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South Albany breaks ground on addition  Corvallis Gazette Times

Bond funds will pay for additional gym, career-technical labs.

'Voice' artist's show at South Albany postponed  Albany Democrat Herald

Cody Ray Raymond's concert at his alma mater, South Albany High School, has been postponed due to a scheduling conflict, according to the school's website.

South Albany grad, featured on 'The Voice' to play at alma mater  Corvallis Gazette Times

South Albany High School graduate Cody Ray Raymond, a musician who appeared on “The Voice” this season, will return to his alma mater to perform on ...

SA"s 'White Christmas' takes stage Thursday at LBCC  Albany Democrat Herald

It was a simple misunderstanding, the kind you could clear up with just one question.

Zach Ayers finds his 'perfect fit' as Browns scout  Albany Democrat Herald

Football scouting is what Zach Ayers calls his “perfect fit” of a career.

School district seeks input on SAHS principal | Local  Albany Democrat Herald

Greater Albany Public Schools has started the process of choosing a permanent principal for South Albany High School and is seeking community input.

Roseburg cheer second in Redhawk Rumble | Preps

ALBANY — Roseburg High School's varsity cheer team finished second in the Class 6A varsity division of the Redhawk Rumble on Saturday at South Albany ...

The most-viewed stories of 2018  Albany Democrat Herald

Our most-viewed stories from 2018 include plenty of articles from the police beat.

AUHS reunion planned | Local |  Albany Democrat Herald

The Albany Union High School Class of 1969 will celebrate its 50-Year Class Reunion June 28 through 30.

Gallery: South Albany vs Crook County girls basketball  Corvallis Gazette Times

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Linn County officials take oaths of office  Albany Democrat Herald

Linn County Circuit Court Senior Judge Tom McHill injected a bit of levity into Monday morning's swearing-in ceremony for elected county officials at the ...

South Albany to become RedHawks  Albany Democrat Herald

South Albany High School's sports teams will be known as the RedHawks starting this fall.

South Albany students vote on new mascot  Albany Democrat Herald

South Albany High School students have begun voting on the team name that will replace "Rebels," with voting to close at 6 p.m. Thursday.

South Albany grad to appear on 'The Voice'  Corvallis Gazette Times

Singer and guitarist Cody Raymond, a 2009 graduate of South Albany High School, will appear on NBC's “The Voice” this season, which started on Monday and ...

South Albany High School drops Rebel mascot

South Albany High School chose its mascot, The Rebels, in the early 1970s after breaking off from Albany Union High School. ( Casey Parks/The Oregonian ).

South Albany High to get a new mascot  Albany Democrat Herald

The Rebellion is over. South Albany High School's "Rebel" name and logo will be eliminated in favor of a new name and mascot to be selected by its students, ...

South Albany HS picks new mascot | News

South Albany High School students voted on a new mascot on Wednesday. The district said students voted to become the “Red Hawks.” The logo will keep the ...

South Albany principal moving on  Albany Democrat Herald

Brent Belveal had every intention of retiring this year, to spend more time with his three grandchildren and take his upgraded fishing boat to as many lakes as ...

IN BRIEF (Dec. 27) | |  Albany Democrat Herald

The City Club of Corvallis will host its State of the City Lunch on Jan. 8. Corvallis Mayor Biff Traber and Corvallis School Board Chair Vince Adams will discuss ...

Rowdy RedHawk unveiled at South Albany  Corvallis Gazette Times

South Albany High School introduced its new mascot, Rowdy RedHawk, during a pep assembly for students on Friday afternoon. This was the first time the ...

Entertainment calendar for Dec. 20-27  Corvallis Gazette Times

... • Theater: It's the last weekend for the Albany Civic Theater's production of the C.S. Lewis classic "The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe." Showtime is 7:30 ...

South Albany High School Theater Arts presents "You Can't Take it With You"  Corvallis Gazette Times

South Albany High School Theater Arts presents the classic American comedy "You Can't Take it With You" 7 p.m. May 11, 12 and 14, and 2 p.m. May 13, at the ...

South Albany High School Class of 2018  Albany Democrat Herald

Olivia Jane Acker, Daniela Alarcon-Nuńez, Jasmine Cristal Alejandre, Heidi Marie Alfano, Austin Robert Allen, Tryston Lee Allen, Itzel Álvarez López, Alexia ...

AUHS reunion planned (Jan. 5) | Local |  Corvallis Gazette Times

The Albany Union High School Class of 1969 will celebrate its 50-Year Class Reunion June 28 through 30.

South Albany grad joins 'Team Kelly' on 'The Voice'  Corvallis Gazette Times

South Albany High School graduate Cody Ray Raymond progressed past the blind auditions on “The Voice,” and the singer and guitarist will compete on pop ...

