George Fox hosts prestigious programming contest

George Fox hosts prestigious programming contest

Newberg has become one of the go-to sites for annual competition With as many as 100 computer...

George Fox to build new dorm

George Fox to build new dorm

Higher ed — The school will break ground on a new residential hall in December In response...

Great Expectations celebrates milestones

Great Expectations celebrates milestones

The NHS-based childhood care and education program receives 5-star rating from the state, sees...

St. Paul Elementary state's lone school to win national health award

St. Paul Elementary state's lone school to win national health award

Healthy habits contribute to school's bronze level award from Alliance for a Healthier...

Boosting technology in the classroom

Boosting technology in the classroom

An influx of 850 devices helps the Newberg School District even out the distribution of...

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November 19, 2014

CSLA robotics team gets crash course in bacteria

by Seth Gordon
Health education and robotics — The middle school group encourages better handwashing practices as its community outreach projects Each year, the C.S. Lewis Academy middle school robotics team…
November 19, 2014

Nov. 19 school briefs

by Seth Gordon
Online school auction to run Dec. 1-8 St. Francis School in Sherwood is hosting its annual online auction Dec. 1-8 at www.stfrancissherwoodschool. org/auction. Included in the auction are…
Photo Credit: SETH GORDON - Family fun - Senior Amber Fouch and freshman Lydia Dolence rehearse Friday for C.S. Lewis Academy's presentation of ‘Time Out for Ginger.' The family-friendly comedy hits the stage this week with 7 p.m. shows Thursday and Saturday.
November 12, 2014

C.S. Lewis tackling 'Time Out For Ginger'

by Seth Gordon
The family-friendly comedy opens its two-week run Thursday Ranging from darker works from the likes of Agatha Christie to lighter fare, like last year’s “A Little Murder Never Hurt Anybody,” the…
November 12, 2014

Nov. 12 school briefs

by Gary Allen
Ewing Young to host holiday bazaar The Ewing Young Holiday Bazaar will continue a 34-year tradition from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 22. The event will feature pictures with Santa, homemade crafts,…
November 05, 2014

Numerous NHS musicians named to honor bands

by Seth Gordon
NHS — 12 students selected for Western International Band Clinic, 12 more named All-State The 2014-2015 school year is proving to be a banner one for the Newberg High School music program. Not…
November 05, 2014

Schools in Brief - Nov. 5

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Aquatic Center reaching out to developmentally disabled Thanks to a grant from Autism Speaks, the Chehalem Aquatic and Fitness Center will begin offering one-on-one water safety lessons to…
Photo Credit: SETH GORDON - Hats off! -- The Newberg High School Players rehearse the finale of 'Oklahoma' last week. The students will present the musical at 7 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, as well as Nov. 13-15.
November 12, 2014

Newberg's 'Oklahoma' promises to be more than OK

by Seth Gordon
The NHS production of Rogers and Hammerstein's first musical is Thursday Thanks to a special guest, more than wind is expected to come sweeping down the stage when Newberg High School presents…
October 29, 2014

George Fox to host prospective students

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University — Students have opportunity to meet professors, admissions counselors, current students and coaches Nov. 6-7 George Fox is opening its doors to prospective undergraduate students and…
Sahner
October 22, 2014

GFU honors program to host pair of events

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Events — Scholar Christian Sahner will present on the state of Christianity in Syria Oct. 30 The George Fox University William Penn Honors Program will host two events next week, beginning with…
October 22, 2014

Schoools in Brief, Oct. 22

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Free high school tutoring for English learners The Newberg School District Welcome Center and the Newberg Public Library have teamed with a Newberg High School senior to create La Mente…

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Oct 15, 2014

Schools in Brief - Oct. 15

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Paine makes honor roll at Biola in California Jace Paine, from Dundee, was one of 1,513 students named to the dean’s list for spring term at Biola University. Students must earn a minimum…
Oct 15, 2014

St. Paul officials pleased with report cards

by Seth Gordon
Education — St. Paul Elementary School rises from a 2 to a 3, high school falls from a 5 to a 4 ST. PAUL — The Oregon Department of Education released its annual district and school report cards…
Oct 15, 2014

Most Newberg schools fare well on state report cards

by Seth Gordon
Edwards named a model school for the second year, Ewing Young receives a top grade, NHS rated 2 out of 5 For the second year in a row, Edwards and Ewing Young elementary schools were the…
Photo Credit: FILE PHOTO - A good start - The NonPareil Institute joined forces with George Fox University last spring to stage a two-day computer programming camp for young adults diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder.
Oct 08, 2014

NonPareil Institute considers a branch in the Northwest

by Gary Allen
Education — The program for autistic young adults, which held a camp in Newberg last spring, contemplates a move north A Texas-based program begun by two parents that recognized that young…
Photo Credit: SETH GORDON - Fun for all students - Senior Katelyn Reimer paints a young C.S. Lewis Academy student at the school's annual carnival on Friday.
Oct 08, 2014

C.S. Lewis Academy unified year after merger

by Seth Gordon
Any division between CSLA and Open Bible Christian School has failed as the school moves forward (Editor’s note: This is the second of a two-part story examining C.S. Lewis Academy a year after…
Adams
Oct 08, 2014

Explore Charles Williams, human flourishing

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Presentation — CSLA teacher Jeff Adams will present his paper on the poet and C.S. Lewis associate Wednesday at the Chehalem Cultural Center Following up on his presentation at the international…
Photo Credit: SETH GORDON - Ready, set, throw - Students returning to school at C.S. Lewis Academy elementary school enjoyed a field day last week as they prepared for a full school year in their new facilities.
Oct 01, 2014

C.S. Lewis Academy settled in for year two

by Seth Gordon
(Editor’s note: This is the first of a two-part story examining C.S. Lewis Academy a year after its merger with Open Bible Christian school, specifically how it has impacted the school…
Oct 01, 2014

Schools in Brief - Oct. 1

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Three named to OSU honor roll Three Newberg students were named to the Oregon State University honor roll for the summer term. Seniors Lisa Barnard and Laura Steele were among the 246 students…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Coming to their aid - Kaitlyn McElderry and 11 other students volunteered at the Animal Rescue Kingdom dog shelter in Chiang Mai, Thailand, which is home to more than 100 dogs who have been rescued after being abandoned, beaten or abused.
Oct 01, 2014

A heart for animals takes youth to Thailand

by Seth Gordon
NHS senior Kaitlyn McElderry spends two weeks in Thailand caring for dogs and elephants Newberg High School senior Kaitlyn McElderry has been an animal lover since before she can remember,…
Oct 01, 2014

GFU sets enrollment record once again

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For the second straight year, George Fox University is experiencing record fall enrollment as 3,793 students — more than 2,500 of whom are undergraduates — committed to being Bruins. The total…



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