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OOL District Basketball 2015 Begins

The Old Oregon League basketball playoffs begin on Tuesday, February 17th, with the Griswold High School boys' team traveling to Wallowa for a 6/7 play-in game at 6:00PM.

The Griswold High School girls' basketball team will be playing in round one of the OOL playoffs on Thursday, Feb. 19th at 12:00PM, at Baker City High School. The girls will play Powder Valley High School.

Good Luck Grizzlies!!!

Helix Robotics Team Advance to Championship

On Saturday, January 31st, Griswold High School Freshmen Ethan Jack and Christina Monson took home the First Place trophy in the First Technical Challenge Columbia Basin League Championship competition in Hermiston, Oregon.   Ethan and Christina are the Helix Robotics team #8590 and are coached by Jack Bascomb.

They competed in five rounds of qualifying play, winning all five.  These five wins gave the Helix team 25 qualifying points, and were second only to Pendleton who had 26 points. 

After a couple of elimination rounds, Helix went head to head with a Pendleton team in the final eliminations match.  In round 1, Pendleton balanced a rolling goal on the Helix ramp, which was knocked over with a penalty of 300 points, with Helix loosing 102 to 401.  In the second round, Ethan blocked their goal placement and Pendleton suffered a penalty.  Helix won 314 to 104.  The final round was very exciting with a lot of action.  Helix won with 296 to 140. This gave them first place in the championship and a nice trophy.

Helix team #8590 will move on to the Super Qualifying tournament in the Greater Portland area in the third week of February.  The team has been sponsored by a grant from the Oregon Department of Education, and donations from the Helix Cemetery District and the Helix Booster's Club.

Good Luck at the Tournament Ethan, Christina and Coach Bascomb!!

 

 

Helix School Board Approves Calendar Change

The Helix School Board approved a calendar change at their January 14th meeting. Friday, March 6th, 2015, scheduled as an early dismissal, and has been changed to a No School day.  This change will allow Helix staff members to attend regional in-service trainings on Common Core State Standards and Eastern Promise dual credit classes.

 

The Promise of Oregon

“The Promise of Oregon” is a public education support campaign based on two defining principles: Today’s students are Oregon’s greatest natural resource. Accordingly, we as Oregonians must invest in our public schools so the next generation can reach its potential. Join us – our state’s future depends on it!

Students from across Oregon participated in this project, including students from Pendleton and Helix.

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OSAA Required Physical Form

PHYSICAL EXAMINATIONS

Students in grades 6-12 must have a physical examination performed by a physician every other year prior to practice and competition in athletics.

Helix Community Dinner