Making foster children feel welcome

Making foster children feel welcome

Education — Veritas senior Brianna Stoppa collected for and donated 60 "welcome boxes" to...

Kim a finalist in prestigious national contest

Kim a finalist in prestigious national contest

Music — The accomplished young pianist wins regional round of the Music Teachers National...

Middle School robotics teams fare well at state

Middle School robotics teams fare well at state

Mountain View and C.S. Lewis Academy groups cap successful season HILLSBORO — The Mountain...

A chance to say 'thank you'

A chance to say 'thank you'

Former Shriners patient Thaddeo Pia gets impromptu opportunity to show his gratitude to the...

Nobel Prize winner will speak at George Fox

Nobel Prize winner will speak at George Fox

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January 28, 2015

Newberg schools will ofer full-day kindergarten

by Seth Gordon
Education — Full-day to become the district's standard kindergarten offering; registration March 12 Thanks to a change in state policy, the Newberg School District will offer free full-day…
January 28, 2015

Jan. 28 school briefs

by Seth Gordon
Three earn honors at Gonzaga University Three local students were recognized for academic achievement for the fall semester 2014 at Gonzaga University. Jessica Wilmes of St. Paul was named to…
January 21, 2015

Schools in Brief - Jan. 21

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Two make dean’s list at Arizona State Univ. Newberg natives Lauren and Cara Hunsinger were named to the dean’s list at Arizona State University for spring term 2014. Undergraduate students who…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Power of pen -- C.S. Lewis Academy eighth-grade students Naomi Brady and Kyle Reimer both received awards for participating in the VFW Patriot's Pen Youth Essay Writing Contest. Brady earned first place for Newberg Post 4015, while Reimer won first for Dayton Post 10626, District 16 and the entire state of Oregon.
January 14, 2015

Students excel in VFW essay contest

by Seth Gordon
History — Kyle Reimer wins first place for Oregon in the middle school competition, Rebecca McKinley in the running for state high school award What started as a simple class exercise, writing…
January 14, 2015

Schools in Brief - Jan. 14

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C.S. Lewis Fundraiser at Burgerville C.S. Lewis Academy will have a fundraiser at the Newberg Burgerville Jan. 20. A portion of the proceeds from 4 to 8 p.m. will be donated to the school’s…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Content of character -- Initiated by Congress in 1994, the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of ervice intends to build on the civil rights leader's legacy.
January 14, 2015

GFU joining MLK Day of Service in Portland

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Service — The school hopes to bring at least 100 volunteers to participate in the national service day honoring the noted civil rights leader Students and staff from George Fox University will…
January 14, 2015

George Fox nets a $50K challenge grant

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George Fox University has received a boost in its fundraising efforts for 2015 thanks to the Maybelle Clark Macdonald Fund. Last month the private Oregon-based foundation, which supports the…
Photo Credit: GARY ALLEN - Honored - Veritas teachers Geary Linhart and Megan Hills received VFW National Citizen Education Teacher Awards from VFW Post 4015 in Newberg and VFW Post 2066 in Hillsboro, respectively. Linhart also earned second place among high school teachers, while Hills placed third in the middle school category, in the Oregon District 16 competition.
December 31, 2014

VFW honors pair of Veritas teachers

by Seth Gordon
Teachers earn post and district honors in National Citizen Education Teacher of the Year competition McMINNVILLE — Creating an “educated citizenry” was a major goal of the Founding Fathers and…
December 24, 2014

Robotics teams excel again

by Seth Gordon
Groups from MVMS and C.S. Lewis will battle for state title Newberg will again be well represented at the FIRST Lego League State Championships next month after middle school robotics teams from…
December 24, 2014

PNMC offering special needs parenting class

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Six-week program will provide parenting strategies in a highly interactive group setting Providence Newberg Medical Center will host a six-week parenting class for families and caregivers of…

