Press Release Archive



Press Releases

This page contains press releases about events and news within the Crook County School District. To view press releases for each month, please click on the links for each release. Releases are available on the website only for the current school year.


October 2020

Dr. Johnson Requests COVID-19 Metrics Waiver

Crook County School to Remain Open

September 2020

4-12 Students Might Return Oct. 5th After Rule Changes

Crook County Schools Push Pilot Designation to Bring 4-12 Students Back

August 2020

Schools Open for K-3 Students

Brothers, Paulina to Fully Open

Facebook Donates $100,000 for CTE

July 2020

School Starts Online in September

June 2020

Crook County Schools to Expand Educational Options This Fall

May 2020

Facebook Donates $450,000 for Technology Upgrades

Crook County Schools Refinance Bonds to Save Taxpayers $3.2M

Prineville Elementary Schools Earn National Award for Student Engagement

April 2020

Child Care Expands for Essential Employees in Crook County

Facebook Donates Wi-Fi for School Buses

March 2020

Facebook Donates Chromebooks

CCSD to launch “Learning @ Home” program April 1st

Crook County School District Expands Grab-and-Go Meal Program

Crook County Schools Expand Food Service During COVID-19

CCMS Hosts Regional Battle of the Books Tournament 

New Theme School Named Steins Pillar Elementary

Kindergarten Registration Begins in April

Come Meet the New Principal of Barnes Butte Elementary


February 2020

Former Pioneer Alternative High School Building Coming Down

CCSD Analyzes Enrollment Data

School district releases Student Investment Account Application

Donkey Basketball come to CCHS Feb. 29

Adventure Theme School Application Period Opens Feb. 25

Taylor Trautman named Barnes Butte Elementary Principal

School board announces top five name choices for theme school

January 2020

Jim Bates to Lead New Theme School

CCHS Grad Byron Meadows Donates his Estate for Scholarship Fund

Board Gives Final Approval for New Theme School

First Grade Teacher Marilee Smith earns National Board Certification 

School Board Praises Superintendent Johnson During Annual Evaluation

CCHS Students Experience Mock Job Interviews 

St. Charles Donates Medical Equipment to CCHS

CCHS Graduation Rate Climbs to 94.74%

School District Seeks Community Input to Name New School


December 2019

Regular School Attendance Produces Student Success

CCMS Drama Club Plans Dec. 12-13 Holiday Comedy

CCHS Students Direct One-Act Plays


November 2019

Book a Holiday Gram with CCHS Choirs


October 2019

School District Seeks Community Input

Crook County School District Launches Expanded High School Career & Technical Education Program

Kiwanis Summer School Completes Sixth Year


September 2019

School District Enrollment Surges

A ‘super’ teacher


August 2019

School Supply Donations Pour In

School District Seeks Budget Committee Member

School District Purchases Land Adjacent to CCHS

Principal Cheri Rasmussen Retires

School District Eliminates Several Student Fees

School Registration Opens


July 2019

School District Creates Communication and Event Specialist Position.