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The 9th Annual

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

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Capturing a
OCA creating
promotional video If You Go
for the village What: Village of Oregon
promotional video debut
KIMBERLY WETHAL Where: State Bank of
Observer correspondent Cross Plains, 744 N Main
Creating a snapshot of When: 5-7p.m. Sept. 14
the village has been Ore-
gon Cable Access summer
An idea first brought to
them by Judy Knutson, how we are proud of our
executive director for the schools, Knutson said.
Oregon Area Chamber of Our motto is Live, Work,
Commerce, OCA is work- Play, where people live,
ing on a promotional video work and play in Oregon,
that highlights the commu- and thats what were trying
nity feel of the village. to work with.
Knutson works with the The video was still being
Wisconsin Chamber of edited as of Tuesday, hav-
Commerce Executives and ing gone through over 26
has seen other promotional hours of editing. At this
videos created by munici- point, it opens with drone
palities around the state to footage gliding across the
downtown and features Photo by Amber Levenhagen
highlight their communi-
ties. That inspired her, she community members break- Isla McGuire leads Finnegan McGuire and Brixton Buell across the balancing beam at Kiser Firemans Park.
said, to have something ing ground for new busi-
similar for Oregon.
We want to highlight
nesses, enjoying music at
Waterman Triangle Park A morning at the playground
how vibrant we are and After a particularly dreary weekend, Oregon residents flocked to neighborhood parks to enjoy some time outside
Turn to Video/Page 3 Monday before school begins next week.

Oregon School District

5 things to know for the 2017-18 school year

Schools settling in after some new areas particularly at than in the past. Much of the old school was

construction phase
the high school, where work con-
tinued throughout the summer to 5 things At No. 5, the high schools
Academic and Career Planning
torn up during the last few months
as workers completed a variety of
renovate the old part of the high program will be fully operational, projects.
mostly done school, constructed 50 years ago. 1. Full year for new learning with students working with coun- The Library Media Center was
Both there and at Oregon Middle spaces selors to help formulate their own restored, and the schools science,
SCOTT DE LARUELLE School, students will have a full personalized plans for finding technology, engineering, arts and
Unified Newspaper Group year in new spaces, including a 2. STEAM expansion success, both at the school and math center were demolished to
new gym at the high school and 3. Personalized learning ex- after graduation. make way for a new one in the
Fo r a r o u n d 4 , 0 0 0 O r eg o n a commons area expected to be former math area. Some science
School District students, Tuesday completed this fall. pansion 1. New spaces at OHS, classrooms were also renovated,
marks the first day of the 2017- Second, as part of renovations 4. Integrating OASIS into OHS OMS as well as some of the older parts
18 school year a year where at OHS and OMS, the districts of the school to establish col-
STEAM (science, technology, 5. Academic and Career Plan- The district is zeroing in on laborative work areas similar to
most of the dust has settled after the completion of the $54.6 mil-
months of construction, and the engineering, art and math) pro- ning changes those in the new academic wing.
grams have gotten a boost, with lion dollar school construction Pliner said the new areas in the
focus is now expanding programs projects, as district superinten-
in the new areas. dedicated spaces for STEAM high school will provide students
classes and larger collaborative dent Brian Busler put it. The final with wonderful new learning
In the Observers annual list of piece of the puzzle the new
things to look for in the new year, areas where multiple classes in effectively. environments.
different subjects can get together No. 4 on our list is how the OHS commons is slated for The spaces allow for flexible
three of the top five items concern completion in late October.
how the district will now make to learn. The STEAM expansion districts alternative high school, grouping (and) include furniture
is also tied into the third thing OASIS, fits into its new location The projects are on budget and that optimizes collaboration and
use of the new spaces and places on-time, he said.
constructed for students through to watch, the districts contin- inside OHS. In years past, the provides students with open and
ued expansion of personalized school was located off-campus, OHS principal Jim Pliner said well lit spaces to spark creativity,
the $54.6 million capital projects over the summer, renovations on
referendum passed in 2014. learning, where students can help in the Oregon Ice Arena, but now he told the Observer in an email.
guide their own development students will have greater access the schools new STEAM area
The No. 1 thing to watch is how and old field house have taken
educators and students adapt to based on how they learn most to school resources and educators
shape and are ready for students. Turn to 5 things/Page 12
2 August 31, 2017 Oregon Observer

Playground gets a new look

New playground equipment was installed at Kiser Firemans
Park, 650 Windward Way, on Monday.
New basketball hoops replaced the old and will sit in the
exact same spot.
Photos by Amber Levenhagen

Community ed, rec classes continue in September

Oregon School District Com- members are $8 each. Cost is $40 and includes all controlling functional robots. can be part of your relaxation
munity Education and Recreation materials. Taught by Engineering for Kids routine. Make a rollerball appli-
will hold public classes for chil- Babysitter Training Lego Contraptions staff from 3:25-4:55 p.m. Tues- cator to take home. Taught by
dren and adults in September. days, Sept. 19-Oct. 24 at Rome Bev Bossingham from 6-7:30
To register, visit Students ages 10.5 and up will
learn how to respond to emergen- Lego builders (grades 1-4) will Corners Intermediate. p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 26, at Neth-
community. explore crazy contraptions that Cost is $120 and includes all erwood Knoll Elementary. For
For information, call 835- cies, make decisions under pres-
sure and care for young children. work your brain. Use Lego bricks, materials. adults and older teens.
4097. pulleys, gears and motors to cre- Cost is $10 and includes all
ate fun and interactive models Zumba Kids
Red Cross Certification upon materials.
Dont Bug Me Im Painting completion is included. Taught by
like Battle Tops, Ping Pong Pop- This class, for students in
Young artists (Grades 1-4)
Sue Amend from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
per and more. Taught by Brick- grades K- 4, features kid-friend- Emotional Freedom
Saturday, Sept. 16, at the Oregon
will use acrylic paint on a 16x20 Fire Department. s4Kidz Staff from 3-4 p.m. Mon- ly routines based on Zumba Group
canvas to create a colorful and Cost is $63 and includes mate- days, Sept. 11-Oct. 16, at Nether- choreography, plus games and Emotional Freedom Group
whimsical painting of a bug, rials and certification. wood Knoll Elementary. activities. Taught by April Girga invites adults to an experiential
while learning learn about shad- Cost is $70 and includes all from 3:15-4:15 Mondays, Sept. group to identify, release and
ing, blending and complimentary Overcoming Anxiety materials. 18-Oct. 15, at Prairie View Ele- heal emotional baggage using
colors. Taught by Sara Lenz from mentary.
3-4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 19, at Overcoming Anxiety is a six- Coding with Scratch Cost is $30 and includes all
meditation and clearing tech-
week series designed to teach niques. Taught by Tina Mancusi
Netherwood Knoll Elementary. Beginning coders in grades materials. at her home office from 6:30-
Cost is $30 including all mate- young children (grades 3-6) med-
1-3 will learn the basics of logic,
problem solving and computing Nature Exploration for
itation and other stress reduction 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 8.
rials. Cost is $25.
techniques. Taught by Tina Man-
with they create puzzles, games Pre-Schoolers
Drawing is Fun cusi from 3:30-4:45 p.m. Mon-
and stories. Taught by Scott Frad- Fun Friday Meditations
days, Sept. 18-23, at Rome Cor- This class brings young learn-
Students in grades 1-4 will ners Intermediate School. kin from 3:15-4:15 p.m. Mondays ers (ages 3-5) outdoors with nat- Designed to help parents and
work on six different drawing Cost is $72 for all six sessions. Sept. 11-Oct. 2, at Netherwood uralists from the Aldo Leopold their children (ages 6 and up),
projects using pencils, charcoal, Knoll Elementary. Nature Center for crafts, senso- participants will discover how
cray pas, markers and colored Mindful Tweens Cost is $25. ry experiences, books and more. meditation and breathing tech-
pencils as we explore drawing
techniques and skills. Each child Mindful Tweens teaches basic Mechanical Engineering The class runs from 1-1:45 p.m. niques can help create balance,
Thursdays, Sept. 7-28, at Nether- peace and harmony. Taught by
will get a sketchbook. Taught mindfulness and fosters com- Master Machines introduces wood Knoll Elementary. Tina Mancusi at her home office
by Sara Lenz from 3-4 p.m. munity building and a sense of the Engineering Design Process Cost is $40 and includes all from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Friday,
Mondays, Sept. 11- Oct. 16, at wellbeing for tweens ages 10-13. to students in grades 1-4 as they materials. Sept. 15.
Netherwood Knoll Elementary Practice CD and resource guide design, create, test and refine a Cost is $5 per person or $20
included. Taught by Kelly Petri
School. variety of machines and mechan- Preschool Art Dabblers per family.
Cost is $60 for all six classes from 4-5:30 p.m. Fridays, Sept. ical systems.
29 through Nov. 3 at Rome Cor- Preschool Art Dabblers gives
and all materials.
ners Intermediate School. Students will also make an young artists an opportunity to Mindfulness for Runners
air-powered dragster to take home try sculpting, painting, drawing
Mandalas for All Ages Cost is $90 and includes CD
at the end of the class. Taught and more. Adult caregivers are
This workshop that will help
and guide. runners discover how to bring
Family members of all ages by Engineering for Kids staff welcome. Taught by Eliza Tyk- yoga-inspired strengthening,
can discover how mandalas can Explore Nature from 3-4:15 p.m. Tuesdays, Sept. sinski from 1-1:45 p.m. Tues- stretching, stability and balance
help them become calm and 19-Oct. 24, at Netherwood Knoll days, Sept. 19-Oct. 24, at Neth- to their running. No prior yoga
centered while creating amaz- Get Outdoors and Explore Elementary.
Nature with naturalists from the erwood Knoll Elementary. experience is necessary, but the
ing pieces of art. Taught by Tina Cost is $115 and includes all Cost is $65 and includes all class will include in-class run-
Mancusi 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aldo Leopold Nature Center Stu- materials.
dents in grades 1-4 will explore materials. ning. Taught by Kelly Petrie
September 26, at Netherwood
nearby parks, gardens and other Robotics 101 from 6-8 p.m. Monday, Sept. 11,
Knoll Elementary School. Essential Oils at Prairie View Elementary.
Cost is $10 and includes all habitats from 3-4 p.m. Thursdays, Robotics 101 introduces stu- Cost is $25.
materials. Additional family Sept. 7-28, starting at Nether- dents in grades 5-6 to the basics This class will explore how
wood Knoll Elementary School. essential oils and aromatherapy
of designing, programming and

