June 4 school briefs
30-year class reunion set
The Newberg High School Class of 1984 will hold its class reunion July 25-27 in conjunction with the Old Fashioned Festival. For details, visit the Newberg High School Class of 1984 Facebook page.
High school transfer deadline June 13
Due to changes in state law, the period in which high school students can request a traditional transfer has been extended until June 13. Parents are now required to fill out requests with both the originating and receiving school districts, but the amount of information both districts are allowed to consider in approving or denying the request is considerably less than before.
Kids Day Out set for Saturday
Faith in Action is holding Kids Day Out, a respite care event for families caring for a child ages 3-11 with disabilities or chronic health conditions, will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Joan Austin Elementary School. For more information, including registration forms, call Deana Vanden Hoek at 503-537-1471, email her at deana.vandenhoek @providence.org or visit www.faithinactionnewberg. org.
Locals earn Farm Bureau scholarships
Three Oregon State University students with ties to the area were awarded 2014-2015 Oregon Farm Bureau Memorial Scholarships. Samantha Brentano, a sophomore agriculture business management major from St. Paul, was one of nine students to receive a $1,000 scholarship sponsored. Jaimee Brentano, a senior agricultural sciences major from St. Paul, and Melissa Millhollin, a graduate student in animal science from Newberg, were among the six students to receive $750 awards.
Bergmann stepping down at NHS
Newberg High School administrator Eric Bergmann announced Monday that he will resign as principal of Silver School at the end of the school year. Bergmann, who made his decision public in a post on the Silver School blog, Silver Lining, cited the upcoming changes to the leadership structure at NHS as one reason he has decided to depart. Newberg School District spokeswoman Claudia Stewart said the process to replace Bergmann has begun.
Safe Kids Fair set for June 14
CCC to host elementary art show
The Chehalem Cultural Center will host The Mabel Rush Impressionism Exhibition, an art show featuring student art work created through the Mabel Rush Elementary School Art Literacy program, beginning Friday and continuing through June 16. This year, students have studied masters George Seurat, Claude Monet and Vincent van Gogh and created pieces inspired by them. A reception will be held at 6 p.m. June 6. For more information, call Mabel Rush principal Lisa Callahan at 503-554-4450, CCC art coordinator Erin Terry at503-487-6883 or parent volunteer Carla Cox at 503-522-8656.