Governor Kate Brown has proclaimed January as school board appreciation month. Superintendent Dan Goldman took the opportunity to recognize years of volunteer service from past and present board members.
Of 197 school districts in Oregon, Hood River County School District ranks in the top 10, according to Niche.com.
In mid-December, Hood River County School District will start conducting research in anticipation of a school boundary review process. The district will survey families to determine expectations and values across the county before a formal community engagement process involving community members and school principals begins in late winter.
As of Nov. 1, the district is offering a new pay scale for the classified substitutes, ranging from $11.00 to $16.06. Unlike classroom teacher substitutes, licensing is not required as a prerequisite for these positions.
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