South Albany High School moving away from 'Rebels' mascot  KPIC News

ALBANY, Ore. South Albany High School will be changing their mascot from The Rebel.The South Albany High School principal, Brent Belveal, said in a letter to ...

Corvallis Knights add two to front office  Albany Democrat Herald

The Corvallis Knights are kicking off the New Year in grand fashion by adding two full-time employees to their front office and promoting current director of ...

South Albany graduate wins "Voice" battle  Corvallis Gazette Times

Mid-Willamette Valley residents still can root for one of their own on “The Voice.”

Cell towers going up at Albany high schools  Albany Democrat Herald

Progress is being made on installation of cellphone towers at both South Albany and West Albany high schools.

Gallery: South Albany Graduation | Photo Gallery  Albany Democrat Herald

Nearly 290 teens were part of South Albany High School's class of 2018, and commencement ceremonies took place at the Linn County Fair & Expo Center on ...

South Albany to welcome interim principal  Albany Democrat Herald

When he turned 30, Nate Munoz set a goal to become an assistant principal in five years. On his 35th birthday, he started that job at South Albany High School.

Donations, contingency fund to cover Rebel change  Albany Democrat Herald

Funding to change South Albany High School's Rebel team name and imagery will come in part from donations, starting with one from Acting Superintendent ...

South Albany student dies from car crash near Oregon-California border  Albany Democrat Herald

A South Albany High School senior-to-be has died after being injured in a car crash on Sunday near the California border, and Greater Albany Public Schools is ...

'New day, new name, same family'  Albany Democrat Herald

Nate Muñoz has a slogan he's hoping will define South Albany High School's 2018-19 academic year and beyond: New Day, New Name, Same Family.

Gerding Builders, LLC: SOUTH ALBANY HIGH SCHOOL RENOVATIONS / ADDITIONS  Daily Journal of Commerce

Optional site visits have been scheduled for: Friday, Oct. 26th @ 10.00 & Thursday Nov. 1st @ 3:30. Project Scope: Addition of a new auxiliary gymnasium ...

SAHS plans family night | Local |  Albany Democrat Herald

South Albany High School is inviting students and their families to attend Family Night from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 1, in the school commons, 3705 ...

South Albany High School  Albany Democrat Herald

Seated, from left: Andrew Nord, salutatorian, and Brayden Wigle, valedictorian. Standing/Highest Honors Students, from left: Keith Stevens, Grace DeVyldere, ...

South Albany moves forward on possible Rebel change  Albany Democrat Herald

South Albany High School is moving forward with its effort to explore changing the "Rebels" name and imagery.

GAPS: South Albany projects over budget  Corvallis Gazette Times

Bond-related work at South Albany High School will cost more than expected, but will move forward as designed for now, the Albany School Board decided this ...

South Albany High School pushes for a more inclusive mascot  KEZI TV

ALBANY, Ore. -- South Albany High School wants hear from the community about potentially pushing for more inclusive school mascot, and the first forum to ...

South Albany High School may change mascot  KEZI TV

South Albany High School is looking to change their mascot to be more inclusive. And the school is asking for the public's input.

SAHS family liaison honored  Albany Democrat Herald

Josh Davalos' first reaction to learning he'd been nominated for the 2018-19 national LifeChanger of the Year award was confusion. "Honestly, when they ...

South Albany grad leaves 'The Voice'  Lebanon Express

South Albany High School graduate Cody Ray Raymond has apparently left “The Voice,” the NBC music competition show.

Living history: Mennonite Village residents visit with South Albany class  Albany Democrat Herald

Edna Lanman served in the Women's Army Corps. Joanne Rose used an abacus before the days of pocket calculators. Ed and June Hemmingson once ...

South Albany RedHawks prepare for 2018 high school football season: Photos

The Oregonian/OregonLive's annual high school football tour continued Wednesday with a stop at South Albany High School, where the RedHawks were busy ...

South Albany HS debates changing 'Rebel' mascot over controversial ties

South Albany High School is grappling with the possibility of changing its controversial mascot, which has ties to the American Civil War.

'I have kids that don't feel comfortable because of the mascot'  KVAL

ALBANY, Ore. - One area high school is getting ready to replace its mascot after having it for nearly half a century. The changes come at South Albany High ...

Police investigate social media incident at South Albany  Albany Democrat Herald

Albany police spent three hours Friday morning investigating a social media report at South Albany High School that turned out to be a prank by a 13-year-old ...

Mid-valley gooaaaals: Developmental league team puts on exhibition game at South Albany  Albany Democrat Herald

Katie Robeck of Sweet Home watched carefully as the Portland Timbers U23 team battled Starphire FC of Medford on Wednesday night, taking mental notes on ...

