News & Announcements:

Schools, district office close for winter break
Published on Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Corvallis public schools will be closed Dec. 22, 2014 to Jan. 2, 2015. Classes will resume on Monday, Jan. 5, 2015.

The school district’s administrative offices also will be closed to the public during this time. The central office will reopen for business on Monday, Jan. 5 according to its regular hours, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The Corvallis Public Schools Foundation, however, will continue to accept end of the year tax-deductible donations. Checks may be mailed to:

Corvallis Public Schools Foundation
1555 S.W. 35th St.
Corvallis, OR 97333

Online credit card donations also may be processed online at the foundation’s Web site at Donations processed or postmarked by midnight, Dec. 31, 2014 qualify as charitable donations but donors may want to consult their tax advisor.

Foundation staff will be available to answer questions by phone during the winter break at 541-766-4856. Voice mail messages will be returned within 24 hours.


New Interim Assistant Principal at Crescent Valley HS
Published on Monday, December 15, 2014

Beginning on January 1, 2015, current Crescent Valley High School teacher Trinity Welch wil
l become interim Assistant Principal for the remainder of the school year.  She will replace Michael Beck, who has accepted the Director of Human Resources position at Willamette ESD. 

Trinity has worked as a math teacher at Crescent Valley for the last eight years, most recently also stepping into the role of intervention specialist and RTI (Response to Intervention) coach.  She has been actively involved throughout her career in 509J, serving as a department head, mentor, summer school teacher and national honor society advisor, among other duties.  The district is excited to have Trinity a part of the leadership team, while also wishing Michael the very best with his new position.


Collaboration Grant
Published on Monday, December 08, 2014

For the second year in a row, the Corvallis School District received a Collaboration Grant from ODE and the Chalkboard Project. This year, Corvallis, one of only a few Oregon School Districts, received $636,000 to continue the work of the grant. 

The new web page is designed to provide our community with the progress of this collaborative effort. 
The purpose of the grant is to empower teachers and explore initiatives in four categories that would lead to improvements in student achievement.  The four categories are: Professional Development, Evaluation, Career Pathways and Creative Compensation.


509J Facebook and Twitter
Published on Monday, December 01, 2014

Social media has made its way to Corvallis School District.  The district is live on Facebook and Superintendent Erin Prince can be followed on Twitter @SuptPrince.  

CSD is thrilled to use these tools to connect more with students, parents and community member
s.  Become a 'fan' of the Facebook page and follow Superintendent Prince on Twitter for quick updates, school spotlights and more.



Bright Bytes Parent Survey
Published on Monday, December 01, 2014

Corvallis School District is working with an education research company, Bright Bytes, to assist us in analyzing the many components of 1:World, the district’s technology initiative.  The Bright Bytes Clarity software helps our schools make smart technology decisions that improve student learning outcomes in significant ways.

The district will collect Bright Bytes surveys several times a year for accurate and updated data.  All teachers, parents and students across the district will receive an anonymous survey to complete.

The survey opens Monday, December 1 and will remain open through Friday, December 12.

It is important for the district to know and understand parents’ perspectives.  Please look for a listserv e-mail in the next few days from the schools with a link to their survey.  Thank you for your feedback.


Superintendent's Message

Superintendent Erin Prince’s monthly report to the school board about what’s happening in the Corvallis School District.

"Superintendent's Report 11-3-14" - Posted Monday, November 03, 2014

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