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Learn about WL-WV schools budget

The West Linn-Wilsonville School District will host a budget information session April 24 at 6:30 p.m. at Stafford Primary School, 19875 SW Stafford Road.

Superintendent Bill Rhoades will share information about the school district’s budget; attendees are invited to bring their questions and ideas.

The district’s budgtet for the 2014-15 school year is in development, and this is the time for the public to learn and to contribute ideas during the development process. Learn more at the school district website: http://wlwv.k12.or.us.

Sign up for CREST camps, programs

CREST is offering a variety of camps and programs to keep students engaged in STEM education throughout the summer months. Summer Camps for students entering grades 1 to 8 in the fall prompt them to learn more about the world and community by exploring nature and by developing teamwork skills. CREST staff is assisted by high school and college interns, many of whom were CREST campers themselves.  

Our Teen Leadership Training, Apprenticeship, Farm Internship and Student Research Programs for students entering grades 7 to 12 in the fall help students become career-ready. Students work to build resumes and gain job and school-related experiences. 

EnviroCamp, for students entering grades 1 to 5.

Garden Camp, for students entering grades 1 to 5.

Middle School Adventure Camp, for students entering grades 6 to 8.

Middle School Farm Camp for Foodies, for students entering grades 6 to 8.

River Rats Student Research Program, for students entering grades 7 to 10.

For more information or to register for these camps, visit http://crest.wlwv.k12.or.us.

Floer Growing and Floral Design Apprenticeship, for students entering grades 11 and 12. For more information or to register for the Flower Growing and Floral Design Apprenticeship, please visit the CREST website and choose Programs, Camps, Become a camp counselor.

Teen Leadership Training, for students entering grades 8 to 10. For more information or to apply for the Teen Leadership Training, please visit the CREST website and choose Programs, Camps, Become a camp counselor.

Summer Farm Internship - for students entering grades 8 & 9 in the fall For more information or to apply for the Farm Internship, please visit the CREST website and choose Programs, Farm to school.

Contact Vickie Lee at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (503) 673-7010 for more information.

Attend Parent to Parent chat

Wood Middle School is hosting an event at 7 p.m. May 7 for parents interested in learning about helping their students and themselves become involved in middle school. Topics of discussion will include available activities like clubs, sports and PTA for students and parents; helping students make connections; and networking as parents and teachers.

Current Wood parents will join Principal Barb Soisson in giving information and answering questions. This is a great way to gain the inside scoop and hear all the information that current Wood parents wish they had known to make the middle school transition easier.

Contact Mikal Lorio at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

Locals take honors at science expo

Eighteen students from Wilsonville High School competed recently in the Northwest Science Expo, the state science fair held at Portland State University. Half of that group received recognition in the competition.

Keaton Whittaker and Lauren Burns, honorable mention in behavioral and social science.

Megan Luby and Nick George, honorable mention in environmental analysis and effects; outstanding project in an atmospheric science exhibit.

Grant Kresge, second place in physics and astronomy; University of Oregon $9,000 scholarship renewable for up to four years.

Courtney Holman and Katie Trese, TiE Oregon outstanding entrepreneurship projects

John Hodson and Austin Miller, Oregon State Universiy one-year, nonrenewable $5,000 scholarship.

Lowrie sets Latino night at the Library

Do you like to read? Would you like a free book? Do you like cookies? If you answered “yes” plan to join the fun with your friends from Lowrie Primary School at the Wilsonville Public Library, 8200 SW Wilsonville Road, April 24 at 6:30 p.m. You will learn about the children’s programs and services the library offers in Spanish, have the opportunity to meet the library’s Spanish-speaking staff and enjoy a skit put on by librarians in both English and Spanish. You don’t have to speak Spanish to attend, but you may speak a little by the time you leave. Galletas — that’s “cookies” — will be served to all.




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