NHS musical continues, Grad Night fundraiser set, bazaar on tap Nov. 18, reading trophies meted

Final run for 'Addams Family' musical

Newberg High School's production of "The Addams Family" musical continues this week with shows at 7 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday in Drea Ferguson Auditorium. Tickets are $6 for students and $10 for adults, or free for students with an ASB sticker. Tickets can be purchased at the door or reserved in advance by calling 503-554-5305.

SETH GORDON - Newberg High School librarian Dale Conley hands out a new Chromebook laptop to a student in October. The school district distributed 1,050 of the devices so that each secondary student has their own to use for the school year. 

NHS Grad Night fundraiser at La Sierra

The Newberg High School Grad Night Committee will host a fundraiser from 5 to 10 p.m. Nov. 9 at La Sierra Mexican Restaurant in Dundee. A portion of all proceeds will be donated to the drug- and alcohol-free graduation party for the Class of 2018. To stay up to date with 2018 Grad Night, including updates from the committee, visit, join their Facebook page (NHS 2018 Grad Night Parents) or subscribe to their email list by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Grad Night meetings are held in the high school commons on the third Monday of each month. 

Ewing Young holiday bazaar on tap Nov. 18

Ewing Young Elementary School will host its annual holiday bazaar from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 18. The Ewing Young Support Team is taking vendor applications, which are processed on a first come, first served basis. Cost ranges from $20 to $45, with approved spaces for children under 19 selling handmade goods or participating in a legitimate fundraiser are $10. For more information, email Karli McLaughlin at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call the school at 503-554-4750. Application forms are available online at

Library unveils Summer Reading trophy winners

The Newberg Public Library announced last week that Edwards Elementary and C.S. Lewis Academy repeated as winners of its Summer Reading Contest. The library awarded trophies last week to schools with the highest percentage of students reading three weeks or more during the summer. Edwards Elementary won the large school honor and C.S. Lewis Academy was tops among small schools.

"A school reading trophy fosters collaborative competition and engages schools with the library," said Korie Buerkle, children's librarian at Newberg Public Library.

Overall, the library registered more than 1,500 kids for the summer reading program this year. Participating children read 24,591 days in all and completed hundreds of literacy activities.

The library will host the program again in 2018. For information, visit, library, call 503-538-7323 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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