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Two-A-Days: South Albany Redhawks  KEZI TV

The RedHawks rally behind a new quarterback in hopes of a 5A state title.



Mid-valley classroom veteran is Oregon's substitute teacher of the year  Albany Democrat Herald

It was in Virginia that Max White decided he'd become a teacher.



TWO-A-DAYS: SOUTH ALBANY  KEZI TV

Hundreds of high school football programs across the state of Oregon are back on the gridiron in preparation for the 2019 season. Up at South Albany High ...



Legacy: A year-long look at Albany's alternative high school  Albany Democrat Herald

There's the old stigma that this is the bad kids' school,” Albany Options School Counselor Anna Harryman said on the second day of school in the wide-open ...



GAPS starts the school year as some students enjoy new buildings  Albany Democrat Herald

Students of Greater Albany Public Schools traded in their summer and headed back into the classroom on Tuesday for the 2019-2020 school year.



Staying afloat: Council ponders closing Albany pool to cut costs  Albany Democrat Herald

Rob Romancier has a favorite photograph. It shows a pile of walkers, canes and wheelchairs on the cement landing deck of a community pool — their owners in ...



South Albany High School Class of 2019 | Local | democratherald.com  Albany Democrat Herald

Thomasin Jewel Abbott, Lilia Itzel Abraham Torres, Angelica Stephany Acosta Santana, Hudson Gabriel Adams, Kyle Keakaokalani Adams, Fabian Andres ...



Santiam Christian grad is new Albany Evangelical pastor  Blue Mountain Eagle

Jeremy Gange is the new pastor at the Albany Evangelical Church, 1332 First Ave. SE and will hold his first *service* at 10:45 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 8.



First class of South Albany RedHawks flies at graduation  Albany Democrat Herald

Greater Albany Public Schools Assistant Superintendent Lisa Harlan had two questions for South Albany High School's Class of 2019: If not you, who? If not now ...



South Albany High School earns national distinction | News  Corvallis Gazette Times

Teachers and administrators who work with South Albany High School's Advancement via Individual Determination (AVID) program don't like to toot their own ...



South Albany RedHawks prepare for 2019 high school football season: Photos  OregonLive.com

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



Construction at South Albany High limits pool parking  Albany Democrat Herald

On Tuesday morning, Albany's Aquatic Recreation Programs Manager Rob Romancier parked on the street rather than in the Albany Community Pool lot, thanks ...



Tillamook Junior High football players help foster kids in Oregon All State Game  Tillamook Headlight-Herald

Tillamook Junior High School (TJHS) recently had some of their football players take place in the Oregon All State Game at Albany High School on June 29.



Munoz named South Albany High School principal | News  Corvallis Gazette Times

Nate Munoz officially dropped "interim" from his title Friday after Greater Albany Public Schools appointed him the principal at South Albany High School.



South Albany High School 'vals and sals' 2019 | Local  Albany Democrat Herald

From left: Ambri Burton, Kassandra Clare, Hayden Watts, Makayla Olivas, Alex Pruitt, Chailyn Lucero, Leo Billman, Kayla Jones - Salutatorian, Devanee Pappas, ...



GAPS school threats not credible, but police presence stepped up  Albany Democrat Herald

There will be an increase in police presence throughout the Greater Albany Public Schools district this week after two incidents indicated a potential threat of ...



South Albany students fundraising for legacy statue  Albany Democrat Herald

In the summer of 2017, as racial tension led to violence in Virginia, former South Albany High School Principal Brent Belveal started looking into changing the ...



South Albany showcases its AVID student success | Local  Corvallis Gazette Times

Benjamin Sell has gotten pretty good at his elevator speech for AVID, a nationwide program implemented at South Albany High School that focuses on college ...



South Albany breaks ground on addition | Local | gazettetimes.com  Corvallis Gazette Times

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



SAHS Honor Roll (Aug. 31) | Education | democratherald.com  Albany Democrat Herald

The following students were named to the South Albany High School Semester 2 honor roll:



South Albany High School drops Rebel mascot  OregonLive.com

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).



Middle school football: Oregon All Star Game to be held at South Albany  Corvallis Gazette Times

Local football players will compete in the Oregon All State Game on Saturday at South Albany High School.



