Readers prepare to battle

Readers Prepare to Battle

Nearly 40 Barnes Butte Elementary students are becoming experts in 16 chapter books and will compete this winter during Oregon Battle of the Books. Academic Coach Sarah Klann and her crew held an OBOB Qualifying Meeting last Friday. To qualify for Battle of the Books, third, fourth and fifth graders had to read two books […]

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Fortis Construction donates $5,000 to Geometry in Construction

Fortis Construction Donates $5,000 to Geometry in Construction

Fortis Construction recently donated $5,000 to the Geometry in Construction program at Crook County High School. Fortis donates funds to classes that address a need for growth in the construction industry, encourages students to look at careers in construction, and creates a positive impact on construction workforce issues. The company wants to help promote academic […]

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CCMS students travel to California Facebook Campus for robotics competition

CCMS Students Travel to California Facebook Campus for Robotics Competition

Last weekend, Facebook Prineville Data Center invited two Crook County teachers and two Crook County Middle School students to travel to the Facebook Campus in Menlo Park, Calif., and observe a VEX IQ Robotics Competition. While there, they got to see the VEX Robotics in action and see and talk to other middle school students […]

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Rodders club donates to natural resources program

Rodders Club Donates to Natural Resources Program

Members of the Crook County Rodders car club donated $400 to the Crook County High School forestry and natural resources program to go toward the purchase of a trailer or other necessary equipment for the wood mill. Rodders had read in the Central Oregonian that the program could use a trailer to haul their equipment […]

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CCHS students direct one-act plays

CCHS Students Direct One-Act Plays

Student directors will make their directorial debut with a variety of show offerings. Crook County High School drama students present Student Directed One Acts at 7 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Dec. 12-14 in the CCHS auditorium, 1100 SE Lynn Blvd. CCHS student directors Dakota Carpenter, Danilea Lindburg, Uber Gonzalez and Katie Jones will direct […]

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Fifth graders host Science Fair

Fifth Graders Host Science Fair

Which type of bread molds the fastest? According to a Barnes Butte Elementary fifth grader’s science experiment, organic bread molds faster than whole wheat bread and a whole lot faster than plain white bread. He was busy explaining the details of his experiment Thursday morning during the Fifth Grade Science Fair. The young scientists discovered […]

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Prineville Businesses Donate to FAN

Prineville businesses care about the kids of Crook County. The Facebook Prineville Data Center held an internal employee coat drive for Family Access Network and donated nearly 50 new and used coats as well as new hats and gloves. ProActive Physical Therapy Specialists held a hygiene products drive for FAN and had overwhelming community support. […]

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Follow the New CCSD Transportation Facebook Page

Like and Follow the new Crook County School District Transportation page so you can stay updated on transportation news, including bus route information and weather delays.

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Backpack food

Food Drive to Benefit Weekend Backpack Program

Each school is hosting a food drive Dec. 2-20 to benefit the Food for Kids Weekend Backpack Program. The main pantry is located at Crooked River Elementary, but families may send food donations to school with their students. Examples of kid-friendly food: Top Ramen, bags and boxes of cereal (low sugar), oatmeal, granola bars, applesauce, […]

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ASPIRE program seeks mentors

ASPIRE Program Seeks Mentors

Are you a parent or an adult who would like to help students achieve their future goals? Crook County High School’s ASPIRE program needs more mentors! What is ASPIRE? ASPIRE stands for Access to Student Assistance Programs in Reach of Everyone. We provide FREE mentoring, resources, and encouragement to help students explore all options beyond […]

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