GFU metes teaching, research awards
published: 5/1/2012 3:14:17 PM
George Fox University named its top teachers for the 2011-2012 academic year last week, honoring four professors for their work in undergraduate and graduate teaching and research.
May 2 school briefs
published: 5/1/2012 3:35:48 PM
Rummage sale set for Saturday A rummage sale will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Newberg Tire Factory on Portland Road to raise funds for Newberg High School student Sulamita Barbiyeru’s trip to attend the Harvard Secondary School Program this summer.
GFU team fares well at national tourney
published: 5/1/2012 3:37:09 PM
SALEM — Lending some credence to Mark Twain’s famous saying, “It’s not the size of the dog in the fight, it’s the size of the fight in the dog,” George Fox held its own at the United States Universities National Debate Tournament at Willamette University April 13-15.
MVMS team excels at Destination Imagination
published: 5/1/2012 3:38:11 PM
CORVALLIS — Mountain View Middle School placed third out of eight teams at the Destination ImagiNation (DI) state tournament April 13-15 at Corvallis High School.
NHS robotics makes a solid debut at world championships
published: 5/1/2012 3:40:20 PM
ST. LOUIS, Mo. — The Newberg High School robotics team completed what could turn out to be a seminal season with a solid showing in its debut at the FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) World Championships April 36-27 at the Edward Jones Dome.
May 9 school briefs
published: 5/8/2012 3:12:45 PM
Teddy Roosevelt tribute comes to Newberg Friday Teddy Roosevelt’s Oregon Roadshow will come to Newberg with two performances Friday. A presentation will be made to schoolchildren at Chehalem Valley Middle School at 9:30 a.
Mezzo Devotion makes first appearance at ICHSA finals
published: 5/8/2012 3:15:01 PM
NEW YORK — After a breakthrough victory over 11 groups at the Northwest semifinal of the Varsity Vocals International Championship of High School A Cappella, Newberg High School’s glee club, Mezzo Devotion, made a solid showing April 27 in its first appearance at the finals at Hunter College in New York City.
Bicycle recycling workshop returns
published: 5/8/2012 3:17:57 PM
Between 1996 and 2008, a group of retired mill workers from SP Newsprint repaired more than 1,000 bicycles and redistributed them to the community.
5-16 School Briefs
published: 5/15/2012 3:10:16 PM
Corban grants degree to local SALEM — Sophia Tremaine, of Dundee, was among the more than 250 students to graduate May 5 from Corban University at the Salem Armory.
Newberg teams excel once again at Envirothon competition, advance
published: 5/15/2012 3:11:14 PM
SILVERTON — If the results of the 2012 Oregon Canon Envirothon, held May 4 at the Oregon Gardens, are any indication, Newberg’s future as a green city is in good hands.
School board approves contract
published: 5/15/2012 3:12:09 PM
The Newberg School Board voted 4-0 at its May 8 meeting to approve a $15.2 million contract to Portland-based P&C Construction for the completion of numerous projects put forth in the $27.
Students give Mother Nature a little help
published: 5/15/2012 3:12:57 PM
Silver School students at Newberg High School continued the spring tradition of planting hundreds of trees and shrubs on Chehalem Park and Recreation District land last week when they fanned out over a large area adjacent to the Darnell Wright Sports Complex behind Chehalem Valley Middle School and Antonia Crater Elementary School.
May 23 school briefs
published: 5/22/2012 3:08:23 PM
Crystal Apple Award nominations due by Friday The deadline for students, parents, community members and school district employees to nominate Newberg School District employees for the annual Crystal Apple Awards is Friday.
Locals earn health care scholarships
published: 5/22/2012 3:09:19 PM
Tessa Brentano of St. Paul High School and Elizabeth Garside of Newberg High School are two of the 110 high school seniors and 32 college students who were recently named recipients of $2,000 scholarships from Kaiser Permanente Northwest.
Students study in nature’s classroom
published: 5/22/2012 3:21:32 PM
Already an amateur birder, Portland Community College student Leila Chieko had been wanting to take Sue Weston’s Bird Identification course for the last few years, but scheduling conflicts prevented her from signing up for the spring-term-only class until this year.
Transitions program will hold fundraiser
published: 5/25/2012 3:55:44 PM
The Newberg School District will hold a dinner at month’s end to raise funds so a student from the Transition Program can attend a camp in central Oregon for adults with developmental disabilities.
May 30 school briefs
published: 5/29/2012 3:00:04 PM
Six locals named to dean’s list at schools Tyler Johnson, of Newberg, was named to the dean’s list at LeTourneau University for the spring semester.
PNMC doles out cash to college students
published: 5/29/2012 3:01:11 PM
Providence Newberg Medical Center recently announced the recipients of its health career scholarships, awarding $8,000 in all to four area high school students.
High school named among state’s best
published: 5/29/2012 3:02:21 PM
Newberg High School was recognized as one of the best schools in the state of Oregon, earning a bronze rating in the fourth edition of the U.
Rebecca Thurston: C.S. Lewis’ model valedictorian
published: 5/29/2012 3:05:13 PM
C.S. Lewis Academy’s high school graduation at 10 a.m. June 2 has been moved from its regular venue at George Fox University’s Bauman Auditorium to Family Life Church, 502 S.
Hills twins will stay together in college
published: 5/29/2012 3:08:22 PM
Veritas students and identical twin brothers Spencer and Nathaniel Hills never gave much thought to becoming valedictorian — that is, until it became a regular topic on campus early on in their senior year.