Huge shout out to Parker for being recognized as a Husky Humanitarian! Mrs. Voyles states, "Helpful and Courteous. He was asked to help me do the dishes after burning my hand and arm. He did not hesitate at all! Parker did a great job!" Anyone that knows Parker, knows this is not a surprise! He is always willing to help, and does it cheerfully!
Seniors of 2023 pulled off a great senior prank yesterday! Every single chair in the building was moved to the greenhouse with a new combo lock, little signs posted throughout the school, items from each staff member placed in another's classroom and a 'For Sale' sign placed outside of the building, for which we had several phone calls inquiring about the impending sale. A fun energy rippled through staff and students when arriving, and we all pulled together 1st period to get the school put back together. Fun memories!!
Shouting to the sky for Izaih and Austin for being wonderful citizens! Mrs. Voyle states, "Compassion and Helpfulness. They took it upon themselves to reach out to me to help pack lunches, clean the kitchen, and remove heavy items for me. They saw I needed assistance, and I am extremely grateful for their help.
A round of applause for John and Aiden for modeling respect! Mrs. Trier has recognized them as Husky Humanitarians for respect. She states, "During class presentations, Aiden and John were extremely respectful, attentive, and did a great job taking notes." Thank you for reducing the stress that accompanies speeches, and being respectful of the learning environment!
Hands in the air for Chris! He has been recognized as a Husky Humanitarian. Ms. Lilly states, "Citizenship. Chris always comes to class with a positive attitude, and puts in the time and effort to get his assignments completed. He works diligently to understand the subject and participates in class discussions." Thank you Chris for modeling such stellar character!
Mr. Johnson has been recognized as a Husky Humanitarian for his welcoming attitude! An anonymous group of students dropped this off and it stated, "Gregarious: Every single day that I walk into the school, no matter how I feel or how he feels, Mr. Johnson constantly greets me with a 'Good morning'. It ALWAYS sets a positive tone for my day!" Thanks Mr. Johnson for always greeting all of us in the morning . .you have this impact on many!
The entire staff participated in our Wacky Wednesday Challenge and wore headbands, and participated in the skills challenge to better our teaching craft! Our team grows stronger everyday, and this allows us to be better for kids!
Mrs. McKay, Mrs. Colwell and 7th graders explored the awesomeness of the Sage Center!
Chelsie and Rylee exposing preschool students to the wonderful world of Ag!
Let’s play a game called “spot the Elgin kids.” Husky musicians participating in 2023 Eastern Oregon Small Schools Music Association Band Festival.
The Elgin School District and the Stella Mayfield Library would like to thank all those who came to the Annual Scholastic Book Fair, making it such a success. Thanks to all of you who believe books are important in our kids' lives.
Whoo Hoo! Brayson has been recognized as a Husky Humanitarian! Ms. Lilly states, "Citizenship. Brayson saw another student falling behind in class and took it upon himself to help that student with guided notes, caught him up, and continued to help him in a caring and respectful manner." Thank you Brayson for showing us how to watch out for each other!
Congrats to Trevor for being recognized as a Husky Humanitarian! Mrs. Craig states, "Respect. During a presentation given by a student, Trevor was extremely respectful, attentive, and did a great job taking notes." Thank you Trevor for modeling active listening!
Huge shout out to the Ag Mechanics team that competed yesterday in Ontario! Advanced team placed 6th and the Greenhands placed 4th in the competition. Ty McLaughlin placed 5th as high advanced individual and Roan Spratling placed 5th for high Greenhand individual. Congratulations!
Students in middle school are exposed to different electives their 7th and 8th grade year so they can experience new things and identify what interests them the most for high school. Students rotate at semester and this is our newest business students making their own logo for their water bottles. They did a fantastic job!
Here is the Spring Sports Schedule Page, for your convenience, on the Elgin Jr./Sr. High School Website! https://www.elgin.k12.or.us/o/elgin-jr-and-sr-hs/page/athletic-schedules
Hands in the air for Eli for being recognized as a Husky Humanitarian! Mr. McNall states, "Leadership. During a class discussion about comparison, Eli stepped out of his comfort zone and gave a speech to his classmates. He had the rest of the class clapping at the end!" Way to go Eli for helping others to understand the harmful effects of comparing ourselves to others!
A friendly reminder that Elgin JH/HS Teacher-Parent Conferences are this week; Thursday, April 6th from 1:00-7:00 pm and Friday from 8:00 am - 12:00 pm. We look forward to seeing you!
Whoop whoop! Eleina has been recognized as a Husky Humanitarian! Ms. Lilly and Mrs. Chandler states, "Citizenship. Eleina demonstrates what is like to be a successful student by always being kind and respectful to her peers and teachers. She is always willing to help someone out, and is also attentive in class. She takes the initiative to ask questions and to better understand a subject. Good job Eleina!" Thank you Eleina, your kindness is appreciated by every human being that interacts with you because everyone that walks away from you feels better about who they are!
Students wanted to recognize the dedication and compassion Ms. Borders has for her teaching, so she has been recognized as a Husky Humanitarian! Students stated, "Compassion. Ms. Borders continues to go above and beyond when helping peers and students. She works with students during her lunch, and often for students that are not even in her class. She provides a safe space for students to try, fail and try again. She helps others problem solve, shares ideas for creative teaching, and is always willing to listen!" Thank you Ms. Borders for being a rock star!