District News

MHS pathway students follow passion for teaching
Posted on 07/08/2015

Summer school at Patton is more than a learning experience for middle school students.  Recent McMinnville High School (MHS) graduates who earned an endorsement in the Education Pathway have a chance to learn, too. (Pictured, from left) Erin Allison, Mariah DeMarco, Sam Hensley and Daniel Robertson were hired to help teach students during summer school. …

Summer library hours keep kids busy and reading
Posted on 07/13/2015

The Buel library was a hub of activity last Thursday during its weekly open hours.  From June 18 through August 13, the library is open every Thursday from noon until 2 p.m.  Wascher Elementary is open on Wednesdays, from noon until 2 p.m. during the same weeks. Sue Buel, the school’s namesake, was at the door,…

Updated MSD COVID guidance
Posted on 07/01/2021

Governor Brown announced on Friday, June 25, 2021 through Executive Order 21-15 that current Executive Order 20-66 would be completely rescinded by June 30, 2021.    Part of the announcement was that decision-making regarding guidelines for K-12 schools would be returned to the Oregon Department of Education and the Oregon Health Authority, with local school…

Summer meals program
Posted on 06/21/2021

The McMinnville School District summer meals program will continue grab and go pickups at district elementary schools. All elementary schools will serve meal packs (with breakfast and lunch) between noon – 12:30 p.m. at the usual drive-by locations outside each school during the weeks of Summer School. Elementary Summer School runs from June 21 –…

Summer Learning opportunities for elementary students
Posted on 05/26/2021

Call your school for more information! May 26, 2021

Noon Rotary honors outstanding teachers
Posted on 05/12/2021

The annual McMinnville Noon Rotary Outstanding Teacher awards honored five district educators via Zoom. The awards are intended to show the community’s support for the outstanding work done in our schools by teachers. Superintendent Maryalice Russell introduced the principal of each recipient, who outlined why the teacher was chosen for the award, and each teacher…

New FCC program supports local Internet access
Posted on 05/10/2021

The $3.2B Emergency Broadband Benefit program provides a discount of up to a $50 per month toward broadband service for eligible households and up to $75 per month for qualifying households on qualifying Tribal lands.  The benefit also provides up to a $100 per household discount toward a one-time purchase of a computer, laptop, or…

Buildings closed afternoon of April 20
Posted on 04/20/2021

Elementary students are loading buses at normal times, and staff will be evacuating buildings due to fire at a nearby business. Staff that typically work later should leave after student dismissal and buildings will be closed for the rest of the day. The final periods of the day for secondary students will be canceled due…

Time to enroll for kindergarten!
Posted on 04/21/2021

Any child who is five-years-old by September 1, 2021, and lives within the McMinnville School District boundaries, is invited to enroll in the district’s full-day kindergarten program. Incoming kindergartners for the 2021-22 school year are invited to register on Thursday, May 6, 2021 at their neighborhood school between 3 and 6 p.m. (Note: families that…

Updated MSD COVID guidance
Posted on July 1, 2021

Staff and students are not required to wear face coverings outdoors

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