Newberg FFA excels in Ag Sales contest

Newberg FFA competed in the District Ag Sales contest Nov. 16 at Dayton High School. Newberg’s beginning team placed third, with the advanced team finishing second. For the beginning team, Peter Gentile placed second individually, followed by Emily Sandberg in ninth, Paige Virgin in 15th and Peter Fortner in 17th. For the advanced team, Madison Plummer took fourth individually, followed by Madeline Kuhn in fifth, Margaret Halstead in sixth and Madison Zurcher in ninth. The advanced team qualified to compete in the state competition Dec. 12 in Madras.

Mountain View hosting Zumba fundraiser

The Mountain View Middle School parent group will host a family Zumba night with instructor Jennie Delp from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Dec. 5. Cost is $5 per person or $20 (max) per family. Doors will open at 6:15 p.m. and water bottles will be available for sale.

OAEF scholarships available

The Oregon Agricultural Education Foundation is accepting applications for two scholarships programs. The Oregon Farm Bureau Memorial Scholarships include 10 to 12 awards presented annually to any Oregon high school graduate or a current col-

lege student with 24 semester or 36 quarter hours (one full year) of completed college coursework preparing for an agriculture or forestry-related career. Students attending institutions outside of Oregon are eligible. The deadline for applications is March 15. The Oregon Farm Bureau Associate Member Scholarship of $1,000 is open to any Oregon high school graduate/resident or current college student with 24 semester or 36 quarter hours (one full year) of completed college coursework pursuing a four-year degree. Applicants or their parents must have an associate in the Oregon Farm Bureau and be insured by Country Financial. For more information, visit www.oregonfb. org/programs/ofb-scholarships/ or email Andréa Kuenzi at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

NHS to host financial aid night Dec. 10

Seniors and their parent/guardians are invited to financial aid night at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 10 in the Newberg High School west commons. The event is designed to support and assist in the navigation of the financial aid process of college enrollment. For more information, call Vicki Peterson at 503-554-4439 or visit

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