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FBLA wins state awards

At the Future Business Leaders of America State Conference from April 7-9 in Portland, Estacada High School’s chapter won several awards. Grace Hamilton and Brittany Allwine took sixth place for graphic design, Melanie Juarez and Michael Gambel took sixth place for management decisions and Emma Stricker took sixth place in accounting. The chapter also won third place for the fastest growing chapter, and Estacada High School Principal Ryan Carpenter won FBLA administrator of the year.

District hosts kindergarten registration event

All students in the Estacada School district who will turn five years old by Sept. 1 and their parents or guardians are invited to the Kindergarten Connection meeting at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 21 in the River Mill Elementary School library, 850 N. Broadway St. During the gathering, families can register their children for school, learn more about the kindergarten program, meet teachers and fellow students and take a school tour.

Tooth Taxi visits Estacada

From April 25-29, the Tooth Taxi will be at the Estacada School District to provide free dental care for students who need it.

Treatment will be provided during the school day. Parents will receive a list of dental work provided to their student. Permission slips are available at the main offices of all Estacada schools. The service is sponsored by the Dental Foundation of Oregon.

Clackamas River participates in Battle of the Books

Last month, Clackamas River Elementary School participated in the Oregon Battle of the Books, and after a school-wide battle, the team called “Fire Warrior Acorns” went to the regional competition in Wilsonville on March 12. They competed in the first round against Eccles and won by five points and then played Oregon Trail Academy and lost by 10. The students say they are determined to work hard next year and return to the regionals.