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SCHOOL NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
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Portland Teacher Honored by US Air Force Reserve (KGW)
From Cathedral School:
Congratulations to Mrs. Liane Rae who was named the Air Force Association STEM Teacher of the Year for the Portland chapter and the State of Oregon. Col. James Fenner of the Air Force Association presented the award to Mrs. Rae at a special assembly this morning. The Air Force Association supports the Air Force mission, especially in the areas of Technical and Science education and cyber security.
Cathedral School is proud of Mrs. Rae and the outstanding job she does educating Cathedral School students in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) subjects. In the spring she was named an Apple Distinguished Educator for her innovation in the classroom, and she has been invited to speak at the Oregon Education Technology Conference and will be presenting at the National Catholic Education Association’s national conference this year for the second year in a row.
Mrs. Rae has been instrumental in the deployment of Apple technologies in the classrooms, and serves as the Science and Technology coach for our PK-5 elementary program. In addition to her duties teaching science to the middle school students she spends one hour per week each with the PK-5 grade students. She helps them explore and create with the robotics, programmable electronics, sensors, and software in the makerspace cart.
has been named an Apple Distinguished School for 2015-2017. By
giving the school this designation, Apple recognizes Cathedral as an
exemplary learning environment for innovation, leadership, and
educational excellence. Cathedral School was first named an Apple
Distinguished School in 2013.
Congratulations to Carol Glasgow! The St. Clare Catholic School 3rd Grade teacher has been named the 2015 Oregon Outstanding Social Studies Elementary School Educator! Read more about her project here.
Holy Cross School Scholastic Reading Champs!
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December 8, 2016
Feast of the Immaculate Conception
Year of Mercy Begins
February 6, 2016
Red, White, and Blue Rodeo Auction
O'Hara Catholic School
February 26, 2016
Regional Middle School Science Fair
St. Matthew School hosts
High School Admissions
Blanchet Catholic School (Salem)
Central Catholic High School (Portland) Admissions
De La Salle North Catholic (Portland)
Jesuit High School (Portland)
La Salle Catholic College Prep (Milwaukie)
Marist Catholic High Schools (Eugene)
Regis Catholic High School (Stayton)
St. Mary's Academy (Portland)
St. Mary's School (Medford)
Valley Catholic High School (Beaverton)
2015-2016 School Year
Statewide Teacher In-service , 2015
Catholic Schools Week Faith Formation In-service:
F ebruary 5, 2016
ebruary 5, 2016
Catholic Elementary Schools Teacher In-service: February 16
Spring Vacation ,
Easter Monday Observance ,
Teacher Faith Formation