Environmental summer camp registration open
Children can explore, learn and play at the Environmental Learning Center (ELC) camp at Clackamas Community College's Oregon City campus, 19600 Molalla Ave., this summer.
The ELC is offering two hands-on camps for children in first through fifth grade over three weeks.
The Nature Spy Water Camp for first and second graders gives children the opportunity to explore wetlands, make crafts, discover water-related creatures and more, July 8-11, July 15-18 and July 29-Aug. 1. The camp costs $230.
Another camp that is offered is the Nature Spy Astronomy Camp for third through fifth graders.
Campers will learn about the solar system, hunt for micrometeorites, experience the power of the sun through solar oven-baked s'mores and more, July 8-11 and July 15-18. The camp costs $250.
The summer camps are from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and before and after care is available. Scholarships are offered on a first-come, first-served basis.
School district honors retirees
West Linn-Wilsonville schools will say goodbye to 27 educators at the end of the school year as they retire.
Retiring staff members were recognized for their many contributions to WL-WV students during the district's annual celebration Thursday, May 30. Those honored included:
Diane Wells, Athey Creek Middle School
Laurie Lovelace, Boeckman Creek Primary
Holly Omlin-Ruback, Bolton Primary
Sheila Powers, Bolton Primary
Pat Mickiewicz, Boones Ferry Primary
Carolyn Miller, Cedaroak Park Primary
Linda Koller, Wood Middle School
Justine Sutton, Wood Middle School
Carol Elischer, Lowrie Primary School
John Anderson, Rosemont Ridge Middle School
Peter Hays, Rosemont Ridge Middle School
Andrea Daniel, Rosemont Ridge Middle School
Celeste Lynch, Sunset Primary School
Ron Chappell, West Linn High School
Angie Hammond, West Linn High School
Cathleen Connor, West Linn High School
Avery Gunderson, Willamette Primary
Mary-Beth Luhnow, Willamette Primary
Kelly Oliver, Willamette Primary
Gretchen Richardson, Willamette Primary
Lois Collingwood, Wilsonville High School
Kathy Gregg, Wilsonville High School
Mike Nichols, Wilsonville High School
Dan Schumaker, Wilsonville High School
Bob Carlson, CREST
Nancy Schrank, Arts and Technology High School
Christine Branden, District Office Student Services