Promising Practice: Alumni Care Packages header image
Hermiston High School students keep alumni in college motivated by sending care packages with sweet treats and encouraging notes. Learn about other ways to help support college students, too!
Success Story: Daniel Luviano header image
A graduate of Woodburn High School, Daniel Luviano is studying Sociology at Oregon State University.
Promising Practice: March Madness header image
March Madness isn't just about basketball at Myrtle Point Junior/Senior High School. Students learned about different colleges, bracketology, and postsecondary options over the course of several weeks in conjunction with the NCAA basketball tournament.
Success Story: Dorcas Kaweesa header image
Dorcas Kaweesa is a graduate of Madison High School and studying mechanical engineering at the University of Portland.
Promising Practice: Career Fair and Community header image
Pacific High School collaborated with local businesses and organizations for their first Career Fair and secured community support for future college and career ready initiatives.
Success Story: Kain Garcia-Sandoval header image
A graduate of Hermiston High School, Kain Garcia-Sandoval is thriving at University of Oregon.
Promising Practice: Scholarship Week header image
In addition to helping students with college applications and the FAFSA, GEAR UP schools are making scholarship applications a priority for seniors.
Success Story: Vi Tran header image
Vi Tran is the first in her family to go to college and is getting involved at Oregon State University.
Success Story: Jovany Romero header image
Jovany Romero, now a sophomore at Western Oregon University, advises students to learn from his mistakes: "Have back up plans, if things don't go as planned...and finish applications way before the due date!"
Promising Practice: FAFSA Workshops header image
Financial aid is a critical piece for many students who want to go on to college - but the forms can be daunting. Our schools help students and families with informational workshops and hands-on sessions.

Pages