When Mohamed Mohamud was accused of trying to detonate a car bomb at Portland’s annual Christmas tree lighting event, it wasn’t the FBI agents who arrested him, the attorneys who prosecuted him or the judge who presided over his case who ultimately decided whether he would be convicted.February 9, 2013 11:31 a.m. read more..
A six-year-old boy wants to learn how to swim but has no one to teach him. An eight-year-old boy has been waiting two years for someone to do outdoor activities with him. A six-year-old girl who is “very enthusiastic and full of life” needs to spend more time outside her tiny apartment. Those children, along with about 25 more, are on the waiting list for the Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Columbia Gorge. About 72 kids in Wasco County, Hood River and part of Klickitat County are currently being served.February 2, 2013 2:50 p.m. read more..
For gifted students who learn much faster than most of their peers, school can get pretty boring sometimes. To help re-engage those students and provide some extra enrichment to ensure they’re still learning, North Wasco County School District 21 has the Talented and Gifted program.January 31, 2013 10:47 a.m. read more..
Increasing kindergarten readiness is vital to raising student achievement, according to educators at North Wasco County School District 21.January 25, 2013 10:48 a.m. read more..
Eight members of the Class of 2012 and nine current seniors at The Dalles Wahtonka High School have been given the title of AP Scholar based on the number of Advanced Placement tests they passed. The College Entrance Examination Board awards the title of AP Scholar every fall to students who have passed (with a score of at least three out of five) at least three advanced placement exams, earning college credit for those courses.September 25, 2012 5:54 p.m. read more..
The backpack that Mirella Barrera wears to school at Chenowith Elementary every day this year is not just a backpack to her.The bag is autographed by Victoria Justice — star of the Nickelodeon show Victorious, pop singer and an idol of Mirella’s.September 25, 2012 5:53 p.m. read more..
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