The Oregon Teacher Pathway program is a great way for Umatilla students to explore teaching as a career. We’re proud of alumnus, Ms. Mendoza, for her work as an educator today, and an OTP student not so long ago. Great work, Viking! https://www.eou.edu/mountaineer-magazine/speaking-her-language/
Reminder: No School or Meal Deliveries Friday, November 20th, Wednesday, November 25th, Thursday, November 26th or Friday, November 27th .
No School November 11th due to Veteran's Day. Tutors and teachers will be unavailable on Wednesday, November 11th. Tutors and teachers will be available on Thursday, November 12th.
We have confirmed with the Oregon Department of Education that the Governor's announcement today does not impact schools. We will continue with our current operations, and continue to work toward LIPI and hybrid options as the metrics allow. If you missed the Governor's announcement, you may view it here: https://www.oregonlive.com/coronavirus/2020/11/watch-gov-kate-brown-announce-a-two-week-pause-to-slow-coronavirus-spread.html
Students, do you ever wonder how much we miss you? Well, Mr. Gebers still does bus duty, just in case you happen to pull in. Yes, we all miss you THIS much. Only Gebers wears flip-flops with socks though. Stay safe, Vikings, we love you! https://youtu.be/57bQMMKPNaE
What does Governor Brown's release change in Umatilla? Please review this document for more information. We will be registering students for Limited in Person (LIPI) instruction next week with the goal of starting LIPI December 1st. https://drive.google.com/file/d/11MHRBv6oXWxm4vELw-iaOfKpQzQbaush/view?usp=sharing
Thank you, Swain Motors and School Resource Officer Wilson, for supporting Red Ribbon Week during distance learning. Be sure to get your glow-in-the dark bracelet, sticker, and cup from buses this week. For more about Red Ribbon Week visit https://www.redribbon.org/faq
Please feel free to visit the ofrenda at McNary Heights Elementary School. The ofrenda will be outside October 27-November 3. It is in a location visible to cameras and somewhat protected from the weather; however, we recommend you only leave copies of pictures and remember we cannot guarantee the safety of any items left on the display. Please do not add any candles to the display. Any pictures or items remaining November 3 will be discarded. For more information on Día de los Muertos and the ofrenda, check out this article from The Smithsonian: https://www.si.edu/blog/5-facts-about-dia-de-los-muertos-day-dead Por favor, siéntase libre a visitar la ofrenda en la escuela primaria McNary Heights. La ofrenda estará afuera del 27 de Octubre al 3 de Noviembre. Está en un lugar visible para las cámaras y algo protegido del clima; sin embargo, le recomendamos que solo deje copias de las fotografías y recuerde que no podemos garantizar la seguridad de las ofrendas que se dejan en el altar. No agregue velas encendidas al altar. Se descartarán las fotografías o ofrendas que queden el 3 de Noviembre. Para obtener más información sobre el Día de los Muertos y la ofrenda, consulte este artículo del Smithsonian: https://www.si.edu/blog/5-facts-about-dia-de-los-muertos-day-dead
There's a lot of talk about schools opening to on-site instruction. What are the metrics? How do they apply to Umatilla? When and how can students return to classrooms? Join Superintendent Sipe to vist about our status and options, Thursday, October 29th, @ 6 pm via Zoom.
CBMS Red Ribbon Week! Semana del Liston Rojo de CBMS
We are so thankful for this amazing track! We know it’s been hard on the entire community to stay away from our Athletic Complex during repairs. We need you to avoid it for three more days please to allow the finish to fully set. Monday, it’s ready for walking!
We're so excited about Girls Tech Day! Girls aged 8-24 are invited to attend for a virtual day dedicated to STEM. Register here: http://www.cvent.com/events/aws-girls-tech-day/event-summary-bd517818d92949a99198c428f7b8a8bf.aspx
Thank you, Principals!
It's National School Lunch Week! Please join us in thanking our child nutrition team. We love fueling learners and appreciate all the work they do to make meals for students each day.
Students and parents, do you need internet? We have more hotspots in stock and ready for check out.
Remember, this Friday is State In-Service Day. There is no school.
Are you a grandparent raising grandchildren? If so, check out this great resource: https://oregonkinshipnavigator.org/ They're offering support groups and paid training for caregivers.
Please bring extra help, a wagon or backpack, or strong muscles to meal pickup today. We now provide breakfast, lunch, dinner and snack. Thursday’s deliveries include Friday’s meals. Thank you, Nutrition Team!
Thank you, Oregon National Guard, for helping at the Athletic Complex today! We continue to work on repairs from the flood in stages as we receive approval from the Corps & FEMA. Fields will be ready and beautiful for sports this spring.
Free Sports Physicals Free Sports Physicals will be at UHS from 2-5 PM by Family Health Associates on Wednesday, Sept 9th. Masks are required and be aware of distancing during this process. NEW physicals are required for all current 7th, 9th, and 11th graders who would like to do athletics during the next two years. Current 8th, 10th, and 12th graders who had a physical last year DO NOT need one, but if you didn't receive a physical last year and would like to participate this year you will need to get one.