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Hood River Valley High School awarded Nike grant

For the third year in a row, Hood River Valley High School has won a Nike School Innovations Award to support its AVID program.

Hood River Elks Lodge names Johnston, Gray Students of the Month

Nathan Johnston and Kristen Gray, both Hood River Valley High School seniors, have been selected as the February Elks Students of the Month. Both were presented checks for $100 in recognition of their volunteer efforts in the community and their achievements at school during last week’s lodge meeting.

HRCSD Open Enrollment transfers available for ‘17-18

The Hood River County School District Board of Directors has identified the following limited number of Open Enrollment Transfers for the 2017-18 school year at Cascade Locks Elementary, Parkdale Elementary and Wy’east Middle School.

School District holds listening sessions on 2017-18 budget

In light of a state-wide budget shortfall announcement from the Oregon Legislature of $1.8 billion dollars, Hood River County School District Superintendent Dan Goldman will be holding two community listening sessions with the public in the month of March.

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Fig Neutrons to Robotics Super Regionals

Fig Neutrons from Hood River Valley High School won their division at the State Robotics competition and are advancing to the Super-Regionals in Tacoma, Wash., March 9-12.

March 15 Sense of Place

Dr. Linda Tamura will speak March 15 in the next GO! Network Sense of Place lecture.

HRCEF college scholarship applications due April 14

Hood River County Education Foundation (HRCEF) has announced that April 14 is the application deadline for scholarships for Hood River Valley High graduates who will be sophomore, juniors or seniors 2017, and continuing in two- or four-year colleges, or a trade school.

Parkdale Elementary to hold carnival March 10

Parkdale Elementary School will host its annual carnival on March 10 from 5-8 p.m. Find activities such as a bounce house, cake walk with locally made desserts, massage room, Nerf zone, and face painting, as well as a number of game booths. Game tickets can be purchased at the carnival.

HRCSD to make up lost instructional time

The ​Hood River County School District is using a combination of ways to make up the instructional time lost because of the ​high number of school cancellations this winter due to​ weather.

Cuts are coming; School District wants public input

Hood River County School District must reduce spending by $4.75 million in the 2017-19 biennium, in light of a statewide K-12 budget shortfall announcement from the Oregon Legislature of $1.8 billion dollars, Superintendent Dan Goldman has announced.

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Words and Whimsy

Wild hair and hats were common sights at Westside Elementary March 2 for “Crazy Hat and Hair Day,” the annual “Read Across America” tradition honoring Theodore Geisl — Dr. Seuss.

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On stage this weekend: She Kills Monsters at HRVHS, Game Night at HRMS

Both Hood River Valley High School and Hood River Middle School have plays opening this weekend.

Speech winner

Junior Ruby Patterson made it to the final round of Open Prose and won second place in Open Oratory as Hood River Valley High School Speech and Debate team competed in the Robert D. Clark Invitational tournament at the University of Oregon Feb. 18-19.

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Next Door Inc. parenting class starting March 1

Enrich your child’s life and your own by attending “Incredible Years” parenting program, Wednesdays starting March 1 in English. The series will be held at The Next Door 965 Tucker Road, Hood River.

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Musical ‘Game Night’ runs this weekend at Hood River Middle School

The cast of Hood River Middle School students, with principals Brent Emmons and Ocean Kuykendall playing parents, performs the original musical written by Mark Steighner, musical director of Columbia Gorge Orchestra Association, while music teacher Anna Stipe directs.


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