Reminder: Inclement Weather Bus Schedule

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Athena-Weston School District bus routes cover approximately 420 miles per day. The longest two bus routes are each 90 miles round trip and cover the mountain and upper river. These routes may be impacted due to drifting snow, freezing rain, flooding or plowing schedules.

In considering school late start schedules and school closure decisions, we spend time researching the weather patterns and forecasts which impact bus routes and safe driving for all. In some situations, only certain routes are impacted. The district will consider each route and if it is determined that specific routes are not accessible by our school buses, those routes will be canceled for the day. Students on the identified routes will be excused from school on days when routes are impacted. Families may elect to transport their children on route cancellation days.

Please note that the Inclement Weather Bus Schedules will be identified when delays/closures are posted on our website and district message phone system.

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Announcements & News

Board Meeting Tonight Changed to Tuesday

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The Athena-Weston School District Board Meeting scheduled for tonight, Monday 2/11/19 has been changed to Tuesday 2/12/19 due to inclement weather.

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Nominate District Staff for a Crystal Apple Award

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Nominations for the 2019 Crystal Apple "Excellence in Education" Awards are now open. These annual awards recognize outstanding educators and school staff in eastern Oregon school districts.

Those eligible to be nominated are full-time or part-time employees who have worked in the district for one year. Crystal Apple Awards can be given to principals, assistant principals, teachers, paraeducators, office staff, maintenance staff and other district staff. They can be nominated by administrators, teachers, paraeducators, school staff, students, parents or community members.

The Nomination Form is available on the InterMountain ESD website. Deadline for nominations is April 1, 2019. 

Crystal Apple award winners will be honored in May. If you have questions about the Crystal Apple Awards, please see the Crystal Apple Page on the IMESD website.

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Science Night

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Join us for Science Night!

  • When: Thursday, February 28th from 5 pm to 7 pm
  • Where: Athena Elementary School gymnasium
  • Presented by Whitman College Science Center.
  • Grades welcome include Kindergarten through 8th grade.

Join us for all the fun!

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President's Day

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The Athena-Weston School District will be closed on Monday, February 18th, in observance of President’s Day.

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Congratulations 2019 Weston-McEwen Hall of Fame Inductees

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We are pleased to announce the 2019 Weston-McEwen Hall of Fame Inductees. Congratulations to:
 
The 1963-64 McEwen Boys Basketball Team
Major Ken Sampson, Weston-McEwen High School Class of 1970
Dr. Craig Taylor, McEwen High School Class of 1963
Donna Calloway Ball, McEwen High School Class of 1960
Bob Johns, McEwen High School Class of 1969
 
Please join us in celebrating the accomplishments of these upstanding citizens. The induction ceremony will be held on Friday, January 25, 2019 between the girls and boys varsity basketball games.
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