With Lady Gaga's help, local students undergo Mental Health First Aid training  KATU

Students from South Albany High School learned Mental Health First Aid as part of a first-of-its-kind pilot program at eight sites nationwide. Sponsors including ...



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, Santiam Christian earn state cheer titles  Corvallis Gazette Times

For the fourth year in a row — and the school's first year as the RedHawks — South Albany High School's Cheer team won the state OSAA 5A Cheerleading title.



South Albany to become RedHawks | Local | democratherald.com  Albany Democrat Herald

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



Sun shines on Bulldogs: West Albany High School celebrates the Class of 2019  Corvallis Gazette Times

The smell of sunscreen and promise filled the air Thursday night as 308 West Albany High School graduates marched, two by two, onto the field at Memorial ...



Rowdy RedHawk unveiled at South Albany | Local  Albany Democrat Herald

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 ...



South Albany principal moving on | Education | democratherald.com  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 ...



South Albany students vote on new mascot | Education  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 High School | Local | democratherald.com  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 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 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 ...



South Albany to welcome interim principal | Education  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.



GAPS plans security fencing at South Albany | Education  Albany Democrat Herald

The Albany School Board decided June 4 to reject bids received for some of the bond-related work at South Albany High School, but will proceed with security ...



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 ...



South Albany High School Class of 2018 | Local | democratherald.com  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 ...



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 ...



False alarm at South Albany | | democratherald.com  Albany Democrat Herald

Albany officers responded to South Albany High School as a precaution Friday afternoon after a student reported hearing someone talking about the school ...



South Albany HS announces new mascot  KOIN.com

South Albany High School has decided on a new nickname. The school, formally known as the Rebels, announced that the student body selected the Redhawks ...



Gallery: South Albany Graduation 2018 | 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 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 ...



Huge fire damages South Albany High School; classes canceled  OregonLive.com

Firefighters from Albany and a half-dozen other fire agencies remain at the scene of a four-alarm fire that broke out early Wednesday morning at 1,300-student ...



Quinn Izak Stover  Lebanon Express

Quinn Stover passed away on July 15, 2019 in Albany. He was born on December 3, 2003 to Thomas and Jeanie Stover (Morris). He passed way too soon at 15 ...



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

The Linn County High School removed the Confederate battle flag and has minimized use of the Confederate soldier. But the community still debates: Can they ...



South Albany student dies from car crash near Oregon-California border  Corvallis Gazette Times

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 ...



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 ...



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 South Albany cafeteria almost finished | Education  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 ...



Reunions (May 26) | Local | gazettetimes.com  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 ...



Five compete for two open spots on GAPS board  Corvallis Gazette Times

The Greater Albany Public School district has two positions open in the May 21 election and both races feature several candidates, including challengers to ...



Arsonist convicted of South Albany High School fire  OregonLive.com

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 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 ...



Albany Chamber honors community leaders at awards show  Corvallis Gazette Times

Jim Merryman, the president and CEO of Albany-based OFD Foods Inc., isn't someone who seeks out the spotlight.



AVID learners | Education | democratherald.com  Albany Democrat Herald

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



South Albany graduates 276 | Local | democratherald.com  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.



Graduation rates up in Oregon, Benton County | Local  Albany Democrat Herald

The on-time graduation rate for the state of Oregon rose to nearly 79 percent in the 2017-18 school year, data released by the Oregon Department of Education ...



At Our Best (March 9) | People | gazettetimes.com  Corvallis Gazette Times

Two Benton County students were named to the Whitworth University fall semester Provost's Honor Roll. Christina Worotikan of Adair Village and Megan Fox of ...



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.



South Albany HS debates changing 'Rebel' mascot over controversial ties  KPTV.com

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



South Albany graduates more than 300 | Local | democratherald.com  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.



GAPS: West Albany project to cost more | Education  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.



South Albany grad leaves 'The Voice' | Local | democratherald.com  Albany Democrat Herald

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



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 ...



SAHS family liaison honored | Local | democratherald.com  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 ...



