Find daily announcements and important information for your students here. This will be updated as information comes in. Scroll down to find your district: Bandon, Coos Bay, Coquille, Myrtle Point, North Bend, Port Orford-Langlois and Reedsport.


If you have questions about busing issues, call transportation supervisor Jack Haga at 541-347-4411, ext. 424. Find bus routes and times here.

Ocean Crest Elementary

There have been some cases of conjunctivitis, also known as pink eye. Staff are taking precautions to try to limit the spread of this. Click here to review symptoms of pink eye and how to prevent spreading it. Call the school with questions.

Ocean Crest and Harbor Light's annual jog-a-thon will be Oct. 9 at the high school track. The event raises money for technology and curriculum. Every child will walk or run laps during their class' scheduled 30-minute block. Family and community members are invited to walk or run or cheer the kids. To raise money, students ask relatives, friends and neighbors to pledge money for their participation. The grand prize for the student who raises more than $150, is the Fun, Fabulous Friday party — games, prizes and food — with Mrs. Anderson.

Call the school by 10 a.m. if your child will be absent. If you do not call, the school will call you. If you know in advance that your child will be absent, send a note prior to that day and save a phone call that morning. The office opens by 7:45 a.m. You can also leave a message.

Price & Pride will donate 1 cent for every dollar in receipts turned in to Ocean Crest. Ray's will also donate 1 cent for every dollar if you ask to have your Access card registered for Ocean Crest Elementary School. The school also collects Campbell's soup and Box Tops for Education. The school's looking for a new parent to be in charge of submitting receipts.

Bandon Readers and Volunteers Organization (BRAVO) is a nonprofit of adult reading mentors for kids in grades K-2. Traditionally more than 20 volunteers sign up to work with students for an hour on Tuesdays. If interested, call coordinator Kate Valleli at 541-252-1284.

Harbor Lights Middle School

MarLo Dance students: If you ride the bus to the dance studio after school, get on Route 2, not Route 5.

Fifth- and sixth-graders may pick up school picture packets from their homeroom teachers. They will give their payment envelope directly to the photographer on picture day. Seventh- and eighth-graders can pick up their picture packets at the office window.

The Ready to Smile dental program is returning to HLMS this year. Students who sign up will receive free dental screenings and sealants during school hours Nov. 4-6. The dental crew will set up in Room 7 behind the library. To sign up, complete a Ready to Smile permission form and return it to your child's classroom or the HLMS office no later than Friday. Permission slips are available from sixth grade teachers, Mrs. Curtis-Trudell or at the office window.

The Good News Club, sponsored by Christian Evangelism Fellowship of Coos County, is available to middle school students. Students will leave campus for one hour (during lunch) on Thursdays, beginning in October to attend sessions at Bandon Christian Fellowship, through April. Some class time may also be missed. Interested students should pick up a flier at the office window. This is not a school-sponsored activity.

Want to be a Boy Scout? Come to The Barn in City Park 7:30-9 p.m. Mondays. For more information, call scoutmaster Chris Butler at 541-404-6481 or Christina Duval at 541-551-0123. This is not a school-sponsored activity.

Parents and students: Students should arrive at school between 8 and 8:20 a.m. School supervision for students is only provided beginning at 8 a.m. each day. Students are not permitted to leave campus once they arrive at school unless they have permission from the office and have signed out. Doors open at 8:15 a.m., and students are to be seated in their classroom when the final bell rings at 8:25 a.m. Supervision ends each day at 3:30 p.m., unless a student is participating in a school-sponsored sport or has made other arrangements with a faculty member.

Students must remain at least 100 feet away from the Go Native greenhouse located in the field behind the middle school.

HLMS is seeking a parent interested in serving on the school’s site committee. Meetings are every four to six weeks. If interested, call the office at 541-347-4415 or email Principal Michelle Inskeep at michellei@bandon.k12.or.us. Information about site committees and their purpose: http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/pages/rules/oars_500/oar_581/581_020.html.

