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Nominate Your Favorite Teacher!

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Do you know a great teacher? The Oregon Department of Education, in partnership with the Oregon Lottery, is pleased to announce the continuation of Oregon Regional Teacher of the Year to honor exemplary educators in every region of the state!

  • Nominations are open statewide through January 31, 2020.
  • Oregon Education Service Districts will select a winner from their region.
  • Regional Teachers of the Year will be honored across the state in May 2020!

Regional Teachers of the Year will receive a cash prize of $500 and will be celebrated across the state.

Anyone can nominate a teacher! All Oregonians are encouraged to nominate their favorite teacher today at:

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Winter Break Reminder

Winter Break

Happy Holidays!  Just a reminder that there is no school December 23rd through January 3rd.  Enjoy your time off and see you next year!  

School resumes Monday, January 6th, 2020!


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Winter Concert Schedule

Winter Concert

Celebrate the season with Athena-Weston School District at our Winter Concerts!

6th Grade - 12th Grade Concert, Wednesday, December 18th, 7 pm, Weston-McEwen High School Gymnasium

Kindergarten - 5th Grade Concert, Thursday, December 19th, 7 pm, Weston-McEwen High School Gymnasium


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District Ag Sales contest hosted by WM-FFA


Weston McEwen FFA competed in the District Ag Sales contest hosted by WM-FFA.  The advanced team placed first and went on to place third in the whole state! The beginning team placed second in the district! Our community members have stepped up to help us host this contest for the past four years! We want to thank everyone who helped our students with this opportunity. 


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Athena's Gem Welcomes Regional STEM Educators


Athena's Gem was pleased today to welcome regional STEM educators from Pendleton, Heppner, Hermiston, the ESD and several other districts. The Opus students cut their Wurlitzer work session short today in order to take these area educators on tours of the project . Some of our Opus kids, now about to graduate, have been project volunteers since their sixth grade year.  I heard a lot of-- we've never seen a project anything like this.


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