South Albany High School Theatre Arts presents "Legally Blonde: The Musical"  Corvallis Gazette Times

The opening of "Legally Blonde: The Musical" Thursday night at Linn-Benton Community College's Russell Tripp Performance Center will be the biggest ...

Reunions (May 26)  Corvallis Gazette Times

Albany Union High School, South Albany High School and West Albany High School class reunion, 11 am. to 3 p.m. June 24, cafeteria, South Albany High ...

Credit union issues school debit cards  Albany Democrat Herald

Central Willamette Credit Union has come up with a way for patrons to help a handful of local high schools, 3 cents at a time. The company has issued special ...

South, West students qualify for speech and debate nationals  Albany Democrat Herald

South Albany and West Albany high schools both had students who qualified this year for the National Speech & Debate Association national tournament, held ...

AVID learners  Albany Democrat Herald

South Albany High School tapped to show educators its college prep program.

GAPS: West Albany project to cost more  Albany Democrat Herald

The first phase of reconstruction for West Albany High School will cost more than anticipated, but for now, Albany School Board members will leave it that way.

Resident asks for school zone removal  Albany Democrat Herald

Diane Conrad wants kids to be safe, especially getting to school. She just doesn't think a school zone on Waverly Drive alongside South Albany High School is ...

Parent: Keep 'Rebel' name  Albany Democrat Herald

No one at South Albany High School has made a move to alter or eliminate the school's "Rebel" team name in the wake of race-based violence in Charlottesville ...

Students walk out, silently voice safety concerns  Albany Democrat Herald

Students from around the mid-valley left classes Wednesday morning to stand in silent vigil for 17 minutes, remembering the victims of America's latest mass ...

SA, CL take home cheerleading championships  Albany Democrat Herald

South Albany High School brought home its third consecutive 5A state cheerleading trophy on Saturday, defeating nine other teams at Veterans Memorial ...

Robotics teams win  Albany Democrat Herald

Two mid-valley robotics teams came home with medals Saturday following a FIRST Pacific Northwest district qualifying event at Wilsonville High School.

Albany teen killed in early morning crash  Albany Democrat Herald

Friends of Colby Shane Waters-Jackson, 17, spent Friday morning struggling to understand the factors that led to the deadly crash that took their friend's life.

SWARM robotics seeks help with travel costs  Albany Democrat Herald

South West Albany Robotics Maniacs team members, known as SWARM for short, are seeking help offsetting travel costs to a world robotics competition.

Rebels without racism? South Albany High School examines its Confederate mascot

ALBANY -- They removed the Confederate battle flag from South Albany High School 20 years ago. A Confederate soldier does not dance during football games ...

South Albany High School opens new cafeteria in time for first day of school  KVAL

ALBANY, Ore. – South Albany High School hosted a public open house Wednesday night for the newly constructed cafeteria building. It replaced the one that ...

Reunions (Sept. 1)  Corvallis Gazette Times

Sept. 7 and 8: West and South Albany High Schools Classes of 1978 Combined 40-Year-Reunion. Sept. 7, 6 p.m., Calapooia Brewery, 140 NE Hill St.; no-host ...

Former Albany superintendent sues district  Corvallis Gazette Times

Former Albany Superintendent Jim Golden, fired in July for neglect of duty and gross insubordination, is suing Greater Albany Public Schools for breach of ...

A new-year roundup  Albany Democrat Herald

Tuesday was Open House day for most schools in the Lebanon Community School District. Classes resume Wednesday. Other mid-valley districts welcome ...

Raw Video: South Albany Class of 2017 | Albany  Albany Democrat Herald

South Albany High School celebrated the graduation of the class of 2017 on Tuesday evening at the Willamette Events Center.

New South Albany cafeteria almost finished  Albany Democrat Herald

Chris McKay steps inside the open space that will soon become South Albany High School's new choir room and shuts the door behind him. Instantly, outside ...

Fire devastates South Albany High School cafeteria building  Corvallis Gazette Times

Update, 3:05 p.m.: Albany Music & Sound in Albany and Gracewinds Music in Corvallis, are accepting donated instruments for the South Albany band program.

Song of the South: A Rebel's confession  Albany Democrat Herald

If it hadn't been for Isaac Andrew's foresight, Steve Saxton may have finally gotten his dearest wish: to see South Albany High School's fight song go up in ...

Arsonist convicted of South Albany High School fire

Zachary Burghart was convicted Thursday of three charges stemming from a crime spree April 1 when he set fire to South Albany High School and a trailer.

South Albany graduates more than 300  Albany Democrat Herald

Family and friends of nearly 315 graduates gathered at the Linn County Fair & Expo Center on Tuesday for South Albany High School's graduation on Tuesday.

PREP SOCCER: Michels, Crusaders top Henley  Mail Tribune

KLAMATH FALLS — Meghan Michels was an offensive machine for St. Mary's in a girls nonconference soccer match Thursday. The All-State senior forward ...

