COVID 19 New State Metrics logo

State Relaxes School Reopening Metrics

Some state COVID-19 requirements have been relaxed, bringing Oregon closer to the standards recommended by the CDC and more in line with the requirements set by most states. This means possibly allowing students to return to in-school instruction sooner. Currently, Lane County’s COVID-19 case rate is still too high for us to welcome students back...
Read More
Reopening Schools Update logo

Update On Reopening Schools

We are entering our 5th week of Comprehensive Distance Learning. As promised when school started in September, the District is constantly reviewing the COVID metrics for the possibility of reopening schools for in-person instruction. You may know that the COVID rates in Lane County have gone the opposite way we had hoped, which is not...
Read More
Image of books and money

Budget Committee Openings

The Bethel School Board is seeking community members interested in serving on the District’s Budget Committee. There are two openings. Positions 4 and 7 are open for 3-year terms. The Budget Committee provides budget advice and direction, examines the District’s entire budget, and recommends a budget to the School Board.  The School Board will select applicants...
Read More
Small flags on a lawn.

Flags Mark Indigenous People’s Day

574 small flags covered part of the lawn outside the Bethel School District office on Barger Drive, only for a day. The flags represent and honor the 574 recognized U.S. Tribal Nations. The District’s Native Education parent group and Bethel students planted the flags Monday morning for Indigenous People’s Day, which has been recognized in...
Read More
Nicole Butler photo

Irving’s Nicole Butler 2021 Oregon Teacher of the Year

A big surprise was announced during a Zoom staff meeting Tuesday afternoon. Irving teacher Nicole Butler-Hooton has been named Oregon’s 2021 Teacher of the Year. Governor Kate Brown and Oregon Department of Education Director Colt Gill surprised everyone by joining the Irving staff meeting to make the announcement. Nicole is being recognized for her close...
Read More
Two people holding a giant check.

Community Support Flows For Students’ School Supplies

The District is providing school supplies to students for learning at home, and is happily receiving a significant amount of unsolicited support from the community. Office Depot OfficeMax raised close to $5,000 by collecting donations throughout the summer. Josh Higbee and Ean Lynum from the South Lane Buzzards of the Pacific Northwest Football League dropped...
Read More
1 28 29 30 31 32