Important School Information for 2017-18


School Opening

Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017, will be the opening day of school in South Lane. With many of the schools using a staggered start, parents should refer to the information provided by their child’s school. Parents of students new to the district can contact the District Service Center if unsure which school your child will be attending. 

Enrollment 

Approximately 2,600 students are expected to be attending South Lane schools this year

Bus Schedule 

A bus route schedule will be mailed in late August to the homes of all current students. Questions can be directed to the Transportation Department at (541)942-2803

Kindergarten  Staggered Start

Kindergarten students will have staggered attendance days from September 7 through September 30.  All kindergartners will begin a full-day schedule on October 3.  Please contact your child’s school for specific, detailed attendance information.

Registration,  Attendance Areas and School Hours

Elementary Schools
The registration for elementary students who are new to the district will begin on Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017.  All students entering kindergarten must be five years of age on or before September 1. Certification of birth date is required at the time of registration. 

Bohemia Elementary School (K-5) 

Principal: Heather Bridgens

(541-942-3313) 

Office Manager: Gina Hutchins

Assistant Principal: Laurie Melendy

The Bohemia attendance area includes the area in Cottage Grove west of the railroad tracks including Bennett Creek Drive, River Road N., River Road S., and the Silk Creek-Gowdyville areas. The southern boundary is the intersection of River Road S. and Highway 99 S. Students who live in the area north of Main Street, west of Gateway Boulevard, and south of the Cottage Grove connector will also attend Bohemia. The school day begins at 8:20 a.m. and ends at 2:30 p.m.  Beginning Wednesday, September 7, all students will be released at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesdays.  Bohemia students will receive a letter explaining a staggered start which will be September 7-9.

Dorena School (K-8) 

Principal: Linda Pabst (541-946-1506) 

Office Manager: Kathy Ward 

The Dorena attendance area starts at Dowens Road and goes east.  It includes both sides of Dorena Reservoir, Gillespie Road, and Garoutte Road. Students that live on Mosby Creek past the junction of Garoutte Rd. are in the Dorena attendance area. 

The school day begins at 8:20 a.m. and ends at 2:30 p.m. There is a free breakfast reading program that begins in all classrooms at 8:00 a.m.  Beginning Wednesday, September 7, all students will be released at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesdays.

Harrison Elementary School (K-5)

Principal: Heidi Brown

(541-942-3389) 

Office Manager: Gayle McFarland

Assistant Principal: Amy Aguero

The Harrison attendance area includes the area in Cottage Grove east of the railroad tracks. The northern boundary is Main Street. The southern boundary is where I-5 crosses Sixth Street and just north of Howard Loop off Hillside Drive. The eastern boundary is the junction of Row River Road at Bryson Sears Road and the junction of Mosby Creek Road at Garoutte Road. Students that live on Bryson Sears Road will attend Harrison Elementary. Students that live on Garoutte Road will attend Dorena School.  

The school day begins at 8:20 a.m. and ends at 2:30 p.m.  Beginning Wednesday, September 9, all students will be released at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesdays. For more information about Harrison Elementary, please visit their website at http://harrison.slane.k12.or.us/ .

Latham Elementary School    (K-5) 

Principal: Anne Fisk (541-942-0147)

Office Manager: Tina Crivello 

The northern boundary of the Latham attendance area is Sweet Lane on Highway 99 S. It includes Talemena Drive. The northern boundary on South Sixth Street is the I-5 crossing, including Taylor Butte Road and the Howard Loop area. The southern boundary on London Road is Hooten’s Corner below Cottage Grove Lake.  

The school day begins at 8:20 a.m. and ends at 2:30 p.m.  Beginning Wednesday, September 7, all students will be released at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesdays.

London School (K-8) 

Principal: Bill Bechen (541-942-0183) 

Office Manager: April Sexton 

The London attendance area is London Road south of Hooten’s Corner. 

The school day begins at 8:20 a.m. and ends at 2:30 p.m.  Beginning Wednesday, September 7, all students will be released at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesdays

Questions pertaining to Registration may be answered by calling your child’s school. 

Secondary Schools

Lincoln Middle School (6-8)

Principal: Jeremy Smith (541-942-3316)

Assistant Principal: Emily Wren

Office Manager: Heather Nordella 

Students in grade 6 only will report on Wednesday, September 7, and buses will operate with dismissal at 2:00 p.m.  Sixth grade students should NOT bring school supplies on this first day of school. All students will report on Thursday, September 8, and the buses will operate on regular schedules and afternoon dismissal will be at 3:00 p.m.  Cafeteria lunches will be served on both days. School begins at 8:10 a.m. daily.  Dismissal is at 3:00 p.m. (2:00 p.m. on Wednesdays).

