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Changes at Coe building

The school district's Coe Facility is in flux.

CGCC takes student housing input

Columbia Gorge Community College is asking for public input about an on-campus student housing project in The Dalles.

STEM Hub awards teacher grants

The Columbia Gorge STEM Hub recently announced the recipients of the winter 2017-18 STEM Educator Microgrants.

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Ecology Institute hosts volunteer workshop Thursday

The Columbia Gorge Ecology Institute is hosting a free volunteer workshop for anyone interested in learning about place-based education in the Gorge and local volunteer opportunities in environmental education. The workshop will be held on Thursday, Jan. 11 from 5:30-7 p.m. in the Hood River Library Meeting Room, 502 State St., downtown Hood River.

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Science Wizards learn by teaching

Coming to a classroom near you

What if there were magical high schoolers who could come to your classroom and teach your science class for the day?

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Playground Moved

At May Street School, crews with Kirby Nagelhout Construction are working throughout winter break to prepare new playground areas on the east side of the campus in time for resumption of school on Monday.

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Lions honor Peace Poster winners

‘Future of Peace’ theme explored

The Hood River Lions Club has awarded the three selected winners of its annual Lions International Peace Poster Contest. This year’s theme is “The Future of Peace.” The winners received their awards Dec. 9 at the Hood River Library.

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No winter break for school construction

School may be out, but workers are in.

Oregon Community Foundation awards Gorge STEAM program

In November, The Oregon Community Foundation (OCF) Board of Directors approved more than $3.7 million in grants to metro Portland nonprofits.

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Parents, roasting company grind it out for May Street

Christmas is a time of fragrant traditions, none more so than the eighth annual May Street Elementary School coffee sale.

Girls Up expands its mission

Hood River Valley High School Girl Up chapter will be sending 100 bikes to Malawi in Africa and Guatemala in Central America through the United Nations School Cycle Initiative thanks to community support.

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FutureBus visits Cascade Locks Elementary

The Beaverton School District’s “FutureBus,” a mobile maker-space and design studio, visited Cascade Locks Elementary School Dec. 14. In this unique partnership, a team from Beaverton shared design-thinking and robotics curriculum as well as what they’ve learned in two years running the FutureBus, stated a press release.

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First Lego League: Robotics winners announced from The Dalles Tournaments

Thirty-six teams of students ages 9 to 14 competed at the First Lego League (FLL) robotics tournaments on Saturday, Dec. 9 and Sunday, Dec. 10. The Dalles Middle School event welcomed teams from as far as Hermiston, Heppner, Irrigon and Ione as well as Klickitat, Stevenson, Dufur, Mosier, Centerville, Hood River and The Dalles. Eleven teams were chosen to advance to the state competition in Hillsboro in January.

HRV seniors follow detailed steps to meeting college deadlines

As temperatures begin to drop, stress levels start to lower for seniors at Hood River Valley High School applying to college.

Students of the Month: Elks Lodge honors Zorza and Castañeda

Makena Zorza and Janessa Castañeda, both Hood River Valley High School seniors, have been selected as the Hood River Elks Lodge November Students of the Month.