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SAHS theater students open Legally Blonde this week at LBCC

Posted on: January 17, 2018

Opening this week: Legally Blonde by South Albany High School theater students. This musical theater production showcases the talents of student performers at SAHS. The following description is from SAHS Theater Director Benjamin Sell:

SAHS Theater Arts takes their show on the road to perform at the fabulous Russell Tripp Performance Center at Linn-Benton Community College!

Join your favorite sorority girl, Elle Woods, as she braves the world of Harvard Law School on a quest to win her boyfriend back — but ends up discovering her true potential along the way. Based on the hit 2001 film, this fabulously fun musical shows us that with a bend and a snap, a little dog, and a lot of believing in yourself, you can achieve anything!

Don’t miss the show so big, the SAHS theater couldn’t contain it! This show contains some PG-13 references that may not be suitable for all family members.

Tickets: $10 general admission, $8 students/seniors. Tickets available in advance online or at the door.

Read more information on the flyer. 

Rebels Rising Study Parties

Posted on: January 12, 2018

Is your student struggling with grades or missing assignments? Rebels Rising is holding two study parties on January 16 and January 23 after school in the library from 3:00-4:15 PM before finals. Students can get support from teachers and turn in missing work to raise their grade before the semester ends.

Due to these special sessions SSA is cancelled this month!

The Musical: Legally Blonde

Posted on: January 12, 2018

SAHS Theater Arts takes their show on the road to perform at the fabulous Russell Tripp Performance Center at Linn-Benton Community College!

Join your favorite sorority girl, Elle Woods, as she braves the world of Harvard Law School on a quest to win her boyfriend back – but ends up discovering her true potential along the way.

Based on the hit 2001 film, this fabulously fun musical shows us that with a bend and a snap, a little dog, and a lot of believing in yourself, you can achieve anything!

Don’t miss the show so big, the SAHS theater couldn’t contain it!

This show contains some PG-13 references that may not be suitable for all family members.

Tickets: $10 general admission, $8 students/seniors. Tickets available in advance online or at the door.

NW Community Credit Union presents grant check to SAHS teacher

Posted on: January 9, 2018

South Albany High School teacher Amanda Miles was awarded a mini grant for $1,550 by Northwest Community Credit Union. Kim Clark, community relations coordinator for the credit union shared a photo of the check presentation, which happened in December at the school. She said:

“We’d like to thank you for the opportunity to drop by your school in December and surprise your teacher with a NWCU Project Community mini-grant. The mini-grant process, from review of submissions, selection, and surprise presentations is so rewarding for our staff, and gives them an added insight into the needs and challenges of public education today.  We are honored to be able to celebrate your teacher and help them create meaningful learning experiences for students.

Also, a fun video celebrating the 2017 winners, including photos and a few highlights of winner reactions in posted on our Facebook page.”

Thank you again for allowing us the opportunity to recognize your outstanding educator!”

January is School Board Recognition Month. Thank you, School Board!

Posted on: January 9, 2018

Last night, Superintendent Golden thanked the School Board members for their service to GAPS students. He read the official Governor’s Proclamation and showed a video of students thanking the School Board for their service.

The Proclamation reads as follows:

WHEREAS: Oregonians rely on public education to ensure a prosperous quality of life and strong economic health for Oregon; and

WHEREAS: Locally elected boards fulfill leadership roles and serve as the conduit through which teachers, parents, businesses and conununities demonstrate the care, creativity and support that lead to student achievement; and
WHEREAS: Public schools nurture and train diverse student populations to the best of their ability, whatever the resources, to give students the knowledge, skills and opportunities they need to succeed; and

WHEREAS: Board members build the framework that makes it possible for education organizations to teach Oregon’s children; and

WHEREAS: The committed men and women who serve on the boards of Oregon’s 197 school districts, 19 education service districts and 17 community colleges deserve recognition and thanks for their dedication to the education needs of the people of Oregon.

NOW, THEREFORE: I, Kate Brown, Governor of the State of Oregon, hereby proclaim January 2018 to be

SCHOOL BOARD RECOGNITION MONTH

See the official signed proclamation. 

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