Schools in Brief - Feb. 26, 2014
Meet NHS principal candidates Thursday
The Newberg School District will host a parent forum with the three candidates for Newberg High Schools lead principal position from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday in the west commons at the high school. The three candidates are Yellow School principal Stafford Boyd, Chehalem Valley Middle School principal John Franco and Henley High School principal Mark Risen. The format of the forum will be 30-minute sessions with each candidate, who will make a brief presentation before engaging in an question-and-answer period. Participants can provide feedback to the district. For more information, call Claudia Stewart at 503-554-5000.
Dundee parenting series continues March 4
Dundee Elementary School counselor Kevin Hall will host the third installment of the schools series of parenting seminars at 6 p.m. March 4 in the library. The seminar will cover the ever-changing topic of kids and technology. For more information, call 503-554-4850.
NHS to participate in blood drive March 4
Kindergarten registration set for March 6
Kindergarten registration for all Newberg School District elementary schools will be held from 3:30 to 6 p.m. March 6 at each of the districts six elementary buildings. Parents must bring their childs immunization and record of birth (birth certificate/hospital record). Forms for half-day (free), full-day (tuition based) and the dual language (based at Edwards Elementary) kindergarten programs will be available. Applications for full-day and dual-language kindergarten are due April 4.
Crater hosts Family Math Night
George Fox University will present a Math Night for students in grades 3-5 and their families at 6 p.m. March 6 in the cafeteria at Antonia Crater Elementary.
Grad Night at Burgerville March 6
Dundee coin drive raises over $1,100
Dundee Elementary Schools Pennies for Patients fundraiser collected $1,158.65 for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. The schoolwide goal was to raise $600 and with only a few days remaining, the schools total sat at $543. Principal Lesley Carsley announced to students that if the goal was met, not only would the winning grade level receive a pizza and ice cream party, but every student would get a hat day. Students responded by raising more than 10 times the $60 it needed to meet the goal, collecting $615.09 to more than double the school total. The third grade classrooms raised $261.82 to win the pizza and ice cream party.
Krupicka makes Deans List at RIT
Tyler Krupicka of Newberg, a second-year student in the computer engineering program in Rochester Institute of Technology, earned a spot on the schools deans list for the fall 2013 semester.
Hunsinger named to Deans List at ASU
Lauren Hunsinger of Newberg received academic honors from the School of Sustainability at Arizona State University by making the universitys deans list for the fall 2013 semester.