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Dec 24, 2014

Schools in Brief - Dec. 24

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Preview C.S. Lewis Academy in January C.S. Lewis Academy will host a pair of preview nights for prospective parents in January. Those interested can preview the elementary school from 7 to 8:30…
Photo Credit: SETH GORDON - Business pitch -- Eighth-grade Chehalem Valley student Jasmine Almond (left) and sixth-grade Chehalem Online Learning Academy student Analiese Dawson pitch their idea for a business Dec. 11 at Mountain View Middle School. The students took part in the Newberg School District's 'Eighth Period' after-school CTE program on how to make a business plan, which concluded with a business presentation event akin to the television show, 'Shark Tank.'
Dec 24, 2014

Middle school entrepreneurs get a taste for business

by Seth Gordon
Newberg schools — The '8th Period' after-school class on business plans concludes with its own episode of 'Shark Tank' For several weeks this semester, a group of 27 middle school students have…
Photo Credit: GARY ALLEN - Winning team - Newberg High School's winning Oregon FFA Ag Sales team is made up of (from left) Madison Plummer, Peter Gentile, Johanna DeJoria and Margaret Halstead.
Dec 17, 2014

Newberg FFA claims state ag sales title

by Seth Gordon
Strong team work and a record-setting score from sophomore Peter Gentile put the four-member team over the top CENTRAL POINT — Frustrated by a third place finish at last year’s Oregon FFA Ag…
Photo Credit: PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP - Stepping up expectations - Among Gov. John Kitzhaber's goals are progress toward improved graduation rates from high school and college, particularly those whose first language is not English, and transition from education to work.
Dec 17, 2014

Kitzhaber: More targeted education spending

by Peter Wong
State government — Lawmakers get their first look at governor's request for the 2015-2017 biennium SALEM — Gov. John Kitzhaber has proposed millions in the state’s next two-year budget to enable…
Photo Credit: GARY ALLEN - President Robin Baker joned staff, students and other personnel in September for George Fox University's annual Serve Day.
Dec 17, 2014

George Fox honored for its service to the community

by Seth Gordon
Higher ed — School is named to 2014 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll For a second consecutive year, the federal government has recognized George Fox University for its…
Photo Credit: SETH GORDON - Acting! Brilliant! - Oregon Shakespeare Festival actor Eduardo Placer leads a group of Newberg High School student through a physically-expressive reading of a Shakespeare speech Friday morning.
Dec 10, 2014

Students enjoy a week of Shakespeare

by Seth Gordon
Bard — Actors from the Oregon Shakespeare Festival perform, hold workshops as part of new three-year program As an actor with the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, the language of the legendary bard…
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Dec 10, 2014

Noted scientist returns to join GFU faculty

by Seth Gordon
Graduate returns — Kent Thornburg will serve as a scholarly mentor, research consultant and a liaison to the scientific community George Fox University has welcomed back one of its own and added…
Dec 10, 2014

Teachers train in Close Reading strategy

by Seth Gordon
Education — District emphasizing modern instructional model to accommodate Common Core State Standards, upcoming state testing For those who haven’t been to a middle or elementary school…
Dec 10, 2014

Dec. 10 school briefs

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CPRD starts MLK poster contest The Chehalem Park and Recreation District is partnering with Newberg School District for Martin Luther King Jr. Day poster contest for students in grades 4-12. The…
Photo Credit: GARY ALLEN - Newberg Booster Club vice-president John Bridges (right) accepts a $5,800 check from Newberg Ford marketing manager Paul Pappas   (center) and owner John Kerekanich as part of the dealership's Drive 4UR School event in November. Over the five years of the event the dealership has donated $20 to the club each time someone test   drives a Ford vehicle over  an eight-hour period. The dealership has donated more than $28,000 since the program's inception five years ago.
Dec 10, 2014

Booster club gets $5,800 from Drive 4UR School event

by Gary Allen
The Newberg Booster Club garnered $5,800 from Newberg Ford as part of the dealership’s Drive 4UR School event in November. Over the five years of the event the dealership has donated $20 to the…




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