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August 31, 2018

  • In this message:

    • Superintendent's Blog
    • Back to School Nights
    • "My School Bucks" Website Now Updated
    • Food Services Information
    • Food Services Hiring
    • LOSD 2021: Community Design Workshop – September 8
    • LOSD 2021: Bond Community Update Event – September 15
    • Extended Day Locations and Registration
    • Register for the School Bus – 2018/2019 School Year
    • Special Services Parent Info Night – September 27
    • Elementary Strings Registration
    • SafeOregon
    • City of LO's Weekly Update on Pavement Repairs in Progress
    • Subscribe to the Lake Oswego Schools App
    • What's New at the Community School

    Superintendent's Blog

    Please click here for Dr. Musick's blog.

    Back to School Nights

    Each of our schools holds a very important meeting at the beginning of the school year tailored specifically to answer questions from parents. New families as well as returning families are welcome at Back to School Nights. Adults are encouraged to bring your questions, but not your children, as childcare will not be provided.

    Forest Hills: September 5, 7:00 p.m.

    Hallinan: September 13, 6:30 p.m.

    Lake Grove: September 12, 6:30 p.m.

    Oak Creek: September 6, 6:45 p.m.

    River Grove: September 6, 6:30 pm

    Lakeridge JH: September 20, 6:30 p.m. (This is the correct time)

    Lake Oswego JH: September 13, 6:30 p.m.

    Lakeridge HS: September 12, 6:30 p.m.

    Lake Oswego HS: October 3, 6:30 p.m.

    "My School Bucks" Website Is Now Updated

    The My School Bucks website has been updated from last school year. Returning students' information is now updated and the District's new students, as well as kindergarteners, are now in the system. To find out more, go here:

    Food Services Information

    As a reminder, all meal account balances roll over to the new school year. New free and reduced applications need to be submitted for the 2018-2019 school year. Apply for free and reduced school meal benefits at: or call 503-534-2361.

    School Meals...Did you know?

    • Painted Hills Beef has been purchased and will be in our spaghetti and tacos this year
    • Hamburger buns, sandwich bread, hoagie rolls, and tortillas (all grain products) served at our schools are whole grain
    • We serve brown rice
    • Salad bar is offered with every lunch. The salad bar always has salad mix, cucumbers, carrots, two fresh fruits, along with other choices on a rotating basis
    • When dessert and chips are offered we look for low sugar and baked alternatives
    • Chicken products have no antibiotics or hormones added and, if the product is breaded, it will be whole grain
    • Deli meat and hot dogs have no nitrates
    • Fries and tots are offered on a limited basis and are baked, not fried
    • Pizza has whole grain crust and no high fructose corn syrup
    • School meals meet the USDA nutritional guidelines

    Lake Oswego School Food Service is committed to providing nutritious meals that our students enjoy.

    Food Services Hiring children...want to have fun?

    Lake Oswego School District Food Services is looking for team members to help prepare and serve meals to our students. The hours are usually 10:45 a.m. to 1:45 p.m.

    Click here for current job openings or call the Food Services office at 503.534.2361.

    LOSD 2021: Lakeridge Junior High Community Design Workshop

    Lakeridge Junior High Community Design Workshop
    Saturday, September 8
    9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
    Lakeridge Junior High School
    4700 Jean Road, LO

    LOSD 2021 is the district’s targeted campaign to inform the community about the progress of our Bond projects. Mahlum Architecture is the firm leading the design of the new Lakeridge Junior High School. They are hosting their third community design workshop on Saturday, September 8, 2018, from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at Lakeridge Junior High School. This is an opportunity to hear about the firm’s progress and to give them your input about the project.

    You can find out more information about the community design workshops here.

    You can monitor the progress of the bond staff here. You can also review the guiding principles that were adopted by the last Long Range Facility Planning committee.

