All IMESD offices will be CLOSED on Monday, July 5th, in observance of Independence Day. We will re-open Tuesday, July 6th, at 7:30 AM.
ODE Director Colt Gill and Portland Thorns Forward Morgan Weaver kick off the 2021 Oregon Summer Meals season in this promotional video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hvs8OS8SP3w. For info on summer meals for any child 18 and under, go to www.summerfoodoregon.org.
Good Shepherd Community Health and Outreach is hosting a Family Safety Awareness Event Saturday, June 26th from 9 AM to 1 PM at Good Shepherd Medical Center. Includes helmet fittings for kids, free car seat checks & more! Learn more: https://tinyurl.com/5a8je3f3
IMESD has canceled the annual Children’s Rodeo for 2021. Health and safety concerns regarding COVID-19 guided the decision. Read the entire article: https://www.imesd.k12.or.us/article/481867
Congratulations to McLoughlin High School (Milton-Freewater Unified SD) graduates! https://www.eastoregonian.com/news/local/mcloughlin-high-school-graduation/collection_ec3a7c2a-c967-11eb-89b4-0f4503466cc7.html#15
Congratulations to La Grande High School graduates! https://www.lagrandeobserver.com/news/local/la-grande-high-school-seniors-graduate-in-person-following-pandemic-school-year/article_c08d5e88-c635-11eb-877a-637ac2b0aa3e.html
Several Union County school district staff receive athletic awards: https://www.lagrandeobserver.com/sports/hislop-set-to-receive-national-coaching-award-several-in-union-county-to-be-honored/article_27f7b92c-c363-11eb-97d1-3312957e10b4.html
IMESD's Summer Series 2021 offers many professional development classes for educators, from reading, writing & music to mindfulness & culturally relevant instruction. Get the full schedule and more information: https://sites.google.com/imesdapps.org/imesdsummer2021
The Pendleton UAS (Unmanned Aerial Systems) Range & Volatus Group are offering two fully paid scholarships worth $5,000 each for the upcoming, four-week Summer Camp session. Deadline is June 11, 2021. For details and flyer: https://www.imesd.k12.or.us/article/474278
Congratulations to Stanfield Secondary School graduates! https://www.eastoregonian.com/news/local/stanfield-graduates-36/collection_ee37ab00-c0c6-11eb-a956-8bb4ad135df7.html#1
Congratulations to Griswold High School (Helix SD) graduates! https://www.eastoregonian.com/news/local/griswold-graduates-seven/collection_891e20be-c1a7-11eb-97a0-03d9ebd2e5a6.html
Congratulations to Pendleton High School graduates! https://www.eastoregonian.com/news/local/pendleton-high-school-graduation/collection_6cb6ae6e-c0ee-11eb-84c5-8316ca8aff0a.html#1
Congratulations to Imbler High School graduates! https://www.lagrandeobserver.com/news/local/graduation-2021-imbler-high-school/collection_c4bca00e-c02c-11eb-8bfa-1754fbe9543f.html#1
Congratulations to Cove High School graduates! https://www.lagrandeobserver.com/news/local/graduation-2021-cove-charter-school/article_0e11f8f0-c17f-11eb-bc24-fbffceaa97f6.html
Union County educators weigh effects of pandemic on learning: https://www.lagrandeobserver.com/coronavirus/local-educators-do-not-believe-that-pandemic-has-not-had-major-impact-on-learning/article_1e02c09e-bfd3-11eb-8a86-cffbb02090a8.html
Congratuations to Elgin High School graduates! https://www.lagrandeobserver.com/news/local/graduation-2021-elgin-high-school/collection_cfb50890-bf35-11eb-9c07-ffe49504ef8c.html#9
IMESD congratulates all Class of 2021 Graduates in eastern Oregon school districts! We wish you the best in your future plans.
IMESD has received a grant of $25,000 from Gray Family Foundation for improvements at the Outdoor School site. This will address maintenance needs including heat sources, trails, electrical and more. Read the article: https://www.imesd.k12.or.us/article/469485
IMESD congratulates Ione School District on the passage of their General Obligation bond on May 18th! We look forward to seeing the improvements for students in your school.
Union County school districts plan more traditional 2021 Graduation events: https://www.lagrandeobserver.com/news/local/union-county-graduation-ceremonies-will-be-more-traditional/article_88304a26-ba4d-11eb-9f55-df60f9a51391.html