Our students, educators and staff had a busy summer with a conference, workshop and multiple camps.
Graduating from high school is the first step towards postsecondary education. Our schools celebrate students' accomplishments and their plans for the futures in many creative ways.
We're thankful for the dedication of Carrie Davis, Yoncalla High School's GEAR UP coordinator, business and health teacher, and FBLA advisor extraordinaire.
GEAR UP schools use data to guide their work and create shared goals among educators, families and the community by communicating results in a variety of ways.
From understanding the student loan process to managing a budget, learning about personal finance is critical for future college students. Schools can help students by incorporating financial education into the curriculum and requiring more math classes.
Brittany Figueroa is a graduate of Pacific High School in Port Orford and studying visual communications design at WOU.
The GEAR UP Affiliate program aims to increase the number of Oregon schools using the GEAR UP model and resources to develop and maintain a college-going culture in their communities.
It's not too early to think about summer! Encourage your students to apply to summer camps, internships and other opportunities now.
Exploring careers helps students understand the relevance and importance of both their school coursework and postsecondary education. GEAR UP schools help students examine options in a variety of ways.
Good things are happening at Pacific High School in Port Orford, thanks to the leadership and teamwork of Principal Krista Nieraeth and GEAR UP Coordinator Cindy Pogwizd.

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