Visit the following link to check out a new video promoting the great things in our District. Thanks to the EHS Film Club and their advisor Mr. Monegan for all of their work in creating this, as well as Mr. Bill Linn for the use of his drone. Great job!
Veneta lunch site will be at VENETA CITY PARK, 25192 Broadway, Veneta from 12:00-1:00. To see a list of all Lane County lunch sites, please visit the FOOD For Lane County website.
Go to www.foodforlanecounty.org/summerfood to see a list of sites, menus, and volunteer opportunities.
EHS ALUMNI-VETERANS REUNION
Saturday, June 24, 2017, 10:00 a.m.
Fern Ridge Middle School
88831 Territorial Road
Elmira OR 97437
Mark your calendar for the Elmira All School & Veterans Potluck. The chicken, beverages, and table service will be supplied. Please bring a salad, dessert, or hot dish. Group photos will be taken just before lunch.
The Classes of 1957 and 1967 will be featured for their 60-year and 50 year milestones!
The Historian has an amazing display of photos and slide shows dating back to the beginning of Elmira High School.
There is no admission although it is appreciated if you purchase a raffle ticket to help defray the cost of the event.
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A public meeting of the Budget Committee of the Fern Ridge School District 28J, Lane County, State of Oregon, to discuss the budget for the fiscal year July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018, will be held at the District Administration Office at 88834 Territorial Rd in Elmira, Oregon. The meeting will take place on Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 6:30 PM. The purpose of the meeting is to receive the budget message and to receive comments from the public on the budget. This is a public meeting where deliberation of the Budget Committee will take place. Any person may appear at the meeting and discuss the proposed programs with the Budget Committee. A copy of the budget document may be inspected or obtained on or after May 17, 2017 at the District Administration Office, between the hours of 8:00 AM and 4:00 PM. This notice and more information about the budget can be found at www.fernridge.k12.or.us.
This week is Teacher Appreciation Week. Thank you to our teachers, all of whom go above and beyond each day to support our students. We are lucky to have so many dedicated teachers in the FRSD and I am fortunate to serve as their Superintendent. Thanks for all you do! – Gary Carpenter, Superintendent
This week is Secretary’s Week, with Wednesday, April 26th being Secretary’s Day. On behalf of all the staff, students and parents of the Fern Ridge School District, we want to thank the many secretary’s that work in our schools. Thank you to Tammy Boren at Elmira High School, Amy Eastman and Dawn Northey at Fern Ridge Middle School, Michelle Cook and Tammy Eutsler at Elmira Elementary, Ronda Henneman and Lorrie Haffner at Veneta Elementary, Mary Griswold in Special Services, and Debbie Moore at the District Office. You are very much appreciated for all you do on a daily basis. Happy Secretary’s Week.
Congratulations to our own Kasey Cutsforth (Sconce) on being inducted into Northwest Christian University’s Sports Hall of Fame. Kasey played soccer, basketball, and softball at Elmira High School prior to attending NCU. At NCU she participated in basketball and softball. Upon her graduation in 2007, she was hired to be an elementary teacher in Fern Ridge School District. Kasey currently teaches 1st grade at Veneta Elementary School.
We hope you can come join us for the Fern Ridge Schools Districtwide TALENT SHOW on Friday, April 7th at 7:00 p.m. at Elmira High School. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Over 23 acts by our schools students and staff are scheduled to perform – dancing, singing, magic tricks and more!!! Cost is $5.00 per adult, $3.00 per student, ages 4 and under are free. Dessert intermission is included! This is an Ultimate Falcon Fundraiser for Mid Lane Cares. Contact EHS for more information at 541-935-8200.
Congratulations to the following 2016-2017 Fern Ridge School District Distinguished Service Award Recipients:
Educational Excellence – Distinguished Teacher
Distinguished Classified Employee
Distinguished Administrator/Confidential Employee
Distinguished Future First Citizen
Distinguished Emerging Future First Citizen
Distinguished Community Builder
The awards will be officially presented at the 51st Annual Distinguished Service Award Ceremony sponsored by the Fern Ridge Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, April 20, 2017, 7:00 p.m. at Elmira High School.