Nov. 10 school briefs
Turkey fumble on tap at NHS
The Great Turkey Fumble, an annual 5K run and 1K walk, is right around the corner. On Thanksgiving at 8:45 a.m., participants will start and finish their races at Newberg High School, competing in football-related challenges along the way if they so choose. This family-friendly event is in its fourth year and does not require any football skill to participate. Proceeds for the race benefit Newberg FISH.
For more information or to register, visit www.thegreatturkeyfumble.com.
Drone education slated
STEM program available for kids
The Chehalem Park & Recreation District has a number of STEM education programs available for students this fall and winter. The after-school enrichment opportunity is hosted by Play-Well TEKnologies and uses Legos to teach kids about engineering. According to promotional material provided by CPRD, the enrichment sessions apply real-world concepts in "physics, engineering and architecture through engineer-designed projects." Some projects on tap for the events include catapults, cranes, bridges and more. The sessions are at different times for different elementary schools. For more information, visit www.cprdnewberg.org or call 503-537-2909. Registration must be done through CPRD and not through a child's school.
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