Learn more about Lake Oswego school happenings, with briefs on the LOHS canned food drive, high school open houses and more

LOHS students donate to new nonprofit

Lake Oswego High School students have collected more than 14,000 cans of food to help families in need.

Students donated the proceeds from the canned food drive, which ran the last two weeks before winter break, to a new nonprofit, Hunger Fighters Oregon. HFO ( was established by LOHS freshman Michael Murray, and a new food pantry is expected to open this month at Lakeridge Junior High.

"Our school came together again to help local families in need and support a fellow Laker's nonprofit," said Chris Hill, LOHS activities director.

Join the Budget Committee

The Lake Oswego School District is now accepting applications for one opening on the Budget Committee for a three-year term that begins this April. The committee, which is made up of five citizens and the five School Board members, is in charge of crafting a budget to present to the School Board for adoption. An application form is available at

Applications are due by 4 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21. They can be emailed to Cheryl Walsh at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., dropped off to the Lake Oswego School District Finance Department at 2455 Country Club Road or mailed to P.O. Box 70, Lake Oswego, OR 97034.

High school open houses are on tap this month

Both local high schools will be holding open houses this month.

Lakeridge High School's open house will be held from 6:30-9 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 8; the school is located at 1235 Overlook Drive. For more information, call 503-534-2319.

Lake Oswego High School's open house is coming up next. It will be held from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22; the school is located at 2501 Country Club Road. For more information, call 503-534-2313.

Attendees at both events will have the chance to meet faculty members and the principal and learn about forecasting for classes. There also will be campus tours, athletics information and student performances.

OSBA seeks more candidates

The Oregon School Boards Association is urging candidates to run for school and college boards. Candidates must file by March 16 for the May 2017 ballot, and filing opens Feb. 6.

The OSBA Board Development staff is offering two information webinars to bring potential candidates up to speed. Dates and registration information are:

  • Feb. 9:

  • Feb. 15:

    For more information, visit

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