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District Bond Projects Focus on Energy Efficiency

The Pendleton School District bond encompasses multiple projects, ranging from upgrades to existing district facilities to the construction of two new schools. Throughout these projects, the district and the Wenaha Group, are working hard to ensure facilities are incorporating the most environmentally sustainable components possible. To read the full article click here.

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In January 2016, the Pendleton School Board voted to slightly change the district's school boundaries. They altered the border between McKay Creek Elementary and Sherwood Heights Elementary to accommodate anticipated student numbers.


Green = McKay  Blue = Sherwood  Orange/Red = Washington
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Pendleton High School and West Hills Elementary School were placed on a temporary lock out at 12:45PM on Wednesday, May 18, due to a possible but unsubstantiated threat close to the high school. The Pendleton Police Department was called for investigation and confirmed that there was no danger. The lock out was lifted immediately after their investigation. The lock out lasted 10 minutes.

The Pendleton School District will recommend Brad Bixler as its new Director of Human Resources. Bixler is currently employed by the Hermiston School District as the principal at Highland Hills Elementary School, but has strong ties to the Pendleton School District and community.

Mission, Ore – The Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation (CTUIR) and the Pendleton School District (PSD) have been working collaboratively to revise a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that was originally adopted in 1999. “We are supportive of the work that has been happening in the Pendleton School District with our native students,” said Modesta Minthorn, CTUIR Education Director, “we believe this updated MOU is a document to support further efforts of academic achievement for our native students.”

The Pendleton School District was recently named a 2016 Best Community for Music Education by the NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants) Foundation for its outstanding commitment to music education. Pendleton joins 476 districts across the country in receiving the prestigious award. This is the third time the Pendleton district has been honored -- it also received the designation in 2010 and 2013.

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