Spring break in Guatemala, alongside one of the world’s most beautiful lakes. Sounds like an awesome getaway, but for a group of five Spanish class students from The Dalles High School and their three adult chaperones, the planned visit to the highlands of Guatemala is a service trip focused on bringing water filtration kits to desperately poor Mayans.
December grants to spark interest in STEM careers
Treve Martin, of the Sherman Huskies, averaged 24.5 points, 5.5 rebounds, 3.5 steals, three assists and 1.5 blocks in two games over the weekend to lead the Huskies to the Sherman Invitational title
A book drive for youth in foster care is now underway and the Wasco County Citizen Review Board is hoping to collect reading material for 200 children, pre-teens and teens.
Dylan Corson is learning German. Monica Abarca, who already knows Spanish, is now taking on Korean and Japanese. Both are students at The Dalles Middle School and they and others are planning to join two language classes that will start up in December.
Fifth and sixth grade girls have 12, boys swell to 58 total athletes
On Valentine’s Day earlier this year, Columbia Gorge Basketball Academy coordinator Greg Cummings had hopes of expanding the program to include some girls’ teams.
The Dalles Art Center will host a Winter Break Art Camp for Kids.
On a recent afternoon, third graders at St. Mary’s Academy were busily creating a tied fleece blanket for a local homeless child as part of their class’s community service project for the year.
Students at The Dalles High School had the rare, and perhaps nerve-wracking, distinction this week of performing a play for the man who wrote it.
Nonprofit events calendar from Nov. 8.
The Columbia Gorge Basketball Academy is opening the doors for its first girls’ traveling team with a tryout session slated to run from 6-8:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 10 at The Dalles Middle School.
Stifling defense is key to Saturday’s 18-8 victory
Even with just five days of preparation The Dalles sixth grade youth football team put up an impressive performance Saturday in an exhibition game played at Eastern Oregon University in La Grande.
Jake the therapy dog is a patient listener and a tolerant companion, and on his weekly visits to Cindy Kamimae’s second grade class at Chenowith Elementary, the effect on the students is noticeable.
Maroon team gets program’s first-ever league crown
For four quarters, The Dalles dominated both sides of the ball, using its big-play offense and suffocating defense to defeat Hood River Blue by a 30-0 margin Saturday at Columbia High School in White Salmon.
Team holds off White Salmon for a 24-16 triumph
With three minutes and 26 seconds left in regulation, Nolan Cates landed the knockout blow, hitting the end zone on a 30-yard touchdown run to seal a 24-16 triumph in a third and fourth grade youth football championship game played Saturday in White Salmon.