Tween yogis

Tween yogis

Girls Rock Yoga classes teach girls mindfulness, empowerment “Pretend you’re a...

Seven months pregnant and $25,000 richer

Seven months pregnant and $25,000 richer

Sixth-grade math teacher Teresa Chan Seidel wins Milken Educator Award “We don’t thank...

New Wilson HS Rose Festival princess: Deja Brooks

New Wilson HS Rose Festival princess: Deja Brooks

Former resident of Southwest Portland is aspiring pediatric surgeon On March 19, Wilson High...

Just what the doctor ordered

Just what the doctor ordered

Tutor Doctor Portland co-owners share their prescription for scholastic success High school...

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June 01, 2014

Mind the gap

by Drew Dakessian
Gap years become popular post-high school option for Southwest Portlanders Ten years ago, asking any intelligent, engaged teenager what he or she planned to do after graduating from high school…

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