Check out the school's Facebook page here.

Bandon High School

  • 8:20 a.m. Monday: Student council meeting in Mr. Schofield's room for all ASB and newly elected class officers
  • Break Monday: Class meeting for homecoming planning (freshmen to Mr. Schofield's room, sophomores to Mr. Polamalu's room, juniors to the music room, seniors to the library)
  • Tuesday: Community service day
  • 5:30 p.m. Wednesday: Senior parents meeting at Juul Insurance to plan for graduation all-night party (call Kisa Peters at 541-404-2824 or Kelley Basey at 541-290-1350)
  • Friday: Speech team at South Coast Invitational at Marshfield
  • 1 and 6 p.m. Saturday: Oregon Coast Film Festival (more info below)
  • 8:30-11:30 a.m. Oct. 15: PSAT test (more info below)

Spanish Club is selling snacks during break in Room 1 until the student store reopens.

ETS coordinator Kevin Black will be in the library during lunch Tuesdays and Thursdays teaching from "Cracking the SATs."

There is a song list poster on the leadership bulletin board for students to list music selections for the Homecoming Dance.

The Oregon Coast Film Festival will be at the Sprague Theater on Saturday. The festival begins with a storytelling workshop at 1 p.m. and continues on to a showing of the short documentaries at 6 p.m. Tickets are available at True Value, eventbrite.com and at the theater box office the day of the event.

Sophomores interested in taking the PSAT should see Mrs. Robertson. Testing for the PSAT is free and will be on the BHS campus Oct. 15. Testing space is limited to 25 students. Juniors, if you would like to take the PSAT, you still can. The cost is $14 and you may pay in the high school office.

Parents: Bandon High is looking for a parent interested in serving on the school site committee. Meetings are every four to six weeks. If interested, call the office at 541-347-4413, sign up at back to school night or email Principal Belletti at sabrinab@bandon.k12.or.us. Information about site committees here.

Students over the age of 16, if you're interested in enrolling in a college-level course through Eastern Oregon University, see Mrs. Robertson. You have the opportunity to earn two credits by enrolling and participating in a uniquely-designed curriculum to help high school students consider, explore and decide on health career options. Students will get HIPAA and University Precaution certifications, making them eligible for job shadowing opportunities within the medical field. Deadline for registration is Friday.

After school detentions are served 3:30-4 p.m. Monday through Thursday. It is the student's responsibility to notify parents and make arrangements at Joan's desk. Students will report to Mr. Weston's room after school this week.

Juniors and seniors interested in participating in the Health Occupation Observation Program should see Mrs. Robertson for an application.

If you are interested in becoming a certified lifeguard, classes will be Oct. 17-19. The Friday class will be 4-8 p.m. and the Saturday and Sunday classes will be 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Contact Ruth Graham with questions at 541-396-2115, ext. 207.

All students must check in the office window before entering the copy room. Student aides may enter the copy room through the door accessible from the freshman hall without checking in first. Only two student aides are allowed in the copy room at a time.

Body sprays, perfume, cologne, Axe and aerosol sprays are prohibited. They will be confiscated if seen by staff.


  • 6 p.m. Monday: School board meeting at Milner Crest (Agenda)
  • Oct. 22: StORytime at SWOCC
  • 6 p.m. Oct. 27: Special school board meeting/workshop at Milner Crest

Volunteer in the schools. Learn how here.

Check out the school district's new Facebook page.

Blossom Gulch Elementary School

  • Wednesday: Walk to School Day
  • Thursday: Picture Day
  • Friday: No school (holiday)
  • Oct. 13: Second grade swimming begins
  • 6 p.m. Oct. 14: PTA meeting in library
  • 9 a.m. Oct. 18: Extreme makeover for trail gazebo
  • Oct. 27: Second grade field trip to Mahaffy Ranch
  • Oct. 30: Harvest parties and Halloween Parade
  • Oct. 31: Grading day (no school)

PTA meetings are the second Tuesday of each month. On the agenda for the October meeting: Members are needed; three positions are open (treasurer, membership chairperson, publicist); nominations and voting.

