Address: 1255 Hemlock
Coos Bay, OR 97420
Phone: (541) 267-3104
Fax: (541) 269-5366
Office Hours: 8:00am – 4:30pm

Superintendent’s Message

The mission of the Coos Bay School District is to provide quality education that nurtures curiosity, honors diversity and empowers all students to succeed in a dynamic, global community.

Our motto is Learning For ALL …Whatever It Takes! We have a commitment to the principles of professional learning communities and eagerly embrace our moral and ethical responsibilities to educate all children.
Click here for the latest from the Superintendent. 

 


2014-15 Registration Information

For complete registration information, click below:
Registration Information 


Volunteers Make A Difference!!

Coos Bay School District would like to invite you to volunteer in our schools.

Click here for more information: Volunteers


Operation Backpack-Shoebox

Operation Backpack-Shoebox is a program that helps provide needy children backpacks, school supplies, clothing and hygiene products.  

Click here for more information: Operation Backpack


Maslow Project

Maslow Project’s mission is to offer every homeless child and youth the probability of success and the opportunity for a better life. 

Click here for more information and how you can get involved:
Maslow Project


The Coos Bay Schools Community Foundation

The Coos Bay Schools Community Foundation is a non-profit community organization whose mission is to promote programs in arts, academics, activities, and athletics to benefit the students of the Coos Bay School District.

Click here for more information.


District Weather Stations

You can now view live weather feeds from Marshfield High School, Millicoma School and Sunset School.

For more information, go to Weather


Sign Up For Flash Alert

FlashAlert® gives you access to emergency messages, weather closure information, and news releases from Coos Bay School District via email or text message.

Sign up today at the following link:
Flash Alert


Upcoming District Events

 October 6   Regular School Board Meeting, Note change in date
6:00 PM with Executive Session at 5:45 PM.
 October 18   Extreme Makeover for Blossom Gulch Trail Gazebo
9:00 AM at the Gazebo
 October   StORytime for Kindergarten Students
@ Southwestern Oregon Community College
 October 27   Special School Board Meeting/Workshop
6:00 PM at Milner Crest Education Center

Welcome to Coos Bay School District

The District is located on the South Central Oregon Coast in Coos County and has approximately 3,100 students from kindergarten through 12th grade. We have two K-3 primary schools, two intermediate schools for 4th through 7th graders and Marshfield High School serving students grades 8 through 12.  The Harding Learning Center provides several alternative schooling options.


Coos Bay School District Facebook Account

 facebook  Coos Bay School District is pleased to announce that a Facebook account has been created for the district to share school events and activities with parents, students and community members.
“Like us on Facebook” at www.facebook.com/CoosBaySchoolDistrict
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School Volunteer Trainings @ Blossom Gulch

Coos Bay School District is offering Volunteer Trainings on September 25th. The training is free and open to the public. You’ll learn what volunteers need to know to help in the classroom, cafeteria, office and playground. Free breakfast or dinner is provided with your registration and there is limited childcare available.

The September 25th training will be at Blossoms Gulch Elementary School in the Cafeteria. Both will have sessions from 8:00 – 10:00 AM and 5:30 – 7:30 PM.

If you haven’t signed up to volunteer for the 2014-15 school year, go to http://cbd9.net/human-resources/volunteers. The more volunteers involved in our schools, the better the students do.

To register or for more information, please call 541-888-1588. Your registration will give us a headcount for the meals and childcare. Click here for flyer: Volunteer Orientation Flyer

This training is provided in collaboration with Pathways to Positive Parenting, OSU Open Campus and Southwestern Oregon Community College.


Interdistrict Transfer Information

There have been changes in the law regarding interdistrict transfers. Under the new transfer law, these requests will be approved depending upon the availability of space in the grade level as determined by the School Board.

We are approving some transfers now based upon enrollment projections, but will update the numbers of available slots after August registration provides us with more reliable student numbers.

All existing  Inter-District Transfers (those who attended in 2013-2014) into Coos Bay are pre-approved for the 2014-2015 school year. New Inter-District Transfer requests for students who reside outside of the Coos Bay School District need to be submitted using the form at the following link – IDT Request 2014-15 online

Please fill out the form, save it to your desktop then send it as an attachment (this will save your data to the form) to Shelley Fuller at shelleyf@coos-bay.k12.or.us or by mail to Coos Bay Public Schools, 1255 Hemlock Ave, Coos Bay, OR 97420 attention Shelley Fuller.  Once your request is received, you will be notified by her whether your request is approved or if you will be placed on a waiting list.

For questions regarding the new form or existing transfers, please call Shelley Fuller at 541-267-1334.


Coos Bay School’s Building Configuration Options Survey #3

The Coos Bay School District has long shared with the community the rapidly aging condition of their facilities as well their ideas for providing 21st Century learning environments for your children and grandchildren.

The Board asks that you take part in this third survey in our continuing work of Phase 1 to create a long-range (3-5 years) facility plan. We need input on two building configuration options that were recommended by the Coos Bay Schools Facilities Outreach Committee and are based on community input from previous surveys. We are looking for further clarification on whether our current configuration has community support, or if not, which of the two options the community would support. Click here for more detailed information. 

Here is the link to the survey – https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/cbschoolssurvey3 . The survey will be open until October 24th and contains seven questions. We appreciate you taking a few moments to answer the questions.

Survey results will be reviewed at the November 17th School Board Meeting. The meeting starts at 6:00 PM and will be held at Milner Crest Education Center located at 1255 Hemlock Ave. (north of Mingus Park off N. 10th St.). We want you to be involved in this important discussion. We cannot do this without our parents, staff and community.  We will not do this without our parents, staff and community.  You can make the difference.

If you do not have computer access, please contact Peggy Ahlgrim at 541-267-1310 to have a paper copy mailed to you or to schedule access to a computer.

For more information, contact:      Ariann Lyons at jasonandariann@hotmail.com or (541) 217-9372     Rocky Place at rockyp@coos-bay.k12.or.us or (541) 297-9040


Excellence in Education Award

The Bay Area Chamber of Commerce believes that great education and a great economy go hand in hand. Thriving businesses support a healthy education and graduates who are work or college ready in turn support our local businesses and community. It is our goal to build bridges between business and education throughout the Bay Area. To that end, we are looking for nominations for three Educator Awards which are handed out annually:

Innovation in Teaching is for educators that are on the cutting edge and may form exciting community or business partnerships or utilize technology to improve learning.

Contributor to Education is for educators who contribute to the learning of students by their tireless efforts, time and dedication.

Unsung Hero is for educators recognized for their dedication to making sure students graduate. Regardless of their titles, they are all heroes to the students they help reach the goals of diploma or degree.

From these three honorees a Bay Area Educator of the Year is selected and will be honored at the annual Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet the last Saturday in January. The two runners up will be recognized at our monthly luncheons following the banquet.

This is a great way to recognize that individual educator that has made a difference in a student’s life. Anyone can make a nomination and nominations can be made any time during the year but the deadline for submission is November 30th. The form is accessible online at www.oregonsbayarea.org . Contact the Chamber office at 541-266-0868 for more information.

 


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