Wilsonville middle school students prepare for Shred Day
Meridian Creek and Inza R. Wood Middle School students will host the Shred Day tradition — a community event — 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, April 20, at Academy Mortgage in Wilsonville, 29100 Town Center Loop W Suite 170. Members of the community can shred sensitive documents free of charge. Students will be on hand to greet community members, shred documents and collect donations for school programs and leadership initiatives.
Explore the world one table at a time
Join the Lowrie Primary community in celebrating the school's 2019 International Festival from 6-7:30 p.m. Friday, April 26.
Explore culture through food, music, dance performances and art from countries around the world.
Nice job, Lauren Rivers
University of San Diego student Lauren Rivers, of Wilsonville, participated in Torero Trek — a program that engages students in career exploration opportunities by allowing them to visit companies across the nation. The L.A. Sports Torero Trek March 22 allowed students to network with employers and Torero alumni.
Congratulations WGU students
Wilsonville residents Cason Verhaeren, Lisa Petti, Melanie Lamothe and Remus Rusnac earned degrees from Western Governors University. Verhaeren earned his bachelor's in network operations and security; Petti earned her bachelor's in nursing; Lamothe earned her master of arts in teaching, mathematics for grades 5-12 and Rusnac earned his bachelor's in business-healthcare management.
High school artists wanted for bag design contest
The 2019 Farmers Market Reusable Bag Design Contest is calling all high school artists throughout the Willamette Valley to submit bag designs with the theme, "Growing a Green Future." The winning design will be featured on the 2019 Portland Farmers Market canvas shopping bag that will be distributed for free to shoppers June 8.
The top three student artists will receive a scholarship from COUNTRY Financial: $2,000 for the winner, $1,000 for the first runner-up and $500 for the second runner up. Entries must include the phrase "2019 Portland Farmers Market" in the artwork. Entry forms and rules can be found at www.countryfarmersmarkets.com. The deadline to submit entries is Friday, April 26.