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School festival showcases student talent

First-time event, 'Proud to be HSD,' set for May 30 during farmers' market


The Hillsboro School District will host the first-ever “Proud to Be HSD” Festival on Saturday, May 30, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in downtown Hillsboro.

The event will highlight student achievement and talent in the school district, and is taking place in conjunction with the Hillsboro Farmers’ Market.

Visitors to the festival will see a showcase of student work, including the STEAM Pavillion, examples of work taking place in the district’s STEM focus schools; student art work; the Chess Challenge, where Brookwood Elementary School’s chess team will challenge all comers to test their skills; a Poetry Slam at Primrose & Tumbleweeds; elementary and secondary performing arts stages and much more.

Volunteers needed

The district is seeking volunteers to help with the event, as well as students to participate at the festival.

For more information, go to the Hillsboro School District website at: hsd.k12.or.us/Departments/Communications/ProudtobeHSDFestival

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