First Thursday features Gresham art students

For the first time, the annual Gresham High School International Baccalaureate Art Show will take place in the Pearl District, coinciding with Portland’s First Thursday art exhibits.

An opening reception will be held from 6-8:30 p.m. Thursday, March 7, at Albina Community Bank, 430 N.W. 10th Ave., Portland. Art will be displayed through April 1.

Student artists include: Trynity Alvarez, Lizzy Babicz, Sarah Brodesser, Lauren Casto, Junior Cortez, Samantha Hanson, Mary Lor, Angelina Macca, Kaela Meixner, Kelsey Miller, Adylene Romero, Sarah Steinbrugge, Yaroslave Sokol, Meranda Taylor, Hanna Temple, Alyssa Vedus, Sally Veunnasack and Tiffany Yang.

For more information, call Hoan Tran, art instructor, at 503-674-5500, ext. 5318.

Green Schools Summit hosted at Portland Lutheran

Portland Lutheran School is hosting the annual Oregon Green Schools Summit on Friday, March 1.

Representatives from member schools in the Oregon Green Schools Association are coming together to learn, network and celebrate earth-friendly achievements.

Oregon Green Schools, a nonprofit organization, formed in 1997. The organization sets up and maintains effective, permanent waste reduction and resource efficiency programs that improve schools and communities. It also recognizes schools for their efforts and achievements.

Reynolds hosts senior all-night party benefit

The Reynolds High School senior all-night party auction will be held from 6-8 p.m. Friday, March 1, in the multipurpose room at the high school.

Admission is $5 per person, with cash and credit cards accepted. The night features Hawaiian style food and entertainment, along with a silent auction.

Proceeds will benefit the alcohol and drug-free graduation event for seniors.

Art on exhibit at college

The Fireplace Gallery at Mt. Hood Community College is offering a free art exhibit by Patrick Driscoll from March 4-28 called, “I offer so much, but commit so little.”

Located in the student union at 26000 S.E. Stark St., the gallery is open from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday and from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday.

The Visual Arts Gallery at Mt. Hood will exhibit Tara Burkhardt’s oil paint series, “Quiet: Being Within” from March 4-28.

The gallery is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Learn about cybersecurity

The FBI will give a talk about cybersecurity at Mt. Hood Community College at 4 p.m. Monday, March 4, in Room AC1271 at the college.

The college began a networking and cybersecurity program last fall to prepare graduates for careers specializing in the new field.

“While the United States is the most technologically advanced nation in the world, most people do not realize just how vulnerable we are,” said Wayne Machuca, Ph.D. and MHCC computer information systems and web instructor. “The widespread use of everything mobile has put us at great risk.”

The event is free and open to the public, with limited seating.

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