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What's Happening for March 4

Announce your public, nonprofit activities here: E-mail to tdchron@thedalleschronicle.com or drop off your information at the Chronicle, 315 Federal St., The Dalles.

Google helping local robotics team winners travel to West Super-Regionals

Support is part of latest community giving for Wasco County area

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CGBA establishing a solid hoops base

Program attracted more than 40 athletes this winter season

What's Happening for March 2

­Announce your public, nonprofit activities here: E-mail to tdchron @thedalleschronicle.com or drop off your information at the Chronicle, 315 Federal St., The Dalles.

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Skov Memorial Fund

The Dalles High School is getting 50 of the newest Texas Instruments graphing calculators

Sa-BOT-age wins robotics championship

Sa-BOT-age and the Bazinga Bots continued to show that they are two of the best robotics teams in the state Sunday at Benson Polytechnic High School in Portland. Now, the two The Dalles squads will begin tackling the rest of the country as both qualified for the FIRST Tech Challenge West Regionals in Oakland, Calif. March 24-26.

Teen Tech week starts March 8

Wanting to create exciting and engaging programs that would get teens thinking about their futures, Megan Hoak, teen services coordinator at The Dalles-Wasco County Library, got a national grant for Teen Tech Week, an annual program that will take place in libraries all across the country from March 6-12. The Dalles-Wasco County Library is one of only 20 libraries in the country to receive the $1,000 Youth Adult Library Services Association grant and the only recipient in Oregon.

Reserve a spot at the 2016 Tradition of Compassion award event

Community members are invited to reserve a seat at the 2016 Tradition of Compassion Philanthropy Awards ceremony, which takes place at 5:30 p.m. March 3 in Kurtz Gym at The Dalles High School, 220 E. 10th Street.

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Students practice kindness

Kindness has been the theme at The Dalles Middle School over the last month as students and staff alike have been inspired by Martin Luther King Jr.

What's Happening for Feb. 23

Announce your public, nonprofit activities here: E-mail to tdchron@thedalleschronicle.com or drop off your information at the Chronicle, 315 Federal St., The Dalles.

What's Happening for Feb. 19

Announce your public, nonprofit activities here: E-mail to tdchron@ thedalleschronicle.com or drop off your information at the Chronicle, 315 Federal St., The Dalles.

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TD robotics teams qualify for state

Two robotics teams from The Dalles had to wait for an award ceremony to see if they would advance to the Oregon Championship or if their season would end Sunday at the super qualifiers level. Both received good news as the Bazinga Bots took one of three Inspire Awards and Sa-BOT-age was given the Rockwell Collins Innovate Award to move on to the state tournament Feb. 27-28 at Benson Polytechnic High School in Portland.

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Local students deliver hot meals

For three years now, students at St. Mary’s Academy have delivered Meals on Wheels once a month to senior and disabled citizens in The Dalles.

TDHS grad rate up

Graduation rates at The Dalles High School are steadily increasing, with just-released data showing a 68.3 percent graduation rate, up from 64 percent the year before, and well above the 59.7 percent posted in 2012.

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Youth shelter finds home

Linda and Gary Casady spent four long years looking for a house they could turn into the Youth Empowerment Shelter. Late last year they finally found it and signed a one-year lease on Jan. 1.

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