Madison Elementary School

  • Tuesday: Fall picture day
  • Wednesday: Fire prevention
  • Friday: No school (in-service day)
  • 6-7:30 p.m. Friday: Family movie night, "Spookley"
  • Oct. 13, 20 and 27: Parent-teacher book club (more info below)
  • Oct. 13: Bennison/McCord field trip to pumpkin patch
  • 6:30 p.m. Oct. 14: Booster club meeting in library
  • Oct. 15: Kindergarten field trip to pumpkin patch
  • Oct. 15: Fall fundraiser begins
  • Oct. 16: Banta/Parsons field trip to pumpkin patch
  • Oct. 16: Great Oregon Shakeout/tsunami drill
  • 12:30-3:30 p.m. Oct. 24: MHS cheer clinic (more info below)
  • Oct. 31: No school (in-service day)
  • 5-8 p.m. Oct. 31: Halloween carnival

Madison has been selected as the recipient of a greenhouse from Dr. Mike and Friends. Mr. Carlson and Mrs. Maineau applied for the grant to enhance student learning about planting and gardening.

All parents are invited to be part of the Madison Booster Club. Childcare is provided during meetings, which usually last less than an hour.

The MHS cheer clinic will be Oct. 24 in the Harding Learning Center multipurpose room. Participants will perform at halftime during the Pirate football game that night. Busing is available from Madison. Register by Oct. 20. Registration forms are available at the Madison office. For more information, contact coach Kallie at kalliem@coos-bay.k12.or.us or call 541-290-1122. Cost is $25 and includes a T-shirt.

The Driftwood Reading Council invites Madison families to a parent-teacher book club Oct. 13, 20 and 27 in the library. Time TBA. Participants will read "The Rosie Project," by Graeme Simsion. For more information, contact Ann Marineau at 541-404-7973 or annm@coos-bay.k12.or.us.

Orders are still being accepted for the Madison yearbook. Cost: $13.

Busing to the Mingus Park Pool Public Swim is offered after school from Madison. Public swim is 12:30-3 p.m. every Friday in September and October. Cost is $3.

Start Making A Reader Today (SMART) is an early literacy nonprofit that engages community volunteers to help prekindergarten through third grade children become confident readers by providing one-on-one literacy support, adult mentorship, and new books to take home and keep. This year, volunteers will read to Madison kindergartners for one hour a week. For more information, call Cheryl Brown at 541-266-7476 or email cbrown@getsmartoregon.org.

Millicoma Intermediate School

  • This week: Fire safety week
  • Friday: No school (in-service day)
  • Oct. 20-24: Red Ribbon Week
  • 6 p.m. Oct. 22: Family math and reading night
  • Oct. 29: Picture retakes
  • Oct. 30: PBIS activity/harvest parties
  • Oct. 31: No school (grading day)

The robotics team meets 4-5:30 p.m. every Tuesday in the Sunset library. Students ages 9-13 are welcome.

Grades 4-6 have started swimming. Classes will run as scheduled through September. Cost is $10. Each child has already received or will be receiving a note with the information in the next three weeks. The last group is scheduled to go Sept. 22-25.

Sunset Middle School

  • Friday: No school (in-service day)
  • 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday: Millicoma Marsh Track & Trail (more info below)
  • 12:30-1 p.m. Oct. 16: Great Oregon Shake Out (off-site tsunami evacuation drill)
  • Oct. 23-30: Red Ribbon Week
  • Oct. 29: Picture retakes
  • Oct. 31: No school (grading day)

