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Top 10 scholars recognized
Oregon High School seniors with the top 10 grade-point averages in their class attended the annual Badger Conference Top 10 ScholarBanquet last Sunday in Wisconsin Dells.Students from all 14 conference schools attended. Representing OHS were (from left) principal Kelly Meyers, Courtney Brian, SamMcGuine, Maranda Ricker, Scott Odorico, Danielle Rockwell, Jeffery Jaeggi, Anna Wangen, Alexis Boumstein and superintendent BrianBusler. Not pictured are students David Hallinan and Simon Maurice.
Honors night reminder
Any graduating seniors who would like to be recog-nized at Oregon High School’s “Honors Night” programare being asked to notify school officials soon.The May 22 event recognizes seniors who have receiveda scholarship or award for sports, academics, communityservice or other reasons.Student services staff have a short form for studentsto fill out by May 17. Contact Joan Karls at 835-4366 orAndrea Kannal at 835-1305 for more information.
Two teachersearn recognition
Two Oregon High Schoolteachers recently earnednational recognition.Jillian Beaty, an agricul-ture education instructor atOHS, was recently selectedas one of 10 agriculturalleaders nationwide to par-ticipate in the seventh classof the Partners in Agricul-tural Leadership honorsprogram offered throughthe American Farm BureauFederation.Beaty, who serves as sec-retary of the Rock CountyFarm Bureau, grew upworking on her parents’vegetable and agri-tourismfarm in Ohio, where shestill helps out each summer,according to a news release.She’s also a former stateFFA officer and graduate of the Wisconsin Farm BureauInstitute leadership course.She and her husband, Dale,live in Milton.Beaty was the lone Wis-consin delegate chosen. Theprogram aims to “enhanceparticipants’ leadershipskills and aid them in dis-covering how they can bestuse their abilities for thebenefit of agriculture,” therelease said.Graduates of the programare “prepared to representagriculture in the media,on speaking circuits or inlegislative activities,” therelease said.OHS English teacherAbby Riese was recentlyaccepted into an all-expens-es paid two-week jour-nalism train-ing programoffered bythe ReynoldsHigh SchoolJournalismInstitutes.The pro-gram willrun fromJuly 7-19 atKent StateUniversity inOhio.Hostedby five uni-versities,the programteaches jour-nalism instructors the skillsneeded to produce top-notch student publications,according to an onlinedescription of the program.Participants will earnthree graduate-school levelcredits and cover an arrayof topics ranging fromwriting, editing and photo- journalism to online layoutand design, ethics and FirstAmendment issues, thedescription said. The pro-gram is funded through theDonald W. Reynolds Foun-dation.
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like prep time and trainingfor staff and for keeping thetraditional salary schedule,which provides automaticraises for years of experi-ence and educational cred-its.Zach declined to saywhat, exactly, stalled talks,citing pending negotiations.“We don’t want to nego-tiate through the media,” hesaid.OEA president Jon Fish-wild also declined to com-ment.Union and district lead-ers could meet again witha mediator to hash out ten-tative agreements, thoughan exact date has not beenscheduled, Zach said.In the past, if a media-tor couldn’t broker a com-promise between the unionand district, an independentarbitrator could step in tomake a final decision. Butunder the controversial Act10 legislation passed bystate lawmakers in 2011,labor disputes like thesecan no longer be decidedby “interest arbitration,”according to an explanationof Act 10 provided by theWisconsin Association of School Boards.Instead, school boardscan unilaterally imple-ment their final offer onwage increases, accord-ing to Peter Davis, generalcounsel for WERC.Last week’s mediationsession cost $800, with theOEA and district splittingthe cost.
Mediation session cost $800
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The OregonMiddle Schoolstudent councilhosted a dodge-ball tournamenton Saturday,April 12, thatdrew 15 teams of15 students each,plus one teamof teachers andstaff.The winningteam, pictured,was “TheBojangles.” Theevent raised $350that will go to anas-yet-undeter-mined charity.