The Hood River Valley High School Class of 2014’s motto is an oft-quoted lyric from John Lennon’s 1971 hit “Imagine,” that states: “You may think that I’m a dreamer, but I’m not the only one.”
Roller-skating incidents, teachers’ waistlines, and misplaced homework assignments lined up as humor fodder in Saturday’s Class of 2014 commencement at Horizon Christian School.
The 17th annual Student of the Year Banquet was held in the Hood River Elks Lodge ballroom on June 1. The 18 monthly award winners were honored for their volunteer efforts in the community as well as their academic and activities work at school.
Columbia Gorge Community College Foundation received a donation of stock valued at more than $400,000 from Robert and Annabelle Vogel of The Dalles.
Students of the Klahre House Alternative School are unveiling their recently completed group art project on June 11. The students want to share their art with the community at an opening ceremony.
With the retirement of Kim Vogel, principal at both Parkdale Elementary and Cascade Locks Elementary, Supt. Dan Goldman has developed a plan to provide needed, continuous leadership at both schools.
Horizon Christian School has applied for, and received a school improvement grant which provides for three additional staff positions beginning in September 2014.
Payton Rigert and Victoria Kohner-Flanahan have a mission. These two students from Hood River Valley High School want to help the community learn about all the amazing engineering opportunities in our classrooms and businesses.
The Ford Family Foundation has selected 104 students from Oregon and 16 students from Siskiyou County, Calif., as new Ford Scholars. This year’s Ford Scholars were chosen from 5,282 applicants.
Tabitha Merten and Frida Mata, both Hood River Valley High School students, were chosen as Students of the Month for May by the Hood River Elks Club.
WHITE SALMON — A public information panel to address issues of concern to Klickitat County and the Columbia River Gorge over coal and oil transport will be June 2 at 6:30 p.m. at White Salmon Library.
Humility may be the dominant trait of the two stand-out students honored with the 2013-14 Citizenship Award at Hood River Valley High School.
CenturyLink recently awarded a $5,000 Mobile Technology grant to the May Street Elementary technology integration team. The team, led by Lenny Bunting, fifth-grade teacher at May Street, includes Kate Getchis, second-grade teacher and Heather Clark, first-grade teacher. The team will be implementing the grant over the next school year.
Community Education’s new Hispanic music program is picking up tempo.