Under Construction: the Agile Learning Lab

Under Construction: the Agile Learning Lab

There are a couple of fantastic projects that are happening at the high school. One is the creation of a mental wellness center. The other is the building of an Agile Learning Lab. For the first project, we found a few motivated, smart community partners and gave them...
Mountain View Middle School & School Retool

Mountain View Middle School & School Retool

As the Construct Foundation kicks off Oregon’s second School Retool cohort in Central, Oregon this week, (see press release)  with 19 principals from Culver, Crook, Redmond, and Bend LaPine school districts, we recently reached back to a School Retool Fellow from last...
Teacher Prep is the Next Step for Innovating Newberg

Teacher Prep is the Next Step for Innovating Newberg

On Feb. 22-23, 2017, 20 teachers and staff from Newberg High School and middle schools will “Breakaway” for two days of intensive professional development learning a design-driven method for curriculum creation that builds a culture of innovation in their schools....
Newberg High School’s First Make-a-thon

Newberg High School’s First Make-a-thon

On Saturday, January 27, 2018, Newberg High School, held its first ever make-a-thon in Newberg, Oregon. Sudent-led and community-supported, the participants included over 20 students, 20 educators, and 20 community/business volunteers – teams of 3 were created with a...
Austin Family Grant for Innovate Newberg

Austin Family Grant for Innovate Newberg

Newberg High School, along with assistance from the Chehalem Valley Innovation Accelerator and Innovate Yamhill County, applied for and received a grant  to expand its CTE/STEM innovation initiatives from the Austin Family Foundation. Taking a lesson from other...