All Middle School students NEW to the district should contact the Lincoln Middle School office after August 9, 2016 at 541-942-3316 to schedule an appointment with a counselor.

Registration:  Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 9:00 am to 1:00 pm and 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm.

There are no grade levels assigned to these times – parents may come to whichever time works best.  Students may pick up their schedules, pay any fees, and purchase physical education clothes.  School pictures will be taken at registration.  Language Arts/Social Studies teachers will make locker assignments on the first day of classes.

LMS Fall Athletic Registration

Middle school students can sign up for athletics at www.familyid.com. Lincoln offers the following fall sports: Football and Cross Country for all grades and Volleyball for 7th & 8th grade girls.  6th grade volleyball players play thru South Valley Athletics.  The fee schedule for all students is 1st and 2nd sports, $50 each and the 3rd sport is free.

Scholarships will not be available this year.  6th grade football players pay an additional $18.00 for Pop Warner AAU Insurance.  Physicals must be turned in and fees paid before the first practice.

Football:  Practice for all grades starts August 14, please check website for times: http://lincoln.slane.k12.or.us/.  Practice times will change to 3:30-5:30 when school starts.  Football registration is open throughout the season.

7/8 Volleyball:  Practice starts August 21, please check website for times. Registration for volleyball is limited to 48 players.  Registration closes August 16.   Late registration requires permission from LMS Athletic Director, Mark Dreiling, 541-942-3316.  6th grade volleyball is offered through South Valley Athletics.

Cross Country:  Check the LMS website for practice times: http://lincoln.slane.k12.or.us/.

All athletes are required to have a current physical on file in the office.  Physicals are good for 2 years and forms can be downloaded from www.familyid.com.  Physicals will be offered at Cottage Grove High School on August 9th & 10th from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. during Annual Physical night for only $25.  Other options:

•Prime-Med Urgent care 541-942-7000 $40 (Walk-ins welcome and Trillium may cover cost)

•Aspen Chiropractic 541-767-3788 $25 (By appointment)

•PeaceHealth Clinic 541-767-5200 (Walk-in, bills insurance)

•   ImPact testing is scheduled for Wednesday, August 9 and Thursday, August 10 at 6:00 p.m., 6:45 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.  Testing takes approximately 30 minutes. 

If parent/guardians don’t care to take advantage of any of these offers, they should schedule an appointment with their child’s regular doctor.  For any questions regarding sports, contact the school office at Lincoln Middle School at 541-942-3316. 

School Hours:  The school day will begin at 8:10 a.m. and end at 3:00 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday for Lincoln Middle School students. School will begin at 8:10 a.m. and end at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesdays.  The cafeteria will open at 7:45 a.m. and hallways will be open at 8:00 a.m., Monday through Friday.

Kennedy Alternative High School (9-12) 

Principal: Halie Ketcher (541-942–1962) Office Manager: Jolie Presley

NEW Location: 79980 Delight Valley School Rd.

All Kennedy Alternative High School students must re-register at the Alternative High School office during the following hours: 

Monday, August 21 – 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Tuesday, August 22 – 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Wednesday, August 23 – 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Thursday, August 24 – 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. 

Friday, August 31 – 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. 

School Hours:  The school day will begin at 8:00 a.m. and end at 3:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.  Classes will begin Wednesday, September 6.

For more information about Kennedy Alternative High School programs, please contact Mike Ingman at 541-942-1962.

Cottage Grove High School 

Principal: Mike Ingman (541-942-3391) 

Office Manager: Lisa Thoms 

Assistant Principal: Kim Scrima

Assistant Principal

& Athletic Director: Gary Roberts

All high school students new to the district should call the high school after Tuesday, August 22, to make an appointment with the appropriate counselor.

Registration will be as follows:

Sophomores: Tuesday, August 29 – 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Juniors: Tuesday, August 29 – 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Freshmen: Wednesday, August 30 – 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Seniors: Wednesday, August 30 – 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

A student data form MUST be filled out and returned at registration in order for students to receive their schedule. No schedule will be given until we have a student data form. The form is also available online at http://cghs.slane.k12.or.us/ under admissions. Please print, complete form, sign and return to school at registration. School pictures will be taken at the time of registration. Make-up pictures will be taken on Monday, October 2.

School Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday the school day will begin at 8:15 a.m. and end at 3:10 p.m. for high school students. Every Wednesday, students will be released at 2:07 p.m. This will begin on Wednesday, September 6. The first day for freshmen is Wednesday, September 6. The first day for all other CGHS students is Thursday, September 7.

Fall sports practices begin Monday, August 14. In order to participate, athletes must complete the online registration process. Directions and information can be found at www.cglions.org .

If you don't have access to a computer, you can make arrangements to complete this at the school. The fee schedule for all students is 1st and 2nd sports, $75 each and the 3rd sport is free.

All incoming 9th graders need to be ImPact tested and have a new physical, with repeat testing and physicals required every 2 years.

Physicals will be offered at Cottage Grove High School on August 9th & 10th from 6:00 – 8:00

p.m. during Annual Physical night for only $25. Other options:

•Prime-Med Urgent care 541-942-7000 $40 (Walk-ins welcome and Trillium may cover cost)

•Aspen Chiropractic 541-767-3788 $25 (By appointment)

•PeaceHealth Clinic 541-767-5200 (Walk-in, will bill insurance)

•   Impact testing is scheduled for Wednesday, August 10 and Thursday, August 11 at 6:00 p.m., 6:45 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.  Testing takes approximately 30 minutes. 

Charter Schools

Academy For Character Education (ACE) Charter School (K-12)

Director: Starr Sahnow (541-942-9707) 

 The Academy for Character Education utilizes a comprehensive classical curriculum and customizes it for the needs of each student. The school operates year round and provides a combination of school-based instruction and home-based instruction.

Child’s Way Charter School (6-12) 

Director: Mike Kerns (541-946-1821) 

Childs Way Charter is a secondary school providing small group instruction in basic academics. Each student has a personal computer; there is an emphasis on technology, community service, and project based, hands-on learning. 

North Douglas Schools

Our schools serve more than 300 students who live in Drain, Oregon. We PRIDE ourselves on top academic performance and collaboration with our community, which offers our district and students much-appreciated support.

Elementary/Middle School

Jody Cyr Principal

Becky Burris Office Manager

North Douglas Elementary/Middle School: Registration:  Aug 15-Sept 2,   7:00 am – 3 pm

North Douglas High School

Principal: Scott Yakovich

Head Secretary/Office Manager Jami Penland

North Douglas High School:

Registration:  Aug 31st ,  8 am – 3 pm

Yoncalla Schools

Yoncalla Elementary School 

has approximately 136 students in grades k-6. Although a small school, we provide several curriculum opportunities beyond our core curriculum including Band, Computers, Art and other topics as a part of our recreational exploratory offering.

Superintendent/Elementary Principal Jan E. Zarate 541-849-2782 

District Office Secretary Laurie Simleness 541-849-2782 

Elementary Office Secretary Diane Kokos 541-849-2158 

Yoncalla High School

     Yoncalla High School/Middle School has approximately 134 students in grades 7-12. Parents, students and teachers are pleased that students can receive Individual instruction because the average class size is fewer than 15 students. Outside of the core classes of English, Science, Math, and History, the district has specialists in Music, Physical education, Foreign Language, Broadcast Journalism and Special Education. Credit Recovery classes are offered through online programs called Odysseyware and Insight. The high school also has college credit opportunities in Math, Accounting, Microsoft Office products, Electronic Calculators, Careers, Desktop Publishing and FBLA. Extracurricular activities enrich the curriculum of the school by making available a variety of activities in which students may participate. Students have the opportunity to join the following clubs: FBLA, Leadership Club, National Honor Society and others. Yoncalla High School participates in the Skyline Conference as a Division 1A school.

High School Principal Brian Berry

541-849-2175 

High School Secretary Monet Sheffield 541-849-2715

Elementary Registration 1-3 PM

continues through August 29, 2016

School Starts for Students August 29, 2016

Elkton Schools

Superintendent Andy Boe

Administrative Assistant Melissa Whitley

Fees and Expenses: (District Policy IGDE and JN) 

Sports Fees: (per sport—Family maximum= $100.00) $ 15.00 

Meals: 

K-12 student breakfast (optional) K-12 reduced price breakfast K-5 student lunch (optional) 6-12 student lunch (optional) K-12 reduced price lunch $ 1.75 $ .30 $ 2.15 $ 2.60 $ .40 $ .30 $ 5.00 

Ala Carte Juice or Milk (optional) Grade School PE towel/locker fee 

(All 6-8 grade students for P.E. plus 5th grade athletes.) 

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