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...
Newberg HS Tiger Trades 2018

Newberg HS Tiger Trades 2018

Student organized and led, Newberg High School hosted Tiger Trades Day on Friday, October 5th. Led by the CEO of Tiger Manufacturing, a student-run, for profit, on campus manufacturing business, the entire day was organized to showcase the various career and technical...
Beyond Measure: Schools at the Heart of Change

Beyond Measure: Schools at the Heart of Change

Thanks to Education First, 20 educators from all over Yamhill County and the west valley attended the first viewing in Oregon of the movie Beyond Measure. Schools/districts included: Chemeketa Community College, Dallas, Dayton, Delphian, Grand Ronde, North Marion,...
Technology Association of Oregon Recognizes Newberg

Technology Association of Oregon Recognizes Newberg

Check out this great video premiered at Technology of Oregon’s (TAO) annual conference showcasing the great work that its education spinoff and foundation, Innovate Oregon, has accomplished. Beginning with a few passionate transformers who know how to disrupt...
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....