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March 26 school briefs

Volunteers needed for mock job interviews

Newberg High School is seeking volunteers to conduct mock job interviews with the sophomore class beginning the week of March 31. Par­tic­i­pants will conduct the 10- to 15-minute interviews from 8:45 to 9:45 a.m. March 31, April 1, April 3 and April 4. For more information or to sign up, call Cheryl at 503-554-4529. Volunteer badges are required and can be obtained at the Newberg School District Main Office, 714 E. Sixth St.

Grad Night events on the horizon

The Newberg High School Grad Night committee will host a pair of fundraising events in the coming weeks. A pancake breakfast will be held from 8 a.m. to noon Sunday at St. Peter Catholic Church. Cost is $6 and breakfast will include pancakes, sausage, eggs, coffee and orange juice. Tickets are available in advance by emailing Nancy Briant at briant This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or at the door on the day of the event. The committee will also hold a rummage sale April 4-6 at Newberg Dodge. Donations, which can be dropped off at Krohn’s Appliance during regular business hours, will be accepted until April 1. For larger items, or for more information, call Diane Nave at 503-704-4435 or email her at rdnave@comcast. net. The committee is also looking for volunteers for both events and for the Pacific Conference district track meet, at which Grad Night volunteers will be in charge of concessions. To sign up for the track meet, www.mysignup.com/districts.

Seafood company honoring innovative teachers

Newberg-based Northwest Fresh Seafood Company is accepting applications for its “Fresh Idea Award,” which will present a $100 gift card to a local teacher who demonstrates an adaptation or unique application of a principle that has impacted student learning. Applications are due March 31 and can be dropped off at the company’s Newberg location, 611 N. Main St. The top three ideas will be celebrated on the company’s Facebook page and the winning idea will be featured on the company’s Radically Fresh Ideas Page. For more information, including application details, visit northwestfreshseafood.com/culture/ radically-fresh/.

Newberg schools accepting open enrollment transfers

The Newberg School District is accepting open enrollment transfer requests for students in kindergarten through 10th grade through April 1. Open enrollment allows students to transfer to another district without obtaining a release from their home district — they only have to receive approval from the Newberg School District. The district is not accepting open enrollment transfer requests at Mabel Rush Elementary, the dual-language program at Edwards Elementary or for the Chehalem Online Learning Alliance (COLA virtual school). Transfer forms are available at each school or can be downloaded at www.newberg.k12. or.us/district/transfer.

Kindergarten applications due April 4

Applications for the New­berg School District’s full-day and dual-language kindergarten programs are due April 4. Registration forms are available at all Newberg elementary school offices and online at www.newberg.k12/or.us.



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