June 14 school briefs
LeBlanc-Esparza hired in Colorado school district
According to the Pueblo Chieftain newspaper, outgoing Newberg School Superintendent Kym LeBlanc-Esparza has been hired as executive director of secondary education and career and technical education by the Pueblo School District in Colorado. LeBlanc-Esparza begins the new position July 2.
Grad Night group forming
Jackson gets scholarship
The National Association for Amateur Radio and the American Radio Relay League (ARRL) have awarded 89 scholarships throughout the United States, including one to Newberg's Deborah Jackson. Jackson will receive $1,000 for the Richard G. Kirkpatrick, K8WU, Memorial Scholarship.
Primrose earns degree
Erin Primrose of Newberg received a bachelor's degree in computer science and engineering technology degree recently from LeTourneau University in Longview, Texas.
Boulanger on dean's list
Newberg student Patrick Boulanger was named to the University of Saint Mary spring dean's list. A freshman, Boulanger posted a grade-point average of 3.5 or better to qualify for the honor.
Summer meals program kicks off next week
The Newberg School District's summer meal program will begin June 18 and run Monday through Friday until Aug. 24. The program will operate at five different sites around town, including for both breakfast and lunch at Edwards Elementary School. Breakfast will run from 8 to 8:30 a.m., with lunch to follow from 11 a.m. to noon. Four other sites around town will host lunch Monday through Friday, including Pool Park and Deskins Commons from 11 a.m. to 11:30. The Newberg Public Library will serve lunch from 11:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., with a final session running from 12:30 to 12:45 p.m. near the skateboard and BMX tracks at the Ewing Young Park. There is no charge for any children ages 1 to 18 and no application to fill out. Meals will not be served July 4. For more information, call Nutrition Services at 503-554-5016.