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September 29, 2014
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A free PERS and Retirement Planning Seminar is scheduled for Wednesday, October 22.
District partner First Investors is providing the informational session at no obligation for employees and their partners, whether they are planning to retire this year, in 5 years, or 20 years. Topics include PERS retirement options that will affect retirees and their families, understanding how the paperwork process works, as well as different retirement ideas, e.g., "double-dipping," the IAP account, and how choices can affect taxes.
When: Wednesday, October 22
Where: Hillsboro School District Administration Board Room
Time: 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Who: This seminar will be presented by Skylar Koon of First Investors, an approved 403(b) vendor for the District.
This event is completely complimentary, however space is limited. If you would like to attend, please RSVP by e-mail to email@example.com or by phone at 503-296-7676 ext. 322.
Disclaimer: Hillsboro School District cannot, and does not, provide financial or investment advice to employees. The District is merely facilitating employee access to reliable information and services pertaining to personal financial planning. The District does not endorse this vendor or seminar. Hillsboro School District does not receive any form of compensation from any particular retirement vendor for the services and products offered.
Employees with Kaiser insurance
Please note that Kaiser has agreed to allow 100 of their members access to District Flu Shot Clinics. Once the 100-person quota has been met, Kaiser members will need to go to a Kaiser facility for their flu shot. We will maintain updated numbers here for your reference.
Flu shots available for Kaiser members: 44 as of 10/21/14
* Dependent children must be at least 9 years of age. Questions? Call Michelle Brady extension 6669.
Friday, September 19, 2014 – Employees with direct deposit, please note: your payroll check will post by midnight tonight, meeting the obligation of the September 20 payday. We are working with the bank to see if we can get the checks to post earlier today and will keep you updated on our progress.
Hillsboro School District was pleased to honor its retiring staff members at an event on Thursday, May 22, in the South Meadows Middle School Commons. Superintendent Scott welcomed the staff members and their guests and presented each of them with a keepsake apple before turning the microphone over to attendees who wanted to share their personal stories and well-wishes. Sincerest appreciation goes out to each of our retirees for their many years of dedication, hard work, and service to students.
We wish you all the best in your future adventures! The retirees are:
Congratulations are in order for the thirty staff members who were nominated for Crystal Apple Awards and for the nine who took home the coveted trophy during the awards ceremony on Thursday, February 27, at the Tuality Health Education Center.
This is the 9th year the Hillsboro Chamber of Commerce has sponsored the awards, which recognize staff members who go above and beyond to promote and provide excellence in education.
The list of nominees is below; winners are indicated in bold with an asterisk(*).
May 22, 2013
Congratulations are in order for Barbara Nasewytewa, 5th Grade Teacher at Brookwood Elementary School. She has been named 2013 K-8 Educator of the Year in the OnPoint Prize for Excellence in Education contest, sponsored by OnPoint Community Credit Union. Her awards include getting her mortgage paid for one year, plus $1,000 for her school for resources and supplies.
The contest is meant to “honor and celebrate effective and innovative teaching methods that spark enthusiasm and passion in students, parents, and their peers…[with the award going to] teachers who inspire creativity and enthusiasm in the classroom, educators who demonstrate exemplary teaching methods and style, and individuals who have significant impact on students, parents and peers.’ (Source: www.onpointprize.com/OnPoint-Teacher-Prize.aspx)
Two Hillsboro School District teachers were up for the award in the K-8 category: Robin Davies, 1st Grade Teacher at Farmington View Elementary School, and Barbara. As a Finalist, Robin has earned $500 for herself and $500 for her school.
According to Principal Ken McCoy, “Barb creates a respectful and productive environment where students feel safe and valued. She constantly puts extra time into planning and organizing great lessons that reach all of her students; is always reflective regarding her instruction in an effort to continually improve; and strives for regular, meaningful and impactful collaboration with her peers.”
Watch KGW News Channel 8’s coverage of the OnPoint Prize announcement here.
Congratulations again to Barbara and Robin!
May 20, 2013
Congratulations and many thanks to our retiring staff members! We truly appreciate your years of hard work and dedication to Hillsboro students, and we wish you well in the next phases of your lives!
A list of retirees* is available here. (*Please note that certain retirees have asked that their names not be shared publicly at this time.)