K-8 SUMMER CAMP INFORMATION
Want an opportunity to take charge of your student’s future? Give them a summer filled with in-person learning and fun!
It’s Fun: Your student will take part in fun learning activities with their friends. Hands-on activities and plenty of time spent outdoors with other students will make this the highlight of their summer!
It’s learning: Academics is mixed with the fun! Your child will sharpen the math, reading, and writing skills needed to start strong when school begins in the fall!
It’s no-cost. All transportation and breakfast/lunch included.
Click on the links below for more information!
STUDENT BUS ROUTES
First Student is working hard preparing the bus routes for the start of in-person hybrid learning beginning April 19. With that said, the information currently in Synergy & ParentVue for student bus routes may not be necessarily accurate. If you've checked your student's transportation information in ParentVue prior to this communication, please check it again after this Thursday in the case that anything has changed. If you have any questions regarding your bus route, please contact First Student at 503-665-8193.
Leadership changes at Deep Creek-Damascus K-8 and Hogan Cedars Elementary
Degrees and Certifications:
I’m Elise Catanese, principal of West Orient Middle School, home of the WOLVERINES. As a community of learners, the students and staff at West Orient Middle School strive to practice respect, responsibility, relationships, and results. High standards and expectations for each student in regard to academic performance and responsible citizenship are the foundation of our school. It is with pride that we hold these high standards and ask each of our students to commit to maintaining the extraordinary record of achievement and contribution that has been the legacy of West Orient Middle School students.
Wolverines are EPIC! Engaged Persistent Intentional Career and college ready
All students are socially, emotionally, and academically prepared to reach their fullest potential.
Communication is key to student success! All school information can be found on our school website, westorient.gresham.k12.or.us. Our weekly newsletter, Wolverine News, contains the most current information including school announcements, upcoming events, important dates, and school celebrations. Wolverine News is emailed to parents weekly and we upload a copy under the Wolverine News link on our school website. ParentVUE is another valuable communication tool that provides parents and guardians access to information regarding their child’s academic progress, current grades, attendance activity, and class schedules via the internet. Both Wolverine News and ParentVUE can be found on our school website. Don’t forget to follow us on Twitter @WOMSwolverines.
Our theme for the 2020-21 school year is Mission Possible. Our mission is to prepare our students for the best comprehensive distance learning experience possible. I can assure you that our teachers have been working relentlessly to prepare lessons and activities and provide outstanding opportunities for online learning. However, we can not accomplish this mission alone. I encourage you and your student to join us in this mission. We ask that you guide and support your child's learning by ensuring that they:
- Attend all classes, arrive on time, and be prepared and ready for the day's learning.
- Complete and turn in all assignments on time.
- Consistently communicate with their teachers.
- Know that you expect them to succeed in school.
We are strong and we are EPIC (Engaged, Persistent, Intentional, Career & College Ready) and together we will make this Mission Possible!
If I can ever be of assistance, please don’t hesitate to contact me.
West Orient Middle School