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School briefs for April 18


Hawaiian school performs at Burgerville April 26

Members of Makani Foundation of Gresham will serve meals and provide Hawaiian entertainment at Burgerville, 2975 S.E. Hogan Road, from 5-8 p.m. Thursday, April 26.

In partnership with the foundation, Burgerville will donate a portion of proceeds from meal purchases to benefit Makani Foundation's hula school and its scholarship programs.

With live music, Ka Pa Hula Makani Kolonahe will perform hula that represents different regions of the Hawaiian Islands.

For more information, visit makanifoundation.org or makanikolonahe.com, or call 503-492-4159.

Davis Elementary hosts carnival April 27

The Volunteer Parent Group at Davis Elementary School, 19501 N.E. Davis St., will host a carnival from 5-8 p.m. Friday, April 27.

Admission is free. Game and food tickets are four for $1. Raffle tickets are two for $1.

For more information, call Carolin Thompson at 503-545-8560.

Corbett foundation schedules May art festival

The Corbett Education Foundation will host the 14th annual Columbia Gorge Art Festival from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, May 19-20, at Corbett Grade School, 35800 E. Historic Columbia River Highway.

The festival will feature regional art, food, music and entertainment. Artists and craftspeople will offer paintings, sculptures, soaps, jewelry and more.

This year's festival has been expanded to include local and regional folk, blues, country and rock musicians as well as actors and performers.

The festival is still seeking artists and craftspeople. For more information, visit corbetteducationfoundation.org; call Dianna Fontes at 503-695-5747 or 503-780-8305; or write This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Reynolds High class of 1972 sets reunion

The Class of 1972 from Reynolds High School is planning its 40th reunion for Saturday, Aug. 25.

Anyone from that graduating class that hasn't been contacted should send an email address to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

For more information, call 503-431-6327 or 503-312-2416.

Centennial School District news


Centennial Middle School students Grace Dawald, Sydney Soto, Monica Angelechio, Cami Gustafson, Alexandra Ziemer, and Erica Veltkamp performed with the Oregon Music Educators District II honor choir at an April 14 concert in Reynolds High School.

Book sale

Centennial Learning Center, 17630 S.E. Main St. will have a book sale from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday April 21. Nothing is priced over $5, and book donations will be accepted through April 20.


The Drama Department at Centennial High School, 3505 S.E. 182nd Ave., will present the musical 'Oklahoma!' at 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, May 10-12 and 17-19 in the auditorium.

The box office is open from 4-7 p.m. on May 2, 3 and 9 for advance ticket sales. The box office is also open on show nights at 5:45 p.m.

Tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for senior citizens and students, and $5 for Centennial High students and staff members. For more information, call 503-762-7511.

Damascus Christian School presents 'The Mouse that Roared'

Damascus Christian School, 14251 S.E. Rust Way, Damascus, will present the comedy 'The Mouse That Roared,' at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, April 26-28 and May 3-5, and at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 28.

A pretty girl of 22 happens to be the present Duchess Gloriana, sovereign of a microscopic country in the Alps founded centuries ago by a roving band of English and stuck in the olden days. Gloriana's unique solution to the near bankruptcy of her tiny domain is to declare war on the United States.

There's some method to her madness, however, for her study of recent history suggests that the surest way to wealth today is to lose a war with the United States, for that country's odd reaction is to pour aid, relief and rehabilitation on the vanquished.

Tickets are $9 for adults and $7 for students and seniors. For more information, call 503-658-4100.