- Sandstone Science TeachersSMS students consistently score among the highest in the state on the Oregon Assessment of Knowledge and Skills for Science test. SMS science teachers Kent Barnes, Kimo Gabriel and Lisa McElroy shared their recipe for success at the Oregon School Boards Association Conference, on November 11, 2016.
- HHS Students win 2016 Congressional App ChallengeThis is the introduction to the app created by students at Hermiston High School. The students were winners of the 2016 Congressional App Challenge for Oregon's District 2. It is an app for students who have difficulty speaking. It allows those students to click/touch buttons to say common school phrases.