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The IMESD is committed to working with school districts to implement programs and services to make every student successful, provide high quality teaching and develop long-term economic vitality for rural communities in eastern Oregon. The IMESD has served the students of this region since 1863.

Chronic Absenteeism: Spotlight on Hawthorne Middle/High School

Landon and Kelly Simpson

Hawthorne Middle/High school held their community recourse night on January 31st. Parents were invited to come in and talk with various representatives from community partners in Pendleton about available resources. The presenters included CARE Wraparound Services, public health, Conscious Discipline, ASPIRE and Chronic Absenteeism. It was an information packed night with lots of great conversations about connecting families with what they need to work with the school to support students in their education.