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Winter Ski/Board Program - Registration is OPEN!

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> Sign up now through December 21, 2018

 We partner with Mt. Hood Meadows to offer students an educational winter ski/snowboard experience. This program is great for new or experienced skiers/snowboarders as it includes lessons from Mt. Hood Meadows instructors.

Ski days are Wednesdays starting Wednesday, January 9, 2019 for five consecutive weeks (weather dependent). It’s available for students ages 7-14. Younger students can participate but they must have a parent/guardian with them. Families are also welcome – in fact, some schedule vacation days in order to ski/board with their children and take advantage of shorter mid-week lines! See Mrs. Rognsvoog, our Winter Program Coordinator, for special adult ticket pricing.


  1. Go to to sign up. You’ll need our go-code to get our school rate – it’s in your packet or available at the PAES office. The charges are paid directly to Mt. Hood Meadows. All students are required to participate in lessons.
  • Lesson Only (this option is for season pass holders): $204.00
  • Lesson & Lift ticket (equipment not included): $266.00
  • Lesson/Lift/Rental: $338.00
  1. Complete the Insurance and Busing Information sheet (under the Athletics tab or in the office)
  • Insurance is required and payable to PAES: $10.00
  • Busing is optional, however we need the sheet signed from you confirming who the student is riding to/from the mountain with, also payable to PAES: $65.00

See you on the mountain!



New Makerspace Encourages Collaboration

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The new Makerspace is a space of active learning and collaboration. Just walk down the hall and you hear the buzz of activity coming from the newly purposed room as students work together, experiment and build.

Principal O’Neal hosted several class activities in the new Makerspace last week. He even held the weekly Staff Meeting in the room. "What better way to learn how to teach than to experience it for yourself?" said 5th grade teacher Mrs. Fresse.

The space is a thought-provoking environment of gadgets, colors and textures. Students (or teachers!) can build based on a defined plan or they can experiment with their own ideas.

We wouldn’t have this space without the commitment of families, who supported our fundraiser; our Home & School/PTO, who organized the fundraiser; and Northwest Adventist Federal Credit Union, who provided matching funds. We love that this space of collaboration was created from a collaboration between all of us!



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