Sarah Segal, a sixth grade teacher at Hood River Middle School who teaches Social Studies, Literacy and Writing was recently named Oregon History Teacher of the Year for 2015 by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History.
Madison Graham and Jessie Karr, both students at Hood River Valley High School, were chosen as Students of the Month for May by the Hood River Elks Lodge No. 1507 and were each presented with a check for $100. They joined 16 other winning students in the running for the annual Student of the Year Awards, held May 31.
Amy Moreland has been selected as the next principal of Cascade Locks Elementary School beginning in the 2015-16 school year. Her selection was approved by the School Board at its May 27 meeting. Moreland will be replacing Kim Vogel who is retiring at the end of the school year.
Sarah Braman-Smith of Madras has been selected as the next principal of Wy’east Middle School beginning in the 2015-16 school year. Her selection was approved by the School Board at its May 13 meeting. Braman-Smith will be replacing Catherine Dalbey who will begin serving as the district’s Director of Human Resources July 1.
Learn to create habitat around your home at the Hood River Watershed Group’s upcoming Backyard Habitat Workshop on Saturday, June 13 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Scholarships for students currently enrolled in college are offered through the Hood River County Education Foundation, with applications due July 1, 2015.
Mosier Schools’ Performing Arts Director Betsy Oslund Harmon has been nominated for a Tony award. Community members and current and former students nominated Harmon for the national award, “Excellence in Theatre Education,” on Sunday, March 31, 2015 with letters of reference and a three-minute video tribute.
Washougal — Police arrested a teenager Thursday in connection with a bomb threat made earlier last week at Washougal High School.
A diverse cast of leaders was honored at Mid Valley Elementary School in Odell Thursday night.
The time is nearly here: commencement events for the Class of 2015.
A unique “pizza” party is planned for downtown Hood River on Friday.
A lot can change in 41 years.
Camas, Washougal educators protest Washington state budget
Employees from the Camas and Washougal school districts joined forces to raise awareness during a teacher walkout day May 13. The demonstration was in protest against the state legislature for failing to fully fund K-12 education and keep class sizes smaller, among other issues.
White Salmon — Whitson Elementary ’s Schoolyard Habitat program received Envirogorge’s Nature Space Award last Thursday.
The Oregon Association of Hospitals and Health Systems (OAHHS) announced Tuesday that it launched Oregon Hospital Guide (www.OrHospitalGuide.org), according to a press release. The new website displays hospital data on a user-friendly platform. This is the first phase of a larger hospital transparency effort, OAHHS officials said