Immunizations required by Feb. 21 for school
Schools will prohibit children from attending school if their vaccinations or exemption paperwork is not up to date by Wednesday, Feb. 21.
Immunizations are available free at school-based health clinics. Multnomah County will host three vaccination clinics in February. An administrative fee of $21.96 per injection is requested, but no child will be denied because of an inability to pay.
The clinics will also offer free lead testing for children ages 6 and younger.
The first opportunity is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 10, at the Multnomah Dental Society's Children's Health Fair, at Reynolds Middle School, 1200 N.E. 201st Ave., Fairview.
Another clinic is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 17, at the David Douglas Administration Building, 11300 N.E. Halsey St.
An immunization clinic will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 21, at the East County Health Center, 600 N.E. Eighth St., Gresham.
Chat with Corbett board member
Every month a Corbett School Board member is available to talk with the public at 6:30 p.m., 30 minutes before the start of the regular board meeting. The meet-and-greet is in the multi-purpose building, where the boards are regularly held, at 35800 E. Historic Columbia River Highway.
Board meetings are held at 7 p.m. on the third Wednesday of each month, except March. All meetings also include time for public comment. The board voted to put a facilities bond on the November ballot and details of the bond will be discussed at upcoming meetings.
The next meeting is Feb. 21, followed by March 14, April 18, May 16 and June 20.
Local students make COCC dean's list
Central Oregon Community College in Bend announced the following area students have earned a 3.60 or higher grade point average in the fall 2017 period: Kelly Hubbard from Corbett and Madison Huff and Joel Simmons from Gresham.
Kids craft valentines
Artist LeBrie Rich Get will lead families in making a felt valentine. Participants will practice cutting and simple sewing, then adorn them with rhinestones and ribbon to make a "heart felt" love note to keep or give away.
The free class will be from 3:30-5:30 Friday, Feb. 9, at the Troutdale Library, 2451 S.W. Cherry Park Road. Call 503-988-5123 for more information.
Dollar bill origamioffered for teens
Artist Yuki Martin will teach kids in grades six and higher how to fold fun origami figures out of dollar bills from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 10 in a free class.
Participants should bring a couple of bills to Fairview-Columbia Library, 1520 N.E. Village St. Call 503-988-5123 for more information.