - the largest contribution Bookshelf has ever made to a school district! The Clackamas Bookshelf
To help families from rural areas of the Oregon Trail School District (OTSD) get internet access during the COVID crisis - OTSD, Clackamas County, SandyNet, and the Clackamas Education Service District partnered to make WiFi accessible from several school parking lots. We want to thank our outstanding technology staff for initiating this partnership that will provide more options for Oregon Trail families to connect to resources, learning, and business.
The 2020 SkillsUSA Conference was cancelled due to COVID-19. However, students were allowed to submit their creative videos for the Oregon Digital Cinema Competition . The competition recognizes students for excellence and professionalism in cinematography/short film production.
Sandy High Graduates are invited to wear their caps and gowns to this event, to receive their formal diploma covers and travel across a ceremonial stage in honor of their academic achievements. This is not a public event. We expect up to 300 vehicles with graduates and their family members. The event is planned in accordance with the Oregon Health Department and Oregon Department of Education Guidance on 2020 Graduation Ceremonies . In addition to this event, a virtual graduation ceremony will go live on June 12th. Seniors will be able to upload pictures of themselves in their cap and gowns, and student speeches and awards will be included.
NO SCHOOL ( No Distance Learning ) Monday, April 27 and Monday, May 25 NOTE: There will be no meal service provided on these dates. Need a Chromebook? Our Tech Department distributed another 160 Chromebooks today, for a total of 1485 distributed so far to Oregon Trail families! If you need a Chromebook or hotspot, please arrange it with your child’s teacher. Devices can be picked up at Cedar Ridge Middle School, 10:00 am to noon on Tuesdays.