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Jonah Smith (left) and Elena Wright rehearsing for the Corvallis High School production of “Mamma Mia!” on March 8. The two hold roles as dancers for the musical, which is showing at CHS from April 21 to May 8.

Here we go again: ‘Mamma Mia!’ returns to Corvallis High School after COVID-19 cancellations

ABBA musical showing at CHS from April 21 to May 8
Sam Misa, News Contributor
April 4, 2022

Cut short in 2020, Corvallis High School is now set to reopen its doors for showings of the musical “Mamma Mia!” from April 21 to May 8. Based on the work of playwright Catherine Johnson, the musical...

Luhui Whitebear, center director of Kaku-Ixt Mana Ina Haws, Corvallis School District board member and co-vice chair, on the Oregon State University Corvallis, Ore. campus on March 11. Whitebear was one of the sponsors for a resolution recently passed by CSD to recognize Womens History Month in March.

OSU researchers, Corvallis leaders advocate for documenting, recognizing women’s history

Lara Rivera, News Contributor
March 27, 2022

Oregon State University researchers and Corvallis, Ore. leaders are working to document women’s history, from preserving women’s stories through records and exhibits to the Corvallis School District...

An illustration of three graduating high schoolers. The Corvallis School District, beginning with the class of 2025, will be changing the way it recognizes its high school graduates at commencement.

Corvallis School District changing graduation recognition in line with ‘core values’

Riley LeCocq, News Contributor
December 22, 2021

The Corvallis School District is set to do away with traditional recognitions for graduating seniors as they move to expand new measures of success, beginning with the class of 2025.  Families were...

Chairman of the CSB, Sami Al-Abdrabbuh, poses for the camera before a school board meeting on Nov. 18. Videos of the school board meetings can be found on the CSD website.

CSD implements series of new ‘motivating’ institutional changes

Adia Wolters, News Contributor
November 29, 2021

The Corvallis School District commenced the 2021-22 school year with a series of new institutional changes in response to the COV- ID-19 pandemic and community movements for social reforms. Some...

Corvallis School District’s Superintendent, Ryan Noss, pictured in front of the district’s administration building on Monday, Nov. 1st. Noss said CSDs goal is to keep schools open and kids in school during the COVID-19 pandemic.

CSD parents respond to discussions of potential vaccine mandate

Lara Rivera, News Contributor
November 18, 2021

Correction: This story originally incorrectly stated that Corvallis School District Superintendent Ryan Noss introduced a resolution to the Corvallis School Board regarding a potential COVID-19 vaccine...

A file photo illustration depicting someone with a Bandaid reading COVID-19 to depict the experience of receiving the COVID-19 vaccine. Benton County has been experiencing a modest rise in COVID-19 cases since the lifting of the mask mandate across the state of Oregon.

Local health experts encourage COVID-19 vaccination for kids 5-11 following FDA approval

CSD says ‘vaccination is an important tool’ to combat COVID-19
Riley LeCocq, News Contributor
November 8, 2021

Due to community concerns regarding COVID-19 vaccination for children ages 5 to 11, the Benton County Health Department and Corvallis School District hope to inform parents and caregivers about the benefits...

Letitia Carson Elementary School located at 2701 NW Satinwood St. in Corvallis, Ore. Before recent efforts to change problematic school names in the area, the school was called Wildcat Elementary, and prior to that, was named Wilson Elementary.

CSD school renamings seek to provide ‘more complete,’ ‘authentic’ American history

Lara Rivera, News Contributor
October 29, 2021

The Corvallis School District has renamed three elementary schools formerly known as Hoover, Jefferson and Wilson, one year after the resolution was originally proposed.  The name change was completed...

Students attending school in the Corvallis School District return to in-person instruction this fall with new COVID-19 health screening protocols in place.
CSD will utilize an app called Safety iPass to collect data regarding COVID-19 transmission among students and staff.

CSD enforces new COVID-19 protocols for school year, parents adapt

Elijah Dodd, News Contributor
September 27, 2021

Students in the Corvallis School District get to attend in-person instruction this year due to new COVID-19 protocols put in place by the school board. As COVID-19 rates in Benton...

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Benton County releases CSD board election results

Elijah Dodd, News Contributor
May 19, 2021

Benton County released the results of the 2021 Corvallis School District election on the night of May 18 on the Oregon election results website. The winners of this school district election will serve...

Pictured is Sami Al-Abdrabbuh, one of two candidates for the Corvallis School Board election for Position 1. The other candidate running is Dr. Bryce Cleary. The election takes place on Tuesday May 18. 

Candidates for CSD position 1 highlight campaign goals, address controversy

Elijah Dodd, News Contributor
May 16, 2021

When Corvallis voters mark their ballots for the May 18 Corvallis School Board election, they have a choice between two candidates for position one on the board—current chairholder Sami Al-Abdrabbuh...

Pictured is Terese Jones, a board director for the Corvallis School District. She is discussing the plans for the future of the Corvallis School District and their summer programs.

CSD to offer students programs and classes during the summer

Jeremiah Estrada, News Contributor
April 29, 2021

The Corvallis School District has programs planned for students of all grade levels that will take place this upcoming summer that will include academic and foundational skill recovery and credit recovery.The...

Cheldelin Middle School science teacher, Alexis McQuillan, and her cohort will be returning to in person classes the week of April 12th. All students will have the option for in person learning by April 19th.

All grade levels in CSD plan to return to on-site learning by mid-April

Angela Tam, News Contributor
April 12, 2021

The Corvallis School District plans to have grades six through nine students return by the week of April 12, and seventh through twelfth grade students will be able to return by the week of April 19. In...

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