Educating for the future: North Santiam School District honored

February 2017 Posted in Community, School | Comments Off on Educating for the future: North Santiam School District honored

By Mary Owen For continuing to be a cornerstone of the community, the North Santiam School District receives the 2016 Large Business excellence award from the Stayton/Sublimity Chamber of Commerce. The award is presented to a business with more than 15 ...

Future First Citizens: Work ethic, drive for excellence, helpfulness praised

February 2017 Posted in Community, Other, People, School | Comments Off on Future First Citizens: Work ethic, drive for excellence, helpfulness praised

By Mary Owen Two high school students with an appreciation for their families, schools and communities are eager to continue volunteering after high school when they attend college. For all they have done to help others, Stayton High School senior Kalie Harper ...

College update: Farr brothers shine for Corban soccer

January 2017 Posted in Community, School | Comments Off on College update: Farr brothers shine for Corban soccer

Corban University turned in the best men’s soccer performance in school history this season with a ton of help from a pair of brothers from Cascade High. The Warriors finished with a  20-3 record, won the Cascade Collegiate Conference tournament ...

The team that would not be denied: Regis takes state 2A football title

January 2017 Posted in School, Sports & Recreation | Comments Off on The team that would not be denied: Regis takes state 2A football title

By James Day Four games into the season the Regis High football team was 2-2. That was the bad news. The good news was that the Rams were being tested by excellent competition, with the losses to Class 3A power Dayton ...

Student elections: Online students form government for virtual school

December 2016 Posted in Community, School | Comments Off on Student elections: Online students form government for virtual school

By Mary Owen Newly elected student body officers are proud to serve on the first-ever virtual school government at Oregon Connections Academy. “Being part of a student government give students an opportunity for them to be a voice, or representative, of their ...

Financial literacy: Public welcome to program on student access to resources

December 2016 Posted in Community, School | Comments Off on Financial literacy: Public welcome to program on student access to resources

By Mary Owen College-bound students and community members interested in learning about changes to financing opportunities are welcome to attend Regis High School ASPIRE’s upcoming Community Financial Literacy night. “Several changes have occurred in the area of post-secondary financing that speeded up ...

Regis dominates Class 2A title game

December 2016 Posted in School, Sports & Recreation | Comments Off on Regis dominates Class 2A title game

The Regis High School football claimed a state football title in emphatic fashion Saturday, taking a 54-14 win against Stanfield at Hermiston High. The top-ranked Rams (11-2) won their eighth state football title and their first since 1987 with the win ...

Historic season for Stayton runners

December 2016 Posted in School, Sports & Recreation | Comments Off on Historic season for Stayton runners

The Stayton High boys cross country team took fifth place Nov. 5 in the OSAA Class 4A boys cross country championships at Lane Community College. The Eagles, who won their first district title Oct. 29 at the Oregon West Conference championships, ...

Emotional win: Stayton victorious on new turf field

October 2016 Posted in Community, Other, People, School, Sports & Recreation | Comments Off on Emotional win: Stayton victorious on new turf field

Stayton High, led by the heroics of defensive back Aidan Hill, pitched a 6-0 shutout against Sweet Home on Sept. 16 while inaugurating the new artificial turf on its football field. “Getting the win at home on the new turf was awesome,” ...

Community-built: Residents, businesses get behind new Sublimity play area

November 2016 Posted in Community, School | Comments Off on Community-built: Residents, businesses get behind new Sublimity play area

[caption id="attachment_2895" align="alignleft" width="300"] Sublimity’s new covered area gives middle schoolers a play for recreation during inclement weather.[/caption] By Mary Owen Sublimity School students now have a new play area, thanks to the hard work of parents and community members. “The desire to ...