The Millicoma Marsh Track & Trail is this Saturday at the Millicoma track below Millicoma school. The 5K race starts at 10 a.m., the 400-meter Pumpkin Dash for kids 8 and under starts at 10:45 a.m., the 1-mile Fun Run for kids 12 and under starts at 11 a.m. and the 3K race for boys and girls in grades 6-8 starts at 11:30 a.m. The 5K race is a South Coast Running Club event and is open to anyone; it will include two loops of the marsh trail. The 3K is a Far West League sanctioned event for cross country team members in grades 6-8 only and will include one loop of the Millicoma Marsh Trail. The course will open for warm-up after the 5K. Day of race registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. for the 5K and kids runs. 3K registration is through www.athletic.net and must be completed by 6 p.m. Friday. All runners 8 and under in the 400-meter will receive a small bag of Halloween candy. The top three places for the 5K, 3K and 1-mile races will receive a pumpkin. Cost is a suggested $5 donation for the 5K and kid's 1 mile. The 400-meter dash is free to all kids 8 and under. Proceeds go to benefit the Marshfield 6-8 grade cross country team and the Blossom Gulch trail restoration project.

Free roller skating is offered 3-5 p.m. the first Saturday of each month at Snoddy Gym, behind Perry Electric. Call 541-756-2004 for more information.

Sunset PTSA is collecting box tops and Campbell's Soup labels. Drop off your labels in the bucket outside the school office. All funds will be used to support activities in all Sunset grades.

If there is a change of plans for your student after school, call the school office before 2:15 p.m. to guarantee that your child will be notified of the change. If your child has an appointment during the school day, send a note to school so the teachers know when to release them from class.

Marshfield High School

  • Wednesday: Society of American Foresters career day registration due (see Mrs. Bunnell in Room 135 for form)
  • Lunch Wednesday: Native American Youth Association meeting in Room 211 in main building
  • Lunch Wednesday: Booster Club meeting at Abby's
  • Thursday: Herff Jones graduation orders collected
  • Friday: No school (in-service day)
  • 7 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday and Saturday: Forensics tournament in main building
  • 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Saturday: Redhead Express community concert in auditorium
  • Oct. 15: Testing day, PSAT (special schedule)
  • Oct. 23: Blood drive
  • 7 p.m. Oct. 23: Fall vocal concert (season pass: $20, family: $5, single: $3, student/senior: $2)
  • PAT Oct. 24: Pep assembly
  • 2 p.m. Oct. 24: MHS site council meeting in Treasure Island
  • Oct. 27: Picture retakes
  • Oct. 31: No school (grading day)
  • Nov. 3: Middle school honor choir/band festival
  • 5-8 p.m. Nov. 6: Conference night
  • Nov. 10-11: No school

If you are an eighth-grader or freshman, the annual trek to the East Coast is a great opportunity for you to travel. The trip consists of visits to Boston, New York City, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C. The trip is in June, shortly after the end of the school year. If you're interested, there will be an informational meeting for parents and students Monday night at the North Bend Junior High library. See Mr. Fendall with questions.

Twelve MHS students who completed AP Psychology and AP U.S. History last year passed the AP exams, earning six college credits in addition to the nine college credits they earned through the 2+2 program with SWOCC. They are: Helena Platt, Tyler Yeager, Hope Voellinger, Katie Boesl, Crew Berggren, Alyssa Lovell, Derek Seevers, Steven Smith, Kcy Tavenier and Elyse Trendell. Sasha Strain was honored by the AP College Board as a national AP scholar for passing three AP exams: AP Psychology, AP U.S. History and AP Biology.

If you ordered pictures at registration, pick them up in the main office before school, during intervention or lunch.

ASB will accept donations for the annual canned food drive and Thanksgiving baskets during November.

Improv @ Lunch is back! Any and all students who want to watch or participate in lots of laughs, creative jokes and much more are invited, every Thursday at lunch in the Drama Lab. Bring your lunch, a friend and be ready to laugh.

Join the "Friday Song" at 7:40 a.m. every Friday in the main building's front foyer. Mrs. Spillman will lead a cheerful song that has been an MHS Pirate tradition for years. The song celebrates the end of the "work" week.

