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Grad Night fundraiser set for Jan. 31 at Dundee restaurant, mayor contest deadline looms, kindergarten workshop set

SUBMITTED PHOTO - tor Todd Thomas and is the first Latina to serve on the school board. She is also the youngest member of the board at 25. According to a release by the school district, 'Her appointment lasts through June 30, 2019. She will be on the ballot in May of 2019, as voters will choose the person to serve the remaining two years of Thomas' term through June 30, 2021.'

Fundraisers for Newberg High School grad night

Support Newberg High School grad night with a fundraiser from 5 to 10 p.m. Jan. 31 at La Sierra Mexican Grill & Lounge. Twenty percent of proceeds go to NHS Grad Night, the school's drug- and alcohol-free party for graduates in June.

Another fundraiser will serve breakfast food from 8 a.m. to noon Feb. 10 at St. Peter's Catholic Church, with proceeds going to Grad Night as well. Cost of attendance is $6.

For more information on Grad Night or the fundraisers, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

If I Were Mayor, I Would…

The Oregon Mayors Association and the city of Newberg invite students to share their ideas about what they would do if they were mayor. Students in fourth and fifth grade can submit a poster, while sixth- through eighth-grade students must write a 500- to 1,000-word essay. Local winners will receive an iPad Air 2. The deadline for submission is April 11.

For more information on the contest's rules and how to enter, visit

Kindergarten workshop set

READY! for Kindergarten is hosting workshops for parents of children ages 3 to 5. The workshops – held at Edwards Elementary School – help parents prepare their child for kindergarten and include a dinner beforehand along with childcare. Remaining workshops include Math & Reasoning on Feb. 21 and Social & Emotional Learning on March 21.

For more information or to sign up, call 503-554-5100 or visit

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