Announcements & News

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day flag with martin luther king jr day on wood background

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – is Monday, January 20th

The Morrow County School District is closed on Monday, January 20th in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. 

Winter Break Reminder Cookies and pine cones

Happy Holidays!  Just a reminder that there will be no school from December 23 to January 3.  Enjoy your time off and see you next year!  School will resume on January, 6th.

Winter Concert kids singing in snow

Celebrate the season with Sam Boardman Elementary at our Winter Concert on Thursday, December 12 at 6:00 pm.


Celebre la temporada con Sam Boardman Elementary en nuestro Concierto de Invierno el jueves 12 de diciembre a las 6:00 pm.

District Prepares for Inclement Weather this Winter school bus driving on snowy road

With winter quickly approaching, the Morrow County School District would like to share our inclement weather plan with you. Our goal is to provide the safest possible learning opportunities for our students and staff.

Students Choose Friday School to Expand Learning student with project

Morrow County School District students don’t go to school on Fridays, since the district has a four-day school week. But some Sam Boardman and Windy River elementary students are choosing to go to school on Fridays, anyway.

Thanksgiving Break Reminder Happy thanksgiving with pumpkins and leaves

Happy Thanksgiving!  The Morrow County School District will be closed from Wednesday, November 27, to Friday, November 29.  Have a wonderful few days off and enjoy the holiday. See you back on Monday, December 2.  

2019 Veterans Day Assembly

On Thursday, November 14th, hundreds of students from Sam Boardman and Windy River honored U.S. veterans at an assembly.

Flu Shots Available at Morrow County Schools flu shot in arm

The Morrow County School District is making flu vaccinations available at district schools from November 12th through 19th. Please see the documents below for more infomation.

Girls Can Explore Technology at Saturday Event girls tech day logo
Sign up now for Girls' Tech Day, a free event Saturday, November 9th at the Sage Center in Boardman. This is open to girls in grades 3 through 12 and young women aged 18 to 24 and includes interactive learning in machines, coding, robotics and more!
Parent/ Teacher Conferences colored pencils parent/teacher conference

Curious to see how your child is doing in school?  Attend parent/teacher conferences this week.  Your child will be bringing your conference time home.

Veteran's Day Observed Flag thank you vetaran's

The Morrow County School District will be closed on Monday, November 11, in observance of Veterans Day.

SURVEY: District Seeks Your Input! blue take survey button

The Morrow County School District has started its work for the Student Success Act. Part of this process is for each school to identify areas where they are doing well and areas for potential improvement.

Labor Day workers with banner and balloons

The Morrow County School District will be closed on Monday, September 2nd, in observance of Labor Day.  We will have school on Friday, September 6th.

Sam Boardman Elementary School Supply List School Supply List graphic

With much appreciation to our community, we have been able to scale down our school supply list for each student.  

Register in August for the 2019-20 School Year! Back to School

The Morrow County School District announces dates and times for ALL SCHOOLS for registration for the 2019-20 school year. For more information, please contact your student's school. The first day of school for all MCSD schools is Monday, August 26, 2019. 

Schedule an Adolescent Well Care Exam With Your Local Medical Clinic! photo: doctor holding card that says "wellness"

Morrow County and Ione School Districts strongly encourage you to schedule an adolescent well care exam appointment (which includes an evaluation for OSAA sport/activity participation) beginning June 1, and throughout the summer months to be prepared for the fall school year.

Summer Information Closed for Summer

Summer Information!!!

The Sam Boardman Elementary School Office will be closed for summer on June 28.  We will return August 1.  

District Expands Summer Free Meals Program Lunch Meal

The Morrow County School District is expanding its Summer Free Meals program this summer. The district is adding eight additional locations to increase access to free meals for children ages one year to 18 years of age.

District Announces Snow Make-Up Days blue snowflakes with make up days info

The Morrow County School District will make up three of the school days missed for inclement weather. The make-up days are April 5th, April 12th and May 3rd, 2019.

Missoula Children's Theatre Holds Auditions girl in costume with frog

All Boardman and Irrigon students K-12th grades can audition for the Missoula Children's Theatre production of The Frog Prince on Monday, March 25th at 10 AM at AC Houghton Elementary.

ID Requirement for Student Pick Up ID Requirements for Student Pick Up

Reminder of ID Requirements for student pick-up

Regular school hours:  ID may be necessary when picking up your student. 

Emergency situations:  Reunification REQUIRES ID for pick up.

District Guidelines for Inclement Weather Decisions snowman

How does Morrow County School District decide if there should be a delay or closure of schools due to inclement weather?

Normal School Hours

Wednesday, February 6, normal school hours!

Miércoles 6 de febrero, horario normal de clases!

Winter Break Reminder Winter Break Reminder

Do you know your children’s school schedule for the holiday season?

Winter Break is December 19 - January 1, 2019

School resumes January 2

See you next year!


¿Conoces el horario escolar de tus hijos para las vacaciones?

