Math Essential Skills
In Oregon, students graduating in 2014 and beyond must demonstrate proficiency in the Mathematics Essential Skill:
Apply mathematics in a variety of settings
• Interpret a situation and apply workable mathematical concepts and strategies, using appropriate
• Produce evidence, such as graphs, data, or mathematical models, to obtain and verify a solution.
• Communicate and defend the verified process and solution, using pictures, symbols, models, narrative or other methods.
Students can fulfill this requirement by passing the 11th grade OAKS assessment, achieving pre-determined scores on other standardized assessments such as the SAT, ACT or Compass assessments, using work samples or a local assessment option.
Port Orford/Langlois School District 2CJ is participating in a local assessment option in Mathematics that has been piloted in districts around the state of Oregon. More information about the assessment can be found at www.mathessentialskills.com.
The purpose of the assessment is to allow students to demonstrate proficiency in the mathematics essential skill. The scoring methodology can be found in the full pilot report at http://www.mathessentialskills.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/Data-for-Piloted-LAOM.pdf.
Scores will be available for students immediately upon finishing the computer-based assessment. Students will receive a certificate showing they have demonstrated the math essential skill in Oregon if they meet the cut score of 182.
For Port Orford/Langlois School District, the staff who will have access to administer this test and will have access to all test results will be Krista Nieraet - Principal, Kylie McGregor - Academic Dean and Curriculum Director , Steven Taylor - Mathematics Teacher, and Christine Nichols - Port Orford/Langlois School District Superintendent.
New district calendar
The 2014-2015 calendar can be found here. If you have any comments or suggestions please send them to firstname.lastname@example.org.
THE CLASS OF 2014!
PHS Firewood Fundraiser
Firewood made from the trees that were cut down in front of Pacific High School is now available for purchase! Money raiesd will go towards a new track/soccer stadium with bleachers for PHS.
|Truck Load|| $75 - $100 (U-Load)|
|Truck Load (with side rails)|| $150 (U-Load)|
|Small Trailer|| $100 (U-Load)|
|Large Trailer|| $150 - $(U-Load)|
|Truck Load|| $75 - $100 - 200 (U-Load)|
|Split Wood (4'x4'x8' stack)|| $150 (U-Load)|
For a printable flyer, click here.
Information about Pacific High School
School Hours: 8:20 AM to 3:20 PM
Pacific High School is located approximately midway between Port Orford and Langlois in a rural setting. Tucked against the foothills of the Coast Range, Pacific High School serves 80 students in grades 9-12. The high school has met or exceeded all standards required by both the State of Oregon and No Child Left Behind legislation over the past several years and its graduates have demonstrated that they can academically compete successfully with students from anywhere in the nation. A recently completed construction project on the PHS North Wing has been finished, completely remodeling the wing. Brand new facilities include a new library and five new classrooms. Inviting, well-lit hallways welcome students on a day to day basis.
The school has a teaching staff of eleven full-time teachers. Our student to teacher ratio is 12:1.
Pacific High School currently offers students the opportunity to participate in various school-related activities and clubs as well as the opportunity to compete in cross-country, volleyball, soccer, football, wrestling, basketball, golf and track and field.
The Sixes River, nationally known for salmon and steelhead fishing, is located just two miles south of the high school and Cape Blanco, "the farthest west point in the contiguous United States" is only a short drive away.