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School briefs: May 9, 2012

Reynolds district to hold meeting on Early ID

The Reynolds School District will host a discussion of how it plans to assess children from birth through age 5 for Early Intervention/Early Childhood Special Education Services. The event is from 6:30-7:30 p.m., Thursday, May 10, at Alder Elementary School, 17200 S.E. Alder St., Portland.

The discussion will focus on changes to how pre-kindergarten students with suspected disabilities are supported before they begin school. The district is taking over such assessments from the Multnomah Education Service District, which will continue to provide services for eligible children until they reach school age.

A Spanish interpreter is available. If you have any questions about your child's developmental needs, call 503-262-4100.

CAL students' work part of silent film fest

Out of more than 70 entries, the International Youth Silent Film Festival has selected seven films created by Digital Media and Design students at The Center for Advanced Learning, 1484 N.W. Civic Drive.

The festival takes place at the Hollywood Theatre, 4122 N.E. Sandy Blvd., Portland, at 7 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, May 22-24.

CAL films selected include: 'Ballerino' by Brandon Ha, Jackson Haselnus, Zach Boston and Kyle Martin; 'Can I Play Two?' by Tonia Teeny, Holly Sester and Katie Klassen; 'One Must Die' by Justin Sheets, Casey Watkins, Stacie Cunningham and Tiffany Homewood; 'Porcelain' by Sophie Scott, Haley Parker and Delaney Lewis; 'Roots' by Travis Wheat, Katie Mortimer and Karinya McNeal; 'The Reflection' by Kiran Bernard, Garrett Spillman, Andy Francisco and Kevin Muniz; and 'Time Chaser' by Mason Burgwin, Brayan Hernandez and David Tran.

A celebrity jury will select the first ($1,000), second ($500) and third ($250) place award-winning films from those screened. Jurors include Gus Van Sant, director of 'Milk' and 'Good Will Hunting'; Meredith Monroe of 'Dawson's Creek'; Tom DeSanto, producer of 'Transformers' and 'X-Men'; and Kerry O'Quinn, creator of Fangoria and Cinemagic.

For more information and tickets, visit makesilentfilm.com.

For more information about the CAL Digital Media and Design program, call Barb Myers at 503-667-4978 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Community college shows students' artwork

Visual arts students at Mt. Hood Community College, 26000 S.E. Stark St., will present their best work through June 7 in the Visual Arts Gallery, located on the east side of the campus.

The annual juried student exhibit will include ceramics, drawings, prints, paintings, jewelry, metals, sculpture, 2-D and 3-D designs, digital art, watercolors and calligraphy.

Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays. An opening reception will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, May 10, in the gallery. Parking is free during reception hours only.

Admission to the gallery is free, but parking permits are required and may be purchased for $3. For more information, contact Miles Browne at 503-491-7309 or miles.browne@

mhcc.edu. Individuals requiring accommodations due to a disability may contact the Disability Services Office at 503-491-6923 or 503-491-7670 (TDD).

Corbett High choir takes third place at state

The Corbett High School Choir, directed by Tim Killgore, took third place in the 3A Division at the Oregon School Activities Association Choir State Championships, held May 3-5 at George Fox University in Newberg.

More than 3,600 students representing 61 high schools competed.

Open house May 23 at Advanced Christian Academy

Advanced Christian Academy, located at Troutdale Community Church, 921 Buxton Ave., Troutdale, will host an open house from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 23.

The school also is offering Academic Fun Camps for children in first through sixth grades who can brush up on math and language skills, including phonics, writing, grammar and literature. Camps meet from 9 a.m. to noon Monday through Thursday, July 23-26 and Aug. 20-23. Cost is $125 per session.

For more information, call 971-277-0509 or email AdvancedChristian@gmail.



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