McFarland State Bank is proud to announce Ami Myrlands promotion

to Chief Financial Officer. Most recently the banks Controller and a 13-year
financial services veteran, Ami joined the bank in 2011. She shared that, I am
extremely humbled and honored to serve as Chief Financial Officer for our
bank. Im confident that our forward-looking initiatives will make McFarland
Community Banking Since 1904 State Bank the best bank for our clients and our employees.
Ami serves as a board member for the Wisconsin Chapter of Financial
Managers Society (FMS), has been involved with the United Way, and the
Congratulations, American Banking Associations (ABA) Accounting Committee. She earned her
Ami Myrland! bachelors degree from Edgewood College in Accounting and Finance.
Originally from Clinton, Wisconsin, Ami resides in Belleville with her husband
and their two sons.
Member FDIC Equal Housing Lender
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Video: Finished product debuts at Sept. 14 public event
Continued from page 1
Busy summer
at the library
and interacting with first
responders during a Nation-
al Night Out event.
It will also display statis-
tics about the village, such
as the school districts 99 Summer reading On the Web
percent graduation rate and
the $55 million investment program draws For more information on the
in schools through the capi- more than 1,400 Oregon Public Library, visit:
tal referendum, and it shows
facilities and improvements participants
such as the Legend at Berga-
mont and the newly renovat- SCOTT DE LARUELLE
ed Oregon High School.
OCA employee Tim Olsen
Unified Newspaper Group
Short Movie
said OCA was set to meet Well, that went by quickly.
with Knutson on Wednes- Though theres still tech- Contest
day of this week to start nically three weeks of sum-
wrapping up the project. It mer left on the calendar, with The Oregon Pub-
will then be given to the Vil- many kids going back to lic Library is running a
lage Board and will appear school Tuesday, the season
online on both the chambers is all but a memory. At Ore-
Short Movie Contest
and OCAs websites and on gon Public Library, it will for youths aged 9-18
OCAs social media sites like Photo submitted be memories full of summer through Sept. 18.
Facebook, Twitter and You- OCA videographer Tim Olsen works on the promotional video OCA media is doing for the reading and fun. For more information
Tube. village. This year, more than 1,400
The video will make its and entry forms, visit
children, teens and adults
public debut from 5-7p.m. On the Web community come together
and be active. Rather than
rarely see, Olsen said. It
definitely adds more produc- participated in the Build
Sept. 14 at the State Bank of
highlighting facilities, its tion value to the video. a Better World summer short-movie-contest.
Cross Plains at 744 N. Main To volunteer or learn more about reading program, reading
St. and will be played at the more important to us to show Footage for the video has
Oregon Cable Access, visit: for more than 10,000 hours
Village Board meeting the who we are as a community. also been shot and submitted The video uses file foot- from volunteers in the com- among them and raising
following week (the meeting $150 for the Oregon/Brook- vehicles from Public Works,
begins at 5p.m. Sept. 18) age compiled from past OCA munity.
projects and takes a cinemat- While the video wont be lyn Food Pantry. she wrote the Observer in
People over places ic approach with the help of long, with a running time of To participate, people sign an email. We finished the
coordinator, found the foot- up and receive a reading log summer with another fabu-
age they had compiled local photographer David three minutes, Olsen said he
The project started with a Stluka and homemade cam- hopes residents take the time to track. They can read, be lous pool party hosted by the
focus similar to what cities included more community read to, or listen to books Oregon Pool, where attend-
members than it did facili- era dolly equipment built by to watch it and see it as a
like DeForest and Fitchburg Zwicker that creates smooth reflection of their village. to earn prizes and enter the ees got to try log rolling and
have created for their com- ties. grand prize drawings, or water volleyball, and com-
Through the rough edit, videos. Among the shots Were really excited about
munity, featuring attractive are drones over the Badfish it, Olsen said. We hope even swap out reading for pete in watermelon races.
amenities and infrastruc- were finding that seeing a activities. Allen said one of the
lot of the community par- Creek. people take time to watch it
ture, but during the rough We knew we wanted to hopefully it encapsulates Youth services and com- most popular events was the
cut stage, Olsen and Paul ticipating in events, Olsen munity engagement librarian Kindness Rocks and Nail
said. Were seeing the get drone footage in there to what Oregons all about.
Zwicker, OCA program get a perspective that people Kelly Allen said the program Polish crafts with Anne Cut-
offered a variety of activ- ter and Gwen Maitzen.
ities throughout the sum- We hope to do another
mer, including entertainers, this fall for older teens and
POLICE REPORTS craft and tech programs and
weekly story times.
adults, she said.

We kicked off the sum- Email Unified Newspaper

Reports are taken from daily into a parked car after veering was stopped for an alleged stopped for allegedly driving mer with a carnival and the Group reporter Scott De
briefings provided by the Ore- out of his southbound lane equipment violation, the offi- 98 mph in a 70 mph speed big hit was construction Laruelle at scott.
gon Police Department. on Dunn Avenue to avoid a cer smelled the odor of mar- limit zone on Hwy. 14. The
car coming toward him that ijuana and searched the car. woman refused an intox-
July 12
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crossed the centerline. The ication test. Officers later
5:18p.m. A 52-year-old northbound car kept driving July 16 found out she was allegedly
man and a 57-year-old man away from the scene. 3:52a.m. A 29-year-old involved in a Madison traffic
got into an argument over woman was arrested for pro- complaint earlier in the night
politics while at Anytime Fit- July 15 bation violation after she at- and had struck a median on Find updates and
ness. The manager told po- 9:42a.m. Police issued six tempted to enter a residence East Washington Avenue
lice he heard swearing across citations for people disobey- on the 400 block of North there. links right away.
the gym and separated the ing signs in the construction Main Street that was not
men. Both men blamed the area on Jefferson Street. Compiled by Scott Girard
other for starting the argu- Construction workers told po-
hers. Part of her bond condi-
tions were to maintain abso-
Search for us on
ment. lice a car had almost hit their lute sobriety, but she blew a
Facebook as
8:03p.m. A man report- equipment. An officer noted a .225 on a preliminary breath
ed two trucks drove on the dump truck was required to test. The homeowners did MINI STORAGE Oregon Observer
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Obituary Oregon History

