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Sandy High wins regional Vans contest

Sandy High School student artists have advanced to the final five schools in the Vans Custom Culture Shoe Competition, taking the top spot in the Northwest Region of the contest.

The students were challenged to create four pairs of shoes that reflected four categories, including music, art, local flavor and action sports.

The ultimate winner of the competition will win $50,000 for their school’s art program.

Free bullying prevention classes offered

U.S. World Class Taekwondo, 36644 Highway 26 (next to Grocery Outlet) is offering a free, four-week martial arts for life skills program focusing on bullying prevention and self confidence.

Instructor Claire Lider said the program is a response to her staff being notified of local children dealing with bullying situations in school. The program begins at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, June 4.

Presenters will review the skills program with students and parents, including expectations and how the program will be personalized.

The meeting will be 30 minutes and attire is casual. RSVP to 503-964-0222.

Sandy High students picked for summer Boeing internship

Sandy High School students Hailey Richards and Liam Phipps are Boeing’s newest Tech Prep interns.

Tech Prep is a summer student development program for high school students considering a future in aerospace manufacturing.

Boeing management and the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers are sponsors.

Only 12 students from the Portland area were selected for the three-year internship.