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Scaling New Heights of Excellence

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.

IMESD Programs Address Homeless Student Issue

child holding cardboard house cutout

The Oregon Department of Education recently released updated student homeless numbers. For the 2016-17 school year, 22,541 students “lack a fixed, regular and adequate nighttime residence” which the federal government classifies as homeless. That represents 3.9 percent of the entire public K-12 student population in Oregon and is a 5.6% increase over the year before.

Children's Rodeo Receives Donations from Pendleton Businesses

business represenatives present check to Children's Rodeo

The IMESD would like to thank Swire Coca-Cola and Pendleton Walmart for their wonderful donation of $2,183.50 to the Children's Rodeo. Both local businesses presented representatives from the Children's Rodeo with the BIG check on Friday, November 10.

"We greatly appreciate this generous donation from these two companies for our event and look forward to their continued support in years to come," said Michele Madril, IMESD Director of Communication.