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Director of Finance Hired
04/23/2021
The District is pleased to announce that Christina Weinard has been selected to serve as the Director of Finance for the Estacada School District.
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2021-2022 School Year Update
04/15/2021
It is the intention of the Estacada School District to welcome back all children for five full days of in-person instruction in the fall.
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3/15 COVID-19 Update
03/15/2021
On Monday, March 15th, the Estacada School District was notified that there had been two notable exposures of COVID-19 on campus.
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Estacada High School Athletics Begin
02/25/2021
Beginning March 1st, the Estacada School District will move forward with athletic competitions, an exciting step forward for Estacada Schools and student-athletes.
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January Ops Update: GPS Ionization
01/27/2021
Learn more about our facility updates and new safety measures in this month's Operations Update.
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Meal Delivery and Elementary Bus Routes/Times
01/22/2021
View updated meal delivery and elementary bus routes and times.
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Take the Parent Pledge!
01/20/2021
Keep our students and staff safe, and our schools open! Take the pledge here.
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01/11/2021
View important dates, hear news from Superintendent Carpenter, and more in this week's Super 60 Seconds Newsletter.
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1/7 Reopening Update
01/07/2021
On December 23rd, Governor Brown announced that the metrics that have bound our schools to Comprehensive Distance Learning are now shifting from a mandatory status to advisory.
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1/4 Reopening Update
01/04/2021
On December 23rd, Governor Brown announced that the metrics that have bound our schools to Comprehensive Distance Learning are now shifting from a mandatory status to advisory. This shift allows the Estacada School District to envision brings students back on campus in a much nearer future than had been originally anticipated.
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12.21 Super 60 Seconds
12/21/2020
View a start-to-winter-break message from Superintendent Carpenter in this week's episode of Super 60 Seconds.
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Facilities & North Complex Update
12/17/2020
In December's Facilities Update, Operations Director Mike Waer joins us at the North Complex to update the community on the status of the project.
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12.15 Super 60 Seconds
12/15/2020
Learn more about our COVID-19 Dashboard and view this week's Super 60 Seconds update here.
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11.16 Super 60 Seconds
11/16/2020
View this week's Super 60 Seconds update here.
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New Hire: District Translator/Interpreter
11/16/2020
Leticia Gonzalez Jaramillo has been hired to work as a full-time Translator and Interpreter in a new position for the Estacada School District.
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Nueva Empleada: Traductora/Intérprete
11/16/2020
Leticia Gonzalez Jaramillo ha sido contratada para traducir e interpretar a tiempo completo en un nuevo puesto para el Distrito Escolar de Estacada
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Reopening Update 11/3
11/03/2020
The Estacada School District opened the year in Comprehensive Distance Learning. We will remain in CDL until Clackamas County meets the state's health metrics for returning to in-person learning.
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11/1 COVID-19 Update
11/01/2020
On November 1st the Estacada School District was notified that there has been a confirmed case of COVID-19 at River Mill Elementary School. The adult with COVID-19 is at home self-isolating and monitoring for symptoms.
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October 30th School Reopening Update
10/30/2020
On October 30th, Governor Brown announced a change in the metrics that have previously prohibited our schools from opening to in-person learning. The revised metrics have significant and exciting implications for our students and schools.
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10/28 COVID-19 Update
10/28/2020
On 10/28 the district was notified of a confirmed COVID-19 case at Clackamas River. The individual w/ COVID-19 is home isolating. No students were exposed.
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10.14 School Status Update
10/14/2020
Effective for the morning of 10/15 the Estacada School District will be transitioning back to comprehensive distance learning until further notice.
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10.10 COVID-19 Update
10/10/2020
On October 10th the district was notified by Clackamas County Public Health of an additional confirmed case of COVID-19 in the Estacada School District. This case was also an adult, and the exposure occurred at the Estacada School District administrative office.
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10.9 COVID-19 Update
10/09/2020
On October 8th, the Estacada School District was notified by Clackamas County Public Health that there has been a confirmed exposure of COVID-19 at River Mill Elementary School. That day, the individual with COVID-19 was contacted and is at home self-isolating and monitoring for symptoms. Every person who came in close contact with the individual has been notified.
