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Oct. 9 school briefs


NHS hosts test-drive fundraiser Friday

The Newberg Booster Club is partnering with Dodge for a test-drive fundraiser from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Newberg High School north parking lot. For each test drive, Dodge will donate $20 to the booster club, with all proceeds benefitting the performing arts and robotic programs. Drivers must be 18 years or older with a valid driver’s license. For more information, call Nancy Almquist at 971-235-6084 or email her at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

CPRD science enrichment classes on tap

The Chehalem Park and Recreation District is still registering students ages 5 to 12 for its six-week Mad Science “Meet Me in the Lab” after-school enrichment program, which got underway this week at three local elementary schools. Participants will explore the worlds of chemistry and physics through hands-on learning with student-safe lab equipment. Classes run weekly from 3:40 to 4:40 p.m. Dundee Elementary School sessions will be held on Mondays through Nov. 18, with no class Nov. 11. Sessions at Ewing Young will run on Tuesdays through Nov. 12 and Joan Austin will host on Wednesdays through Nov. 13. For more information or to register, call 503-537-2909, visit www.cprdnewberg.org or go in person to the Chehalem Aquatic and Fitness Center.

Bald Peak 4-H Club meeting Oct. 13

The Bald Peak 4-H Club is recruiting new members in grades four and up. The club emphasizes nutrition, healthy living, and community service while learning about a wide variety of project areas, including small animal science (rabbits, cats, poultry, cavies), food and nutrition, horticulture, photography and sewing. Young people also learn life skills like public speaking, record keeping and leadership. The club will hold its first monthly meeting Sunday. For more information, call Don Mowers at 503-554-8328, text him at 503-836-0687 or email him at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Crossing guard needed

Edwards Elementary School is accepting applications for crossing guards. For more information, call Ellen Lowe at 503-554-5000.

Edwards hosting immunization clinic

Yamhill County Public Health will host an immunization clinic from 3 to 6:30 p.m. Oct. 29 in the Edwards Elementary School cafeteria. School requirements include two Hepatitis A shots for kindergarten students, a Tdap booster (pertussis) for 7th grade students if no DaTP immunization has been given in the past five years, and two doses of Hepatitis A vaccine by the 2014-2015 school year for students currently in grades five through 10. A parent or guardian must accompany students under the age of 15, who should also bring their most up-to-date immunization record and an insurance card for those covered by insurance. Each immunization is $22, but payment arrangements will be made and no student will be turned away for inability to pay. For more information, call Annie Berger at 503-554-5363.

Spaces open for holiday bazaar

Ewing Young Elementary School is accepting vendor applications for its 2013 holiday bazaar, which will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 23. Cost is $30 per 8-foot space, $20 per 4-foot space or $10 per 4-foot space for children under 18 selling handmade goods or other approved items for a fundraiser. All booth rental proceeds will directly benefit Ewing Young students. Applications are available at the school office or online under the E-Friday Folder tab at www.newberg.k12.or.us. Space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information, call Julie Spon at 503-307-8097.

St. Paul Holiday Bazzaar accepting vendors

St. Paul Elementary School will host holiday bazaar from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 23. A limited supply of vendor tables are available for $25. For more information, call the school office at 503-633-2691 and ask for Star.