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Eagle Creek kids raise cash with Jog-a-Thon

by: ISABEL GAUTSCHI - Caleb Wilson (front), Nicholas Giltner and Mikayla Giltner take part in Eagle Creek Elementary's Jog-a-Thon on Thursday, Oct. 3.

Eagle Creek Elementary students ran laps to raise money for class activities and field trips during the school’s Jog-a-Thon on Thursday, Oct. 3.

Members from the Portland Timber’s Street Team were on hand with a soccer obstacle course and prize pin wheel.

Principal Dan Draper said that Timbers players had signed a soccer ball that will be auctioned during the Eagle Creek Parent Club’s Family Fun Night on Saturday, Oct. 26.

“It’s been a great event and a lot of fun,” said P.E. teacher Andy Mott. “The kids have been looking forward to it all week.

by: ISABEL GAUTSCHI - The students earned money for class activities and field trips for each lap they ran. Pictured: Raymond Garcia and Jed Shaver.

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