Lillian M. Staebell daughter, Debra L. (Gary) Reitz; August
grandchild, Stefanie (Brett) act melodrama by R. A. Anderson Tom Bogucki was appointed to
Fenner; sister, Shirley Page; and 100 years ago (1917) and R. L. Sweeney, True Blue fill his position.
brothers, Robert (Melva) Quirk, Dr. J. M. OBrien had been in and Trusted, directed by Mrs. The former Masonic Lodge
Jerry (Barb) Quirk and Jim Madison the first three days of Sandra Ott and assisted by Mrs. building at 177-119 South Main
(Betty) Quirk. the week, giving medical exam- Ann Nelson. The plays cast in- Street has been listed on the State
She was preceded in death inations to drafted men who will cluded Diana Durkin, LuAnn Ol- Register of Historic Places and
by her parents; husband, Bob; make up the first quota of the new son, Tracy Nelson, Randy Moore, the National Register of Historic
sons, Gary and Bobby Staebell; national army. Sharon Kapusta David Stroede, Places. Built in 1898, it housed a
brother-in-law, Charlie Page; The local chapter of the Red Danny Ahrens, Donn Gasner, Jay hardware store on the street level
and other family and friends. Cross had the goal of supplying McClure and Janine Denton. The with the Masonic meeting rooms
A Celebration of Life will every young man entering the performance was in the Oregon on the second floor.
be held at Gunderson Ore- army from the Oregon area with High School Cafetorium. Erin Vanderpan earned an Hon-
gon Funeral and Cremation one of their comfort bags. As- The Village Board, following a orable Mention award at the 1992
Lillian Staebell Care, 1150 Park St., Oregon, sembled bags were available from recommendation from the plan- statewide music composition
at 1p.m., on Saturday, Sept. 9, Mrs. E. G. Booth. ning commission, accepted the contest. Her entry was a piano
2017. A luncheon will immedi- Fincher Bros. bought the prop- Waefler-Gasner plat addition to solo called Sonata.
Lillian M. (Quirk) Lil Stae- ately follow the service. Visita-
bell, age 83, passed away on erty (on Jefferson Street) owned the Village. The Oregon Home Talent
tion will be held at the funeral by the Fauerbach Brewing Co., Oregons Summer Swim Team baseball team wins over Cottage
Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017. home from 11a.m. until the
She was born on June 12, located just west of their livery beats Verona 126 - 32. Members Grove (15-7) to take the Eastern
time of the service on Saturday. barn. They plan to tear it down of the local team were Debbie Division Title. Members of the
1934, to Robert and Lillian Memorials may be sent to the
(Prohaska) Quirk in Miner- and build a Ford Garage on the Waefler, Curtis Kneifl, David Oregon team included Paul Speth,
family and will be distributed site. Ahrens, Dan Ahrens, John Below, Dave Johnson, Scot Brandenburg,
al Point. Lil attended Mineral evenly between the Dane Coun-
Point High School and worked Robert Gafke was building a Mark Below, Mary Ann John- Paul Mandt, Mike Statz, Jeff
ty Humane Society and Agrace new house on his farm on Janes- son, Marcie Lane, Greg Shermo, Breitbach, Bruce Ricker, Randy
for the State of Wisconsin, HospiceCare.
K-Mart, and DIFCO Laborato- ville Street. It will be a modern John Schroeder, Harley Lemke, Lewis and Chris Duerk.
Online condolences may be two-story structure with the David Gouker, Nena Wolowicz,
Lil is survived by her son,
made at latest improvements and conve- Judy Lane, Sue Wischhoff, Lita 10 years ago (2007)
Gunderson Oregon niences. Wolowicz, Connie Ringen, Ron The Straw Hat Players marked
Michael C. (Katie) Staebell; Funeral & Cremation Care
grandchildren, Brook (Chad) Cornelia DeJean was making Grainer and Mike Kienast. Oan their 25th Anniversary with a
1150 Park Street the rounds of the millinery world Lane was their instructor. production of the Rodgers and
Baker, Travis (Meg) Staebell, (608)835-3515
Brett and Chelsea Staebell; of Chicago and Milwaukee, The Oregon High School Hammersteins musical, Okla-
checking out the newest fashions football field gets new poles and homa. The group was formed
for the coming fall season. lights for a total cost of $14,297. in 1982 by Judy Heitmann, her
The Wisconsin State Highway The cost was part of the bond husband, Paul and former Oregon
Corrections Commission announced their issue for the new school. High School choir director Gay
decision to route a U.S. highway The Chamber of Commerce Shaw.
Rosie Rutledges name was misspelled with the family dance pho- through Oregon from Madison sponsored a Moonlite Bonanza Samantha Suddeth, a local
tos on page 1 of the Aug. 24 of the Oregon Observer. The Observer to Janesville and on to Chicago. Sidewalk Sale throughout the 12-year-old girl, appeared on
apologizes for the error. However, the exact route had not business district on Aug. 18 from NBCs Americas Got Talent as
been determined. Work on the late afternoon on into the eve- part of the Side Swipes perfor-
highway was to start next year. ning. The Rotary Club held an mance.
See something wrong? Perry Netherwood announced
that owing to the high price of
outdoor fish fry ... all you can Valerie Straavaldsen opened
eat for a $1. It also included a Hair Studio Valerie at 115
The Oregon Observer does not sweep errors under the rug. If you cows and feed as well as raw Community Swap n Shop store. North Main Street.
see something you know or even think is in error, please call 835-6677 milk, it would be necessary to Country western music was The Firefly Coffeehouse fea-
or email so we can get it right. raise the price of his milk as of provided by the Oregon Booster tured an exhibit by glassblow-
the 1st of September. As of that Band. ers Audrey Handler, Donovan
date, the price would be 10 cents A water ballet, Swimming thru Brooke and Bryan Tetzlaff enti-
per quart delivered to your home. Broadway, was written, pro- tled Midnight Light and Glass.
He also noted that his milk comes duced and performed by a group Oregon Youth Baseball Little
from high grade Guernsey cattle of local girl swimmers. Those League team, sponsored by Wis-
and that all his products are han- participating were Mary Tauchen, co Industries, were champions in
Thursday, August 31, 2017 Vol. 133, No. 9 dled in a sanitary way. Sandy West, Susy Wischhhoff, the World Series competition.
Couples camping at Watercress Connie Ringen, Lynn West, Mary Members of the team were Sam
USPS No. 411-300 Park along the shores of Second Henry, Mary Barger, Pat West, Cutter, Jack Krueger, Trevor
Periodical Postage Paid, Oregon, WI and additional offices. Lake (Lake Monona) were Mr.
Published weekly on Thursday by the Unified Newspaper Group,
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Office Hours: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday and Thursday Donald McGill entertained a Kissling, Mary Plummer, Pam head coach was Mark Putnam and
Phone: 608-835-6677 FAX: 608-835-0130 benefit at his home for the Red Mauer and instructor Fran Noyce. the assistant coaches were Pat
e-mail: Cross. The entertainment includ- The Sportsmans Bar team of McGuine and Tom McCauley.
Circulation customer service: (800) 355-1892 ed Victrola recordings of soprano the Womens Softball League Two groups of youth volunteers
Amelita Galli-Curei and violinist won the league championship, from HMC Catholic Church went Fritz Kreister. beating the Brooklyn State Bank on mission trips to Gallup New
This newspaper is printed on recycled paper. Ray Cowdrey, finishing his first team (24-23) in a double play-off Mexico and to the Winnebago
year at the U. S. Naval Academy, for a first place berth. Members Indian Reservation in Nebraska.
General Manager Circulation had returned from a cruise and of the championship team were There was significant flooding
Lee Borkowski Carolyn Schultz was now home on a 30-day leave. Ellen Milz, Zona Swinehart, in Oregon on North Burr Oak and William Elliott left for Fort Corky Hanson, Dee Gross, Pau- Florida Avenues and a portion of Sheridan for the second training line McManus, Marge Palmer,
News Prairie View Street following an
Sales Manager Jim Ferolie camp for officers. Carol Cox, Joyce Shepherd, estimated 7.8 inches of rain in a
Kathy Neumeister T. A. Grady Grocery advertised Charlotte Robson, Barb Piggott, 24-hour period. This led to the that the war tax had not raised the Marge Dukerschein and manager evacuation of five homes on Flor-
Sports price of Holly Chop Tea, which Dolly Dalsoren. ida Ave., one home on North Burr
Advertising Jeremy Jones is selling for 50 cents a pound or Oak Avenue, and the lower half
Dawn Zapp $2.25 for five pounds. 25 years ago (1992) of a duplex on Prairie View St. Assistant Editor Brian Ace, a first year member The Village Board voted to
Scott Girard
50 years ago (1967) of the Oregon Headliners 4-H abandon the sticker/bag system
Diane Beaman The Oregon Womans Club held Club, won the Grand Champion for the collection garbage and
their annual Newcomers Tea. Loin Lamb at the Dane County recyclables and awarded Pellitteri
The new members welcomed Fair. Paula, a third year mem- Waste Systems of Madison with a
Inside Sales Samantha Christian, Bill Livick, were: Mrs. Wallace Atkin- ber of the 4-H club, won Grand five-year contract to begin weekly
Monica Morgan Anthony Iozzo, son, Mrs. John Benedict, Mrs. Champion Wether Lamb . cart collections beginning next Amber Levenhagen, Michael Chial, Mrs. Douglas The Oregon Schools opened year.
Scott De Laruelle, Helu Wang Copsey, Mrs. Donald Fritz, Mrs. on Aug. 26. The Oregon High Major General Albert Wilken-
Ivan Gregory, Mrs. Robert C. School Office staff for the com- ing, longtime Oregon/Brooklyn
Unified Newspaper Group, a division of Hansen, Mrs. Gene Herritz, Mrs. ing year was Gilman Voss, prin- resident, retired from the Wiscon-
Woodward Communications,Inc. Robert R. Johnson, Mrs. Urban cipal; Jacque Potter and Wayne sin National Guard after 39 years
A dynamic, employee-owned media company Johnson, Mrs. Orville Marks, Bellcross, assistant principals; of military service, having served
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Printed by Woodward Printing Services Platteville Nielsen, Mrs. Norman Peck, Mrs man secretaries; Helen Schoebel, for the past five years.
Ronald Schuler, Miss Jill Weiss office manager and Deborah The Lula G. Lemery Foundation
and Mrs. Phillip Zanoni. Byberg-Reed, health aide. for Arts & Expression located
The summer recreational The Village Board heard the at 159 South Main Street held a
program concluded with several need to fund a larger police force. Grand Opening.
ASSOCIATION events. An arts and crafts exhi- It was noted that the national av-
SUBSCRIPTION RATES bition was under the direction of erage staffing level is 2.3 officers
Pat Martinson, a knitting display per 1,000 residents but Oregon Submitted by the Oregon Area
One Year in Dane Co. & Rock Co. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $37 was arranged by Jill Weiss and had only 1.7 officers per 1,000. Historical Society. The OAHS
One Year Elsewhere . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $45 a baton twirling performance Village Board member Don Mil- museum is open Tuesdays from
was under the direction of Mrs. lis announced he was moving to 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturdays
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Cynthia Liddle. The concluding Sun Prairie and would therefore from noon to 4 p.m.
Stoughton Courier Hub Verona Press event was a production of the one will resigning from the board. August 31, 2017 Oregon Observer 5

Three join Oregon Area Fire/EMS

Jason Price
Date started at OFD: April 13
Age: 32
Hometown: Random Lake
Lived in Oregon/Dane County
since: Jan. 1, 2017
Years in fire protection: 8
Why did you want to work for the
Oregon Fire Department?
I enjoyed the family atmosphere
that exists here with these guys and
girls and loved that the department
does so much for the community.
Why did you become a firefighter?
I know it sounds cliche, but I truly
love helping someone in need. I can
guarantee that if you asked anyone
else at the station they would have
the same answer and also truly mean
What interests you about Oregon
as a community?
The first time I was in Oregon it
reminded me a lot of the small town
I was born in and it felt right to me
to be here. I love the friendly people
and the closeness and support the
People of the Village have for one Photo submitted
another. Jason Price, left, was sworn in this April. Photo submitted
How have your first few weeks Joseph Sarow, right, after he was sworn in earlier this
on the job been? Any early high- summer.
lights? department and a community? learn as much as I can from them.

