Announcing STRIVE! 2020, a Mt. Scott virtual event!

Great news! Our annual STRIVE! event originally scheduled at the school in May is now rescheduled as a virtual event on Thursday, November 12 at 6 p.m. Registration is free at We’ll go on a virtual tour of our historic building, will hear from students and staff about the school’s […]

Mt. Scott graduate honored at statewide inventors competition

Mt. Scott Learning Center graduate Marcos Romero Turner – currently a sophomore at Warner Pacific University – received a third place award and $5,000 cash prize at the finals of the InventOR Collegiate Challenge on September 18. The event convenes student inventors and entrepreneurs from 20 colleges and universities across […]

MSLC honors 2020 graduates at first-ever virtual ceremony

Mt. Scott Learning Center (MSLC) honored another outstanding group of high school graduates in July 2020 with our school’s first-ever virtual graduation ceremony. Although the COVID-19 pandemic forced all schools to cancel their normal in-person graduation ceremonies, MSLC staff worked hard to replicate the highly poignant and reflective graduation celebration […]

What to expect for the 2020-21 school year

Until further notice, all Mt. Scott classes will be held virtually. We will continue to monitor the health outcomes in Oregon and will make adjustments as needed throughout the year. It is our hope to have students back in the building as soon as we can do so safely.  What will […]

MSLC honors its 2019 graduates at poignant ceremony

Mt. Scott Learning Center (MSLC) honored another outstanding group of high school graduates on Saturday, June 1, 2019 at Warner Pacific University’s McGuire Auditorium. Forty-four MSLC students received diplomas at the annual graduation ceremony, which highlighted the individual and group accomplishments of the senior class. The highly poignant and reflective […]

Retired educator continues making a difference at MSLC

Dick Rudzinski admits he was getting bored and antsy five years ago looking for things to occupy him in retirement. For more than three decades, Dick and his wife, Kay, had operated a small Montessori school in Wichita, Kansas, teaching children ages two and a half to 12 years old. […]

Graduate Spotlights

MSLC GRADUATE SPOTLIGHT: CARLY JO SHULIKOV Carly Jo Shulikov was in middle school when it became clear why she was struggling to learn in a large traditional school environment. “I had a very anxious and unstable home life,” recalls Carly. “My parents were both heroin addicts and alcoholics and I […]


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Students participate in snowboarding program

Students from Mt. Scott Learning Center are participating again this year in “Learn to Ride,” the nationally recognized snowboarding program sponsored by SOS Outreach. The nationwide program is conducted locally over five weekends at Mt. Hood Timberline ski area. SOS provides high quality recreation programs to youth who benefit from […]