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Important COVID-19 Update
10/08/2020
On 10/8 the district was notified by public health of a confirmed COVID-19 case at River Mill Elementary. For details on precautions, closures, & planning info read more.
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Estacada Wildfire Resources
10/05/2020
View a comprehensive list of wildfire recovery resources in our area.
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Estacada Schools Named A 2020 Top Workplace
09/28/2020
The Oregonian names Estacada School District a winner of the Oregon Top Workplaces 2020 award.
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Athletics Announcement
09/18/2020
Ranger Athletics are back this Fall! Starting Sept. 28th we will be starting practices for some of our sports in specialized training seasons. Things will kick off with our Spring Sports.
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School Reopening Information
09/18/2020
Virtual school will resume 9/21. Schools, meal delivery, and our tech dept. will be open. Our district understands that those still displaced will prioritize family safety above all else, and schools will be open to provide normalcy and support for our community
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Wildfire Letter from Superintendent Carpenter
09/10/2020
Read the latest updates from Superintendent Carpenter during Estacada's wildfire evacuations.
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Device Pick Up Event
08/13/2020
The district will be holding their Back-To-School Device Pick Up event on Sept. 2nd and 3rd from 1:00-6:00 pm
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New Administrative Hires
07/08/2020
The Estacada School District is pleased to announce the hiring of two new district administrators.
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Estacada Teacher of the Year Named
07/06/2020
River Mill Elementary School Emerging Bilingual Specialist Karen Greene has been named Estacada School District’s 2020 Teacher of the Year.
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End of School Year Schedule Adjustments
05/29/2020
We have made some changes to our end of the year schedule that we want families to be aware of.
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COVID-19 Free Food Benefits for Families
05/15/2020
The State of Oregon has announced that it will be distributing money to families with children eligible for free or reduced-price school meals.
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Student Belongings Pick Up
05/01/2020
Now that school is virtual for the remainder of the school year, staff have gathered all student belongings from their desks and lockers and they are ready for pickup!
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Estacada High School Principal Hired
04/06/2020
The Estacada School District is pleased to announce that after an extensive recruiting and interview process, Amy Hudson has been selected to serve as principal at Estacada High School.
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School Board Approves Student Success Act Plan
04/01/2020
The Estacada School Board voted unanimously to submit Estacada's SSA plan to ODE for review.
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School Closure Extended
03/17/2020
All Oregon schools will be closed through April 28th. We will continue to serve free meals and provide virtual school days.
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Virtual School Days Enacted
03/12/2020
Tonight the Estacada School Board voted to close all district school beginning Monday, March 16th to transition to virtual school days.
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Estacada COVID-19 March 12 Updates
03/11/2020
We remain committed to keeping our schools open and safe. In accordance with this evening’s guidance and in order to minimize potential opportunities for the virus to spread, we have decided to proactively begin suspending events that bring large groups of students, adults, and community members together.
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March 9th: Staff Work Day
03/05/2020
All Estacada School District schools will be closed to students on Monday, March 9th for a staff professional development day. Monday will be utilized to allow our staff to proactively prepare for a potential extended school closure that may arise if a case of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 enters our district community. At this time no cases are known to be directly connected to Estacada School District staff or students.
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Estacada Coronavirus Guidance and Preparation
02/28/2020
The Estacada School District is monitoring and preparing for potential coronavirus exposure, as well as engaging in best practice cleaning and education during the regular cold and flu season.
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Estacada Nationally Recognized for PLC Work
02/21/2020
The Estacada School District was recently recognized by Solution Tree for its sustained success in raising student achievement. The district’s successful implementation of the Professional Learning Communities at Work™ process has been a major contributing factor in the improved achievement of its students.
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Estacada's Student Success Act Plan
02/07/2020
The Student Success Act is estimated to bring the Estacada School District $1.5 million annually in additional funds. To ensure that these funds are utilized effectively, the district gathered input from hundreds of stakeholders and a plan has been developed.
