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Incoming freshman families invited to Sandy High

Eighth-grade family night will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 6, at Sandy High School. The event is geared at incoming freshmen.

Parents and students are invited to attend to hear presentations, visit classrooms, tour the school and learn more about the coming year. For more information, contact Matt Newell at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 503-668-8011, ext. 7122.

Baseball dinner, auction set

The Fifth Annual Sandy Pioneer Baseball Dinner and Auction will be held from 5-10 p.m. Saturday, April 16, at the Cedarville Lodge, 3800 West Powell Loop, Gresham.

The event kicks off with a silent auction at 5:30 p.m., dinner at 6 p.m. and a live auction at 7:30 p.m.

Money raised from the event will support the Sandy High School baseball program, especially efforts towards a hitting facility, equipment, player scholarships for summer programs and future college scholarships.

For more information, donation opportunities and tickets, contact Ann Jensen at 503-502-3022 or Chris Hutchings at 503-793-6928 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Fair graduates from Wisconsin

Eden Addis Fair of Government Camp is among the 2015 graduating class of the University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh.

Fair earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the university.

Robotics team holds pizza fundraiser March 31

The Oregon Trail Academy “Minions” Robotics team will hold a Sparky’s pizza fundraiser Thursday, March 31, from 6-7:30 p.m. in the school cafeteria.

Money raised from the event will help send the team to the VEX Robotics World Competition in Kentucky later this spring.

The OTA Minions are the only middle school robotics team in Oregon that will be attending the world competition.

“These kids designed and built a robot that competed against high school students and they did well, earning an alliance spot at the finals in Sandy ahead of 90 percent of the high school competitors,” said coach Aron Eslinger.

Call 503-668-5521 to reserve a spot at the fundraiser.