IMESD News/Press

School District Delays & Closures for Wednesday

Due to winter weather conditions:
The IMESD Main Office in Pendleton will delay opening this morning until the ice melts and conditions improve.

The following school districts are CLOSED on Wednesday 1/18/17:
Athena-Weston School District
Cove School District
Echo School District (this is a CHANGE from earlier 2-HOUR delay)
Elgin School District
Helix School District (this is a CHANGE from earlier 2-HOUR delay)
Imbler School District
Boardman & Irrigon schools in the Morrow County School District
La Grande School District
Lifeways Day Treatment
Milton-Freewater School District (this is a CHANGE from earlier 2-HOUR delay)
North Powder School District
Pendleton School District
Pilot Rock School District
Stanfield School District (this is a CHANGE from earlier 2-HOUR delay)
Umatilla School District
Union School District

There is NO ECSE Preschool in: Baker City, Boardman, La Grande, Milton-Freewater SD, Pendleton SD, Punkin Center (Hermiston), Umatilla SD.

These districts are on a TWO-HOUR DELAY on Wednesday 1/18/17:
Heppner schools in the Morrow County School District
Ione School District

Updated 1/18/17 at 8:15 AM

Public Invited to ODE Feedback Session -- POSTPONED due to weather

Release Date: 
1/10/2017
Logo: ESSA

School district administrators and staff, students, parents and community members from across eastern Oregon are invited to attend a community feedback session about education in Oregon on Wednesday, January 18 at 6:30 PM at Washington Elementary School in Pendleton, located at 1205 SE Byers Avenue. The event is FREE and open to the public.

This event is part of a series of feedback sessions being organized by the Oregon Department of Education across the state for people to give input on Oregon’s State Plan to improve student learning and determine how we can best support our schools to meet the needs of each and every student.

Students Invited to Technology Expo in March

Release Date: 
1/3/2017

Do you know a student interested in technology? Students across eastern Oregon are invited to the IMESD's annual STEP Technology Expo on Thursday, March 9, 2017 at Eastern Oregon University in La Grande. This event is FREE and open to all students currently enrolled in 8th through 12th grades who attend one of the IMESD's component school districts.

IMESD Accepts Donation to Children's Rodeo

Release Date: 
12/21/2016

Swire Coca-Cola and Walmart of Pendleton recently donated $2,159 to the Children's Rodeo. The rodeo is an annual event organized by the IMESD that provides children with special needs the opportunity to be cowboys and cowgirls inside the famous Round-Up Arena. The rodeo is held on the Thursday of Round-Up Week, and celebrated 32 years in 2016.

Thank you to Swire Coca-Cola and Walmart for your generous support of this wonderful event for students in eastern Oregon!