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EHS Achieves Record Graduation Rate
01/24/2020
Estacada High School’s graduation rate for school year 2018-2019 is the highest on record, coming in at 84.55%. This marks an increase of more than 14% from three years ago.
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Virtual School Days
01/08/2020
In the event of inclement weather, we will now have students attend school from home. Learn more about what this innovative new initiative will look like.
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Money Matters Monday: A December Financial Update
12/23/2019
Get a look at what's happening financially in the Estacada School District this month. We are committed to an open and transparent financial process.
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We're Hiring!
12/04/2019
We're looking for a P.E. teacher and a long term P.E. substitute. Apply today!
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Snow Routes
12/02/2019
Check out our 2019-2020 snow routes and be prepared for the weather ahead.
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October Community Town Hall Recap
11/07/2019
Missed our School Bond town hall? Get the recap here.
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District Offers New Transportation Tool For Families
10/30/2019
The Estacada School District is introducing a new program- SafeStop- to our district to provide families with increased communication and notifications regarding bus pick up and drop off times. SafeStop's phone app can also notify families each time a student scans on or off the bus. In the event of a bus breakdown or poor road conditions, our district transportation team can send a notification about the delay through the SafeStop app.
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Upcoming Community Town Hall
10/15/2019
All members of the Estacada Community are invited to join the district on October 29th at 6:00 to discuss a potential school bond, community priorities, and school facility needs.
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September Board Meeting Recap
09/16/2019
Here's a quick recap of our September school board meeting, as well as district news on Estacada High School's new Vice Principal, our October Reunification Drill, and more.
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October School Reunification Drill
09/05/2019
Beginning this school year, the Estacada School District will be conducting one reunification drill annually, starting with reunification of all elementary students and families on October 10th at 3:00.
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Estacada School District Administrative Staffing Updates
08/21/2019
Effective with the beginning of school year 2019-20, Estacada High School Vice Principal Trevor Syring will begin serving as the Elementary Vice Principal for both River Mill and Clackamas River schools. The district will be hiring a new Vice Principal to fill Syring’s vacated role at Estacada High School.
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Free Summer Meals Available
06/20/2019
The Estacada School District serves over 250 students a day during our free summer meal program. The program is available at several locations throughout the Estacada Community.
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Estacada School District Launches Agriculture Program
05/02/2019
The Estacada School District is pleased to announce that Estacada High School and Estacada Middle School will be expanding their program offerings. Beginning next school year, EHS and EMS students will have the opportunity to participate in an Agriculture program.
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May 8th Notification
05/01/2019
On Wednesday, May 8th, teachers across the state of Oregon will walk across the state to call for adequate funding for K-12 education. Many schools will close on this day. In the Estacada School District, our teachers have agreed to teach through the school day, and will participate in the district’s professional development time.
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School Board Votes In Four-Year School Schedule
04/15/2019
The Estacada School Board approved the school calendar for the next four school years during its April 10th board meeting. Hear more about the process and view the future calendars in this article.
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District Hires Executive Director of Operations
03/14/2019
The District is pleased to announce that Mr. Michael Waer has been selected as the new Executive Director of Operations effective April 8, 2019. Michael was selected out of a talented pool of candidates by a diverse committee encompassing nutrition services, facilities, transportation, and school building administrative staff.
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Estacada School District Launches Pre-K Program
03/07/2019
The Estacada School District is happy to announce an exciting new initiative launching soon. We believe that our district can better prepare students for long term success if we offer early education and intervention. This belief has inspired the creation of the Estacada School District Pre-Kindergarten Program.
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School Board Approves Major Safety Upgrade
08/15/2018
During the Wednesday, August 8th school board meeting, the board voted unanimously to move forward with a safety upgrade at Estacada High School. The Estacada High School Access Control Upgrade project will create keyless access to all outside doors at Estacada High School.
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District Upgrades School Security
07/25/2018
New secure vestibules will be installed at both Estacada School District elementary schools and at Estacada High School this summer. They will be completed before the first day of school.
