Schools in Brief
C.S. Lewis hosts open house Thursday
C.S. Lewis Academy is having a community open house from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, at its new campus at 1605 N. College St. Visitors can tour the newly remodeled buildings and gym, and learn about the schools plans for the future. Refreshments will be provided. For more information, call the school at 503-538-0114.
Cougar sighting causes lockdown
A cougar sighting near Ushio Industries on Mountain Drive prompted school officials at Joan Austin Elementary to institute a lockdown Oct. 17. Newberg-Dundee police investigated and could not confirm there was a cougar in the area. The lockout was lifted at 11:15 a.m. on the advice of the police. Parents were notified of the lockout and its conclusion via the school districts mobile app.
Chicken barbecue Sunday at SPHS
The Clara Woodruff chicken barbeque fundraiser, benefitting graduating seniors at St. Paul High School, will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday at St. Paul Elementary School. Pre-orders, which are not required but guarantee an order, must be made by Friday by calling Greer Gooding at 503-633-4633. Cost is $6 for a half of chicken and $6 for a loaf of garlic bread.
Four from Veritas named A.P. Scholars
Four alumni from the Veritas School class of 2013 were named as A.P. Scholars for their success on advanced placement exams. Shane Blaney and Michael Blaney were recognized as A.P. Scholars, Collin Rapp was named an A.P. Scholar with Honor, and Christian Boyd earned the designation of A.P. Scholar with Distinction. While at Veritas, the Blaneys passed three separate A.P. exams each, Rapp passed four and Boyd passed five separate A.P. exams. Each passed one exam in either chemistry or biology. Other exams passed were in English, European history, art history and latin. Senior Clementine Kane was also named an A.P. Scholar for passing three exams this year, all with a top score of 5.