Joseph Sarow
The first few weeks have been I am most excited to get to know peo- Anything else youd like to add?
great. The people in the department ple around the community and do some I am very fortunate to have the
are always willing to train and show of the public relation events the depart- Oregon Area Fire and EMS District
me new things around here. ment puts on. I am also excited to work to present me with the opportunity to
W h a t a re yo u m o s t e x c i t e d with some of the veteran and experi- give back to the Village of Oregon. Date started: June 12 They have been amaz-
to learn about Oregon as a fire enced members of the department to Age: 23 ing. I am so glad that I
Hometown: Janesville chose to move forward
Lived in Oregon/Dane into Fire/EMS.
County: 0 years What previous experi-

Theodore (Ted) Miller

Years in Fire/EMS: 0 ences do you think will
years help you at Oregon Fire
Previous jobs: Con- Department?
struction, Insurance/Mar- Having to work with
Date of Start at OFD: keting, Student people from all walks of
June 12 Why did you want to life, both in my past job
Age: 23 work for the Oregon Fire experiences and in obtain-
Hometown: Randolph Department? ing my Bachelors degree
Lived in Oregon/Dane I heard that it is a fantas- from UW-Madison.
County since: June 2017 tic place to learn and grow What are you most
Years in fire protection: in Fire/EMS. excited to learn about
Started January 2013 Why did you become a Oregon as a Fire Depart-
Previous Jobs: random firefighter? ment and a community?
assortment of factory, fast I love being active and The community struc-
food, firefighting, DNR using my talents to help ture; seeing how Oregon
Wildland firefighter people. works together to achieve
Why did you want to W h a t i n t e re s t s yo u more.
work for the Oregon Fire about Oregon as a com- Anything else youd
Department? munity? like to add?
I wanted to finally spread It is a friendly and invit- Thank you for allowing
my wings and get out to my ing community. me the privilege to serve
own department and find How have your first this community, and I look
my own place after follow- few weeks on the job forward to being a part of
ing in my family footsteps been? Any early high- Oregon.
of four generations of fire- lights?
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As a community it seems
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Coming up Churches
All Saints Lutheran Church Good Shepherd Lutheran
Truck and Tractor Pull for non-members. Scholarships are bingo, raffles and food. All proceeds 2951 Chapel Valley Rd., Fitchburg Church ECLA
available. will benefit Brown Paws Dog Res- (608) 276-7729 Central Campus: Raymond Road and
The Brooklyn Labor Day Truck For information, and to register, cue. Interim pastor Whitney Way
and Tractor Pull will run Sept. 1-3, at call 835-5801. The silent auction begins Sept. 13 SUNDAY SATURDAY - 5 p.m. Worship
Brooklyn Legion Park. at Firefly Coffeehouse, 114 N. Main 8:30 a.m. classic service SUNDAY - 8:15, 9:30 and10:45 a.m.
The event runs 6-11:30 p.m. Fri- Golf lunch St. 10:45 a.m. new song service Worship West Campus: Corner of Hwy.
day, Sept. 1; 10 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. PD and Nine Mound Road, Verona
The Oregon Town and Country For information, email Brooklyn Lutheran Church SUNDAY - 9 &10:15 a.m., 6 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 2; 10 a.m. to 11:30 Womens Club will host a luncheon, 101 Second Street, Brooklyn Worship (608) 271-6633
p.m. Sunday, Sept. 3. open to area women, at the Stough- (608) 455-3852
Admission and parking are both ton Country Club, 3165 Shadyside Scavenger hunt Pastor Rebecca Ninke Hillcrest Bible Church
free. Food will be available for pur- Dr., Stoughton, at 12:30 p.m. Tues- SUNDAY 752 E. Netherwood, Oregon
Celebrate the Autumnal Equinox 9 a.m. Holy Communion Eric Vander Ploeg, Lead Pastor
chase throughout the weekend. day, Sept. 12. with a community scavenger hunt 10 a.m. Fellowship (608) 835-7972,
For information, visit oregonsno- Entertainment will be provided by starting at the library at 9 a.m. Satur- SUNDAY Community of Life Lutheran 8:30 a.m. worship at the Hillcrest
area line dancers. There will also be day, Sept. 16. Church Campus and 10:15 a.m. worship with
Connect 4 tournament a 50/50 raffle. Sponsored by the Oregon Area PO Box 233, Oregon Childrens ministries, birth 4th grade
Tickets are $10 per person. Wellness Coalition, the scavenger (608) 286-3121, office@
Registration opens Sept. 5 for a To make a reservation, call Sue hunt will be a walking hunt around Holy Mother of Consolation
Connect 4 tournament held at the Capelle at 835-9421 no later than downtown Oregon with tech and Pastor Jim McCoid Catholic Church
library starting at 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 6. SUNDAY 651 N. Main Street, Oregon
paper clues. 10 a.m. Worship at 1111 S. Perry Pastor: Fr. Gary Wankerl
Sept. 23. For information, call 835-3656. Parkway, Oregon (608) 835-5763
There will be two competition cat- Mix-it-up Fridays
egories, ages 6-8 and 9-12. Regis- The library will host different Hmong storytelling Brooklyn Community United
Methodist Church
SATURDAY: 5 p.m. Worship
SUNDAY: 8 and 10:15 a.m. Worship
tration is required and can be done activities, like art, dance, STEM and Hmong storyteller Mai Zong Vue
online, over the phone or in person. 201 Church Street, Brooklyn
more, from 10-10:45 a.m. Fridays will present at the library from 6:30- (608) 455-3344 Peoples United Methodist
For information, call 835-3656. starting Sept. 15 through Oct. 14. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 19. Pastor George Kaminski Church
SUNDAY 103 North Alpine Parkway, Oregon
AARP driving class The events are designed for ages The series, Storytellers and Their 9 a.m. Worship (Nov.-April) Pastor Jason Mahnke
2-6 and registration is not required. Traditions, is designed for teens and 10:30 a.m. Worship (May-Oct.) (608)835-3755,
The AARP Smart Driver course For information, call 835-3656. adults to learn more about other cul- Communion is the 1st & 3rd weekend
will be held at the senior center from tures and shared humanity. Faith Evangelical Lutheran SATURDAY - 5 p.m. Worship
11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. Grill for a Cause The series is made possible by a Church SUNDAY - 9 a.m. Worship and Sunday
7. 143 Washington Street, Oregon school; 10:30 a.m. Worship
The annual Brown Paws Dog Res- grant from Beyond Page Endowment, (608) 835-3554
The class is specifically designed cue, Grill For a Cause, will be held the Madison Community Foundation Interim pastor St. Johns Lutheran Church
for drivers age 50 and older. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 16, and the National Endowment for the SUNDAY - 9 a.m. Worship 625 E. Netherwood, Oregon
A light snack will be provid- at Legion Park in Brooklyn. Humanities. Holy Communion 2nd & last Pastor Paul Markquart (Lead Pastor)
ed in the afternoon. The class is Sundays (608) 835-3154
The event will feature live music, For information, call 835-3656. WEDNESDAY - 6 p.m. Worship
$15 for AARP members and $20 First Presbyterian Church SATURDAY - 5 p.m. Worship
408 N. Bergamont Blvd. (north of SUNDAY - 9 a.m. Worship
CC), Oregon, WI
(608) 835-3082 - Vineyard Community Church
Pastor Kathleen Owens Oregon Community Bank & Trust, 105
SUNDAY S. Alpine Parkway, Oregon - Bob Groth,
Community calendar 10 a.m. Service
10:15 a.m. Sunday School
(608) 513-3435, welcometovineyard.
11 a.m. Fellowship com
Thursday, August 31 Monday, September 4 6 p.m., Sew What: snap bags,
11:15 a.m. Adult Education SUNDAY - 10 a.m. Worship
3-7 p.m., Oregon Area Food Pan- Chamber of Commerce closed for library, 835-3656
try distribution, 1092 Union Road, Labor Day Fitchburg Memorial UCC Zwingli United Church of Christ
Sunday, September 10 5705 Lacy Road, Fitchburg Paoli Library closed for Labor Day 1-5 p.m., Musical Jam, Ziggys, At the Intersection of Hwy. 69 & PB
(608) 273-1008, www.memorialucc.
6-11:30 p.m., Brooklyn Labor Day 135 S. Main St., 228-9644 org Rev. Sara Thiessen
Truck and Tractor Pull, 205 S. First Tuesday, September 5 (608) 845-5641
Interim pastor Laura Crow
St, Brooklyn, oregonsnoblazers. First day of school Tuesday, September 12 SUNDAY SUNDAY -
com/index.html 1 p.m., Movie matinee: The Zoo- 9:30 a.m. Worship 9:30 a.m. Family Worship
12:30 p.m., Womens golf lunch
keepers Wife, senior center, 835- ($10), Stoughton Country Club,
Saturday, September 2 5801 3165 Shadyside Dr., 835-9421
9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Madison Speed- 2-6 p.m., Oregon Farmers Market, 2-6 p.m., Oregon Farmers Market,
way Marketplace, 1122 Sunrise
Road, 575-4097
Dorn True Value Hardware parking Dorn True Value Hardware parking Support groups
lot, 131 W. Richards Road lot, 131 W. Richards Road Alcoholics Anonymous Relationship & Divorce
10 a.m. to 11:30 p.m., Brooklyn
Labor Day Truck and Tractor Pull, Wednesday, September 6 Wednesday, September 13 meeting, First Support Group, State
205 S. First St., Brooklyn, oregon- 10:30 a.m., Great Beginnings 3:30-5:30 p.m., Computer Class: Presbyterian Church, Bank of Cross Plains, book club, library, 835-3656 Protecting You and Your PC ($20), every Monday and every other Monday at
senior center, 835-5801 Friday at 7 p.m. 6:30 p.m.
Sunday, September 3 Tuesday, September 7
11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., AARP Smart Caregiver Support Veterans Group,
10 a.m. to 11:30 p.m., Brooklyn Group, Oregon Area Oregon Area Senior
Labor Day Truck and Tractor Pull, Driving class ($15 for members,
$20 for non), senior center, 835- Senior Center, third Center, every second
205 S. First St., Brooklyn, oregon- Monday of each month Wednesday at 9 a.m. 5801
at 9 a.m. Weight-Loss Support
Dementia Caregivers Group, Oregon Area
Supper and Support, Senior Center, every
fourth Wednesday of Monday at 3:30 p.m.
Community cable listings Senior center every month from 6-7:30 Navigating Life Elder
Monday, September 4 Monday, September 4 p.m., Sienna Crest, 845 Support Group, Peoples
Village of Oregon Cable Access TV channels:
Closed for Labor Day Closed for Labor Day Market St., Suite 1 United Methodist
WOW #983 & ORE #984
Phone: 291-0148 Email: Tuesday, September 5 Tuesday, September 5 Diabetes Support Church, 103 N. Alpine
Website: Facebook: ocamediawi BBQ Ribs 8:30 Zumba Gold Advanced Group, Oregon Area Pkwy., every first
New programs daily at 1 p.m. Twice Baked Potato 9:30 Wii Bowling Senior Center, second Monday at 7 p.m.
and repeats at 4, 7 and 10 p.m. and 1, 4, 7 and 10 a.m.
Baked Beans 9:45 Zumba Gold Thursday of each month
Thursday, Aug. 31 Monday, Sept. 4 Dinner Roll 12:30 Sheepshead at 1:30 p.m.
WOW: Movie: On The WOW: Sounds of Apple Pie 12:30 Shopping at Pick-N-Save
Waterfront (1954) Summer: Back 40 (of VO- Veggie Wrap 1 Movie: The Zookeepers Wife How to Be a Better Lover
ORE: Friday Night Live: Aug. 22) Wednesday, September 6 5:3 StrongWomen Finally, all of you, be like-minded, be sympathetic, love
Panther Football vs Mt. ORE: Distant Cuzins Baked Mostaccioli Wednesday, September 6 one another, be compassionate and humble. Do not re-
Horeb (of Aug. 25) Band in Stoughton Tossed Greens with 9:00 Wednesday Walkers pay evil with evil or insult with insult. 1 Peter 3:8-9
(2017-WSTO) Ranch Dressing 9:00 CLUB NIV
Friday, Sept. 1 Orange 10:00 Shopping in Madison
WOW: Friday Night Tuesday, Sept. 5 Bread Stick 10:30 Book Club To love others, you must first love yourself.This starts
LIVE-6:45pm: Panther WOW: Movie: Dr. Frosted Cake 1:00 Get Fit with accepting yourself,faults and all, and gently nour-
Football vs Monona Jekyll & Mr. Hyde (1946) VOVeggie Meatballs in 1:00 Euchre ishing and taking care of yourself. Our primary respon-
Grove ORE: OHS Soccer Tomato Sauce with 3:30 1-on-1 Computer sibility is to take care of ourselves. A person whose
ORE: Friday Night Alumni Game (of Aug. Mozzarella Cheese Thursday, September 7 mental or physical health is seriously impaired will not
LIVE-6:45pm: Panther 22) Thursday, September 7 9:00 Wednesday Walkers be able to care for others,so it is vital that we maximize
Football vs Monona **My Meal, My Way 9:00 CLUB our own health and well-being.Tending to ones own
Grove Wednesday, Sept. 6 Lunch at Ziggys Smokehouse 10:00 Shopping in Madison happiness is also important, because with a sense
WOW: 2017 Oregon (drop in between 11:30 a.m. 10:30 Book Club of joy in our life,we have something worth giving to
Saturday, Sept. 2 Kids Triathlon (of Aug. and 1 p.m.) 1:00 Get Fit others, and indeed, others will be drawn to us. People
WOW: Movie: An 12) Friday, September 8 1:00 Euchre are naturally drawn to happy healthy people. Besides
American In Paris (1951) ORE: OHS Volleyball Roast Beef with Gravy 3:30 1-on-1 Computer being happy and healthy, we should strive to have an
ORE: OHS Soccer vs Wisconsin Dells (of Mashed Potatoes with Friday, September 8 expansive heart that is filled with loving kindness and
Alumni Game (of Aug. Aug. 29) Gravy 9:00 CLUB compassion for everyone. This can be difficult; many
22) Roasted Corn 9:00 Gentle Yoga people are admittedly hard to love. But by having an
Thursday, Sept. 7 Multigrain Bread 9:30 Blood Pressure open heart that truly desires to love everyone, your
Sunday, Sept. 3 WOW: Sounds of Apple Crisp 1:00 Get Fit kindness and compassion will be mirrored in others.
WOW: Holy Mother Summer: Red Hot Horn VO- Veggie Patty The frown or scowl of the person in front of you is
of Consolation Church Dawgs (of Aug. 15) SO- Pulled Pork Santa Fe more easily turned around by a gentle smile than by
Service ORE: Friday Night Salad scowling back at them. This is, after all, the purpose of
ORE: OHS Panthers Live: Panther Football vs our lives,to love, and to
Boys Soccer vs Mount Monona Grove (of Sept. love without limits. Christopher Simon
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Girls golf Volleyball