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District Human Resources Restructuring
07/24/2018
Following the retirement of long time Human Resources Director Sabrina La Londe, the district is happy to announce that human resources assistant Kelly Hayes and payroll specialist Lisa Akins will both transition into a new role as Human Resource Coordinators for the district.
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District Hires English Language Learner Program Coordinator
07/12/2018
The District is excited to welcome Leah Riedel as the District’s English Language Learner (ELL) Program Coordinator.
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District Surplus Sale
06/01/2018
The Estacada School District will begin the process of selling surplus district property on June 1st. There will be several opportunities for the community and outside entities to bid on items.
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Press Release - District Hires Health Teacher/Head Volleyball Coach
05/21/2018
The District is excited to announce that Michael King will be joining the District as a health teacher and head volleyball coach at Estacada High School.
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District Creates Comprehensive Sexual Education Plan
05/17/2018
In compliance with state requirement, the District is in the process of creating a Comprehensive Sexual Education Plan, while integrating community input and feedback.
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Press Release- District Hires Student Services Director
05/02/2018
The Estacada School District is excited to welcome Jason Hobson as the District’s Director of Student Services. Jason comes to us from the West Linn Wilsonville School District, where he worked in Student Services as an Instructional Coordinator.
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Press Release- Athletic Director Role
04/26/2018
The District is pleased to announce that Andy Mott will be transitioning into the role of Estacada School District's Athletic Director as previous Athletic Director takes on role as fulltime Vice Principal.
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New Mental Health Classroom Support Specialist
01/30/2018
The District would like to announce that Shelby Tracy has been selected for a new position at the secondary level as a Mental Health Classroom Support Specialist.
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Press Release - Facilities Development Project
01/12/2018
The Estacada School District School Board has voted to move forward on a strategic partnership with the City of Estacada to begin the 2018 Estacada School District Facilities Development Project.
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New ELL Coordinator
01/12/2018
The District is pleased to announce that Jessica Miner has been selected for a new position as the district's English Language Learner Program Coordinator.
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New Communications Coordinator
09/11/2017
The District is pleased to announce that Maggie Kelly has been selected as the district's new Communications Coordinator effective Sept. 5, 2017.
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Press Release - New Business Manager
07/07/2017
The District is pleased to announce that Mr. Nick Hogan has been selected as the new business manager effective August 1, 2017.
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Press Release - New High School Principal
05/25/2017
The District is pleased to announce that Mr. Bill Blevins has been selected as the new High School Principal effective July 1, 2017.
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Press Release - Principal
04/21/2017
Press Release - Principal Estacada Middle School We are pleased to announce that Mr. Ben Hargrave will be the new principal at Estacada Middle School effective July 1, 2017.
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Press Release - Vice Principal
04/21/2017
Vice Principal - Estacada Middle School We are pleased to announce that Ms. Deb Wexler will be the new Vice Principal at Estacada Middle School effective July 1, 2017.
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Interim Superintendent Appointment 17-18
02/09/2017
Press Release - The Estacada Board of Directors’ appointed High School Principal Ryan Carpenter as Interim Superintendent for the 2017-2018 school year.
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READ AND RIDE PROGRAM
12/16/2016
Estacada School District Transportation Services will be piloting a new program that encourages reading during bus rides.
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Water Quality Testing Results - Lead Update
10/10/2016
The Estacada School District has contracted with Always Pure, Indy Safety and Pixis Labs (state certified) to conduct water quality sampling at schools and buildings in the district. Both cold and hot water fixtures were sampled. The testing was started by Always Pure and completed Indy Safety.
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Estacada School District Lead Testing (8/18/16)
08/18/2016
The Estacada School District recently completed lead testing on every water spigot, both inside and outside of all school building sites. No lead was found at Eagle Creek Annex, River Mill Elementary Annex, Estacada Middle School, and Clackamas River Elementary Schools.
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Digital Flyer Distribution System
Estacada School District improves school-to-home communication by implementing Peachjar to distribute school flyers directly to families digitally.
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