Eugene School Celebrates Grant Award

EUGENE, Ore. — A local school district celebrated with sloppy joes and roasted potatoes after getting a grant from the Oregon Department of Education. Bethel’s Willamette High School is one of several schools in the area participating in Farm to School education programs. The grant will help expand those programs, as well as the district’s … Continue reading »

Willamette Culinary Students to Compete

EUGENE, Ore. — The two-time state champion, Willamette High School Culinary Team, is competing for its third title this weekend in Portland, and members will do it without any fancy kitchen tools. Picture The Food Network, Iron Chef or Chopped, but instead of a fancy kitchen, state-of-the-art utensils and a sous chef, the students get … Continue reading »

Willamette High School Gets Makeover

EUGENE, Ore. — Willamette High School was the site of a few improvements Monday. People gathered at the campus to help improve it inside and outside. The efforts were part of the Bethel Education Foundation Willamette PrideĀ group. Organizers say it’s a great way to get students more involved in their community. “I think that it … Continue reading »

Bethel Approves Bid Process

EUGENE, Ore. — The Bethel School District took the first step in securing some much needed upgrades. The school board approved the request for proposal process Monday night. It essentially allows architects and construction companies to come up with bids to build two new elementary schools and a new science wing at Willamette High School. … Continue reading »

“Always Strong” – Blake Nichols’ Story

Willamette H.S. Unveils American Flag

EUGENE, Ore. — All eyes were focused on the rafters at Willamette High School Tuesday night, as the school lowered a massive American flag. Slowly and proudly, the school, for the first time, revealed a grand version of Old Glory. Once lowered, it hung just feet from floor. The idea came from a group of … Continue reading »

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