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Battle of the Books

Photo: 3-5 Battle of the Books ChampsMorrow County School District and Irrigon Elementary School are proud to announce that they will be sending a team to the Oregon Battle of the Books regional competition at Blue Mountain Community College in Pendleton, Oregon on Saturday, March 18, 2017. After winning their school level competitions in the 3rd – 5th grade spans, they will be promoted to the regional tournament.

This will be the third time in the history of Irrigon Elementary that teams have attended the regional tournament. Photographed are the 3rd thru 5th grade champions (from left to right) – Riley Ketelson, Nevaeh Hall, Caelyn Pullen, Jaton Black .

The staff at Irrigon Elementary is very proud of all of our Battle of the Books competitors and wishes this team the best at the regional tournament.

District Releases Plan to Make Up Snow Days

When the Morrow County School District established its 2016-17 school year calendar, administrators built in extra days to allow for potential snow days. Due to extreme inclement weather conditions this winter, schools in Boardman and Irrigon have been closed for 7 days and Heppner schools were closed for 5 days. To compensate for this lost instructional time for students, the MCSD will now be implementing the following adjustments to the 2016-17 calendar:

Boardman and Irrigon Schools:

  • Boardman and Irrigon schools will make up four of the missed student contact days due to inclement weather closures.
  • April 7, 14, 28, and May 12 are now designated as “Snow/Inclement Weather” make-up days for Boardman and Irrigon Schools.
  • In the event of another snow day; the dates listed above will not change.

Science Curriculum Public Viewing

For all Families and Patrons of Morrow County School District:

Please view science curriculum and give us your input! Parents, guardians, and community stakeholders are invited to give us input.

Contact each school listed for viewing location: Books may be located in staff lounge, library or in the office. Please check in at the main office.

Science Curriculum Public Viewing Hours/Locations
Location Viewing Dates Time

K-12 Heppner Schools
Grades K-6 at Heppner Elementary
Grades 7-12 at Heppner Jr/Sr High

Feb 6-10 9:00-3:00
K-12 Boardman Schools
Grades K-3 at Sam Boardman Elementary
Grades 4-6 at Windy River Elementary
Grades 7-12 at Riverside Jr/Sr High
Feb 14-20 9:00-3:00
K-12 Irrigon Schools
Grades K-3 at A.C. Houghton Elementary
Grades 4-6 at Irrigon Elementary
Grades 7-12 at Irrigon Jr/Sr High
Feb 21-28 9:00-3:00

Student of the Month Assembly

Our Student of the Month Assembly will be on Thursday, January 26th at 7:45am.  Our December and January award recipients will be recognized at this time.

New System for Reporting School Safety Concerns

The Morrow County School District has a new system, called SafeOregon, for reporting school safety threats. SafeOregon is a program created for Oregon students, parents, school staff, and community members to report and respond to student safety threats. Tips can be submitted through email, phone call or text, mobile app or the web portal. Tips are confidential and can be made anonymously.

Tips may include bullying, violence, threat of violence, harassment, intimidation, cyber bullying, self-harm, etc.

When a tip is reported, it is handled by specially trained technicians who are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year for all of Oregon’s public schools Pre-Kindergarten through 12th Grade. The Oregon State Police provides this service through a contracted vendor.

SafeOregon is made possible through Oregon HB 4075 as a result of recommendations from the Oregon Task Force on School Safety.

The Morrow County School District is committed to student safety and realizes that when students feel safe in their schools, learning is more effective.

We encourage you to find out more about SafeOregon by visiting safeoregon.com.

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