Math tutoring is available from the math department after school every Monday and Thursday in Mr. Wall's room 608 on the top floor of Pirate Hall. There's no charge to attend.

The Treasure Chest school store is open at 7:15 a.m. and during lunch. The store, in the main building Room 124, features used and new clothing at affordable prices. Most new items are $5 or less and used items are only $1. There are vouchers for free clothes available. Ask Mrs. Parker in Room 124.

Senior photos for the yearbook need to be submitted by Dec. 19 before winter break. Give a copy of your photo to Ms. Howe in Room 152 in JPEG format on a CD or jump drive or email to stephaniH@coos-bay.k12.or.us. You may also bring in a physical copy to scan. If a photo is not submitted the school photo will be used or a generic photo will be taken by staff.

Treasure Island Coffee Cafe and Pirate Apparel Store hours:

  • 7-7:40 a.m. Monday through Thursday
  • 12:05-12:25 p.m. Monday through Wednesday
  • Noon-12:35 p.m. Thursday
  • Closed on Fridays
  • During trainings the student lounge will be closed (in the morning Sept. 10 and 25)

This year Marshfield is selling Physical Education uniforms in PE classes. Download the order form here.


  • 6 p.m. Monday: School board meeting (agenda attached)

Lincoln School of Early Learning

  • Friday: No school (work day)
  • Oct. 17: Picture retakes for Monday, Wednesday and Friday students
  • Oct. 17: Evening conferences
  • Oct. 18: Booster Club Run the Loop 5K at Coquille High
  • 6:30 p.m. Oct. 20: PTK meeting at Coquille Valley Elementary library
  • Oct. 24: No school (regional in-service day)

The school is placing an order for new Lincoln Lion T-shirts and hoodies. If you want to purchase a hoodie, they must be prepaid with the order form. The school can order youth and adult sizes.

When your child is absent, notify the office by 9 a.m. so staff know your child is with you and not expected to be in class. Following the absence, send a note excusing the absence. The school is required to keep the note for its records.

Coquille Valley Elementary School

  • Monday: Grandparents day

Check out the Coquille Valley Elementary teachers' messages here.

Coquille Junior-Senior High School

  • Noon Tuesday: Key Club meeting in Miss Leffler's room
  • 12:10 p.m. Wednesday: NHS meeting in Mr. Swenson's room (all members must attend)
  • Friday: No school
  • Friday and Saturday: Lions Tournament at Marshfield
  • 5 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday: Oregon State University fall tour visitation (anyone interested in attending should see Mrs. Waddington or Mr. Begin; there is a sign-up sheet in student services; Mr. Sweeney will chaperone the trip
  • Oct. 13-18: Homecoming week
  • Oct. 15: Picture retakes
  • 1 p.m. Oct. 19: Early release
  • Oct. 21: OIT campus visit (more info below)
  • Oct. 24: No school
  • 4-6 p.m. Nov. 3: Auditions for Missoula Children's Theatre "Hansel & Gretel" at Coquille Valley Elementary

The equestrian team is selling pies for the holidays. Contact Mrs. Swenson, Johnny Rowe, Ryan Swenson or Bayli Waddington if you like to purchase one.

Lifetouch student picture packets are here. Come to the office and pick up yours.

Seventh and eighth grade Spirit Club is every Tuesday. The club will meet during lunch in Mrs. Ramsey's room.

If you would like to bring a guest to the homecoming dance, pick up a guest pass form in the office.

Mr. Sweeney is taking a group of high school students for an OIT campus visit on Oct. 21 in Klamath Falls. Registration is limited; the sign-up sheet is in Mr. Begin's room, Room 203.

The most convenient way to order graduation stuff is online at www.oregongraduateservices.com. Come to the office with questions.

The deadline for senior pictures for the yearbook is Jan. 12.

Check out Coquille Junior-Senior High School's Twitter at @Coq_Jr_Sr_High.


