IMESD News/Press

Crystal Apple Award Nominations Open

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The InterMountain ESD is pleased to announce that nominations for the 2016 Crystal Apple "Excellence in Education" Awards are now open.

The purpose of these awards is to recognize outstanding individuals in education who are dedicated to the success of our students in eastern Oregon.

For information and Nomination Forms, please click here.

Four Eastern Oregon School Districts Receive Major CTE Grants

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On Monday, January 11, the Oregon Department of Education announced on its website the awarding of CTE (Career and Technical Education) Revitalization Grants statewide. Four of the IMESD's school districts were awarded substantial grants:

Elgin School District  $378,000

La Grande School District  $379,852

Morrow County School District  $390,745

Pendleton School District  $390,745

Children's Rodeo Receives Donation

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Representatives from the Pendleton Walmart and Swire Coca Cola presented a donation check for $1402 to the IMESD Children's Rodeo on Friday, October 30. Walmart Store Manager Shawna Nulf (far left in photo) stands next to Terri Spriet, Sales Center Manager for Swire Coca Cola in Pendleton, as they present the check to representatives from the Children's Rodeo committee.

Children’s Rodeo Contestants Let ‘er Buck!

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On Thursday, September 17, forty-two young cowboys and cowgirls took over the Pendleton Round-Up grounds for the annual Children’s Rodeo. The event for children with special needs celebrated its 31st year with a little rain, exciting rodeo events and lots of smiles!

Students from ten different school districts of the IMESD participated, including small districts like Echo and Ione and bigger districts such as Morrow County and Pendleton.