Oregon builds momentum Ten of 13

players back
Panthers finish sixth at
Crusade Fore a Cure invite
on the court
Assistant sports editor ANTHONY IOZZO
Assistant sports editor
The Oregon High School girls golf
team took sixth Monday at the Cru- Expectations for the
sade Fore a Cure Invitational at Maple Oregon High School vol-
Bluff Country Club. l ey b a l l t e a m a r e m u c h
The tournament is a little more than higher in 2017 than they
just any golf event, however. Each were last year. That team
team is asked to raise money for the finished 8-11 overall (1-5
Susan G. Komen Foundation for Badger South Conference).
breast cancer research, and the girls The Panthers return five
all wore pink in support of those with starters and 10 of 13 let-
breast cancer. terwinners in the hopes of
The tournament ended up taking using that experience to
about seven hours to complete with their advantage.
some holes backing up due to slow This team has a high
groups, but that didnt stop Oregon potential to do great things
from finishing with a 384. this season, coach Katie
Junior Ally Payne tied for 16th with Heitz wrote in a preview
junior Sydney McKee, both finished questionnaire. We have
with a 91. Senior Andi McCorkle tied been working to find the
for 20th with Miltons Claudia See- right team chemistry ear-
man, shooting a 93. ly this season. We need to
Freshman Alyssa Schmidt finished solidify our passing and
the scoring with a 109. Sam McKees serves received.
118 was thrown out. Senior outside hitter
Bay Ports Jo Baranczyk won the Alyssa Milski and junior
meet with a 76, and Miltons Mia See- libero Emily Konop lead
man followed with a 77. Franklins the returners. They are
Courtney Matschke and Miltons Tay- joined by seniors Lauren
lor Hakala finished tied for third with Spierings, Jenna Igl, Brook
79s. Mussehl, Amber Zahn and
Milton took first with a 346, and juniors Erin Flanagan,
Middleton was runner-up with a 350. Leah Rogers, Rachel Scho-
Verona took third with a 377. field and Lexi Karls.
Milski earned sec-
Portage invite Photo by Anthony Iozzo ond-team All-Badger
The Panthers traveled to Portage Freshman Alyssa Schmidt hits out of the bunker on the 16th hole Monday in the Crusade Fore a Cure invite at South Conference honors
Country Club on Aug. 23 for the Por- Maple Bluff Country Club. last season and has ver-
tage invite and finished third out of 17 bally committed to play
teams with a 373. volleyball at NCAA Divi-
Payne finished third overall with an
84, and McCorkle tied for ninth over-
Middletons Payton Hodson was
the medalist with an 82. Monona Whats next sion II Northern Michigan
University. Heitz wrote
all with an 87, joining Stoughtons Groves OReilly-Dye was second that Milski is a six-rotation
Caylie Kotlowski and Osseo-Fair- with an 83. Oregon hosts Fort Atkinson at 3:30p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 5, in a Badger player that is the heart
childs Grace Eide. Oregon 185, South dual and travels to the Balance and Believe Invitational at noon and soul of the team.
McKee followed with an 88, which Wednesday, Sept. 6, at Blackhawk Country Club. Milski had 251 kills, 31
was 12th overall, and Schmidt fin- Monona Grove 206 aces and 178 digs in 2016.
ished the scoring with a 114. Oregon traveled to Monona Golf Konop was an honorable
Middleton won the meet with a Sydney McKee led Oregon with a Brooke McCallums 56 was thrown mention libero, and she
Course Friday for a Badger South 40, and McCorkle followed with a 42. out.
354. Waunakee (370) and Verona dual and won 185-206. will be expected to be the
(377) finished second and fourth, Schmidt shot a 48, and Sam McKee OReilly-Dye led Monona Grove
The Panthers are now 2-2 in the finished the scoring with a 55. Junior with a 42. Turn to Volleyball/Page 8
respectively. conference.

