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Mark calendars for WLHS 2015 graduation

West Linn High School has revised the date for its 2015 graduation due to a conflict at the University of Portland. The graduation ceremony will take place June 1, 2015, at the University of Portland’s Chiles Center. Students in the class of 2015 will attend their last day of classes May 28, 2015.

Learn about college options

The nonprofit group Colleges That Change Lives will host a college fair in the ballrooms of the Oregon Convention Center July 27. CTCL is dedicated to the advancement and support of a student-centered college search process, working to inform families that criteria such as college name and prestige do not acknowlege the importance of finding the right “fit” between students and a college community’s mission and identity.

The Portland event will begin at 1 p.m. with a 30-minute information session followed by a college fair until 3 p.m. The convention center is located at 777 NE Martin Luther King Boulevard in Portland. Look online for a list of colleges that will be represented at the event: ctcl.org/events/portland14.

Sign up for CREST CSA

Do you want to receive a fresh box of delicious organic vegetables every Thursday — and support a student-run business while doing so? If so, buy a share in the CREST CSA program. High-school and middle-school interns grow, harvest and market produce in a unique hands-on learning experience. New this year: a West Linn pick-up option in addition to the CREST farm location, 7151 SW Boeckman Road in Wilsonville. Participants who prefer to pick up in West Linn can go to the Robinwood Station, 3706 Cedaroak Drive in West Linn.

CSA shares cost $600 for the 2014 growing season, which runs through Oct. 31. Contact Bob Carlson at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information or to sign up.

Attend CREST summer programs

Registration remains open for CREST summer programs and camps, including the following:

Farm internship for students entering grades 8 and 9.

Flower growing and floral design apprenticeship for students entering grades 10 through 11 in the fall.

Work experience for high-school credit for students entering grades 11 and 12 in the fall.

Farm camp for foodies, open to students entering grades 6 through 8 in the fall.

Envirocamp and garden camp for students entering grades 1 through 5 in the fall.

Middle school adventure camp for students entering grades 6 through 8 in the fall.

Learn more about CREST and these summer programs online at www.crest.wlwv.k12.or.us.



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