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 By Olivia Nieto    Education 

Students launch science experiments

Sisters High School Chemistry class sent their work aloft in the annual weather balloon launch at the Sisters Eagle Airport, led by teacher Rima Givot on Wednesday, May 15. The launch focuses... — Updated 5/21/2024 Full story

 
 By Olivia Nieto    Education 

Students benefit from community generosity

Sisters has been marked as a historically generous community, and its citizens live up to that reputation. More than 53 Sisters businesses, foundations, and inhabitants are donors for Sisters GRO (Graduate Resource Organization) applicants,... — Updated 5/21/2024 Full story

 
 By Olivia Nieto    Education

Pops Concert will support Sisters music

The town of Sisters has often been described as “artsy and vibrant.” From the Sisters Quilt Show, to SFF Presents, to Sisters Arts Association events, the activities held in this small town embody these descriptions. The Sisters School Dis... — Updated 5/16/2024 Full story

 
 By Sue Stafford    Education

Helping youth deal with grief

The loss of a loved one is never easy, but for a child the trauma can create feelings of confusion, overwhelming sadness, loss of control, anger, guilt, and abandonment. Most children,... — Updated 5/14/2024 Full story

 

Students receive flight scholarships

Sisters residents Katie Ryan and Keegan Kroytz received unique full-scholarship opportunities for flight training in the amount of $11,000, thanks to EAA Chapter 1345 of Bend and the Ray Aviation Scholarship program administered by the... — Updated 5/14/2024 Full story

 
 By Olivia Nieto    Education

Sisters High School Pageant supports FAN

The SHS Pageant has been a tradition at Sisters High School (SHS) for over a dozen years. On Sunday, April 28, members of SHS continued this tradition as they performed "Outlaws On Broadway"... — Updated 5/7/2024 Full story

 
 By Olivia Nieto    Education

Jazz Choir sings on Oregon Coast

If there's something outside of singing that the Sisters High School Jazz Choir is adamant about, it's bonding and creating lasting memories. Over the years the jazz choir has been known to... — Updated 4/30/2024 Full story

 
 By Sue Stafford    Education

Banners honor Sisters Class of 2024

This year's high school graduating seniors who live in Sisters Country are being recognized and celebrated with individual photo banners hanging on lamp posts along all of Cascade Avenue and... — Updated 4/30/2024 Full story

 

Sisters Middle School Honor Roll

Fifth Grade: 4.0 Bilderback, Weston; Crabtree, Zinnia; Davis, Riley; Freeman, Madison; Griffin, Ellis; Hansen, Avery; Hernandez, Payton; Horton, Luella; Miller, Ezekiel; Padilla, Phoenix; Poulos, Brecken; Scott, Louella; Seaney, Reese;... — Updated 4/23/2024 Full story

 

ARTifacts opens up creativity to community

The 25th annual ARTifacts Art Experience will be held in the Sisters High School commons Friday, April 26, from 6 to 8 p.m. The event is designed for all ages, with much to see, hear, and do — all centered around student art. The event is a... — Updated 4/23/2024 Full story

 

SHS Pageant raises funds for families

The SHS Pageant is an annual fundraiser at Sisters High School that’s taken place for well over a dozen years. Although last year was the first time the term “SHS Pageant” was used to describe it, it still raised nearly $10,000 for Siste... — Updated 4/23/2024 Full story

 

Sisters student earns his wings

On a chilly Friday morning earlier this month, an FAA examiner grilled Timber Bionda. Four hours and one flight later, he had earned his pilot's license. Then he had to get ready for school.... — Updated 4/23/2024 Full story

 

ARTifacts Art Experience opens up creativity to community

The 25th annual ARTifacts Art Experience will be held in the Sisters High School commons Friday, April 26, from 6 to 8 p.m. The event is designed for all ages, with much to see, hear, and do... — Updated 4/18/2024

 

Exploring the geological frontier

It doesn't take much scientific knowledge to cast our eyes to the horizon and realize that we live in a geologic region of volcanos. Many of us recall the attention grabbed by South Sister... — Updated 4/16/2024 Full story

 
 By Olivia Nieto    Education

Scholarships support experiences

Making the decision to explore a new interest can be simultaneously exciting and vulnerable. Financial requirements can hold some back from doing what they love. Sisters GRO, in partnership with the Roundhouse Foundation, provides... — Updated 4/16/2024 Full story

 

Sunshine Club brings brightness to Lodge

Amy Guthrie's Sunshine Club, consisting of 17 Sisters Elementary School fifth-graders, were on hand at The Lodge in Sisters last Wednesday evening as part of their regular holiday visits.... — Updated 3/26/2024 Full story

 
 By Olivia Nieto    Education

Sisters students explore asteroids

Citizen scientists are exploring a body of asteroids called the Trojan to research remnants of the early solar system through NASA's Project Lucy. Launched in 2021, the Lucy Spacecraft has... — Updated 3/19/2024 Full story

 

Local 'mama bear' rebuilds Sisters Cub Scouts pack

Sisters Cub Scouts are emerging from hibernation, happy to have their own den again. "I'm so excited to announce that the Sisters Cub Scout Pack 139 is officially back up and running!" said... — Updated 3/19/2024 Full story

 

Outlaws embrace traditional music at festival

The Outlaw Strings Club made an impression at the four-day Wintergrass Festival in Bellevue, Washington last month. Outlaw Strings is run by Sisters Middle School teacher Melissa Stolasz, but... — Updated 3/19/2024 Full story

 

Students let off STEAM in creative event

Sister Middle School opened its doors to the community last Thursday, sparking creativity and fun in STEAM Expo 2024. STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math.... — Updated 3/19/2024 Full story

 

Exploring how rivers work

At this time of year, we hear a lot about snowpack, its moisture content, and how much water we will have to get through the summer. We drive by Detroit Dam and can't help but check the... — Updated 3/19/2024 Full story

 

Rounding up Sisters kindergartners

Sisters Elementary School (SES) will hold their annual Kindergarten Roundup pre-registration on Friday, April 26, in the school gymnasium. Students will participate in a teacher-led activity while parents are involved in a parent... — Updated 3/19/2024 Full story

 
 By T. Lee Brown    Education

Kids get wild at Suttle Lake during new camp

It's a Friday. Or a Monday. The school district declares a day off. Parents with jobs, caregiving duties, or medical appointments scramble to find a healthy, fun way for their kids to spend... — Updated 3/12/2024 Full story

 

Schools foundation reviews scholarships

It’s scholarship season, and a local school-and-student support system is preparing high school seniors for their next academic steps toward promising professional careers. March signals scholarship application review time for the Sisters S... — Updated 3/5/2024 Full story

 

Making the call to cancel school

Sisters School District #6 canceled school last Thursday and Friday due to weather, the first back to back closures since "snowmageddon" - the crushing snow event in 2016-2017. Even with a br... — Updated 2/20/2024 Full story

 

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