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Naas holds Jog-a-Thon, book fair fundraisers

Naas Elementary’s school year is picking up with October fundraisers.

On Friday, Oct. 3, Naas will hold its annual Jog-a-Thon. The money raised will support classroom field trips, arts programs and other smaller events and programs.

Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, Oct. 15-17, the elementary school also will host a book fair. The fair, which will be open to families and the public from 5-8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 16, and 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 17, raises funds to purchase new books for Naas’ library.

Final talk prepares families for tech realities

The Oregon Trail School District is hosting one final discussion on the impacts of technology.

At 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 14, Doreen Dodgen-Magee will give a presentation titled “Your Brain on Technology” in the Sandy High School Auditorium, 37400 Bell St.

Dodgen-Magee, a psychologist from Portland with a passion for engaging people in conversation about how the digital landscape is shaping us, will present attendees with tools for creating a technology use plan for individuals of all ages.

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