AUHS reunion planned | Local | gazettetimes.com  Corvallis Gazette Times

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



Albany's All-City Dance Show highlights growing popularity of Gems youth team  Corvallis Gazette Times

Madie Hollis, a sophomore on the West Albany High School Hi-Steppers, marveled as the Albany Gems Dance Team lined up across the South Albany High ...



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.



Journey presents $10k to South Albany HS  KOIN.com

Amy Frazier and KOIN 6 News Staff - ALBANY, Ore. (KOIN) — Journey drummer Deen Castronovo presented a $10,000 donation to South Albany High School ...



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 ...



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 ...



South Albany High School library aide arrested on child sex abuse crimes  OregonLive.com

A South Albany High School library aide has been booked in jail for allegedly engaging in a sexual encounter with one student and possibly exchanging explicit ...



South Albany teacher earns leadership honor | Local  Albany Democrat Herald

South Albany High School Leadership teacher Kelle Angel was recognized by the Oregon Association of Student Councils as the 2014 Leadership Teacher of ...



Song of the South: A Rebel's confession | Education  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 ...



Students walk out, silently voice safety concerns | News  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 ...



'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 ...



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 ...



South Albany to graduate 303 seniors | Local | democratherald.com  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.



Memorial Middle School students end school year with art sculpture  Albany Democrat Herald

On the Elm Street side of Memorial Middle School, there used to be a patch of grass. That changed four years ago.



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.



Albany Distinguished Service award nominees named | News  Albany Democrat Herald

The Albany Area Chamber of Commerce and Samaritan Health Physicians have announced nominees for the 74th Annual Distinguished *Service* Awards ...



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.



Johnny Ray Fenn | Obituaries | democratherald.com  Albany Democrat Herald

Johnny Ray Fenn was born in Corvallis on January 9, 1966, to Delbert Eugene Fenn Jr. and Geri Montgomery Fenn. He grew up in Albany and attended ...



Former Albany superintendent sues district | Local | gazettetimes.com  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 ...



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 ...



Schools to have cell towers | Local | democratherald.com  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 ...



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 ...



South Albany aide arraigned in sex case | Local | democratherald.com  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.



CGHS begins search for new principal  Cottage Grove Sentinel

More changes are coming to the Cottage Grove High School administration. A month after assistant principal/athletic director Gary Roberts announced that he ...



Christopher John Carsner | Obituaries | democratherald.com  Albany Democrat Herald

Christopher J Carsner, 38, of Albany, passed away on June 27, 2019, at Salem Hospital with family by his side. He was born in Albany on December 18, 1980, ...



LBCC graduates 51st class; Garrett honored; Brown delivers keynote  Corvallis Gazette Times

Over the din of the cheering crowd assembled Thursday in the Linn County Expo Center's Willamette Hall, one little voice called out: “That's my mom!”



SAHS assistant sentenced | Local | democratherald.com  Albany Democrat Herald

Former South Albany High School library assistant Heidi Hyre was sentenced to two years in prison on Friday, during a Linn County Circuit Court appearance ...



New Albany schools taking shape | Local | gazettetimes.com  Corvallis Gazette Times

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



For the love of the game, and family | Business | gazettetimes.com  Corvallis Gazette Times

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



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.



S. Albany Speech, Debate team second at state  Albany Democrat Herald

Sometimes, teenagers arguing can be a good thing. The South Albany High School Speech and Debate team took second place for 5A schools at the state ...



Mary Alice Taylor | Obituaries | democratherald.com  Albany Democrat Herald

Mary Alice (Cook) Taylor, 59 years old, of Albany, went to be with the Lord on February 28, 2019. Mary was born on March 27, 1959, in Cadillac, Michigan to ...



Main Auto Body moves into new downtown Albany location  Albany Democrat Herald

Main Auto Body moved into a new location in downtown Albany in late April, and the former auto dealership at 500 Lyon St. SW is spacious, modern and clean.



GAPS approves boundary change | Education | democratherald.com  Albany Democrat Herald

Students in Sunrise and Periwinkle elementary schools will all stay together when they move to middle school under a boundary change approved by the ...



Mid-valley squads place at state dance competition  Lebanon Express

The mid-Willamette Valley had a strong showing at the OSAA state dance championships, held on Friday and Saturday, with Lebanon High School taking ...



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