Boys soccer

Oregon focuses on
getting back to state
ANTHONY IOZZO Conduah and sophomore honor-
Assistant sports editor able mention midfielder Collin
The 2017 version of the Oregon Bjerke finished with 11 goals
High School boys soccer team has on 22 shots and added nine
a lot of turnover, but that the over- assists. Conduah collected 10
all goals havent changed. goals and five assists. Both are
After coming a few penalty expected to continue to lead the
kicks short of making state last offense.
season, the Panthers are not only Seniors Shane Sullivan, Kyle
expecting to continue its run in Rehrauer, Zach Pasley, John Auer,
the Badger South Conference but Lane Krull, Cade Zelinski, Collin
is also looking to get back to state Legler and juniors Girish Russell
after missing out the previous two and Colin McCombs also return.
seasons, coach Kevin May said. Sullivan had some experience
It wont be easy, however, as as a goalie last season and is
Oregon returns three of eight slated as the starter this season.
starters and two of nine all-Bad- Junior Duncan Morgan is his
ger South Conference selections. backup.
The Panthers graduated 13 of Pa s l ey a n d R e h r a u e r w e r e
24 letterwinners from last sea- picked as captains in 2017. Photo by Anthony Iozzo
sons team that finished 14-4-2 M a n y n e w f a c e s w i l l b e The returning letterwinners for the Oregon High School boys soccer team (front, from left) are: Collin Legler,
overall. They get back junior hon- Collin Bjerke, Girish Russell, Madison Conduah and Lane Krull; (back) Zach Pasley, Colin McCombs, Shane
orable mention forward Madison Turn to Soccer/Page 10 Sullivan, John Auer, Cade Zelinski and Kyle Rehrauer.
8 August 31, 2017 Oregon Observer

Oregon starts season 7-0,
knocks off Edgewood
Assistant sports editor

The Oregon High School

volleyball team started the
season strong Thursday with
a 3-1 (25-19, 15-16, 21-25,
25-11) win over Badger
South Conference rival Mad-
ison Edgewood.
The Panthers followed
that up with a 5-0 first-place
performance at the Belleville
Invitational, defeating Fenni-
more (25-7, 25-21), Madison
West (25-17, 25-19), Princ-
eton/Green Lake (25-19,
25-10), Dodgeville (25-22,
25-12) and Belleville (19-25,
25-12, 16-14).
Oregon 3, Edgewood 1 Photo by Anthony Iozzo
The returning letterwinners for the Oregon High School volleyball team (front, from left) are:
Oregon took a 2-0 lead Brooke Mussehl, Emily Konop, Erin Flanagan and Lauren Spierings; (back) Lexi Karls, Leah
Thursday and didnt let a loss Rogers, Alyssa Milski, Rachel Schofield, Jenna Igl and Amber Zahn.
in the third set derail its vic- Photo by Anthony Iozzo

Volleyball: Season started Thursday

tory march, as the Panthers Junior middle blocker Bekken Pearson gets a kill in the first
cruised to a 14-point fourth set Tuesday in a nonconference match against Wisconsin
set win. Dells at Oregon High School. The Panthers won 3-0 (25-
I think we have always 10, 25-14, 25-23) and are now 7-0 overall. Continued from page 7 wrote. Igl joins Spierings as We are very excited,
had something in out head the top middle blockers on Heitz wrote. This is a fun
that, Oh my gosh, it is Edge- the squad. group of girls that has been
wood, coach Katie Heitz Whats next leader of the defense again Karls is slated as a defen- willing to put in the work so
said. I am not taking any- in 2017, Heitz wrote. Konop sive specialist, and Schofield far this year.
thing away from Edgewood. Oregon travels to Monona Grove at 7p.m. Thursday had 267 digs, 45 aces and 34 is on the roster as a right- Senior Emma Fischer
They are a very good team in a Badger South Conference match and travels to the assists a year ago. side hitter. Rogers is an out- (defensive specialist/outside
this year. It is overcoming Zahn is returning from a side hitter. hitter), junior Bailey Gable
Monona Grove invite at 9a.m. Saturday.
broken ankle, so she will be Some newcomers expect- (defensive specialist), junior
Turn to Oregon/Page 10 limited early in the season. ed to contribute are juniors Sydona Roberts (middle
Mussehl played a little last Bekken Pearson and Erin hitter) and junior Morgan
season, but Heitz wrote that Wriedt. Swenson (right-side hitter)
Girls cross country she will be looking to take Wriedt, who was a setter are also listed on varsity in
on JV last year, will be mov- 2017.
Panthers placed 12th at tough Jamie Block invite
on a larger role for defense
this year. ing to the right-side hitter Oregon graduated hon-
Flanagan returns as the spot. orable mention outside
JEREMY JONES and sophomore Zoe Frank starting setter, and she and Heitz wrote that Pearson hitter Liz Andriacchi and
is a great athlete that has a Abbie Schofield, Emmie
Sports editor werent far off the pace.
Bastian, who is com-
Whats next Igl look to continue to be
quiet leaders that younger nose for the ball and makes Wiedemann and Kendyl
ing back from an inju- girls can learn from, Heitz great hustle plays. Ainsworth.
The Oregon girls cross The Panthers travel to
country team traveled to ry-plagued 2016 season,
West Bend on Saturday to finished as the teams sec- the annual Verona Invi-
open the season against a
very talented field at the
Jamie Black Challenge.
ond runner in 21:29. A trio
of underclassmen rounded
out the Panthers top five
tational at 10a.m. Sat-
urday. Panthers look to move up conference
Among the field are
standings with serves received
Based on a combined varsity runners. Frank and
varsity top runners times, fellow sophomore Bryanna defending Division 1
rather than place, the Pan- Salazar crossed the finish state champion Sun
thers finished 12th out of 19 line in 21:54 and 22:32,
teams in a total of 1 hours, respectively. Freshman Prairie and team qualifier The Oregon volleyball team finished in 2017. The Crusaders return sec-
49 minutes, 50 seconds. Clara Hughes was the final Madison Memorial. tied for last place in the Badger South ond-team senior outside hitter Caitlin
Junior Lauren Beauchaine varsity scorer for Oregon in Conference last season, and the Pan- Link.
led the way for the team, 22:43. thers will not have an easier schedule Edgewood graduated first-team setter
covering the 5k course in Juniors Kaity Klim- competed but did not count this year. Hannah Schwenn and honorable men-
21.12. Senior Bree Bastian inski and Julie Bull also toward the final score. Stoughton, Monona Grove and Fort tion outside/right-side hitter Bri Foti.
Atkinson tied for the conference title Stoughton (29-5, 5-1) lost much of its
last season after the Blackhawks won offense from a year ago, but the Vikings
the tournament, defeating the Vikings bring back several defensive pieces.
presents our 9th Annual twice in the conference finals. Senior honorable mention defensive
Heitz wrote in the Hubs preview specialist/outside hitter Tessa Berry
questionnaire she expects Milton, and junior second-team libero Hannah
Monona Grove and Madison Edge- Wirag are both back. Senior outside hit-
wood to be three of the tougher teams to ter Olivia Panthofer also returns.
beat in 2017. New conference member S t o u g h t o n g r a d u a t e d fi r s t - t e a m
Watertown is likely going to be in the all-conference and honorable mention
mix, as will Stoughton. All-State outside hitter Rachel Hedman
The Goslings played in the Little 10 and second-team setter Maggie Wirag.
Conference last season and finished Monona Grove (27-6, 6-0) returns
18-7 overall (11-3 conference) behind junior first-team middle blocker McK-

