The Hood River Public Schools writing competition is on.
Twenty-two educators are leaving full-time service of Hood River County School District this spring. Superintendent Dan Goldman thanked them in Monday’s gathering at the Hood River Valley High School cafeteria.
Outgoing HRVHS music director Mark Steighner will lead the May 23 reunion choir concert at 7 p.m. at Hood River Middle School auditorium (a previous article contained the wrong location).
Hannah Barry and Stanley Ocheskey, both students at Hood River Valley High School, were chosen as Students of the Month for April by the Hood River Elks Lodge No. 1507 and were presented with a check for $100.
Nine HRVHS students screened their current video productions at the Hood River County Education Foundation First Annual Independent Film Festival. Student videos were produced as an extension of a Video Production class taught by Shawn Meyle. Several films featured action across many local sports — snowboard, skiing, kite boarding, and surfing. The Festival was co-sponsored by Second Wind Sports, who provided prizes as well as a professional film of surfing in the Aleutian Islands.
Catherine Dalbey has been selected as the next Human Resources Director for the Hood River County School District beginning July. Her selection was approved by the School Board on April 22. Dalbey will be replacing Kevin Noreen, who has resigned the position effective June 30 to take a position with Forest Grove School Board.
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It is farmers’ market season and the fresh foods our bodies crave are back. The local farmers’ market is the best place to find foods grown, raised and produced here in the Gorge.
Recently, the Meyer Preforming Arts Studio put on a production of Disney’s “The Little Mermaid Junior,” directed and choreographed by son-and-mother team Teddy Meyer and Rebekah Meyer.
When longtime Mid Valley Elementary principal Dennis McCauley retires June 30, his replacement won’t need any introductions.
April 29 incident prompts calls for review of safety policies, procedures
Faculty members and a student voiced strong concerns over safety policies and procedures at Columbia Gorge Community College facilities in Tuesday’s board meeting at Indian Creek campus.
EF High School Exchange Year, the leader in high school cultural exchange, is seeking host families in the Hood River area. Host families open their homes to a 15-18 year old from countries around the world who come to the U.S. to attend one or two semesters of high school. Through the exchange experience, both student and family get the chance to learn about a new culture and potentially establish a lifelong bond.
Maximizing on the popularity of their annual Spring Author Festival, Klindt’s Booksellers is kicking off a two-week long book drive to benefit the library for incarcerated students at the Northern Oregon Regional Correctional Facility (NORCOR).
‘Rejection is really just an opinion’
Don’t let your fear of rejection hold you back.