Dear Neah-Kah-Nie Staff, Last year we voted to combine all individual and group employee recognition (Classified Employee Recognition Week, Licensed Employee Recognition Week, Secretaries Day, Bosses Day, Administrative Assistant Week, School Nurses Week, etc.) into Neah-Kah-Nie School District Employee Recognition Week, the first week of April. I am very proud, humbled, and excited to recognize [...]
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NKN Staff, the recipients of the second trimester Treasure Award are Terry Houchins, Garibaldi Grade School Family Resource Coordinator, and Tracy DeGandi, fourth grade teacher, Nehalem Elementary. We all have great things to say about Terry, “A child, and his/her family, never goes hungry under Terry’s watch.” One parent recognized Terry this morning in my [...]
Monday, January 1, 2018 Dear Neah-Kah-Nie School District Staff, Students, Parents, and Community: The Neah-Kah-Nie School District will join the other 196 school districts throughout Oregon to celebrate January as, School Board Recognition Month. Our seven school board members spend countless hours of unpaid time working to provide the best possible education for our students. [...]
Congratulations to Stacey Dills, this month's drawing winner for ASPIRE Gear Day. ASPIRE is a mentor program that matches trained and supportive adult volunteers with high school students to help them plan and prepare for their lives post-high school.
Neah-Kah-Nie School District Staff, Students, and Community, Congratulations to the Neah-Kah-Nie School District Employee Treasure Awards recipients for first trimester, Carol Richmond and Ruben Bitts! As always, it was very difficult for the Employee Recognition Committee to select our two outstanding recipients because there were so many qualified candidates. Carol was recognized by three staff [...]
Congratulations to Esther Troyer, this month's drawing winner for ASPIRE Gear Day. ASPIRE is a mentor program that matches trained and supportive adult volunteers with high school students to help them plan and prepare for their lives post-high school.
Nehalem Elementary Parents, I am excited to share with you that the $1.4 million dollar seismic upgrade at Nehalem Elementary is 99% complete! The demolition and reconstruction lasted until the first day of school. Extensive construction occurred over the summer to the main building at Nehalem Elementary including some windows removed and reinforced with rebar [...]
Neah-Kah-Nie School District Is Your School District YOUR SCHOOL DISTRICT STAFF 69% of licensed staff have a master’s degree or higher 6 years is the average experience of our new teachers 10 years is the average experience for our teachers $39,296 is the first year teacher salary with no teaching experience (2017-18) $42,210 is the [...]
Neah-Kah-Nie In-service Week Schedule 2017-2018 Friday, August 18 8:00-4:00 New staff orientation @ district office (Synergy, PERS, leave requests, etc.) Lunch will be provided. Kathie Sellars is the organizer. Tuesday, August 22 8:00-4:00 Elementary Developing Academic Language Learners (DAL) Training @ DO Board Room. Instructional assistants/media are encouraged to sign up for this [...]
Message from Our Superintendent As the Neah-Kah-Nie School District Superintendent, I am thrilled to begin the 2017-18 school year! Every new school year begins with many exciting moments for students, parents, and staff. Returning students are eager to renew friendships with classmates. Students are anxious to meet new teachers and to be reacquainted with instructional [...]