Philomath School District office
Philomath School District office (File photo by Brad Fuqua/Philomath News)

Curriculum, policies and local option levy on School Board agenda

District’s governing board scheduled to meet in open session at 7 p.m. Thursday

The Philomath School Board is expected to make decisions on Thursday night during its monthly meeting on elementary school curriculum, Philomath Academy-related topics, a handful of policy revisions and a local option levy renewal that has been proposed to appear on the November ballot. News that some might find most…

Linn-Benton Community College campus

Q-and-A: LBCC answers questions on bond measure

With the approval of a bond measure by voters on the May 17 ballot, Linn-Benton Community College plans to build a new agricultural center that would allow an expansion of the school’s training capabilities in…

Philomath High School

School district announces hiring of new PHS principal

Philomath High School’s new principal, Mark Henderson, prefers a smaller, tight campus where he can get to know students and staff. It’s a part of the job that he’s been missing over the past decade at larger schools and magnified…

Philomath High students show off their talents

Sophomore Kayli Blake didn’t have much time to prepare for this year’s Philomath High School Talent Show. In fact, she pretty much relied on her natural talent in dance to pull off a moving performance on stage Tuesday morning. “I…

County Commissioner Nancy Wyse and Sheriff Jef Van Arsdall speak briefly to the School Boad

Paid lunches returning to Philomath schools this fall

Beginning this fall with the 2022-23 academic year, free meals for all students regardless of family income levels will no longer be available with the Philomath School District reverting back to pre-pandemic conditions, Superintendent of Schools Susan Halliday reported during…

Chinook Hall

LBCC to cut ribbon on new Chinook Hall in Corvallis

Linn-Benton Community College will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony and grand opening Saturday, April 23, for its new Chinook Hall at the Benton Center location in Corvallis. The public is welcome to attend a formal program and ceremony at 11 a.m.,…

University of Oregon campus

Tuition up at nearly all Oregon public universities this fall

Incoming freshmen at nearly all of Oregon’s public universities will pay more for tuition this fall as schools struggle with inflation and budget deficits and face uncertain enrollment with COVID still lingering. Rate hikes range from 2% to 7% for…

Lane Community College

Isaiah Contreras of Philomath earns academic honor

Oregon Community College Association recently announced the selection of 41 members from community colleges across the state to the 2022 All-Oregon Academic Team. Isaiah Contreras, of Philomath, was among those selected. Contreras is attending Lane Community College in Eugene. The…

Mechanic changing water pump on car

Two locals among technical education signees

Linn-Benton Community College plans to host a National Coalition of Certification Centers letter of intent signing day at 10 a.m. Thursday, the school announced. Two locals will be among the 44 new students committing to pursuing their technical education degree…

Linn-Benton Community College

LBCC to open up campus for ‘Explore LB’

In its first inaugural year for this event, Linn-Benton Community College will open its main campus to all those in the community for “Explore LB” college preview night from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, April 14. Attendees will be eligible for a…

Newcomb-Tulane College

Philomath’s Rhiannon Gudge on dean’s list at Tulane

Philomath High School graduate Rhiannon Gudge’s exceptional academic performance continues with a spot on the fall semester dean’s list at Tulane University’s Newcomb-Tulane College. The dean’s list is based on all final course grades and recognizes superior academic achievement. It…

Lincoln City beach house

Senior All-Night Party hosting raffle to raise money for event

The Philomath All-Night Senior Party Committee is hosting a raffle for a three-day, two-night stay at a beach house in Lincoln City to help raise money for the June 11-12 event. The raffle tickets are $10 each. Complete information, including…

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