Newby student story wins praise in Arts Alliance of Yamhill County writing contest

Newby fifth grader Logan Ferry was recognized for his short story, Reborn, in the Arts Alliance of Yamhill County Paper Gardens writing contest

Logan received his award at a literary celebration at Chemeketa Community College Yamhill Vallley Campus on April 18. He was one of three students honored in the children's prose, short story category.  He is in Jeff Strobel's classroom at Newby.

Patton junior thespians teach elementary students

Photo and story by Patton teacher Emily Ward. Pictured: Second Grader McKenzie with Zoe Blanchard, Caitlin Kuberski, and Katie Allison.

On April 11, fifteen students from Patton's junior thespian troupe offered our very first elementary drama camp. Five lucky second graders and five awesome fourth and fifth graders were taught basic stage presence through drama games.

District wins Nike grant for preschool program

Photo credit: Nike. Pictured (left) is Lena Carr, District Grant Coordinator.

McMinnville School District was one of 25 local nonprofits and school districts to win a grant from the Nike Employee Grant Fund of the Oregon Community Foundation.

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