Employee Spotlight for December

Jessica Swagger – MHS Counselor Question: What do you like about working at Madras High School? Answer: “I love working with the kids. I also think the staff is great. Like we have a great staff that’s supportive and the camaraderie here and my...

Dual Language Program Opportunity

English Grretings 509J Families, 509J is committed to high levels of learning for all students and is working on moving forward with starting a dual language program here in our district. On Dec. 13th, 2021 our School Board unanimously approved to move forward with a...

Test to Stay Program

English 509J Families, Over the Thanksgiving break, The Oregon Department of Education (ODE) announced a new program aiming to keep students and staff in school called, Test to Stay. This is a testing program which allows certain unvaccinated students and staff...

October Team Spotlight

Deseray Duncan – JCMS AVID and English Language Development Teacher Question: What was your reaction when you found out you were nominated for the October Certified Team Spotlight? Answer: “I was very just humbled by it and appreciative that my team...

Voters Approve $24 Million Bond Measure 16-98

ENGLISH MEDIA RELEASEFor Immediate ReleaseNov. 3, 2021MEDIA CONTACT:Joseph Prechtl, Communications Coordinatorjprechtl@509j.net | 541-475-6192 Ext. 2225 Jefferson County School District Voters Approve $24 Million Bond Measure 16-98 Jefferson County, Ore – Jefferson...