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Bond project planning has started

Posted on: May 22, 2017

Bond project timelines were discussed during the last School Board meeting on May 18. The plan is to open three of the four new construction projects by start of school in fall 2019: new elementary school, rebuild of Oak Grove Elementary School, vocational space/gym at South Albany High school.

Phase 1 of West Albany High School is scheduled to be completed in summer 2020.

See the draft project timeline for more information.

We will provide updates during the planning process on the bond information section of the website.


Posted on: May 17, 2017
Thank you to our community for passing the bond.  We feel so fortunate to live and work  in a community that does whatever it takes to help our schools. We are so excited about  the rebuild of West Albany.  Again, thank you!!!

Voters pass Ballot Measure 22-165 for new schools and improvements

Posted on: May 16, 2017

Greater Albany voters approved Measure 22-165 in the May 16 election with a passing rate of  54 percent.

“We want to thank our community for its support of our schools,” said Superintendent Jim Golden. “This measure will make a difference to kids and to our whole community.”

The bond will:

  • Fix aging school buildings
  • Make energy improvements
  • Make school safety and security improvements
  • Add/expand vocational and technical classrooms at all middle and high schools
  • Relieve overcrowding and accommodate growth

The planning process will begin immediately. A project timeline and plan will be announced in the coming weeks and will include opportunities for community involvement.

Noche de Ciencias will be held on May 31st

Posted on: May 12, 2017

Noche de Ciencias will be held on May 31st at Kidder Hall on OSU campus! Linked below are flyers in English and Spanish as well as a map of campus. It will be in Kidder Hall (KIDD) and there will be students around the parking lot directing families where to go. The best parking lot will be the Kelly Engineering Center (KEC) parking lot on SW Park Terrace Pl.

Please spread the word! The goal is to encourage students to go to college, get interested in STEM majors, and be successful! There is an option for child care for children ages 5-10 but arrangements must be made in advance.

https://goo.gl/2xb7O1 (Spanish)
https://goo.gl/R1Zikr (English)

Contact the Counseling Center for more information.

High school students: Sign up for LBCC summer learning programs

Posted on: May 7, 2017

LBCC has opened registration for its annual high school summer academies. Students who are entering grades 9-12 or have just graduated can sign up for a three-day hands-on learning experience in four in-demand training programs.

Options are:

  • Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD)
  • Machine Tool
  • Mechatronics Technician
  • Welding

Each program last three days and runs three hours each day. Registration is free.

Sign up here: www.linnbenton.edu/summeracademies

Looking for alumni information

Posted on: May 4, 2017

We at West Albany High School are interested in where our graduates go and what they do as they move on with their lives. If you are a graduate of West Albany, from any year, would you send us an update?

If you know of a West Albany grad who is doing great things, can you share that information with us?

Thank you!

Once a Bulldog, always a Bulldog!

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