North Marion High School (Aurora, Oregon)

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North Marion High School
North Marion High School - Aurora Oregon.jpg
20167 Grim Rd NE
Aurora, Oregon, Marion County, 97002
 United States
Coordinates 45°12′43″N 122°47′48″W / 45.211976°N 122.796697°W / 45.211976; -122.796697Coordinates: 45°12′43″N 122°47′48″W / 45.211976°N 122.796697°W / 45.211976; -122.796697[1]
Type Public
School district North Marion School District
Principal DeAnn Jeness[2][3]
Grades 9-12[2]
Number of students 571[4]
Color(s) Green and white         [3]
Athletics conference OSAA Oregon West Conference Conference 4A[3]
Mascot Huskies[3]

North Marion High School is a public high school in Aurora, Oregon, United States. The school is part of the North Marion School District with all four schools being located on the same campus. The school draws students from the cities of Aurora, Hubbard, and Donald as well as the communities of Broadacres and Butteville.


The school earned a 4 (out of 5) in its report card grading for the 2013-2014 school year, meaning more than 70 percent of students met or exceeded standards on the Oregon Assessment of Knowledge and Skills. North Marion High School's completion rate was 94.8 percent, and its four-year graduation rate was 78.6 percent.[5]

OAKS Testing Scores[edit]

2013-2014 North Marion High School test scores:

  • Reading: 83.7% passed or exceeded State Average: 85.6%
  • Writing: 55.8% passed or exceeded State Average: 61.3%
  • Mathematics: 59.2% passed or exceeded State Average: 71.3%
  • Science: 54.4% passed or exceeded State Average: 61.3%[6]


North Marion Huskies logo

The North Marion High School athletics teams compete in the OSAA 4A Oregon West Conference. The school's athletic director is Brandon Fricke and athletic secretary is Anita Whitehead.[7]

State Championships[edit]

Year Sport Head Coach
1958 Boys Track & Field Robert Logsdon
1971 Baseball Junior Sato
1983 Girls Basketball John Bridgens
1996 Girls Softball Mark Vanderpool
1998 Girls Softball Gary Hunt
2007 Cheerleading Kezia Molinsky
2008 Cheerleading Kezia Molinsky
2009 Cheerleading Kezia Molinsky
2010 Cheerleading Kezia Molinsky
2010 Boys Basketball (Sportsmanship) Tony Merrill
2011 Cheerleading Kezia Molinsky
2012 Cheerleading Erica Flores

Bob Brack Stadium[edit]

Bob Brack Stadium is the varsity baseball field located on the campus of North Marion High School, in the school's athletic complex. In 2011, it was rated "best high school baseball facility on the West Coast" by the National High School Baseball Coaches Association.[8]

Media Coverage[edit]

In 2011, North Marion students Josh Hauser, Cole Costello, Wyatt Moore, and Logan Beiser founded North Marion Athletics, an organization which highlights scores, storylines, and successes in varsity sports at North Marion High School. Weekly update videos were produced and uploaded on YouTube, along with various interviews, promotional videos, and live broadcasts with commentary of key away games. NM Athletics remained operational until the graduation of the founders in June of 2013.

The student-led production was highlighted in local newspapers such as the Woodburn Independent and a Portland Metropolitan Area News Station in Fox 12 KPTV.[9]

Notable Alumni[edit]