Schools in Brief
School board appoints two to budget committee
Newberg residents Rick Lee and Judy Croft were appointed to three-year terms on the Newberg School District budget committee beginning this month. A parent of elementary and high school students, Croft has been on the budget committee since 2005. She is employed at SAIF, the state accident insurance company. Lee is a vice president for special projects at Bank of America and has three children who have graduated from Newberg High School. Earlier this year, the school board appointed James Moody to complete a vacated term from 2013-2015.
NHS hosting two holiday concerts
Newberg High School will host two holiday-themed concerts next week, beginning with the Holiday Choir Concert at 7 p.m. Dec. 17. The event will feature all five of the high schools choirs and the Mountain View Middle School choir as well. The Winter Gala Concert will take place at 7 p.m. Dec. 19 and feature the symphonic choir, vocal point, wind ensemble and the NHS orchestra.
Library holding game night Dec. 20
Snack with Santa in Dundee
Join Santa and Mrs. Claus for cookies and cocoa at 7 p.m. Dec. 16 at the Dundee Fire Hall. The holiday parade will leave the station at 6:30 p.m. Donations of non-perishable food items and new unwrapped toys will be appreciated. For more information, call Larissa DeHart at 971-237-0191.
NHS dance team throwing youth camp
Saddle up for holiday horse rides
SHERWOOD The Stride 4-H Club will host its ninth annual Holiday Horse Ride from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Sherwood Forest Stables, 21965 S.W. Edy Road. Rides are $3 and proceeds will benefit the club. Refreshments and horse treats will be available. The club is also collecting canned food to benefit Helping Hands. For more information, call Gina Hannigan at 503-625-4143.
NHS teacher receives national certification
Newberg High School art teacher Stashia Cabral recently received her national board certification. As part of the process, teachers must analyze their teaching context and students needs, submit videos of their teaching, and provide student work samples that demonstrate growth and achievement. Submissions must demonstrate a strong command of content, the ability to design appropriate learning experiences that advance student learning, the use of assessments to inform instructional decision making and partnerships with colleagues, parents and the community.