As a junior in high school, graduation requirements are on the mind. One thing that is very close at hand is the new standardized state test, Smarter Balance Assessment Consortium or SBAC for short.
It seems like yesterday I was celebrating birthday number 40, but to me time feels like it’s speeding by at a faster rate. I mean, it seemed like I just blinked my eyes and the last season of Downton Abbey was already wrapping up. What was that, anyway, a total of six weeks?
Not convinced; Enlightenment; Cut swearing; more
Each spring for 10 years now, a vast media conspiracy has rolled across the hills and plains of this nation. Journalists of every stripe – cartoonists to commentators to hard news reporters – have been in on it. And not just journalists, but politicians, educators and librarians, as well as members of nonprofits and civic groups.
My husband and I enjoyed yet another year celebrating the Hood River Library and its role in our community March 7 during the Feast of Words fundraiser.
Question price on carbon; Carbon tax ‘practical’; Contact legislators; Help Oregon’s K-12 Kids
Any hiker knows the feeling of climbing on scree.
Every high school student has a talent, something interesting about them, or perhaps a little quirk to them. Some students are talented in math, some in science, but there are very few students who know and are learning more than four different languages. Whether she is up at the mountain skiing or in a classroom studying, sophomore Julia Skwarczynski is always trying her best to achieve the goals she has set for herself and have success in the future.
Blessed Hood River; Growth and goodness; ‘Common Core Cluster’
"What are you hiding from me?”
Wrestling is the world’s oldest sport and is a test of the determination and toughness of its competitors.
Meet Rob Brostoff; Tell it to the UN; more
Budget help needed
March 8 marks the beginning of Daylight Saving Time and serves as a good reminder for Oregonians to test their smoke alarms. The Office of State Fire Marshal is urging residents to test their smoke alarms before automatically changing the batteries.
Not every success registers as a medal or trophy, and any success is best viewed as a work in progress.
Stop the spin; Cans for tickets; Offer incentives