John Scanlan

John Scanlan is a Language Arts teacher at Sunridge Middle School in Pendleton, Oregon.  He has lived and taught in Pendelton since 1997. He has written and published several articles in the Oregon English journal and has a short story included in Bob Sizoo's Teaching Powerful Writing. 

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  • Pendleton

    Pendleton, a city of 17,107 in the 2020 census, sits in the foothills of the Blue Mountains. The city center is built on the south bank of the Umatilla River, which runs roughly east and west through town. Pendleton’s motto is “The Real West,” and it prides itself …

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