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Barlow hosts parent conferences

Sam Barlow High School will hold its parent-teacher conferences 4:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 26, and 7:30-11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 27, at the school.

Parents should report to the cafeteria to receive their children’s 12-week grades. They may arrive at any time and talk to each of their student’s teachers, with no appointment necessary.

All teachers will have a break from 6-6:30 p.m. Tuesday and 9-9:30 a.m. Wednesday. Students will not report to school Tuesday, Nov. 26, or Wednesday, Nov. 27.

Gresham students perform in concert

Pacific Lutheran University students Lauren Searls, Adam Johnson and Claire Rehmke, all formerly of Gresham, are performing in a Christmas concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10, at Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, 1037 S.W. Broadway in Portland.

“A PLU Christmas: Hallelujah!” will feature the Choir of the West, University Chorale and University Symphony Orchestra performing hymns, carols and Handel’s beloved “Messiah.”

Searls (soprano) and Johnson (tenor) sing with PLU’s Choir of the West, while Rehmke plays trumpet with the University Symphony Orchestra. In 2011, Searls was a winner of the 2011 Young Artists Debut.

Tickets are $25 for general admission, $20 for seniors 55 and older and PLU alumni, $15 per person for groups of 10 or more and $10 per person for groups of 10 or more students. Children under 12 get in for free.

Tickets are available through the Portland Center for Performing Arts at TicketsWest at 1-800-992-8499, PCPA at 503-946-7272, pcpa.com or the box office, 1111 S.W. Broadway at Main, Portland.

For more information, visit plu.edu/christmas.

MHCC hosts ceramics holiday sale

The Mt. Hood Community College (MHCC) Visual Arts Gallery will host the annual MHCC Ceramics Club Holiday Sale Dec. 3 - 5.

The three-day sale will be held 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, in the Visual Arts Gallery, 26000 S.E. Stark St.

The club’s biggest fundraiser of the year, the sale features items made by club members and the visual arts department.

Part of the proceeds will go to funding club activities, such as inviting professional artists to conduct workshops on campus.

For more information, contact Miles Browne at 503-491-7309 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..