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On the agenda: School board meets Wednesday

Hood River County School District Board of Directors meets Jan. 31 at May Street School for what will likely be the last such board meeting in the existing facility. The process will start in February of replacing the structure, this summer and in the 2018-19 school year. Heavy equipment is scheduled to arrive next week.

January 31, 2018 midnight read more..


HRV prepares for weekend’s robotics competition

Students packed Hood River Valley High School engineering/math teacher Jeff Blackman’s robotics classroom Wednesday after school in preparation for this Saturday’s First Tech Challenge (FTC) league qualifier competition. Winners will advance to super qualifiers, to be held at a later date.

January 27, 2018 midnight read more..
  

Hood River teams take FLL awards

Oregon Robotics Tournament & Outreach Program (ORTOP) has announced the awards received by teams at the 16th annual Intel Oregon FIRST LEGO League Championship Tournaments, presented by Rockwell Collins, held Jan. 13-14 at Liberty High School in Hillsboro.

January 24, 2018 midnight read more..


‘Novice’ debate team earns first place

The Hood River Valley High School Novice debate team of Claire Powell and Jacob Kaplan placed first in Junior Public Forum debate at the Hap Hingston Invitational Tournament held Jan. 12-13 at Pacific University in Forest Grove.

January 20, 2018 midnight read more..
 

At vet’s, students glimpse working world

Life hits fast for most people once high school graduation passes by, which is why Nita Bozarth, a teacher at Hood River Valley High School, provides a course for students to gain experience outside of the classroom to help in that transition from high school to adulthood.

January 20, 2018 midnight read more..
    

Ecology Institute hosts volunteer workshop Thursday

The Columbia Gorge Ecology Institute is hosting a free volunteer workshop for anyone interested in learning about place-based education in the Gorge and local volunteer opportunities in environmental education. The workshop will be held on Thursday, Jan. 11 from 5:30-7 p.m. in the Hood River Library Meeting Room, 502 State St., downtown Hood River.

January 10, 2018 midnight read more..


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