January News

Dates to Remember

January 3: First Day of school in year 2023

January 13: Staff Development Day (No Students)

January 16: Martin Luther King Jr. Day (School Closed)

Looking Ahead...

February 2: Last Day of 2nd Quarter

February 6: First Day of 3rd Quarter

March 27-31: Spring Break

April 12: Last Day of 3rd Quarter

April 17: First Day of 4th Quarter

June 10: Seniors - Graduation

June 21: Last Day of School for 2022-23

Happy New Year!

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What's going on this month?

Vision Screening

Date: January 4th

Time: 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Vision screenings will be offered by the Beaverton School District Nurses and Health Assistants for Merlo Station Campus students on Wednesday, January 4th from 1200-200. Students who wear glasses should wear their glasses for the screening. Students and parents will be notified of failed vision screening results, and resources for follow up care and glasses will be available if needed.

This screening will be optional, but please notify the School Nurse, Zandi Wesenberg, if you prefer that your child not participate in this vision screening by calling the main office @ 503-356-3650

Las enfermeras y asistentes de salud del distrito escolar de Beaverton ofrecerán exámenes de la vista para los estudiantes del campus de Merlo Station el miércoles 4 de enero de 12:00 a 20:00. Los estudiantes que usan anteojos deben usar sus anteojos para la evaluación. Los estudiantes y los padres serán notificados de los resultados fallidos del examen de la vista, y los recursos para la atención de seguimiento y los anteojos estarán disponibles si es necesario.

Este examen será opcional, pero notifique a la enfermera escolar, Zandi Wesenberg, si prefiere que su hijo no participe en este examen de la vista llamando a la oficina principal al 503-356-3650.

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Community School Info Session for Prospective Students

Date: Jan. 5 (Wednesday)

Time: 5:30pm-6:30pm

Location: Library

Do you know anyone who is interested in joining Community School?

A tour around the Community School and introduction to our school for the new, prospective students and families is available.

Please refer or invite your friends or neighbors to join us!

¿Conoces a alguien que esté interesado en unirse a Community School?

Un recorrido por la Escuela Comunitaria y una introducción a nuestra escuela para los nuevos estudiantes potenciales y sus familias.

¡Recomiende o invite a sus amigos a unirse a nosotros!

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Fun Assembly

Date: January 20th

Location: GYM

Be ready to do some fun activities as the Merlovians come together in the GYM.

Organized by our leadership class students, there will be some showcase o students' hard works and some FUN games!

It will be the times of laughters and excitement!

Seniors' Cap and Gown Meeting

Date: January 25th

Location: Library

Time to think about the graduation for seniors..

Mustangs, you have worked hard all those years and grown up to be truly responsible and honorable human ready to explore the new world outside of K-12 schools!

Hope you finish off the rest of the year successfully!

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College and Career Readiness

It's the time of the year for Seniors and even for Juniors to think about the long journey headed after graduation. Am I going to go for college, trade school, military, technical college, or go straight to work? Lots to think about and reflect on oneself what I enjoy doing, right?

Parents, we encourage you to share thoughts and discuss about this with your children.

Here are some resources for you to check out.

Please reach out to our counselors for any more resources or advice.

College and Career Readiness

College and Career Center

Seniors are learning how to complete the federal and state applications for financial aid to pay for their post high school education. The resource below is super helpful to understand the process.

Financial Aid

Passages program in Merlo Station Campus is another good resource to look into.

For details, please visit the website.

Es la época del año para los estudiantes de último año e incluso para los estudiantes de tercer año para pensar en el largo viaje que emprenden después de la graduación. ¿Voy a ir a la universidad, a la escuela de oficios, a la universidad técnica o militar, o iré directamente a trabajar? Mucho para pensar y reflexionar sobre lo que disfruto hacer, ¿no?

Padres, los alentamos a compartir pensamientos y discutir sobre esto con sus hijos.

Aquí hay algunos recursos que puede consultar.

Comuníquese con nuestros asesores para obtener más recursos o consejos.

Preparación universitaria y profesional

Centro universitario y profesional

Los adultos mayores están aprendiendo cómo completar las solicitudes federales y estatales de ayuda financiera para pagar su educación posterior a la escuela secundaria.

El siguiente recurso es muy útil para comprender el proceso.

Ayuda financiera

Continuing Eudcation for Young Parents (CEYP)

There are openings in our Beaverton School District's Continuing Education for Young Parents (CEYP) infant and toddler childcare center. We want to make sure to share the information that any BSD student who has a child aged 6 weeks to 3 years is eligible to access free quality childcare at the Little Mustangs Learning Center (LMLC) at Merlo Station Campus.

Any BSD student at any school may send their child to the LMLC, although many students with children in the Learning Center choose to attend Community School in order to be close to their children while completing their educational goals and enjoying their high school experience. Bus transportation to Merlo Station Campus is provided for students and their babies. In addition, CEYP students may benefit from:

  • College, career and job counseling
  • Access to community resources and donations
  • Personal and family counseling
  • Free on-site School-Based Health Center which can provide well-baby checks, immunizations, general health concerns, contraception counseling and services, etc.

For more information:

Community School

Little Mustangs Learning Center

Continuing Education for Young Parents

If you have questions about Community School, CEYP and Little Mustangs Learning Center, call 503-356-3650.

Merlo Station School Based Health Center

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Words of Wisdom for the Month

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