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Dr. Angel Pilato at WAAAM May 10

‘How being part of history turned into a memoir’

Continuing with the annual tradition, the May 10 Second Saturday events at Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum will feature the American armed forces. WAAAM’s military fleet of airplanes and automobiles will be flying and driving to celebrate the day.

First Book of Hood River County gives grants to local groups

The Hood River Valley High School Teen Parent Program received books from First Book-Hood River County on Feb. 14. The Hood River County Children’s Librarian, Jana Hannigan, played the ukulele while the young children and their moms sang and bounced to the music.

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Peter Pan flies at Wy’east

Students learn about community while presenting drama this weekend

You can’t script what happens backstage — but you can use it as a teaching moment.

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May Street’s Ed Walston looks back on 37 years caring for ‘a second home’

“Got your running shoes?” Ed Walston asks when you tell him you plan to follow him around on the job for awhile.

HRMS team places third at Wind Challenge

One-hundred high school and middle school students from across the Columbia Gorge competed in the 2014 Wind Challenge event on May 3, racing against the clock to build the strongest, fastest wind turbines.

Military month is back at WAAAM May 10

Continuing with the annual tradition, the May 10 Second Saturday events at Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum will feature the American armed forces. WAAAM’s military fleet of airplanes and automobiles will be flying and driving to celebrate the day.

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HRVHS students advance to HOSA nationals, ask for community help

Hood River Valley High School students excelled in health and science occupational knowledge competition at the recent state HOSA conference, earning berths at nationals June 24-29 in Orlando, Fla.

GTA’s first STEAM Career Day succeeds

The Gorge Technology Alliance held its first-ever STEAM Career Day for students in the region April 25 in The Dalles.

Tour Portland gardens with study groups May 22

OSU Home Extension Services invites the community to join the Mid-Columbia Family and Community Education Study Groups on their annual Spring Tour, set for May 22.

Students experience science and adventure at Cascade Mtn. School

Climbing volcanic trails. Making fresh mozzarella cheese. Bicycling through alfalfa fields. Hunting for salmon. Cascade Mountain School isn’t your typical summer camp. It takes a roll-up-your-sleeves and get-your-hands-dirty approach to outdoor education, attracting budding scientists, aspiring farmers and everything in-between.

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Nutrition Within Reach: Mealtime in the Schools

In school cafeterias, it’s food for thought

You could say the classrooms move each weekday to the warm, aromatic basement of Parkdale Elementary School, starting at about 11 a.m. Kitchen staff are there to help with the learning.

CGCC Student Wind Challenge is May 3

Columbia Gorge Community College and Google are proud to announce the 2014 Student Wind Challenge, which will be held at The Dalles Civic Auditorium May 3.

Honor Roll

Hood River Middle School has released its list of students on the honor roll for second quarter:

Cohn and Dolan chosen as Elks ‘Students of the Month’ for February

Delia Dolan and Tony Cohn, both seniors at Hood River Valley High School, were recognized for their academic excellence and community service at a recent Hood River Elks Lodge meeting. Both students received a check for $100 and are among the 18 students who are in the running for the “Student of the Year” Awards which will be presented on Sunday, June 1.

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District hires Kirwan as curriculum director

Neely Kirwan will be the next director of curriculum and instruction for Hood River County School District.