March 6 school briefs
published: 3/5/2013 1:07:59 PM
Auction/bingo night for Ewing Young
Ewing Young Elementary School, along wit the Ewing Young Support Team, is hosting its silent auction and bingo night from 6 to 8:30 p.
George Fox announces Act Six scholars for ’13
published: 3/5/2013 1:09:03 PM
George Fox University announced it will welcome seven new students in 2013 as part of its Act Six Leadership and Scholarship Initiative.
The students, all of whom are from the Portland area, were chosen for their distinctive leadership, academic potential and commitment to making a difference in their communities.
Kindergarten options growing in Newberg
published: 3/5/2013 1:10:10 PM
Newberg parents have more options than ever for starting their children’s education now that the Newberg School District has announced it will offer a dual-language kindergarten program at Edwards Elementary in the fall.
NHS turf field fundraising effort is nearly complete
published: 3/5/2013 1:13:22 PM
Last April, the Newberg High School Booster Club ramped up a campaign to raise the $500,000 to pay for a new synthetic turf field.
Less than a year later, booster club president Ron Wolfe not only presented the school board with a check for $300,000 at its Feb.
March 13 school briefs
published: 3/12/2013 2:04:09 PM
NHS student’s play on tap March 22-23
Newberg High School senior Will Maybury will present his original play, “The New Days,” at 7 p.m. March 22 and 23 at the high school auditorium.
Students get some help remembering the fallen
published: 3/12/2013 2:06:04 PM
As has become customary, the eighth-grade class at Veritas School will travel to Washington, D.C., in April to spend a week touring and learning about historical sites such as the United States Capitol, the National Cathedral, the Smithsonian, the Supreme Court, Ford Theater, Arlington Cemetery and others.
University expanding its popular online program this summer
published: 3/12/2013 2:07:13 PM
George Fox University hopes to engage students worldwide this summer with an expanded lineup of more than two dozen courses as part of its online summer classes program.
Professor connecting with his passion
published: 3/12/2013 2:10:05 PM
For university administrators like Robin Baker and Hank Helsabeck, it’s not every day that an engineer, let alone an experienced professor, just shows up on the doorstep of your school asking for a job.
NHS robotics excel at state championships
published: 3/12/2013 2:13:16 PM
HILLSBORO — With a bid to the world championships already in hand from its trip to the Northern Nevada FTC Championships, the Newberg High School senior robotics squad, Tiger Team, had little to worry about at the Oregon FTC state championships March 3 at South Meadows Middle School in Hillsboro.
March 20 school briefs
published: 3/19/2013 2:08:18 PM
Shred documents for NHS Grad Night
The Newberg High School Grad Night Committee will host its “Shred It” fundraiser from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m April 6 at the Newberg Tire Factory.
GFU students to be added to college directory
published: 3/19/2013 2:09:18 PM
Fifteen George Fox University students, including two from Newberg, will be named in the 2013 edition of “Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges.
Tie-blanket project still growing
published: 3/19/2013 2:11:37 PM
Tia Piscitelli never imagined her desire to give back to others the way she had once been helped by her sister would inspire an outpouring of support and adulation, but that’s just what’s happened in the last 18 months.
March 27 school briefs
published: 3/26/2013 11:19:39 AM
Kindergarten open house at Veritas April 4
Veritas School will hold a kindergarten open house from 9 to 11:45 a.m. April 4, for those interested in finding out more about the school and classical Christian education.
University offering special education endorsement
published: 3/26/2013 11:20:26 AM
Prospective teachers interested in teaching special education classes in Oregon can add an endorsement in special education through George Fox University’s Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) program beginning this summer.
Students spend spring break serving others
published: 3/26/2013 11:21:20 AM
For many college students, spring break is time to head to Cancun, Cabo San Lucas or Paris Island to party and blow off a little steam. Not so for more than 60 George Fox University students: They’ll spend through Saturday serving others.
Piano prodigy Kim wins prestigious national contest
published: 3/26/2013 11:23:35 AM
DAVIS, Calif. — Brushing off a disappointing experience at his last competition, 13-year-old Nathan Kim returned to what he does best: playing piano.