It's School Social Work Week, and we're sending a huge thank you to the social workers who advocate for our students' wellbeing every single day. Amanda Jefferson, our school social worker, plays a pivotal role in ensuring our students receive the support they need. We also recognize and thank the AEA social workers who work tirelessly alongside us, strengthening our school community and helping students overcome obstacles to success. Your empathy, guidance, and support make our school community stronger—and help students overcome barriers to success! 🌟
about 6 hours ago, Jerry Gallagher
Graphic recognizes School Social Worker Week
As we celebrate National School Breakfast Week, let's remember the importance of breakfast for a great start to the day. Eating a nutritious meal helps you focus and retain information—and can even boost your mood. Join us in thanking our food service workers for all they do to keep us fueled for school! 🍌🍳
about 13 hours ago, Jerry Gallagher
Graphic recognizes National School Breakfast Week
REMINDER: There is no school on Friday, March 8 (Teacher Comp Day), or March 11-March 15 (Spring Break). 🌷 Mark your calendars!
1 day ago, Jerry Gallagher
Graphic gives a reminder of Spring Break
We’re celebrating Read Across America Day! We encourage everyone to explore new worlds and unlock their potential through the joy of reading. Whether it's a picture book or a chapter novel, every story has the power to inspire and delight! 📚
3 days ago, Jerry Gallagher
Graphic shows that it's Read Across America Day
Happy Employee Appreciation Day! Today, we recognize the outstanding contributions of our teachers and staff, who work tirelessly to ensure every student receives a quality education. 📚 We appreciate everything you do on a daily basis!
4 days ago, Jerry Gallagher
Graphic recognizes that today is Happy Employee Appreciation Day
🎉 Join us in celebrating Haley Kersten's journey of 10 years at Boone CSD! She is dedicated Teacher Associate at Futures Alternative High School, and her impact extends far beyond the classroom. Her dedication and passion for helping students achieve their goals shine through in her words. "I often tell myself, if one child remembers the things I have helped them accomplish, it will have been a great ride," says Haley. Haley's commitment to her students' success and well-being is truly inspiring. Thank you for a decade of making a difference in the lives of our students!
5 days ago, Jerry Gallagher
Graphic recognizes employee for 10 years of service
Happening Tonight: The Choir Extravaganza, brought to you by our talented 7th-12th grade students! The festivities begin at 7:00pm in the Boone High School Auditorium. 🎤🎼
5 days ago, Jerry Gallagher
Graphic shows a choir event tonight at the high school
📚 Join us at the Franklin Book Fair during conferences! 📚 Boone Schools welcomes all families, including our friends from Ledges, to explore a world of stories and imagination. Don't miss this chance to discover new adventures in the pages of great books!
6 days ago, Jerry Gallagher
Graphic shows information about an upcoming Book Fair
🎉 Give a big round of applause to Dan Bruck for 10 years at Boone CSD! As a passionate Language Arts Teacher at Boone Middle School, Dan's commitment to education goes beyond the curriculum. He understands that teaching is about fostering connections, as he says, "Teaching goes beyond the content that is delivered within the classroom; it involves fostering connections with students and colleagues." Dan's ability to inspire and connect with his students and colleagues is truly remarkable. Thank you, Dan, for your tireless efforts and for shaping the lives of students!
6 days ago, Jerry Gallagher
Graphic recognizes employee for 10 years of service
🌟 Join us in celebrating Miles Tungesvik on his remarkable achievement as a National Merit Finalist! Miles is the son of Jaclyn and Mike Tungesvik. His journey is a testament to his dedication and academic excellence. Miles has big dreams ahead as he plans to attend Alabama and pursue a degree in Aerospace Engineering. Miles attended Trinity Schools from PK through 4th grade before continuing his education at Boone CSD from 5th to 12th grade. ✨ Congratulations, Miles! We are proud of you!
6 days ago, Jerry Gallagher
Graphic recognizes student for becoming a National Merit Scholar Finalist
TONIGHT is our 5th & 6th Grade Choir Concert! Join us at 6:30pm in the Middle School Gym. We hope to see you there! 🎶
6 days ago, Jerry Gallagher
Graphic shows information about tonight's 5th and 6th grade concert
🎉 Celebrating a decade of dedication and inspiration with Kelsi Papesh! As a 5/6 Classroom Associate at Boone Middle School, Kelsi's passion and love for her work shine through every day. Her commitment to our students and her colleagues is truly remarkable. Kelsi shares, "Time flies when you love what you do. My students and my coworkers truly make me so happy." Thank you, Kelsi, for your contributions to the Boone CSD. Here's to many more years of making a difference!
8 days ago, Jerry Gallagher
Graphic recognizes employee for 10 years of service
Join us in celebrating Public Schools Week! We wish to recognize the incredible contributions of our educators, families, and community members in shaping our students’ futures. 🎉 Supporting our strong public schools benefits the entire community—the students of today are the leaders of tomorrow!