  • 6:30 p.m. Oct. 13: School board meeting

Myrtle Crest Elementary School

  • Tuesday: Math club starts for fifth- and sixth-graders in library

Math Club will be every Tuesday and Thursday in the library. The club will use the new Chrome books. There are lots of prizes to earn. Get a registration form from one of your teachers or Mrs. Logan.

Myrtle Point Junior-Senior High School

  • 8:15 a.m.-10 p.m. Oct. 23: Field trip to Southern Oregon University

Juniors who want to take the PSAT need to sign up in the counseling office ASAP. Space is limited for fee waivers.

Senior Spotlight posters need to be turned in ASAP. Bring them to Mr. Johnson's classroom.

Students going on the SOU field trip will see the Oregon Shakespeare Festival play "A Wrinkle In Time" and go on a campus tour. Students will need to make arrangements to get a ride home upon their return. All students will be able to request a sack lunch from the school or they need to bring their own sack lunch or money for lunch. Dinner will be provided. If you're a sophomore, junior or senior interested in attending, sign up in the counseling office. Space for each trip is limited. Deadline to sign up: Oct. 17.

For community service opportunities, see Lacey in the office: Line judging at home middle school volleyball games, clock operator at home middle school volleyball games, stat keeper at home middle school volleyball games, chain crew at home middle school football games.


Read the recap of the Sept. 8 school board meeting here.

Hillcrest Elementary School

  • 6:30 p.m. Tuesday: PTA meeting in library
  • Oct. 21: Picture retakes
  • Oct. 24: No school (conference prep day)

North Bay Elementary School

  • Oct. 27-31: Fall conferences

Sign-up slips for fall conferences were available at open house. Make sure you signed up for a time that works best for you. Students will be released two hours early during this week.

North Bay PTA decided to do a different type of fundraiser this year. The PTA felt the students could participate and help out while practicing a healthy lifestyle by running/walking in a "Fund Run" Oct. 23. North Bay students will have a designated time to run. Lap pledges or flat donations for the participants will go toward purchasing an electronic reader board.

Lighthouse School

  • Friday: No school (staff development day)
  • Oct. 24: No school (in-service day)
  • Oct. 27-31: Early release for parent-teacher conferences

North Bend Middle School

Coming soon: Bullpups Clothes Closet! If you have new or gently used clothing for boys or girls in grades 5-8, contact Vanessa at 541-260-7597 or email mmpallas@hotmail.com.

North Bend High School

  • This week: Homecoming week
  • Monday: Spirit Week "Twins" Day
  • 6:30 p.m. Monday: Open house in multipurpose room
  • Tuesday: Class Color Day (freshmen: purple, sophomores: blue, juniors: white, seniors: black, staff: denim)
  • Tuesday: Training for Link Leaders
  • Wednesday: Link Crew
  • Wednesday: Dress Like Your Favorite Teacher
  • Lunch Wednesday: Ice cream giveaway
  • 6:30-7:15 p.m. Wednesday: Bulldog Bonfire on lower field
  • Thursday: Theme Dress-Up Day (freshmen: favorite historical character, sophomores: baller, juniors: hicks, seniors: togas, staff: retro 60s)
  • Thursday: Deadline to sign up for Nov. 8 SAT
  • Noon Thursday: Key Club meeting in Room 20
  • Friday: Brown and Gold Day
  • Remediation Friday: Assembly
  • Oct. 12: Mid-Willamette College Fair (more info below)
  • Periods 1-4 Oct. 15: PSAT (free for sophomores, ETS and Upward Bound students; $15 for juniors; if you can't pay, see Mrs. Romanko or Ms. Roe)

Congratulations to Homecoming Court 2014:

  • Freshmen: Kelli Pettit and Grady Hampel
  • Sophomores: Whitney Crawford-Decker and Trey Woods
  • Juniors: Brianna Dank-Cole and Colton Olson
  • Senior Court: Karen LaGesse, Payton Smith, Cassandra Thies, Sarah Wall, Justin Barrett, Cameron Lucero, Willie Mahr and Baylor Turnbow

Seniors: Graduation requirements include passing the OAKS tests in reading, writing and math, or completing and passing two work samples in the area(s) not passed on OAKS. Your OAKS scores and your work sample information have been posted by student ID on the senior board by the conference room. You will not receive a diploma if you don't complete these requirements. See Mrs. Sharman in student services with questions or concerns.

