New ~ Back To School Communication from Mr. Hawley
Dear Families, Students, and Staff, Yesterday, at 3:00 pm, the state released its final “Ready Schools, Safe Learners” guidance. Under the new guidance, I am very pleased to announce that Crane Schools will be able to open its doors to all students and staff. We will be able to provide person to person instruction to all students who choose to attend school onsite. We will operate on our traditional four day schedule for all students.There will be safety health guidelines that will have to be followed but we are grateful to have the opportunity to open. It will be mandatory for all students and staff to wear a proper face covering and social distance as defined in the state guidance and in our schools operational blue prints. Please follow this link to view the full letter from Mr. Hawley regarding the beginning of school.
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Congratulations Mr. Hawley! Administrator of the Year
Mr. Hawley is the recipient of the Oregon Small Schools Association 2020 Administrator of the year! Congratulations!!!
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Virtual Board Meeting Links
To access ALL Budget Board and School Board meetings for the remainder of the year virtually, follow this link. Join by phone ‪+1 575-414-0339‬ PIN: ‪412 832 380‬#
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Student Government at Crane
Crane Union High School has an active student government engaged in community service, planning student and school events, and leading the school.

VFW Voice of Democracy Scholarship Competition

Established in 1947, our Voice of Democracy audio-essay program provides high school students with the unique opportunity to express themselves in regards to a democratic and patriotic-themed recorded essay. Each year, nearly 40,000 9-12 grade students from across the country enter to win their share of $2.1 million in educational scholarships and incentives awarded through the program.

Scholarship Value: $30,000
Awards Available: 50
Award Deadline: October 31,

The VFW is dedicated to promoting patriotism and investing in our future generation. If you are a democracy-loving high school student interested in a $30,000 college scholarship or a patriotic middle school student interested in winning $5,000, these scholarships may be for you.

Established in 1947, our Voice of Democracy audio-essay program provides high school students with the unique opportunity to express themselves in regards to a democratic and patriotic-themed recorded essay. Each year, more than 51,000 9-12 grade students from across the country enter to win their share of more than $1.9 million in educational scholarships and incentives awarded through the program.

The national first place winner receives a $30,000 scholarship paid directly to the recipient's American university, college or vocational/technical school. A complete list of other national scholarships range from $1,000-$16,000, and the first place winner from each VFW Department (state) wins a minimum scholarship of $1,000 and an all-expense-paid trip to Washington, D.C. Want to apply? Read the rules and eligibility requirements, and download the 2020-21 entry form application, as all student entries must be submitted to a sponsoring local VFW Post by midnight, Oct. 31.

The 2020-21 theme is:

Is This the Country the Founders Envisioned?


For more information and to apply for this scholarship, go to: https://www.vfw.org/community/youth-and-education/youth-scholarships