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Neah-Kah-Nie High School graduation rate is the second highest in Oregon!

Neah-Kah-Nie High School’s  graduation rate has increased from 70% in 2008-09 to 97% in 2014-15. For economically disadvantaged students, the gain is even greater. The graduation rate for students in this category rose from 58% to 100% over the same time period.  For more information, click here.

Neah-Kah-Nie High School graduation rate is the second highest in Oregon! 2016-02-04T09:42:45+00:00

School district calendar changes for this year

Parents, due to the three inclement weather days (12/9,10,11) the following changes will be made to the school district calendar: March 11 will now be a school day rather than a grade day. March 17, second semester ends March 18, Grade day, non-school day June 13, 14, 15 student days June 15, last day for [...]

School district calendar changes for this year 2016-01-12T13:55:00+00:00

January is School Board Recognition Month

January is School Board Recognition Month 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. Board members attend monthly board meetings, participate [...]

January is School Board Recognition Month 2017-03-10T00:07:43+00:00

Oregon School Boards Association (OSBA) Convention

Oregon School Boards Association (OSBA) Convention I had the honor of attending the OSBA Convention November 13-14 in Portland with the NKN School Board.  NKN School Board: Terry Kelly, Chair; Pat Ryan, Vice Chair, and fellow board members Lisa Hooley, Eugene Tish,  JoDee Riderbusch, Trisha Hixon, and Carol Mahoney participated in the annual conference.  Conference [...]

Oregon School Boards Association (OSBA) Convention 2015-11-16T13:50:07+00:00

District Student Attendance Data

District Student Attendance Data Oregon Department of Education (ODE)  released state-wide student attendance data on October 22.   ODE data includes information on student attendance at the district, school, grade, and student group level.  The main report looks at the percent of students who were attending school regularly (students who were not chronically absent) in the [...]

District Student Attendance Data 2015-10-28T10:29:05+00:00

Books

This year I have read many books including, The Narrow Road to the Deep North, The Disappearing Spoon, Devices and Desires, Redeployment, Rain of Gold, All the Lights We Cannot See, Rebel Yell, The Masters of the Air, Bad luck Way: A Year on the Ragged Edge of the West, and Whitey Bulger.  The two [...]

Books 2015-10-14T07:17:43+00:00

Standard Response Protocol

The tragic shooting at Umpqua Community College is a stark reminder of the importance of school safety. Neah-Kah-Nie School District staff and students are trained how to respond to an incident at school.  There are regularly scheduled drills for inclement weather, tsunami, earthquake, fire, accidents, intruders and other threats to student safety are scenarios that [...]

Standard Response Protocol 2015-10-02T14:43:48+00:00

Homecoming Saved!

Great job Principal Buckmaster, Athletic Director Steve Sherren, and the Rogue River High School football team, coaches, and school administrators for “saving”  NKN High School’s homecoming celebration!   Go to the Oregonian’s link to a very well written article and photo highlights of the homecoming game. http://highschoolsports.oregonlive.com/news/article/2116645928870368899/neah-kah-nie-rogue-river-rewrite-playbooks-for-impromptu-8-man-game-that-almost-didnt-happen/

Homecoming Saved! 2017-03-10T00:07:45+00:00

Smarter Balanced Letter to Parents

Students, Parents, and Staff, The Oregon Department of Education (ODE) released school performance data detailing achievement rates and academic growth in math and English language arts (ELA) on the newly implemented Smarter Balanced Assessment in grades 3-8 and grade 11. The Smarter Balanced Assessments are significantly more rigorous than the previous OAKS State Assessment. It [...]

Smarter Balanced Letter to Parents 2017-03-10T00:07:45+00:00

District Office

504 N.Third Ave/PO Box 28 Rockaway Beach, OR 97136

Phone: 503-355-2222

Fax: 503-355-3434

Garibaldi Grade School

604 Cypress Ave/PO Box317 Garibaldi, OR 97118

Phone: 503-322-0311

Fax: 503-322-2193

Nehalem Elementary

36300 Eighth St/PO Box 190 Nehalem, OR 97131

Phone: 503-355-3650

Fax: 503-368-7721

Neah-Kah-Nie Middle School

25111 Hwy 101 N Rockaway Beach, OR 97136

Phone: 503-355-2990

Fax: 503-355-8514

Neah-Kah-Nie High School

24705 Hwy 101 N Rockaway Beach, OR 97136

Phone: 503-355-2272

Fax: 503-355-8200