Upward Bound and Talent Search freshmen and sophomores interested in attending the Mid-Willamette College Fair Oct. 12 at Lane Community College should come to the Career Center in Room 6 for more information and to pick up a permission slip.

"Be the Whale" is an art competition for students in grades 9-12. Submit a piece of art featuring the humpback whale and you could win $1,000. See the Nagger website for details.

Lifetouch pictures are in. Pick them up in the main office at lunch or after school.

Juniors and seniors planning on taking the October or November SAT should sign up for Mrs. Romanko's workshop on how to write the required essay. The workshop will be during lunch Tuesday in Room 6.

The NB Naggers would like to draw your attention to the College JumpStart scholarship for grades 10-12. This is a $1,500 merit scholarship based on a career-goal essay. See the Nagger website for more information.

The parent portion of the gradebook is not yet live. The school anticipates ParentVue will be available near open house Monday.

Any students wanting driver's ed training need to contact the Oregon Driver Training Institute at 541-342-4339 or www.oregondrivertraining.com. Contact Val Brown at the institute with questions. There is no available driver's ed instructor for classes at MHS or NBHS this term.

Students: Don't park in the spaces with "Staff Only Parking" signs. Parking tickets will be issued.

If you need information about driver's training classes, call the Oregon Driver Training Institutue at 541-342-4339.

"Get Up and Get Active" in the Geocaching Scouts tournament. Registration is 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at Walmart. Participants have until Saturday to find up to 21 caches and as much as $1,100 in gift cards. Prizes will be drawn 1 p.m. Saturday. Visit "Geocaching for Scouting" on Facebook for details or call Jay Schaefer at 541-297-0207.

ARC lifeguarding class for students 15 years and older is 4-8 p.m. Oct. 17, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 18 and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 19. Cost is $125. Sign up or ask questions at the North Bend pool.

International Club meets the third Monday of the month in Room 16. Dues are $6 for the whole year and should be paid to Mrs. Richards in the Athletic Office. Dues pay for treats at club events, such as the BBQ and Halloween party. See Mrs. Sinko with questions and for more information.

Go to www.naggers.nbend.k12.or.us for scholarship information.


  • 4 p.m. Monday: School board meeting (Agenda)

Wear your team spirit clothes on Fridays! Driftwood colors are red, white and blue, and Pirate colors are purple, gold and white (or your favorite college team).

Driftwood Elementary School

  • 8:35 a.m. Tuesday: Assembly for student council speeches in cafeteria
  • Wednesday: Student council elections

Pacific High

Tutoring will be available 3:30-5:30 p.m. after school on Wednesdays. Snacks will be provided. Students attending can ride the activity bus.


Highland Elementary School

  • 5:30-7 p.m. Oct. 14: Open house
  • Oct. 27-Nov. 12: Got Smile Dental Wagon
  • Oct. 30: Dress like a farmer day
  • Nov. 6: Picture retakes
  • Nov. 6-7: Parent-teacher conferences
  • Nov. 10-11: No school
  • Nov. 17-21: Five-day week
  • Nov. 26-28: No school

Reedsport Community Charter School

  • This week is Homecoming week
  • 9:45-10:30 a.m. Wednesday: Homecoming coronation
  • 6 p.m. Wednesday: RCCS advisory board meeting in Braves Center

Take the parent survey here.

No school on Fridays.

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Reporter Chelsea Davis can be reached at 541-269-1222, ext. 239, or by email at chelsea.davis@theworldlink.com. Follow her on Twitter: @ChelseaLeeDavis.