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 Oconomowoc (33-5, 14-0). Watertown

also won the Capitol Volleyball Acade-
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enna Warnock but graduates five others
from the all-conference list first-team
outside hitter Kylie Meinholz, first-
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and honorable mention Amanda Feder.
Fort Atkinson (18-7, 4-2) brings back
senior second-team outside hitter Sarah
Milton (8-12, 1-5) is another strong Pfeifer and junior honorable mention
team. They improved throughout last setter Grace Mans. The Blackhawks
Does your business serve the senior community? season and also have talent coming up graduate first-team outside hitter Katie
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Booth reservations now being accepted. The Red Hawks return a trio of hon-
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er Miah Garant.
Monroe (13-16, 1-5) returns senior
bort (outside hitter) and juniors Court- honorable mention middle hitter Sydney

ney Knutson (middle hitter) and Chloe Mathiason and graduated second-team
To reserve your spot or to get more Buescher (outside hitter). They gradu-
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Football Girls swimming

Every point counts in close win

Sports editor

Oregon/Belleville and the

Stoughton girls swimming
are teams on similar trajec-
tories to build up both pro-
Oregon and Stoughton
have seen an increase in
numbers, as well as young
talent this season.
Just how even the teams Photo by Jeremy Jones
are was put on display Tues- Freshman Mattea Thomason helps lead Oregon to victory
day as the host Panthers held in the 200-meter medley relay with a time of 2 minutes,
on to win the Badger South 11.1 seconds Tuesday against Stoughton. The Panthers
Conference dual over the won the dual meet 86-84 to improve to 2-0 in conference.
rival Vikings , 86-84.
When it comes to a meet Freshman Halle Bush, Christofferson won the 50
like this, you have to go Christofferson and Magee free going into the break.
1-2 or 2-3, coach Michael joined Dobrinsky to help the
Photo by Jeremy Jones
Keleny said. You score Panthers win the 200 free Norski Invitational
Jack Sommers (10) intercepts a pass by Mount Horeb/Barneveld quarterback Luke Hagelin. through five places (one relay in 2:00.18 more The Panthers traveled to
Dillon Hein hit the MH/B quarterback as he was throwing. Sommers caught the ball off a ric- point). Thats what makes all than eight seconds ahead of the Norski Invitational in
ochet and ran 26 yards for Oregons first touchdown. The Panthers lost the game 49-20. the difference Stoughton. DeForest on Saturday where
Sophomore Jenna Dobrin- Dobrinsky added the 400 a couple of underclassmen

Oregons offense stymied

sky had a hand in three of the free in 4:48.02 to help Ore- supplied a pair of wins.
five events Oregon won. She gon improve to 2-0 in con- Bush won the 200 free by
opened the meet by anchor- ference play. more than 10 seconds, post-
ing 200 medley relay team of Its nice to win and its ing a meet-best 2:08.81 and

by Mount Horeb in week 2

senior Carolyn Christoffer- nice to have a team thats (grade) Mattea Thomason
son, freshman Mattea Thom- really bonded together at added the 200 IM by .53
ason and senior Ava Magee these meets, Dobrinsky with a time of 2:30.13.
to the wall first in 2 minutes, said. Oregon finished third
JEREMY JONES later, he hit Caden Lee for a 11.10 seconds. Oregons other wins came as a team with 48 points.
Sports editor Whats next 20-yard touchdown to push
the Mount Horeb lead to 35-7.
Dobrinsky went on to help in the 100 breaststroke and Division 2 state runner-up,
the Panthers add the 200 free the 50 free. McFarland won the meet
For a second straight week, Oregon opens confer- The Vikings added a sixth relay and individually won Thomason claimed the with 82, followed by the host
the Oregon football team ence play 7p.m. Friday straight score on an 18-yard the 500 free. 100 breaststroke in 1:23.8. Norskis, who had 71.
came up with a defensive touchdown run by Brady
touchdown it hoped would set at home against Monona Gassman.
Grove. We knew MH/B was a
the tone in a Badger Confer-
ence crossover game. good team, and we knew wed Girls tennis
But Friday, the Panthers
were unable were to generate
any kind of consistent offense
Oregons inability to stop
Mount Horeb/Barneveld run-
have to play better than we did
at DeForest, Nelson said. At
the same time, I think because
Mental fortitude carriers Panthers to road win
and gave up six unanswered ning back Malik Winston had of that win, we didnt bring all JEREMY JONES Rachell Depuydt took a simi- Panthers take second place at
touchdowns as they fell 49-20 a lot to do with the loss as the we had. Sports editor lar route to victory. the Monroe doubles tourna-
to visiting Mount Horeb/ junior rushed 31 times for 343 The good news is this is Donovan fought back to ment.
Barneveld. and scored three second-quar- only Week 2; we still have Grit, determination and beat Emma Towne 2-6, 7-5, Gerhards and Krier beat
Senior defensive back Jack ter touchdown runs of 9, 52 seven weeks to improve. mental toughness. 6-3 at No. 3 singles. Depuydt Delavan-Darien 6-3, 6-1,
Sommers took advantage of and 25 yards to blow the game Oregon continued to rotate Its what you need to be closed out the win with a 4-6. Baraboo 6-0, 6-1 and Mon-
an aggressive Panther defense open, 28-7. between quarterback Nolan successful and what Oregon 6-0, 6-4 victory over Skye roe 6-2, 6-4 in the third
early, intercepting a Luke Coach Dan Kissling said it Look and Cedric Girard, with girls co-head coach Terry Allen. round.
Hagelin pass and returning it was a different feeling on the each throwing a late touch- Guerkink said the Panthers Junior No. 2 singles player Reisdorf and Donovan
26 yards for a touchdown. sideline for the Panthers (1-1 down. showed Tuesday at Monroe. Isabelle Krier won 6-4, 6-3, were equally impressive
Our defensive end (Dil- overall, 0-0 Badger South) Look went 6-for-12 under A hard-fought match all while Oregon cruised at the at No. 3 doubles, blank-
lon Hein) made a really good between their Week 1 win center with 79 yards passing. the way to the end, Oregon bottom of the doubles lineup. ing Delavan-Darien before
defensive play, and I just fed over DeForest and Fridays Jack Haufle caught an 8-yard pulled out three setters at Seniors Katie Reisdorf defeating Baraboo 6-3, 6-0
off of him, Nelson told the loss. strike from Look midway Nos. 1, 3 and 4 singles in a and Kailey OBrien won 6-1, and Monroe 6-4, 6-2.
Observer. The quarterback At DeForest, we had a through the fourth quarter. 6-1 Badger South Confer- 6-3 at No. 2 doubles. Senior Kailey and Addie OBrien
was trying to throw the ball little bit more of an edge Girard finished 3-for-4 with ence win. Addie OBrien and soph- and Gianna Schultz and
away, it bounced off the run- an attitude to us, he said. I 93 yards passing, including a Julia Gerhards dropped omore Jordana Burkeland DePuydt closed out the tour-
ning back right to me. think tonight after that first 69-yard strike to Jahlil Turner her first set to Maggion Set- rolled 6-3, 6-1 at No. 3 dou- nament with 2-1 records at
Oregons offense was touchdown, we just thought (two catches, 104 yards). terstrom at No. 1 singles but bles. Nos. 2 and 4 doubles.
unable to establish much in they were going to lay down. Hagelin completed 8 of 10 battled back to pull out a 5-7, Monroe doubles Sophia Choles and Ashley
the way of a running game We got punched in the mouth passes for 162 yards, three 7-6 (2), 6-3 win at No. 1 sin- Johnson beat Delavan-Darien
and even less through the air a little bit after that and just touchdowns and one inter- gles. Oregons top two singles, 6-0, 6-0 but lost to Baraboo
as MH/B (2-0 overall) found lost our confidence. ception for MH/B. Crubagh Sophomore No. 3 singles Gerhards and Krier went 6-4, 2-6, 10-6 in the second
its way into the backfield with With the Vikings O-line caught two passes for 62 player Anna Donovan and undefeated as a 1A doubles round and Monroe 7-6 (3),
several tackles-for-loss. helping MH/B dominate up junior No. 4 singles player team Wednesday to help the 6-1 in the third round.
Mount Horeb/Barnevelds front, quarterback Luke Hage- Turn to Football/Page 10
Jack Frey had 13 tackles. lin completed his second pass
Gassman had 12 and two of the first half for 49 yards
sacks. to Tyler Crubaugh. One play
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Oregon: Girls sweep Chiefs Boys cross country

