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Parkdale principal gets "Frozen" to make good on bet with students

A dress never bothered Parkdale Principal Gus Hedberg at least not when it came to singing his own version of the "Frozen" hit "Let it go."

Decoding Dyslexia Chapter shares its message in Salem

Columbia Gorge Chapter of Decoding Dyslexia attended the Senate Committee Hearing on Education regarding Senate Bill 612 on March 17. Parents, teachers, students, professionals and elected officials testified at the legislative hearing and supporters of the bill packed hearing room C as well as two overflow rooms.

Wy’east OBOB team headed to state competition April 11

Wy’east won the Region 4 East Oregon Battle of the Books (OBOB) Tournament, which was held at The Dalles Middle School on Saturday, March 14. The team consists of Kendra Wilkins, Aunika Yasui, Jimena Gonzaga, Nick Arenas, Ethan Happy, and coach David Sacquety, Wy’east reading teacher. Wy’east has won its regional OBOB tournament four times in the past six years.

Wy’east Students participate in Math Challenge on Pi Day

Henkle Middle School in White Salmon held its annual regional Middle School Math competition last weekend, appropriately on Pi Day, 3/14/15.

Familiar faces, new places: School district announces three local hires

Hood River County School District announced three new hires Friday, all education leaders from in town. The schools will see a new athletic director at Hood River Valley High School, a new principal at Mid Valley Elementary School and a new district transportation supervisor.

What about the ‘White Out’? Professor leads ‘conversation’ on race Sunday at Library

Hood River County Reads hosts Oregon Humanities Conversation Program

Although 2010 Census data show Oregon’s population becoming more racially diverse, the state remains one of the whitest in the nation. What does the racial integration of place require of us, and how might we prepare to create and embrace this opportunity?

Kempf, Walker win Daughters of the American Revolution awards

Members of the Celilo Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution met March 18 at the Hood River Fire Station for their monthly club meeting, honoring two Hood River high school students in the process.

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College board member calls for CGCC president Toda to resign

Stu Watson cites poor leadership but his motion gets no second

Columbia Gorge Community College board member Stu Watson called for CGCC president Dr. Frank Toda to step down on Tuesday.

HRVHS seeks employers for Community Work Day

Hood River Valley High School (HRVHS) is supporting the 18th annual Community Work Day (CWD) Wednesday, April 29.

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May Street, Wy’east, S. Wasco advance to Oregon Battle of Books State event

On March 15, schools from Hood River, Sherman, and Wasco counties competed in the Region 4 East Tournament of Oregon Battle of the Books at The Dalles Middle School.

Retired Educators offer scholarship

Mid-Columbia Unit 20 of the Oregon Retired Educators Association is offering a $750 scholarship to a third, fourth or fifth year college student as of this coming September, who aspires to become a teacher and is attending an Oregon school.

Aspirations in Computing: HRV’s Hewitt, Rigert win NCWIT honors

After nearly three months of the application and review process, the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) has selected their national and regional affiliate award winners for the 2015 Award for Aspirations in Computing.

Columbia Gorge Chapter of Decoding Dyslexia sets sail for Salem

HOOD RIVER, OREGON — Decoding Dyslexia-Columbia Gorge sets sail to our state’s capitol on March 17 to testify and bear witness of the legislative hearing for Senate Bill 612.

HRVHS seeks employers for Community Work Day

Hood River Valley High School (HRVHS) is supporting the 18th annual Community Work Day (CWD) Wednesday, April 29.

Little Feet Preschool holds

Little Feet Cooperative Preschool, Hood River’s only cooperative preschool, has started its annual plant sale fundraiser. Planters, annuals, perennials, vegetable starts and herbs sourced from local nurseries are available for pre-order. Order deadline is April 3.

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