Welcome to the year
2020; I guess when you have been in the
school system for the vast majority of your
life, 2020 seemed so far away. Yet, here we
are, and the more things change, the more
they stay the same. We are still working
with kids and I love that part of the job!
Things continue to march along in the High
School. We returned from our break and have
now transitioned into the second semester.
Our first semester awards assembly was held
on Tuesday, January 14th
small gymnasium. Thirty-seven students were
nominated for the Antelope Citizenship of
the Quarter award last quarter. The
recipients were as follows: Freshmen
Virginia Tolman and Thane-Carter Bayes,
Sophomores Riley Lucas and Toby Clow,
Juniors Teanna Pierce and Derek Combe, and
Seniors McKenzie Schulthies and Riley
A Word About Free and Reduced Meals
Children need healthy
meals to learn. Adrian School District
offers healthy meals every school day.
Breakfast costs $1.90; lunch costs $3 for
k-5 and $3.10 for 6-12. Your children may
qualify for free meals or for reduced price
meals. Reduced price is $0 for breakfast and
$0 for lunch by a grant paid by the state.
This packet includes an application for free
or reduced price meal benefits, and a set of
detailed instructions. Below are some common
questions and answers to help you with the
Who can get free OR REDUCED PRICE meals?
All children in
households receiving benefits from
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
(SNAP) benefits, TANF or FDPIR, are eligible
for free meals.
Foster children that are under the
legal responsibility of a foster care agency
or court are eligible for free meals.
Children participating in their
school’s Head Start program are eligible for
Children who meet the definition of
homeless, runaway, or migrant are eligi-ble
for free meals.
Children may receive
free or reduced price meals if your
household’s in-come is within the limits on
the Federal Income Eligibility Guidelines.
Your children may qualify for free or
reduced price meals if your household
in-come falls at or below the limits on this
How do our free and
reduced numbers affect or not affect our
school and lunch program?
1. Most importantly, each
child has the opportunity to eat a healthy
meal or two during the school day and be
better prepared to learn.
Mrs. Brown –
Social Studies and Senior Project—Boise
Ms. Miller –
Ag./FFA—Oregon State University ‘Go Beavs’
Mrs. Nielson - Deputy Cler—Eastern Oregon
University ‘Go Mounties’
Mr. Wortman –
Physical Education—Eastern Oregon University
Mrs. Abril –
Reach—Southern Utah University home of the
Mrs. Yano –
Special Ed.—Oregon State University ‘Go
Mr. Tolman –
Language Arts and Robotics—Eastern Oregon
Mr. Purnell – Principal—Judson Baptist
College and Oregon State University.
Mr. Mills –
Superintendent—University of Oregon, ‘go
– Music—Northwest Nazarene University
Mrs. Allison –
Ad. Assist/ Secretary
Mr. Johnson –
Business, Computers, Senior Project,
Leadership and Yearbook—Brigham Young
Mr. Schrock –
Mathematics—Goshen College and Indiana
Mrs. Esplin –
Health, ESL, Spanish I-II and Athletic
Director—Brigham Young University Cougars
Mrs. Gordon – Mathematics, Art (Classroom
Location)—University of Oregon ‘Go Ducks’
Ms. Myers –
Science, PE, (Classroom Location)—Northwest
Nazarene University Crusaders