South Albany rebuilds and looks to the future  Albany Democrat Herald

Brent Belveal got the call shortly after 3 a.m. on April 1, from an Albany Police Department officer who had students at South Albany High School.

New Linn sheriff is South Albany grad, SH resident  Albany Democrat Herald

Jim Yon has always been surrounded by teachers and cops.

South Albany graduates 276  Albany Democrat Herald

South Albany High School will honor its 276 graduating seniors with a ceremony at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 9, at the Linn County Fair & Expo Center.

Taking on the 'Rebels': another mascot comes under fire  KEZI TV

ALBANY, Ore. -- Several dozen members of the South Albany High School community gathered on Tuesday night to discuss the future of the school's mascot.

Outreach efforts growing for Latino families  Albany Democrat Herald

Close to 50 people gathered Wednesday night in the library of South Albany High School to hear a presentation in Spanish on farm and field workers' rights.

At Our Best (Feb. 3)  Albany Democrat Herald

Christian D. Abbes and Claire H. Rodman, both of Corvallis, were named to the Boston University spring semester dean's list. Each school and college at Boston ...

S. Albany dance team takes championship  Albany Democrat Herald

State title is third consecutive win for Southern Belles.

South Albany to graduate 303 seniors  Albany Democrat Herald

South Albany High School will honor its 303 graduating seniors with a ceremony at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 10, at the Linn County Fair & Expo Center.

All lanes reopen following I-5 crash south of Albany  KEZI TV

Drivers were asked to slow down and drive with caution while first responders continued working in the area.

For the love of the game, and family  Corvallis Gazette Times

Ryan Vargas said that basketball has always been a sort of haven.

Cheerleaders gather at South Albany for Rebel Rumble  Corvallis Gazette Times

A blast of high energy hip-hop accompanied a pyramid of standing cheerleaders just inside the doors at South Albany High School Saturday morning.

Valedictorian Rachel DeVyldere leads S. Albany Class of '17  Albany Democrat Herald

With a grade point average of 4.29, Rachel DeVyldere of Tangent will be the valedictorian for the South Albany High School Class of 2017.

Bomb threat at South Albany High came from 14-year-old  Albany Democrat Herald

Albany police referred a 14-year-old freshman boy to the Linn County Juvenile Department Wednesday after he confessed to writing a bomb threat Tuesday at ...

Linn, Benton government meetings  Albany Democrat Herald

Here is a look at government meetings set for the coming days in Linn and Benton counties.

South Albany band bounces back from losses in fire  Statesman Journal

CORVALLIS – Members of the South Albany High School Symphonic Band had a lot more than sheet music on their minds as they took the stage Thursday in ...

South Albany High choir overcomes fire to compete at state  Statesman Journal

The Rebel Singers qualified for the OSAA Choir State Championships the day after the fire.

School celebration: South Albany athletes welcome Oak Elementary students to first day  Albany Democrat Herald

Oak Elementary School students started their first day back to school Tuesday with cheers, high-fives and a peek at their possible futures. About 30 South Albany ...

Schools to have cell towers  Albany Democrat Herald

Cellphone towers will be coming to West Albany and South Albany high schools this year under an agreement between Verizon and Greater Albany Public ...

Language leap: First dual immersion students reach high school  Albany Democrat Herald

Nine years ago, a research committee with Greater Albany Public Schools made a recommendation: Create a dual language immersion program for students to ...

AVID fans: South Albany students begin college prep class  Albany Democrat Herald

South Albany High School Principal Brent Belveal said he began looking into bringing the AVID college preparation program to South three years ago.

Now Playing Onstage in Portland - Week of 12/20/2018  Broadway World

Upcoming Shows - Week of 12/20/2018 for Portland.

New Albany schools taking shape  Albany Democrat Herald

Oak Grove to be done next fall, Meadow Ridge next winter.

GAPS terminates superintendent  Albany Democrat Herald

Members of the Albany School Board voted unanimously in a special meeting Thursday to terminate Superintendent Jim Golden's employment contract, based ...

South Albany aide arraigned in sex case  Albany Democrat Herald

A South Albany High School employee accused of sexual misconduct with three 17-year-old students was arraigned Wednesday in Linn Circuit Court.

Thinking outside the pad: 'Shark Tank' couple speaks at South Albany  Albany Democrat Herald

When Mike Perry would tell people he and his wife were thinking of starting their own company, he faced a lot of skepticism. "Pretty much everybody I talked to ...

Santiam, SH students are Linn Jr. First Citizens  Albany Democrat Herald

Brittany Grenbemer of Santiam Junior and Senior High School and Austin Olin of Sweet Home High School, were named Linn County Junior First Citizens ...

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