Our Homegrown Kindergarten Teacher, Mackenzie Magaurn

Mackenzie Magaurn first decided she wanted to be a teacher when she was in the second grade at Forest Hills Elementary. Thanks to the support of many outstanding Lake Oswego teachers, Mackenzie now teaches a kindergarten class right down the hall from the second grade teacher who firs
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Four Generations of Educational Excellence

Meet the Swygards. You may recognize them from this year’s Foundation video. For four generations, they’ve all been either teaching at or attending Lake Oswego Schools. Pam Stewart (pictured third from the right) is sentimental about the days when Lake Oswego was more of a village tha
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Who Needs a School Foundation? 11,500 Districts and Counting

A recent study from The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, a non-partisan research institute, found that most U.S. states provide less support today per student for K-12 education than before the Great Recession of 2008. Oregon is one of these states that, unfortunately, has left
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Lake Oswego continues to be recognized for academic achievement

We are proud to share the outstanding accomplishments of the Lake Oswego students who recently received national recognition in academics and the arts. Presidential Scholar Candidates The U.S. Presidential Scholars Program honors graduating high school seniors who demonstrate exceptio
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Orchestra instructor Nita Van Pelt honored by Oberlin College’s Conservatory of Music

Congratulations to Nita Van Pelt, recipient of the Oberlin Conservatory Distinguished Music Education Alumna Award. Nita is an accomplished teacher in the strings and orchestra programs at Lakeridge High School and Lake Oswego High School. After graduating from Oberlin College with B.
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Partner Profile: Aspire Mortgage Group Becomes Newest Silver Sponsor

We are thrilled to welcome our newest Silver Sponsor at the Lake Oswego Schools Foundation! As a local business, Aspire Mortgage Group knows the importance of supporting kids, teachers and schools in our community. That’s why they were eager to reach out and support the Foundati
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Thank You to Our Business Sponsors for their Generous Support!

We are excited to say THANK YOU to these businesses and their generous support of the Lake Oswego Schools Foundation! We couldn’t do it without you! Through their generous participation, they have helped to: ✔️ Raise $1.5M in 2014-2015 ✔️ Fund 16 teachers across the Lake Oswego
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Education Expert Rob Franek Joins Lake Oswego Schools Foundation for Free Talk

For three decades, The Princeton Review has been the leader in delivering the latest in college and education standards. From college prep to the state of education in the U.S., The Princeton Review is the go-to for parents and students. This year, the Lake Oswego Schools Foundation i
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Volunteer for the Annual Foundation Phon-a-thon

  We’re just days away from the largest Foundation event of the year, and we want you to join us for the fun! The Lake Oswego Schools Foundation annual phon-a-thon is a staple of the Foundation’s fundraising efforts and continues to bring in a significant portion of o
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Join Us for the Annual Foundation Luncheon

The Lake Oswego Schools Foundation Annual Luncheon is just around the corner! The Luncheon is an exciting and wonderful opportunity to hear about the incredible work being done in our schools and hear from experts in the field of education. Building on the incredible success of recent
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