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May Street annual Lasagna Dinner, Art Auction March 12

May Street Elementary School will hold its annual Teddy Webber Scholarship Dinner and Student Art Auction on Thursday, March 12. This event, which began in 1997, is held to raise money for the school’s artist in residence program and the Teddy Webber scholarship fund.

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Youth bring customized cheer to Hospice patients

Valentine’s Day received a personal touch from the Hood River Youth of Heart of Hospice (YoHOHs), who decorated custom cards for each Heart of Hospice patient.

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Seussville, USA

It is Read Across America Week, and local elementary schools are honoring Dr. Seuss March 3-6.

Hood River County Reads kicks off March 15

Where can people of all ages come together to read the same book, discuss its contents, participate in related activities and even hear it read over the radio?

Speech-Debate students compete at two tourneys

The Hood River Valley High School Speech and Debate team continued its successful season at two regional tournaments in February.

Three robotics teams head to state this weekend

Occam’s Razor, Men in Green, Transformers get ready for First Tech

Dozens of high school robotics teams flocked to First Tech Challenge super-qualifier tournaments for the right to go to state this weekend.

HRVHS artists, writers win awards

‘Keys to Talent:’ students excel in creative works

Hood River Valley High School honored artists and writers on Friday with an all-school Fine Arts assembly.

First Book grants announced

On January 29, the Hood River First Book Advisory Board awarded the following grants to these literacy programs:

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HRVHS sophomore gives inside look at art competitions

Hood River Valley High School sophomore Brynn Searcy is an artist. And a state and nationally recognized artist at that.

HRV grad rates among top in Oregon

For the fourth year in a row, Hood River Valley High School’s four-year graduation rate ranked amongst the state’s best.

GTA hosts Feb. 25 forum on technology, community

Many social theorists agree that community life has been transformed by communications technologies. Is community disappearing or strengthening as we gaze at smartphones, video games, online movies, and web pages? How do these technologies both connect and disconnect us? Where online do we engage deeply with friends, family, and neighbors alike?

‘Species Art Making’ series starts Feb. 25

Join Peace Village and the Art of Community, Feb. 26 at the Design Studio of local artist, CJ Rench (1457 Barker Road) for the first of four free workshops to create large-scale paper maiche puppets and costumes for a Procession of Species celebration on Earth Day, April 25.

Class Notes, Feb. 21

Nina Barone; Terry Norton

Crop Talks return Feb. 23 at Rockford Grange

Crop Talks starts up again on Monday, Feb. 23 at 6 p.m. at Rockford Community Grange.

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AVID learners need tutors

Hood River County School District middle and high school students are AVID for college.

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