District Prepares for Inclement Weather this Winter school bus in snow

With winter quickly approaching we would like to share our inclement weather plan with you.  Our goal is to provide the safest possible learning opportunities for our students and staff.  Throughout the winter the district administration closely monitors weather and road conditions in our distric

New Playground Opens! group cuts the ribbon for new playground

A bit of rainy weather couldn’t limit the happiness at the Ribbon Cutting of the new Sam Boardman Elementary playground on October 25th. About 40 people gathered in the gym for a short program, then moved to the playground to cut the big blue ribbon.

Sam Boardman Invites Public to Playground Celebration playground equipment

Sam Boardman Elementary School has a brand new playground and they are celebrating with a Ribbon Cutting on Thursday, October 25 at 5 PM. The public is invited.

Boardman Schools Experienced Lockouts Today

Today at 9:18 AM, Sam Boardman, Windy River and Riverside were placed in Lockouts by the Boardman Police Department due to a threat that was made.

2018-19 School Supply Lists "back to school"

The 2018-19 school supply lists are out! Download the printable PDF.

District Plans Emergency Drill on April 13 photo of 911 numbers on cell phone

On Friday, April 13, the Morrow County School District will conduct an Emergency Drill from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM at Boardman schools. All three schools -- Sam Boardman Elementary, Windy River Elementary and Riverside Jr/Sr. High School -- will be used during the drill.

Learning Picnics Learning Picnics at Sam Boardman

Parents are their child's first and most important teacher so come play with a purpose!

Who: Parents, Caregivers and their children

Where: Sam Boardman Elementary

When: February 7, 14, 21, 28 March 7, 14

Time: 5-7pm

Free Books!

Free Activities!

Construction Zone Construction zone map

The City of Boardman will be doing a water pipe construction project along the bike/walk path located on Wilson Road in front of the schools.

Overpass Closure Overpass Closure 2/5/18

The bridge crossing the freeway is closed to motor vehicles until further notice.  Walkers are able to cross the bridge using the sidewalks.  Bus routes may be running later due to the closure and necessity of rerouting the buses around the closure.

District Spotlight: SBE Title 1 Services Title 1 Services

Title I services at Sam Boardman Elementary are an excellent opportunity for students to get extra lessons in reading, writing, and mathematics.

Banner Bank Donates to New Student Food Program banner bank presents donation to boardman schools

Two community members recently spearheaded a Boardman “Food Bag” program, which supplies a backpack of food for students. Students are given a bag two times a month, for the weekend.

After School Program

Reminder that our after school program is not running through this month.  It begins again on 1/29/18.  Please be aware of this to make the necessary arrangements for your child to be picked up after school.  

PTO Kid's Night OUT!!

We don’t know who’s more excited!
Friday, December 8th 2017
6:00 – 10:00 pm
Drop off your Kids (ages 4 -12) for a fun night at SBE,
including crafts, movie and dinner!!
$10 Per child, ask for siblings discount.

Winter Concert

Join us for our Winter Concert

Thursday, December 7, 2017

6:00 pm Sing-a-long

Bring a dessert to share!!

Advantage Dental Screenings

On December 4, 2017 Advantage Dental will be in the building to provide dental screenings to students at no cost.

District Schools Honored Veterans Riverside Police Explorers perform flag ceremony

Morrow County School District schools honored veterans in several ways for Veterans Day last week.

New 3-Hour Delays For Inclement Weather This Winter

With winter quickly approaching we would like to share our inclement weather plan with you.  Our goal is to provide the safest possible learning opportunities for our students and staff.  Throughout the winter the district administration closely monitors weather and road conditions in our distric

Pacific Ethanol Makes Donations to MCSD Schools image: thank you sign

Pacific Ethanol, Inc. (Columbia Plant) in Boardman recently donated $50 each to three Morrow County School District schools:  Sam Boardman Elementary, Windy River Elementary and Riverside Jr/Sr High.

Boardman Schools Collaborated for Community Event photo: people at booth

On September 12, schools in the Boardman community hosted the 7th Annual Boardman Community Resource Extravaganza at Sam Boardman Elementary.

Students and Families: Get Ready for the Solar Eclipse! Image: Eclipse

On Monday, August 21, the continental United States will experience a solar eclipse, which occurs when the Moon passes between the Earth and the Sun, totally or partially blocking the view of the Sun.

Jump Start Summer School Program image: summer school

We are excited about our Jump Start Summer School program, which will be starting August 1st. Our program will be held at Sam Boardman Elementary from 7:45 to 12:45. There are still a few openings, if you would like your child to attend please contact Mrs.

2017-18 School Supply Lists photo: backpack with school supplies

The 2017-18 supply lists are now available! Download printable PDFs: English | Spanish

Safety Rodeo Safety Rodeo

All parents are welcome to come to the Safety Rodeo


New Online School-at-Home Program Announced logo: online school at home

The Morrow County School District is proud to announce its new Online School-At-Home program available to all students in MCSD. Families may choose from one the many pre-approved curriculums.

2017-2018 Kindergarten Round-Up/Inscripcciones Para Kinder Image: Kindergarten

April 11, 2017: 12 - 8 PM
May 4, 2017: 12 - 8 PM

Call 541-481-7383 ASAP to make an appointment

What to bring:

Family Survey Time

Thank you for participating in the SBE Family Survey.  We encourage your comments and questions.  Answers are anonymous.

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