February 24, 2020
Ony Varsity Basketball.
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Congratulations to the varsity basketball team as they continue their winning ways in impressive manner! They captured 3rd place in districts by defeating Willipa Valley and Wahkiakum. 
They will open regional play this Saturday February 29th in Spokane. Onalaska the 7th seed, will play St. George the #2 seed at Mt. Spokane High School at 2:00 pm.

Because Ony is ranked 7th they are guaranteed a trip to Spokane for the State tournament the following week March 4 - 7.  

We will have a sendoff Friday morning at 8:30 am. "It's a great day to be a Logger!"


February 21, 2020
OMS MS Donate Work to CCC Auction.
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The OMS Sewing and Quilting class created and donated a lap quilt and two pillowcases for the Centralia College Foundation charity auction February 1st, 2020.

This silent auction item was auctioned off at the event. It is one of two charity projects done each year by the beginning and advanced classes.

February 21, 2020
OHS Welders Tied for 2nd in Competition.
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Ony Welders tied for 2nd place, and took 3rd place to Kalama, by a coin toss. 13 schools and 39 competitors vied for top honors. 

The competition consisted of math, welding, and cutting. Michael's oxyacetylene cutting "That's the real deal" LCC Welding student, Hazen's welding "That's a beautiful weld" LCC Welding instructor, and Dominic's oxy/acetylene cutting earned the highest score of all 39 students. 

February 14, 2020
Local Home Schoolers Study Performing Arts.
Local home school students, Isabel and Scarlet Nixon Klein, have been studying the performing arts for much of their academic career. Together, they have performed in over 90 theater productions.
3gg1They started with "Onstage", the Fire Mountain Arts Council children's theater program, in Morton. They continued their studies by performing with Centralia Community College, the Roxy and the Evergreen Theater in Centralia.
They also make short films. They have a YouTube channel and are working social media to promote and market their work.

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February 10, 2020
Environmental Group "Forces of Nature" Visit Supt.
MS Students

A group of young students, calling themselves "The Forces of Nature" are thinking big regarding environmental solutions. "The Forces of Nature" is working on ways to reduce human impact upon the environment.

One of their first goals is to research and investigate composting at Onalaska Middle School. Recently, they made a trip to discuss this issue with Superintendent Jeff Davis.

 

The group is making great progress and would appreciate support from others.

February 7, 2020
Lewis County
Lewis County Creates Strategic Plan.
Lewis County is seeking input from citizens as they work on creating a Strategic Plan for Lewis County. All are invited to provide your thoughts to the Lewis County Commissioners as they work on developing this plan. You can access the survey here:

It only takes about 10 minutes. Most of us live in Lewis County and we want the best possible outcomes for our parents, students, and communities. Your voice is important!

February 5, 2020
OSD Hatchery Program Makes Steady Improvements.
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Carlisle Lake receives 100,000 Coho Salmon and 28,000 Steelhead. 
The fish are held in the net pens, which are now anchored to shoreline. This change allows us to be more efficient in our feeding, providing larger fish for fishermen to catch in April. Kevin Hoffman, Hatchery Teacher states "I decided to move our net pens to shore, add a catwalk, and increase our feeding regimes. We are now able to feed 3 times per day, 20 minutes each time, and on the weekends."

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Historically, the net pens were located in the middle of Carlisle Lake, where they were accessed by boat during a single class period. The method was inefficient and the feeding of the fish was less than adequate. 

The Chehalis Basin Fisheries Task Force paid for this project. They have been a great support over the last 20+ years to the program.

February 3, 2020
National School Counseling Week.
Counseling Week
During the first week of February each year, the American School Counselor Association (ASCA) celebrates school counselors during their National School Counseling Week (NSCW).  Please join ASCA and OSPI in thanking your school counselors for their efforts to "Help Build Better Humans"!

The purpose of NSCW is to focus public attention on the integral role school counselors play in supporting the academic, career and college readiness and social/emotional/behavioral needs of all students.  Please check out the resources on the ASCA website that can help you share with your school and community about the great work you're doing to support your students, staff, families, and community!

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