Hispanic PTA of McMinnville

The McMinnville School District hosts a very special group that could serve as a great example to other communities hoping to better engage Latino parents in their local education system. It’s called the Hispanic PTA of McMinnville and it’s formed by several parents from the school district. Many of them hold specific roles and responsibilities in the PTA like President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, and so on. Their mission?…

STEM/Chemistry Camp

Beakers and bunks! Eighteen high school students enjoyed the first ever overnight chemistry camp on campus from June 24-25, thanks to both the OSU Juntos Program, which empowers Latino families around education and college-readiness for 8-12th graders, and the Chemistry Department at the College of Science…

Taking Strides and Making Way for Others

     From program graduations to college visits and more, Yamhill Juntos participants have taken 2017 by storm. In the past three months a total of 66 families participated in the Juntos workshops in Dayton and McMinnville Schools. During that time parents built a closer relationship with their students, school staff members, and other families while … Continued