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June 4 school briefs

30-year class reunion set

The Newberg High School Class of 1984 will hold its class reunion July 25-27 in conjunction with the Old Fashioned Festival. For details, visit the Newberg High School Class of 1984 Facebook page.

High school transfer deadline June 13

Due to changes in state law, the period in which high school students can request a traditional transfer has been extended until June 13. Parents are now required to fill out requests with both the originating and receiving school districts, but the amount of information both districts are allowed to consider in approving or denying the request is considerably less than before.

Kids’ Day Out set for Saturday

Faith in Action is holding “Kids’ Day Out,” a respite care event for families caring for a child ages 3-11 with disabilities or chronic health conditions, will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Joan Austin Elementary School. For more information, including registration forms, call Deana Vanden Hoek at 503-537-1471, email her at deana.vandenhoek @providence.org or visit www.faithinactionnewberg. org.

Locals earn Farm Bureau scholarships

Three Oregon State University students with ties to the area were awarded 2014-2015 Oregon Farm Bureau Memorial Scholarships. Samantha Brentano, a sophomore agriculture business management major from St. Paul, was one of nine students to receive a $1,000 scholarship sponsored. Jaimee Brentano, a senior agricultural sciences major from St. Paul, and Melissa Millhollin, a graduate student in animal science from Newberg, were among the six students to receive $750 awards.

Bergmann stepping down at NHS

Newberg High School administrator Eric Bergmann announced Monday that he will resign as principal of Silver School at the end of the school year. Bergmann, who made his decision public in a post on the Silver School blog, “Silver Lining,” cited the upcoming changes to the leadership structure at NHS as one reason he has decided to depart. Newberg School District spokeswoman Claudia Stewart said the process to replace Bergmann has begun.

Safe Kids Fair set for June 14

Juliette’s House and Newberg Noon Kiwanis will team up once again to present, rain or shine, the “Newberg Safe Kids Fair” from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 14 at the Chehalem Armory Center. Games, giveaways and information will be available, as well as low-cost food. Superheroes from the Portland Superheroes Coalition will be on hand, the Pedal Power Partnership will be raffling off free refurbished bicycles, free helmets will be given to the first 100 kids age 8 and under, and a backyard playhouse built by the Newberg Kiwanis Club will be raffled off. For more information, or to purchase playhouse raffle tickets, call Francine at 503-687-1313 or email her at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

CCC to host elementary art show

The Chehalem Cultural Center will host “The Mabel Rush Impressionism Exhibition,” an art show featuring student art work created through the Mabel Rush Elementary School Art Literacy program, beginning Friday and continuing through June 16. This year, students have studied masters George Seurat, Claude Monet and Vincent van Gogh and created pieces inspired by them. A reception will be held at 6 p.m. June 6. For more information, call Mabel Rush principal Lisa Callahan at 503-554-4450, CCC art coordinator Erin Terry at503-487-6883 or parent volunteer Carla Cox at 503-522-8656.



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