Students in IMESD's Migrant Education Program celebrated graduation on May 15 at the Eastern Oregon Trade and Event Center in Hermiston. Read the East Oregonian article here: https://www.eastoregonian.com/news/local/imesds-migrant-education-program-celebrates-graduating-seniors/article_e031df96-b732-11eb-a995-f3ffe5a4a7fc.html
IMESD Nurse Tamara Bow was recently featured on Wake Up Northwest about being a nurse in local school districts: https://tinyurl.com/222tz5wc
Congratulations fo the 2021 Crystal Apple Winners from our Morrow and Umatilla County school districts! See the winners: https://www.imesd.k12.or.us/article/458632
Congratulations to Carter Wells, winner of the 2021 Doug Flatt Memorial Leadership Award! IMESD presented the award, sponsored by Mid-Columbia Bus Company, on May 3. Read the press release: https://www.imesd.k12.or.us/article/454858
Congratulations to the 2021 Crystal Apple Winners from our Union County Districts! See the winners: https://www.imesd.k12.or.us/article/453209
Teacher Appreciation Week is May 3rd - 7th. Thank you to all the teachers in IMESD districts for your hard work, commitment and dedication especially during this challenging year! We appreciate all you do for students in eastern Oregon.
The IMESD congratulates the Helix School District School Board on the hiring of new Superintendent/Principal Brad Bixler. Read the full article: https://www.imesd.k12.or.us/article/440574
Two of eastern Oregon's districts get ready to return to full-time, in-person instruction: https://www.union-bulletin.com/news/education/milton-freewater-and-athena-weston-schools-make-the-jump-to-full-days/article_6a5c092e-97f5-11eb-8cb5-5f9100f1295d.html
IMESD congratulates Ione School District on choosing their new Superintendent! Article: https://www.eastoregonian.com/news/local/ione-school-board-announces-new-superintendent/article_15704d48-97e2-11eb-9494-dfc2f71dd84f.html
Vacunas para TODOS los residentes del condado de Umatilla que tienen 16 años y más de edad 12 y 13 de abril Más información: https://5il.co/rcaz
CTUIR is offering vaccines for All Umatilla County residents 16 years of age and up at clinics on April 12 & 13 More info: https://5il.co/rcay
High School students age 16 and older & all staff in Umatilla County school districts and in Ione School District can receive the COVID-19 vaccine from CTUIR on April 12 and 13. You must schedule an appointment. Learn more: https://www.imesd.k12.or.us/article/432186
IMESD is currently hiring a School Psychologist: https://intermountain.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=1516 and a Speech-Language Pathologist: https://intermountain.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=1517 Link to Careers page: https://intermountain.tedk12.com/hire/index.aspx
Oregon Department of Education updated COVID-19 rules may mean more students back in buildings: https://www.eastoregonian.com/coronavirus/new-state-rules-a-game-changer-for-local-schools/article_6445a6d6-8e44-11eb-8042-ab5a32fdbb70.html
All IMESD Offices will be CLOSED for SPRING BREAK from March 22-26. Have a safe and wonderful break! Offices will re-open Monday, March 29.
IMESD's Director of Operations and Facilities Larry Glaze has become somewhat of an expert about radon in Oregon's schools. But for Glaze, a.k.a. Radon Man, it's all in a day's work. Read more: https://www.imesd.k12.or.us/article/422026
Students from IMESD's Migrant Education Program pitch in to plant trees in Umatilla: https://www.hermistonherald.com/news/community/volunteers-line-downtown-umatilla-with-trees/article_6bbffec2-85cd-11eb-9467-4f8f39b63cc1.html
Do you know an amazing teacher or staff member who works for IMESD or a school district in eastern Oregon? Nominate them for a 2021 Crystal Apple Award at: https://forms.imesd.k12.or.us/crystal_apple_nomination_form. Deadline is April 2, 2021, and anyone can nominate.
Join Yolanda Westerberg for Part 1 Opinion Writing Workshops, April 12- grades K-1, April 14- grades 2-3 and April 15- grades 4-5! Flyer: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1N1ARKj5x9y63zmrtaWHoUaX2TX7iE8oP/view?usp=sharing
Helping Teachers Foster a Strong and Supportive Learning Environment for Multilingual Students Master Class Series, April 8, 15, 22 and 29 at 3:30pm! Participants will: *Learn how to support multilingual students in multiple contexts. *See classroom examples that demonstrate ideas for whole group and small groups lessons, which can be implemented by classroom teachers or English learner specialists. *Explore how educators can integrate language development in literacy instruction. Registration Link: https://ww.greatminds.org/ww-masterclass-registration