District staff, public invited to enroll freshmen & sophomores in Rex Putnam or Milwaukie HIgh
North Clackamas Schools will open enrollment to 50 high school freshmen and sophomores at Milwaukie and Rex Putnam High Schools in 2013-14. Part of the benefits of these 2 high schools are there amzaing music and arts programs. We are one of only 9 districts in the state that offers orchestra.
“Providing students with engaging, challenging learning opportunities to pursue their individual interests is a huge catalyst for academic success,” said Superintendent Matt Utterback. “In North Clackamas, we offer a full spectrum of electives — from college-level AP and International Baccalaureate courses and career-technical programs to first-rate performing and visual arts. We work to meet each student’s unique needs.”
Openings in North Clackamas include:
• 25 spots at Rex Putnam High School, which offers the county’s only International Baccalaureate college preparatory program; competitive band, orchestra, choir, and drama and athletic programs; a newly renovated building; and a large number of on-site courses in which students can earn college credits.
• 25 spots at Milwaukie High School, rated Outstanding by the State of Oregon, with on-site health care at no cost to students; competitive band, orchestra, choir, drama and athletic programs; a newly renovated arts center; and many on-site courses in which students can earn college credits.
Students in both of these schools may also take elective classes at the Sabin-Schellenberg Center, the state’s largest career-technical center, with 15 in-depth, hands-on programs providing college credit opportunities to high school students. Programs at the center include: Agriculture, Automotive Services, Broadcasting & Digital Media, Business Management, Computer-Aided Design, Cosmetology, Culinary Arts, Digital Design, Early Learning, Electronics, Fire Science, Forestry, Health Services, Law Enforcement, and Manufacturing Engineering.