Sara Johnson

School Board Praises Superintendent Johnson During Annual Evaluation

The Crook County School District Board conducted its annual evaluation of Superintendent Sara Johnson during December 2019. Board members rated the superintendent’s performance individually, using an evaluation instrument provided by the Oregon School Boards Association. Board members requested input in advance from the superintendent regarding her major accomplishments in the past year. The superintendent requested […]

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Board gives final approval for new theme school

Board Gives Final Approval for New Theme School

The committee outlines the vision and goals for the new elementary school The Crook County School Board gave unanimous final approval Monday evening to move forward with opening a kindergarten through fourth-grade theme school in Pioneer South next fall. The Crook County Theme School Committee, comprised of more than 25 Crook County educators, collaborated and […]

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Public Health Warning on Vaping: What Parents Need to Know to Protect Our Kids

The Crook County School District, Crook County Health Department, and Crook County Empowered (CCE) Community Coalition care about the health of our kids and our community. We would like to share important information with our families about the risks of e-cigarettes/vaping. Please click on the link to learn about health risks related to vaping, what […]

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Winning marketing students promote NFL team

Winning Marketing Students Promote NFL Team

  Fourteen students in Steve Hodges’ CCHS Marketing and Advertising class took on a big challenge and came out on top. They entered the Fantasy Football Classroom Challenge presented by Sports Marketing Career Company and completed six challenges, competing with 29 other high schools across the nation. The 12-week project was based on Digital Marketing […]

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Brothers students explore miniature worlds

Brothers Students Explore Miniature Worlds

The students of Brothers School were fortunate to visit the Grimes Christmas Scene on a lovely Monday before winter break arrived. Students noticed the many different vignettes from Frosty the Snowman to Santa Claus Land to Disney Christmas scenes to The Nutcracker Suite. They were also lucky enough to be guided through the Ochoco Valley […]

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Sixth graders show elementary kids the woodshop

Sixth Graders Show Elementary Kids the Woodshop

Sixth grade woodshop students gave elementary students a tour of the Crook County Middle School shop Thursday morning and helped them make wooden ornaments. The sixth graders showed the younger students how to safely use a scroll saw to cut out a star. They then drilled a hole for a string and sanded the star. […]

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Jazz Band performs for elementary students

Jazz Band Performs for Elementary Students

Little voices excitedly joined into the familiar favorite “Frosty the Snowman” Friday morning as the Crook County High School Jazz Band played for Crooked River Elementary students and staff. Band teacher Brooks Barnett, adorned in a black suit and a Santa hat, directed the band on the last day of school before winter break begins. […]

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Honor Society students host Christmas party for preschoolers

Honor Society Students Host Christmas Party for Preschoolers

Crook County Middle School Honor Society students served as Santa’s elves Thursday during the annual Larson Learning Center Preschool Christmas Party. The little ones were treated to a visit with Santa Claus, gifts, and Christmas carols in a magical Christmas setting. Thank you, Honor Society students, for the memorable party!

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CRE readers prepare to battle

CRE Readers Prepare to Battle

It’s OBOB time at Crooked River Elementary. Two dozen third, fourth, and fifth graders have their reading cut out for them over winter break as they prepare for Oregon Battle of the Books. Teachers Amber Freeman and Jeri McCormack hosted an OBOB Qualifying Meeting this week to assign teams and books to students who qualified […]

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The Flu: A Guide for Parents

Tips for Dealing with Influenza

Flu and cold season is here, and many students have been diagnosed with influenza. Here are some facts to help you decide if your student is too sick for school: Fever: If temperature is over 100 degrees, please keep student home, as they are considered contagious. Students need to be fever-free without the use of […]

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