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Meet Mrs. DeWolfe – Our Principal! 

DeWolfeI live in Portland with my husband, our two boys and dog Walter. I was born in Prineville, OR and have two sisters. Growing up we always had a lot of family around – Grandparents, aunts, uncles, and cousins. My grandfather was super amazing. He taught me about rocks, fossils, constellations and the outdoors. I loved learning about the world around me which is why I always wanted to be a scientist. I studied Biology and Visual Arts in college. My first job out of college was working at a cookie factory. It was fun and smelled really good… except in the lab where I worked doing microbe testing on the cookie dough. After a few years there I decided to get my teaching degree. I started out teaching middle school science in Gresham. Five years ago I started teaching online and made the change to being a principal this year. I really like my new job and I love working at ORVA.

Other random facts: I love baseball (Go Giants!! Seriously… it can’t get much worse than last season). I worked at a coffee shop in college which started my coffee mania. I traveled Europe with a choir in high school (I worked at a movie theater and saved everything I could to go on that trip). I have boxes and boxes of fossils and rocks. I am looking forward to painting over Winter Break.

   -Mrs. DeWolfe


Hello and welcome to school after that wonderful weekend, April 16th! Today is

-National Orchid Day

-National Eggs Benedict Day

-National Healthcare Decisions Day

-National Wear Your Pajamas To Work Day

Also, today

the US post office issues its first books of stamps in 1900

Make sure to smell the flowers, eat a eggs benedict, talk about healthcare, while wearing your pajamas.

Thank you for spending your time reading this, and I hope you have a marvelous Monday!


Hello and welcome to April 2nd! Today is

-National Ferret day

-National Peanut Butter and Jelly day

-National Reconciliation Day.

-in 1902, the first ever full time movie theater opened, called the “Electric Theatre” in Los Angeles

-19 years after that, in 1921, Albert Einstein lectures his new “Theory of Relativity”.

-Alec Guinness’s birthday. Don’t know him? He was the actor that played Obi-Wan “Ben” Kenobi in the original Star Wars trilogy.

Make sure to adore your ferret, eat a PB&J sandwich while making nice with your family, friends or enemies.

Thank you for spending your time reading this, and I hope you have a marvelous Monday!