Quick action by EPHS staff saves student’s life

Sixteen-year-old Daniel Hinkle was doing his normal run in a physical education class at EPHS. He was at the top of the ramp when suddenly he collapsed. Physical education teacher Diana (Kendrick) Swopes was near by and rushed to him, while asking a student to go get help. It was not a good situation. Daniel…

Walmart donates to ERE

{gallery}10_11_11/teachers{/gallery} Walmart presented $100 checks to teachers at Eagle Rock Elementary. Front row- L to R: Desiree Moore, Troy Thorne, Heather Marrs, Cathy Ullrich, Gina Berger, Katherine Leppek, Mason Marshall. Back row- L to R: Andrea Southmayd, Walmart Assist. Manager- Mindy Lee, Walmart Manager- Teresa Stoll, Walmart Assist. Manager- Alex Schwimmer, Linda Saling, Keith Farber,…

Honors to MVE plant engineer for mentoring

{gallery}/02_15_11/Newton{/gallery} Mountain View Elementary was the school recognized at the Feb 9 school board meeting. Much to his surprise, Plant Engineer Dale Newton was the honored employee. Newton was recognized not only for his patience with Principal Lisa Yamashita as he explains just some of  the workings of the school building to her, but because…

District 9 approves health center

EPHS was the school honored at last week’s board meeting. Principal Allen Barber introduced two students: Gabriela Hernandez and Jeremy Burke. Gabriela has a 3.78 g.p.a. She currently has 25 ½ high school credits and 53 SOU/RCC credits and by the end of the year, she expects to have 73 college credits. She is interested…

Shady Cove students great injured principal

{gallery}/11_02_10/tiffany{/gallery}A line of students at Shady Cove Middle School greeted recuperating Principal Tiffany O’Donnell with applause as she arrived at the school for a visit on October 29. The poignant moment showed the deep affection and esteem in which students hold O’Donnell. It was the first visit to the school for the principal since a…

Shady Cove Principal injured

Elk-Trail and Shady Cove Schools Principal Tiffany O’Donnell was injured in an accident on Monday, Sept. 13, at about 4:23 p.m. O’Donnell was returning to Shady Cove from Elk Trail on her motorcycle.  At the  intersection of Elk Creek Road and Highway 62, as O’Donnell was traveling west on Hwy. 62, a 1999 Nissan Frontier…

D9 meeting mix of praise, planning and complaints

Two students from White City Elementary and a volunteer were recognized and given framed certificates by the Board of directors, Grandma Doris Mattey, who is a foster grandparent and has volunteered at WCE for 16 years, was recognized . Principal Ginny Walker introduced Randall Pickett and Caitlin Mercado as the honored students. Both are in…

Shady Cove to get “Cool Club”

What has been known as the Shady Cove Teen Center is now officially the “Cool Club.” At the July 8 meeting, as well as deciding on a name, the steering committee also chose the Boys and Girls Club to run the center. Although other organizations had been considered, it was decided the B & G…

Brabbin retires

EPHS Principal Mari Brabbin announced her retirement late last week, which will be  effective Sept.1.      She has been principal at the high school for 14 years. "I’ve seen a whole generation," remarked Brabbin as she talked about a visitation to a kindergarten during her first year. And now that child has graduated, she…