8 days ago, Jerry Gallagher
Graphic celebrates Public Schools Week
🎉 Let's give a round of applause to our next staff member, Kara-lyn Bulver, who is celebrating a decade of dedication at Boone CSD! Kara-lyn, a 3-year-old preschool teacher at Ledges Elementary, has been instrumental in shaping the early educational journey of countless students. Kara-lyn shares, "I have enjoyed getting to be the first experience with school for many Boone CSD students. Watching a student's love for learning develop and grow has been a great highlight each school year." Her passion for fostering a love of learning sets the stage for lifelong academic success. Your dedication to providing a nurturing and enriching environment for young learners is truly commendable. Thank you, Kara-lyn, for your commitment to the students of Ledges Elementary and the Boone CSD!
9 days ago, Jerry Gallagher
Graphic recognizes employee for 10 years of service
🎉 Our first 10 year staff member to highlight is an associate at Boone Middle School. Let's cheer for Jenny Albaugh as she marks an incredible decade of service at Boone CSD! She brings a wealth of passion and dedication to her alma mater. "I love my job. Each and every child brings an amazing story to our daily lives. I love it and their eagerness to learn," says Jenny. "I am so grateful to be a part of the lives of such amazing children and to have the support of such a wonderful team." Jenny, thank you for your commitment to nurturing young minds and fostering a supportive learning environment. Here's to many more years at Boone CSD!
10 days ago, Jerry Gallagher
Graphic recognizes employee for 10 years of service
Parent/Teacher Conferences are coming up! 🗓️ Families, please mark your calendars for Tuesday, March 5, and Thursday, March 7. All students will have a two-hour early dismissal on both days. NOTE: There is no school on Friday, March 8
11 days ago, Jerry Gallagher
Graphic shows the schedule for upcoming parent-teacher conferences
Engineering fuels progress by tackling challenges and shaping the future. With technology advancing at a rapid pace, the demand for engineering expertise is set to soar in both the near and distant future. In recognition of National Engineers Week, we encourage students to prepare for in-demand jobs by taking engineering and STEM-focused classes that interest them. ⚒️
12 days ago, Jerry Gallagher
Graphic shows that it's National Engineers Week
🎉 Our last 15-year staff member at Boone CSD to celebrate is Joanne Krafcisin, Special Education teacher at Franklin Elementary. Joanne has poured her heart and soul into shaping the lives of countless students. Reflecting on her journey, she shared, "When I left the Boone schools after a brief stint from 1992–94, I never did imagine I would be returning with my family in 2005. The Boone community and Boone CSD have been amazing places to live and raise our family." Joanne's dedication to education goes beyond the classroom. She emphasized, "Our schools are growing and advancing to meet the needs of all learners and prepare all students to be successful in whatever path they choose." She also helps with the Hope Foundation and said that she's never been a part of an organization that offers more hope and assistance to families. Her passion, commitment, and unwavering support for students and families inspire us all. Joanne, here's to many more years of making a difference!
13 days ago, Jerry Gallagher
Graphic recognizes employee for 15 years of service
As Black History Month continues, we encourage students and their families to learn more about the cultural contributions of African Americans in our society. Take this time to hear stories, read about historical figures, and inspire others to do the same.
14 days ago, Jerry Gallagher
Graphic shows that Boone embraces Black History Month
The Boone Community School District’s highly acclaimed work-based learning initiative, EDGE (Empowering Desire Guiding Experience), gained recognition at the recent National Conference on Education, sponsored by AASA, The School Superintendents Association. Superintendent Julie Trepa led an engaging roundtable session titled "They Don't Have to Leave: Unlocking Student Potential and Building Thriving Communities," highlighting Boone CSD's innovative approach to integrating work-based learning into its community and its profound impact on student success. During the session, participants gained valuable insights into the comprehensive framework of Boone’s Portrait of a Graduate and EDGE program, designed to equip students for post-secondary success while addressing the needs of the local community. Superintendent Trepa emphasized EDGE’s adaptability, allowing students to explore various pathways and tailor their career trajectories as their interests and skills evolve. Additionally, Superintendent Trepa showcased the district’s extensive partnership network, which facilitates a wide array of work-based learning opportunities across various industries for students. "We take immense pride in the transformative influence of EDGE on our students and community,” said Julie Trepa, BCSD Superintendent. “By sharing our innovative approach at the National Conference on Education, we aim to inspire educators nationwide to reconsider traditional educational models and embrace work-based learning as a powerful tool for student success.” Educators from across the country attended the session and expressed admiration for Boone CSD’s forward-thinking educational approach. "The majority of my state, Oregon, is your size or smaller," said Shelly Reggiani, Ed.D., of the Coalition of Oregon School Administrators. "You have some very inventive and powerful opportunities for your students. I’m grateful I came to your session."
14 days ago, Jerry Gallagher
Graphic shows that Boone's EDGE was on the national stage