    LOSD 2021: Bond Community Update Event

    Bond Community Update Event
    Saturday, September 15
    10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
    Lakeridge Junior High School
    4700 Jean Road, LO

    LOSD 2021 is the district’s targeted campaign to inform the community about the progress of our Bond projects. Our third community meeting will be Saturday, September 15, 2018, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at Lakeridge Junior High School. Bond staff will update the community about the projects that were completed this summer. Updates on project timelines, swing site movements, program changes, and site-specific work will be delivered. Members of the Bond Accountability Committee, the Long Range Facility Planning Committee, and the School Board will be on hand.

    Upon request, the agenda and backup materials can be made available in other languages. Any person who requires interpreting services to participate in the meeting may request these services by contacting the Communications Department either in person, by phone or through email at In addition, childcare will be provided.

    Community members can find more information about the community meeting, as well as the school bond at

    You can monitor the progress of the bond staff here. You can also review the guiding principles that were adopted by the last Long Range Facility Planning committee.

    Extended Day Locations and Registration 

    Extended day will be offered at the following sites:

    Southside: Palisades

    Northside: Lake Grove Elementary

    Please register for extended daycare. The extended day registration forms are found here

    Register for the School Bus 

    So far, we have nearly 1,900 students registered for the bus! We need your registration in order to plan the routes for a successful new year. Please register your student now for the neighborhood bus for the 2018/19 school year! You will need your child's student ID number (it is listed on their report card as the pupil number). Registering for the bus will ensure better scheduling and routing!

    2018-2019 School Bus Registration Form

    Special Services Parent Info Night

    Thursday, September 27
    6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
    Lake Oswego High School – Library
    2501 Country Club Road, LO

    Join Dr. Michael Musick, Superintendent, and Director Patrick Tomblin to learn what's new with special education/student services. This is a great opportunity to learn the latest updates on programs affecting your child. Come meet other parents, get connected with staff, and get answers to your questions.

    Sponsored by the Student Services Parent Advisory Committee (SSPAC). 

    Elementary Strings Registration

    Registration for the 2018/2019 Elementary Strings Classes is now OPEN! Learn to play Violin, Viola, Cello, or Bass with friends in a fun and exciting environment!

    Dates: September 11, 2018, through June 6, 2019
    Where: Uplands, 2005 Wembley Park Road, LO
    When: Tuesday/Wednesday 3:15 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. and Thursday 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

    Please use the link below to read about class descriptions, future meeting dates, and signup for classes. Both Beginning Strings and Elementary Orchestra are open to elementary school students who will be entering the 4th and 5th grade this school year. Please note that you should contact the program coordinator with questions or signup using the community schools links to receive important updates about the program!

    Visit our website for more information.

    Contact: Kristi Stingle, program coordinator at


    If parents are ever concerned about a student’s well-being, feel free to reach out to your principal. It is important to keep your lines of communication open and maintain strong partnerships between students, families, staff, and other resources.

    SafeOregon also is an effective way to report a tip regarding safety threats or potential acts of violence to our students or schools.

    (Students should also know that intentionally providing a false report is a serious offense.)

    City of LO's Weekly Update on Pavement Repairs in Progress

    Week of September 3

    Signage and active work zones — preparation including sign setup; utility locations; replacements of valves, catch basins, and inlets; spot repairs; and concrete pours for sidewalks and curb-ramps:

    • Greentree Road
    • Upper Drive

    Traffic closures or assistance by flaggers  grinding or paving:

    • Carman Drive/Waluga Drive
    • South Shore Blvd.
    • Upper Drive

    Contact information

    If you have questions, leave a message at (503) 635-0261 and we will return your call — or email Please include your street address.

    See more from the Pavement Management home page.

    Subscribe to the Lake Oswego Schools App

    Stay connected to the district and your school(s) by subscribing to the Lake Oswego Schools App.

    What’s New at the Community School?

    The LOSD Community School offers enrichment and athletic programs and activities for students of all ages, including robotics, STEM, arts, language, and theater.

    Check out this week's edition.

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