New video debuts: Glencoe High robotics team

A new video highlighting Glencoe High School’s (Hillsboro School District) robotics team debuted here today. Team Shockwave from Glencoe High has ranked among the top teams in the Pacific Northwest and the nation. The video, which shows how students’ interest in robotics is leading them on career paths, can also be seen on YouTube here.Read More

Two Promise videos win national award from NSPRA

The National School Public Relations Association (NSPRA) has given its Award of Excellence to two Promise videos. The videos have been recognized in NSPRA’s 2016 Publications and Electronic Media Contest. The videos are “The Promise of Oregon: Year Two” and “The Promise of Oregon: David Douglas Early Learning Initiative.” NSPRA’s Publications and Electronic Media AwardsRead More

Eight selected for new Promise Scholarship program

Seven districts and one education service district (ESD) have been selected to participate in a pilot OSBA program that will reward board development actions with scholarship funds for students. Under the Promise Scholarship Program, eight boards selected by OSBA from among applicants will receive $5,000 each in student scholarship funds by completing a five-step processRead More

Ten new Promise success stories added to website

Nine school districts and an education service district (ESD) are showing Oregon how they are dreaming bigger through newly created Promise Program tablets. The new tablets are from Athena-Weston SD, Beaverton SD, Bend-La Pine Schools, Jefferson SD, McMinnville SD, North Santiam SD, Pendleton SD, Salem-Keizer Public Schools, South Lane SD, and the High Desert ESD.Read More