Wednesday night, the Oregon Department of Education released new guidelines for students grades 9-11 to help answer lingering questions around how best support these...
McKenzie School District Board of Directors 51187 Blue River Drive Finn Rock, OR 97488 Inspiring Students to Achieve Their Academic and Individual...
Dear McKenzie Students, Families and Community, By now, I’m sure you have heard the news that Governor Brown has extended the school closure order through the end of this...
SENIOR SPOTLIGHT Danielle Melcher Favorite K-12 memory at McKenzie: Spending the weekend in Redmond with the volleyball team when we made it to the state finals. Accomplishments (academic, athletic, or extracurricular) : -Volleyball team captain for 2 years -Volleyball First-Team All-League -Basketball team captain -Basketball Second-Team All-League -ASB officer for 2 years -High Honor Roll Plans for the Future: This summer I will work as a member of the hand crew for Mckenzie Fire. In the fall I will attend Oregon State University to study Forest Restoration and Fire. Message from Family: "Danielle, your desire to work hard, dedication in leadership, and role as a mentor have left me without words. Your contributions to our community, our school, and our family have been tremendous. I look forward to watching you grow into your future endeavors and what you contribute to this world. Go do great things!" view image
We've got spirit, yes we do! We've got spirit, how 'bout you? Wednesday Dress Up Day (6/3): SENIOR DAY - Help send off our graduating seniors by dressing up like an elderly person! Weekly Challenge: Well Wishes to Graduating Seniors- Comment on this post a kind message or well wishes to honor our seniors as they embark on their next adventure. Student Spotlight: Share your hobbies, hidden talents, or let us know what you're doing for fun during this time of social distancing! If you want your school spirit photos shared to the school’s livestream and facebook page, email them to Ms. Christensen at email@example.com Go Eagles!
Meal update: We have four delivery days remaining: Tomorrow-Monday, June 1st; Thursday, June 4th; Monday, June 8th; Thursday, June 11th. Please remember to meet the bus at your stop. If you need to update your form use the link: https://forms.gle/H2QvduPi9VszfRzR6
SENIOR SPOTLIGHT Katrina Drummond Favorite K-12 memory at McKenzie: Staying a night in the gym for team bonding. Accomplishments (academic, athletic, or extracurricular) : -Most improved for volleyball in 2017 -Third Team for volleyball 2019 -Varsity letter Plans for the Future: I plan to head to LA and pursue my modeling career. Hopefully travel to do exciting shows and photoshoots! Message from Family: "Graduation day is both an ending and a beginning… a sunset and a sunrise. It is a gateway from the past with all its memories to the future with all its possibilities. It is a threshold to a new time in your life..a time to recognize all that you have accomplished this far, a time to set and achieve new goals, a time to look to the future, and make all your dreams a reality… now is the time to live your life to the fullest. There is a huge world out there with unlimited opportunities just waiting for you. When you were a little girl we held your hand, guided you, and protected you as best we could. It’s time for us to let go of your hand now and trust in the strong beautiful woman that you have become. Spread your wings and fly. We love you. -Mom & Dad" view image
SENIOR SPOTLIGHT Lola Seiler Favorite K-12 memory at McKenzie: Running up and down the hallways after every away game in middle school. We would get back super late, and when everyone went inside to use the restroom we would all sprint down the halls in the dark. Accomplishments (academic, athletic, or extracurricular) : -OG Choir student award -3rd Team Mountain West All League Athletic Award -Basic participation awards -Ms. Clutch award for basketball and volleyball. Plans for the Future: Attend beauty school to become a cosmetologist, so I can support myself while I go to a University to become a grief counselor. Message from Family: "Lola, Who would of known that you would grow up to be such an amazing person?? HA! You were such a brat when you were little! Let’s face it, you still are kind of :P. You experienced loss at such a young age, and it seemed like all through your life the losses just kept coming and coming. You learned from a young age how resilient you can be. You have developed into something so special. You are smart, responsible, kind, beautiful, thoughtful, talented and SO CREATIVE! I love how you giggle and embrace your dorkiness. You are there for your friends to be a good listener, even when your own heart is hurting. You fight just as hard as you love, any of your close friends can vouch for that. We are so proud of you for all of your accomplishments, hard work and dedication. We know that this is just the beginning and that there is nothing but great things to come your way. I have no doubt that no matter what path in life you choose, that no matter where you may go, you are destined for greatness. You are so incredibly loved, and you make this world a better place." view image