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Alumni Spotlight: Amy Nelson

Amy Nelson is the President and CEO of Point West Credit Union. She was involved in OASC all four of her years at Clackamas High School. She was OASC State President in 1990 where she helped host the NASC Conference at Rex Putnam High School. After High School she was a counselor for MS Camp.(…)

OASC Polar Challenge

UPDATE! Due to some unforeseen challenges we had to make some changes to the upcoming OASC Polar Plunge at Fall Conference.  We are not allowed to Plunge into the ocean for safety reasons, but don’t worry, we’ve come up with a fun alternative!  Instead, we will be having the OASC Polar Challenge!  This will consist(…)

2015 Adviser of the Year

Linda Romey  Perrydale High School OASC HS Activities Adviser of the Year – 2015 At the 2015 OASC Spring Conference, we recognized Linda Romey of Perrydale High School with the Oregon HS Activities Adviser of the Year Award.  Her principal, Sheila McCartney stated that “She (Romey) sets a great example for her students to be(…)

“Flocking” Fundraiser

Every year as a way to fundraise money for the Senior Trip, Lakeview High School’s Senior Class performs a fundraiser called “Flocking.”  The fundraiser is an excellent way to raise some money quick and efficiently. “What is Flocking?” you may wonder.  Flocking is the art of decorating people’s yards with bright pink flamingos in the(…)

The Challenge to Change – Newly Released

We are a month into the new year and our New Year’s resolutions – How’s it going?  Have you made progress towards your goals?  Have you celebrated successes?  Have there been moments of defeat?  You don’t need to do this by yourself  . . OASC is here to help and we have AMAZING friends that(…)

Tessa Moody elected as your 2015 State President

She considers herself a thrower. She holds the school record for discus —108’8″ — which she plans to break again this year. She also throws javelin and shotput forLiberty High School‘s track team, and has tried her hand at running and jumping events. Then she’s involved with the Hillsboro Mayor’s Youth Advisory Council, a group of area high(…)

Summer Camp by the #’s

2 Weeks 4 Camps 337 High School Students 43 Middle School Students 25+ Activity Advisors / Leadership Teachers 87 Schools Represented 7 States Represented 3 Countries Represented 63 Staff members / Alumni 7  Tech Crew 4 Bicycles 13 Times “thank you” was said to Valsetz staff per person per week Hundreds of new friendships made Millions of laughs and tears(…)

2014 Advisor of the Year

Kelle Angel South Albany High School OASC HS Activities Advisor of the Year – 2014 At the 2014 OASC Spring Conference, we recognized Kelle Angel of South Albany High School with the Oregon HS Activities Advisor of the Year Award.  Her principal, Brent Belveal stated that “Kelle is the ‘heart beat’  of our school culture. (…)