Notice Budget Committee Meeting


A public meeting of the Budget Committee of the Elgin School District, Union County, State of Oregon, to discuss the budget for the fiscal year July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2020, will be held at 1111 Division Street, Room 17, Elgin, Oregon. The meeting will take place on the 20th day of May, 2019, at 6:00 p.m. The purpose of the meeting is to receive the budget message and to receive comment from the public on the budget.  This is a public meeting where deliberation of the Budget Committee will take place. Any person may appear at the meeting and discuss the proposed programs with the Budget Committee.

A copy of the budget document may be inspected or obtained on or after May 20, 2019, at 1111 Division Street, Room 14, Elgin, Oregon, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m Monday - Thursday.

This notice is also published on the district website at


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Welcome to Elgin School District

About Elgin, Oregon

Elgin is nestled at the foot of the Blue Mountains on the northern edge of the Grande Ronde Valley. It is within 20 minutes north of driving time of La Grande, the site of Eastern Oregon University. Both La Grande and Eastern provide outstanding cultural and education opportunities for Elgin residents.

Approximately 2,000 citizens reside in the growing Elgin community. Many community members actively participate in school programs and provide continued support for school activities.

Elgin citizens, including school staff, work together to build a supportive community. Activities include:

  • Youth Sports Programs
  • Public Library
  • Community Center
  • Swimming Pool
  • Booster Club
  • Nine Churches

For more information about our community and the city of Elgin, visit or click below:

 Photo: Elgin City Panoramic

School Starts on Monday!

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REMINDER: The First Day of School is Monday, August 26th. Here's to a great 2019-20 school year!

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District Announces Job Openings

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Elgin School District is accepting applications for the following positions:

Jr. High Football Coach

Food Service Supervisor

Maintenance/Transportation Supervisor

Part-time Special Education teacher/Part-time Music Teacher

Bus Drivers (4 positions; part-time position, routes under 20 hours per week, additional hours based on need)

For questions, please contact the following:
Coaching – Jeff Rysdam (541-437-2021)
Special education/music position – Tom Sorensen (541-437-2321)
All other positions contact Dianne Greif (541-437-2021).

Applications are available at all of the offices and on our district website (  

All positions open until filled. Elgin School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Managerial application (Word)

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Congratulations to our Crystal Apple Winners!

Elgin Crystal Apple Winners

The Elgin School District is pleased to announce our 2019 Crystal Apple Award winners. They are:

Dave Milner, Maintenance Supervisor, Elgin School District
Stanna Rysdam, Food Services Supervisor, Elgin School District

The winners were honored at the 8th Annual awards ceremony in La Grande on May 6th. For bios of each winner, please see the Crystal Apple Ceremony Program.

The Crystal Apple Awards are organized by the InterMountain Education Service District to honor and celebrate outstanding education staff in eastern Oregon. For more information about the awards, please visit the IMESD website's Crystal Apple page.

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Dianne Greif Superintendent/ High School Principal
Thomas Sorensen  Elementary Principal
Denise Ludwig Business Manager
Jeff Rysdam Athletic Director
Dave Milner Maintenance Supervisor
Stanna Rysdam Food Service Supervisor
Rusti McClure ES Secretary
Jamie McKay HS Secretary


Our Schools

District Office 541.437.1211
Fax:  541-437-1231
Elgin High School 541.437.2021
Fax:  541-437-1705
Stella Mayfield Elementary 541.437.2321
Fax:  541-437-8212

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Elgin School District

1111 Division Street

Elgin, OR 97827

Phone: 541.437.1211

Fax: 541.437.8212