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GAPS students honored vets with parade performances

Posted on: November 11, 2016

Hundreds of students from Albany schools marched the downtown parade route on Veterans Day to honor veterans and active military service members. The following schools were represented by marching bands, cheer and dance teams and banner-carrying elementary students.

  • Calapooia Middle School
  • Clover Ridge Elementary School
  • Liberty Elementary School
  • Memorial Middle School
  • North Albany Elementary School
  • North Albany Middle School
  • South Albany High School
  • Timber Ridge School
  • West Albany High School

Student All-Stars earned top state test scores in 2015-16

Posted on: October 25, 2016

On Monday, the School Board honored Student All-Stars from Memorial and Calapooia middle schools for earning the highest scores on the 2015-16 state assessments in reading, math and science.

Memorial students (pictured from left) are Kaya Chipman, eighth-grade science; Hannah Thorp, eighth-grade language arts and mathematics; Kenzie Harris, seventh-grade language arts and mathematics; Jackson Moyes, sixth-grade language arts; and Dru Huddleston, sixth-grade mathematics.

Calapooia Middle School (pictured from left) are Katelyn Haury, sixth-grade language arts; Sara Remple, sixth-grade math; Liliana Sanders, eighth-grade language arts; Sariah Young, eighth-grade math; and Logan Nord, eighth-grade science. Zachery Patten, seventh-grade math, was unable to attend.


Posted on: October 7, 2016

Students and Parents are invited to a Technology  Safety Night on Tuesday, October 25th, 6:30-7:30 pm at Memorial Middle School.  If you have a child or teenager that has access to social media, then you should come to our 4th annual Technology Safety Night! Learn about the latest apps, and the dangers they can pose, as well as online safety resources.  Bring your student!!

Special guest speaker Maria Schauble from the ABC House will be featured. Come listen and have a cookie!


Share your priorities for a facilities bond at a community forum in October

Posted on: September 28, 2016

The School Board continues to review facility needs for a possible bond proposal for next spring. The District will host a series of community meetings in October to gather input about community priorities, which will help the Board develop a final bond proposal for next May

A proposal could include:

  • Projects to upgrade existing schools for instructional programs
    Safety and security projects
  • Maintenance projects to protect the community’s investments in school buildings
  • New elementary schools to relieve overcrowding and manage growth
  • Reconstruction of buildings that need large-scale repair and renovation

Please join us and share your input. All meetings are planned for 6-7:30 p.m.

  • Oct. 5: Timber Ridge
  • Oct. 12: Oak Grove Elementary
  • Oct. 20: West Albany High School
  • Oct. 26: South Albany High School