Continued from page 8 with two blocks.
Milski ended up with 42
Panthers finish 12th at Glenn Herold Invitational
kills for the tournament. Fla- JEREMY JONES (19:15) was 68th and senior the cross country team,
that mental block.
Now that we beat them,
nagan collected 78 assists. Sports editor Connor Brickley was 72nd
in 19:24. Senior Tait Bal-
but not returning varsity
runners. This makes for a
Whats next
we should always think we Oregon 3, The Oregon boys cross dus (19:53) and junior hardworking dynamic in
can play with anyone. The Panthers travel to
Junior libero Emily Konop
Wisconsin Dells 0 country opened the season Steele Mellum (19:54) fin- which all runners are push-
the 22-team Verona Invi-
with a fifth-place finish Sat- ished 100th and 101st to ing each other to improve
had 19 digs, and senior out- Oregon hosted Wisconsin round out the varsity scor- and compete at the varsi- tational at 10a.m. Satur-
Dells Tuesday and won 3-0 urday at the Glenn Herold
side hitter Alyssa Milski fin- ing. ty level, Haakenson said. day.
(25-10, 25-14, 25-23). Invitational in Watertown.
ished with 24 kills and 16 Many of the returning We have much to improve
The Panthers (7-0 overall, Senior Ben Boerigter fin-
digs. runners cut a minute or upon since our first race Defending WIAA Di-
1-0 Badger South) were able ished 53rd in 18 minutes,
Senior defensive specialist more off of their time from as a team, but this is a vision 1 state champion
to finish the sweep despite 59 seconds to lead the Pan-
Brooke Mussehl collected 15 the Glen Herold Invite in hard working and focused
digs, and junior setter Erin trailing 16-11 in the final set. thers, who finished 12th out state team Madison West
of 17 teams with a team 2016. group of young men, I look leads another very talent-
Flanagan had 34 assists and Oregon started the match on The majority of our forward to seeing them
score of 325.
two aces. a 13-0 run.
Junior Sean Bychowski varsity has been part of improving over the season. ed field.
Junior setter Erin Wriedt,
Belleville invite who started in place of Fla-
The Panthers lost one set nagan who rolled her ankle
Saturday in its undefeated
tournament performance at
in pregame warmups, fin-
ished with 26 assists. Junior
Boys soccer
In the championship
match against Belleville,
outside hitter Leah Rogers
had seven kills, and junior
defensive specialist Lexi
Oregon finishes 1-1-1 at Waunakee Invitational over weekend
ANTHONY IOZZO Pere 1-0 on Friday, but they Both teams decided
Milski had 10 kills and two
aces, and Flanagan added
Karls collected seven assists.
Junior middle blocker Assistant sports editor bounced back Saturday against the shootout. Whats next
Bekken Pearson had three with a 4-2 win over Sug-
22 assists. Konop collected
The Oregon High School ar River and a 4-4 tie with Mount Horeb 1, Oregon 0 Oregon travels to De-
12 digs, and senior middle blocks, and Mussehl finished
blocker Jenna Igl finished with seven digs. boys soccer team opened Madison West. Oregon was shut out Forest at 7p.m. Tues-
the 2017 season Friday-Sat- Madison Conduah scored by nonconference Mount
urday at the Waunakee Invi- three goals against West, Horeb 1-0 on Tuesday.
day, Sept. 5, in a Badger
Football: Oregon now 1-1
tational and finished 1-1-1. which ended in a tie after a The Panthers are now
The Panthers fell to De late controversial goal. 1-2-1.

Continued from page 9 team, so well have to pick

it up.
Oregon hosts Monona Soccer: Panthers opened season in weekend tournament
yards. Travis Klassy added Grove (2-0, 0-0), the Divi-
two catches, including a first sion 2 state runner-up last Continued from page 7
quarter touchdown catch,
for 25 yards. Gunnar Nort-
year, Friday to open the Bad-
ger South Conference sched- Seven-time defending champion Panthers look
ule. The Silver Eagles are
to hold off Monona Grove, Watertown
mans only catch came in the involved as well, as May
fourth quarter, resulting in a coming off a 49-14 win over said that there will be only
22-yard touchdown. Portage. a handful of returners who
Dylan DiMaggio rushed On the positive side, the will actually be starting. The Oregon High School boys soccer Reynosa.
11 times for 72 yards to lead Panthers can practice for vir- Seniors Nathan Krenz, team has been on top of the Badger South The Silver Eagles lone loss from last
the Panthers rushing attack. tually the same offense, as Tanner Hake, Erick Por- Conference for seven straight years after seasons all-conference selections is sec-
Brett Wannebo had 53 yards MH/B as former the Vikings tillo, Jared Podnar, Max another 6-0 record in 2016. ond-team defender Samuel Runhaar.
on 12 carries. Oregon fin- head coach and offensive Wirtz, Jack Weiland and Overall, the Panthers are 46-0-2 in the Watertown joins the conference after
ished with 100 yards rushing coordinator are assistants for Jacob Salzwedal and conference since 2009, when they started finishing 10-3-5 overall (2-2-3 Little Ten
on 38 attempts. the Silver Eagles. juniors Johnny Coughlin, the streak. Conference) last season. May said he
We werent expecting Its not getting an easier Carter Hendrickson, Zach Coach Kevin May said he expects Ore- expects the Goslings to be better than the
this. It doesnt feel good, for us, Kissling said. Hope- Schultz, Zach Bennett, Ian gon to continue its run despite having a Red Hawks this season.
Nelson said. Our defense, fully, we can regain some Moran and Nick Borden lot of turnover and being more inexperi- Watertown returns junior second-team
we didnt bring it up. Bottom confidence during the week complete this years team. enced than a year ago. defender Clayton Haase, junior sec-
line, they whooped us. MG in practice and come out and They will be asked to 2016 runner-up Monona Grove looks ond-team forward Jose Morales, senior
next week is a very similar play better next Friday. help fill the production lost to be the top challenger to Oregon this honorable mention forward Hector
from a year ago. season, while new Badger South mem- Almanza and senior honorable mention
Oregon graduated first- ber Watertown and long-time rival Milton defender Tanner Zweig.
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The Goslings graduated first-team mid-
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assists) and Matt Pearson dropping its lone game to Oregon. And Milton finished 3-2-1 with losses to
(10 goals, five assists), unlike the Panthers, the Silver Eagles Oregon and Monona Grove and a tie with
first-team defenders Ryan bring back lots of all-conference selec- Madison Edgewood in 2016.
Lopez and Connor Jones, tions. The Red Hawks bring back senior first-
first-team forward Alex Monona Grove brings back senior first- team defender Logan Servin, junior sec-
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5 things: OASIS moves to OHS, personalized learning expands around the district
Continued from page 1

2. STEAM expansion
The newly renovated
STEAM area in the high
school is also nearing com-
pletion, Pliner said. In a few
weeks, the impact will be
felt, he said, as staff will
move in and set up furniture
and equipment.
Our staff is looking for-
ward to using this space to
allow students to create,
problem solve and innovate,
he said. File photo by Samantha Christian
Busler said the new space Oregon High School English teacher Janet Fandrey, center,
will include a Makerspace passes out an assignment to her students last year. The new
lab for students to create, space upstairs has an open configuration with a variety of
design and manufacture furniture.
small projects or products. There is a strong history where students are in their
This creative space sup- of Oregon teachers having learning.
ports the personalized learn- a high interest in STEAM (They) figure out what
ing approach, where a student fields and working on the students know and then
is leading their learning with interconnectedness of sci- group them for that day
a creative idea and bringing ence, technology, engineer- based on what they know,
this idea to a prototype or ing, the arts and mathemat- not permanent groups based
market ready, he wrote in an ics, Busler said on one assessment they took
email to the Observer. The a long time ago, she said.
problem-solving and critical 3. Personalized (Its) flexible groups based
thinking required are two learning expansion on what they know the stu-
examples of 21st-century dent needs to know that day
learning and thinking. In the sixth year of the or that week.
At OMS, the new STEAM districts personalized learn- B e rg s t r o m s a i d w i t h
space, completed earlier this ing initiative, the program the emphasis on personal-
year, includes three state- will continue to evolve and ized learning, the district is
of-the-art music rooms, two expand at all the district focusing on the creation
technology innovation labs schools, Busler said. of relevant and empowering
and a design lab in the new One of the ways person- learning experiences, one
File photo by Samantha Christian
science wing that will give alized learning will work Natural light pours into an upstairs hallway earlier this year, where OHS student Owen John-
of the districts core values. son walks on durable Kinetic carpet tile.
students the ability to study throughout the district is Our goal is to create
science with a hands-on breaking students up into students who are owners of guide next steps and student the high school, which will interests and develop per-
approach. The science lab more flexible groups their learning, she wrote goal-setting. allow OASIS students bet- sonalized plans.
is also connected to a green- based on level of under- the Observer in an email. Busler said connecting ter access to classes in the According to the district,
house to bring agri-science standing, district director To this end, we are focus- with students individually building and also make it those plans will document
and plant-based studies into of curriculum Leslie Berg- ing on the use of learning and building strong rela- easier to support those stu- and reflect students course-
the middle school curricu- strom said earlier this year, targets, timely feedback tionships has been proven dents with school resources. work, learning and assess-
lum. with teachers using regular and formative assessment to to improve academic perfor- Access to counselors, ment results, post-second-
assessments to figure out mance. social workers, the health ary plan aligned to their
We remain committed to office and administrators career goals, a record of
serving all 4,000-plus stu- will provide a more sup- college and career readiness
dents as an individual, he portive and responsive skills and a portfolio shar-
said. experience, he said. ing their achievements and
4. Integrating OASIS 5. Academic and These learning plans
into OHS Career Planning will inform their course
selection here but will also
The districts alternative Also at the high school, be a part of their post-sec-
high school, OASIS, has the Academic and Career ondary plans, Pliner wrote.
been relocated from the Planning program will be in Students will be charting a
Oregon Ice Arena to OHS. full swing this year, Plin- course forward and our staff
For several years, the dis- er told the Observer, with a will be working to help stu-
trict had rented out room mix of activities supported dents make connections.
in the arena due to a lack through both advisory and
of space elsewhere on the core curricular classrooms. Email Unified Newspaper
OSD campus. Curriculum will be Group reporter Scott De
Pliner said district offi- implemented for each grade

Kopkes is now open

Laruelle at scott.
cials are excited to have level, and students will have
OASIS finally attached to the chance to explore their

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