IMESD News/Press

Superintendent Mark Mulvihill named Pendleton's Boss of the Year

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The IMESD is proud to congratulate Superintendent Dr. Mark Mulvihill on being named "Boss of the Year" for 2015 at the Pendleton Chamber of Commerce's 2015 First Citizen's Banquet Jan. 23 at Wildhorse Resort & Casino. Dr. Mulvihill was nominated by IMESD staff for the prestigious honor through numerous letters of recommendation.

Senator Merkley Announces State of the Union Guest

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Senator will be joined by Oregon educator who helped boost STEM education by creating award-winning robotics program in Eastern Oregon

WASHINGTON – Today, Oregon’s Senator Jeff Merkley announced his guest for the 2015 State of the Union speech, Umatilla School District Superintendent Heidi Sipe. Several years ago, Merkley and Sipe partnered together to help turn Umatilla’s robotics program from an idea to a reality. Since its inception in 2012, the program has grown enormously, from nine members to 42, and the team has won numerous awards, including qualifying for and competing in the world championships in 2013 and 2014.

IMESD staff quickly resolve regional network disruption

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Regional Internet networks and devices were disrupted Tuesday during a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack, but thanks to the swift response from staff in the InterMountain Education Service District’s (IMESD) technology department, the interruption in service was resolved in just 30 minutes.