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Albany School District. Presented by: Michelle Arakaki Boe Burrus Megan Goldsborough Jerry Heilman Karri Jones Stephanie Kragness Candice Lin Michael Price Ashley Wescott. Demographics and History of Albany and Surrounding Districts. Timeline. 1848 – Albany is born

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Albany school district

Albany School District

Presented by:

Michelle Arakaki

Boe Burrus

Megan Goldsborough

Jerry Heilman

Karri Jones

Stephanie Kragness

Candice Lin

Michael Price

Ashley Wescott

Demographics and history of albany and surrounding districts

Demographics and History of Albany and Surrounding Districts



  • 1848 – Albany is born

  • 1855 – First School

  • 1864 – Albany becomes a city

  • 1907 – First public library

  • 1946 – Timber Industry Booming

  • 1957 – Timber-Linn Memorial Park

Teacher resources

Teacher Resources

Information on local libraries, museums and educational outlets

Albany libraries

Albany Libraries

There are two libraries available:

  • Main Branch (Waverly Drive)

  • Carnegie Branch (Historical Downtown)

    The library offers various programs for students and teachers…

  • Storytime

  • Anime Club

  • Shelf Life (monthly speakers)

  • Reserve Books

  • Bookmobile

  • S.M.A.R.T.

  • Summer Reading Program

  • Tutoring Rooms

  • Activity Calendars provided monthly

  • Librarian Services (school assignments given – pull books for students)

Albany historic public library

Albany Historic Public Library

Boys and girls club

Boys and Girls Club

  • Largest Boys and Girls Club in America

  • Room exclusively for Elementary, Middle School and High School

  • Various Sports and Art Activities offered daily

  • Computers and Internet Available for Studying

  • Tutors On-Site (Daily Homework Assistance)

  • Leadership Opportunities: Keystone

  • Monthly Dances for Middle School Students

  • Free Dinner Provided Daily

  • Cooking Club, Art Club, Scrapbooking Club and Comic Club



The Santiam Wagon Road

  • Place to understand Oregon’s History

    Albany Regional Museum

  • Offers historical exhibits and educational opportunities

    Linn County Historical Museum

  • Reserve historical videos

Albany regional museum

Albany Regional Museum

Other resources

Other Resources

Early Childhood Class for Non-Native Speakers

  • Free class offered by LBCC (ED 7.730)

  • $25 ESOL fee

    “Learn Something New Days”

  • Attend free classes throughout the year

  • Art/Cooking/Sports and other Educational Lectures

Other resources cont

Other Resources Cont.

Albany Parks and Recreation

  • YMCA

  • Several parks throughout Albany

  • Monthly publication with all activities available

    Tutoring Club

  • Local business offering tutoring in math, reading, writing, study skills and S.A.T. prep

Albany local parks

Albany Local Parks

Other resources cont1

Other Resources Cont.

ArtSpirit: A Publication of The Arts Center

  • Globetrotter Day Trips- On no school days students and teachers can experience arts/culture of a specific country

  • Youth Poetry Contest- Teachers can work this contest into their curriculum and their work is displayed in local galleries and at an open mic night

  • Around Oregon Annual – Sept. 27th to Oct. 25th at The Arts Center. It is a large exhibit of Oregon Contemporary Artists from the Valley communities

Human resources

Human Resources

Agencies and Community Organizations Available to Assist Schools, Students, and Their Families

Department of human services

Department of Human Services

  • Division of Child Support

    • Finances

  • Department of Human Services

    • Food Stamps

    • Self-sufficiency

    • Public Assistance

    • Housing

    • Welfare

    • Employment

  • Child Welfare

    • Protective Services

    • Foster Care

    • Domestic Violence

    • Counseling

Basic needs

Basic Needs

  • Food

    • Food Stamps: DHS

    • Food Bank: Mid Valley Gleaners; Signs of Victory

    • Soup Kitchens: St. Mary’s Soup Kitchen; Albany Helping Hands (3 meals/day)

    • Women, Infants, & Children (WIC)

    • Fish of Albany (Emergency Services)

    • Salvation Army (Emergency Services)

Basic needs1

Basic Needs

  • Shelter

    • Albany Helping Hands

    • Fish Guest House

    • Signs of Victory

  • Affordable Housing

    • Albany Partnership for Housing and Community Development

    • Community Services Consortium: Housing rehabilitation program, transitional and emergency housing program

    • Habitat for Humanity

    • Lynn Benton Housing Authorities

Basic needs2

Basic Needs

  • Clothing

    • FISH Clothes Closet (Free Clothing)

    • GoodWill

    • Salvation Army

    • S & J Thrift

    • Helping Hands

    • Variety Thrift Store



  • Clinics

    • Dental: Community Outreach

    • Families and Agencies Coming Together (FACT) - Students Only

    • Albany Inreach Clinic

    • Linn County Public Health Services

    • Albany Samaritan General Hospital



  • Counseling/ Abuse

    • Center Against Rape and Domestic Violence

    • Community Outreach

    • Childhelp USA National Child Abuse Hotline

    • All Because of Children

    • Adolescent Alcohol & Drug Treatment Program

    • Alanon

    • Elder Abuse Help Line

    • Good Samaritan Hospital (Emergency)

    • Albany General Hospital (Emergency)

    • 911 (Emergency)

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