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Teacher to attend program in France
Tim Rake, a French teacher at South Eugene High School South Eugene High School is a public high school located in Eugene, Oregon, United States. It was founded as Eugene High School around 1900, and was located at Willamette Street and West 11th Avenue in a brick building that later served as Eugene's city hall. , will participate in a four-week seminar this summer in France. Rake was selected from a national applicant pool to participate in one of 31 study opportunities sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH)
U.S. independent agency. Founded in 1965, it supports research, education, preservation, and public programs in the humanities. , which supports seminars and institutes at colleges and universities around the world.
The seminar, "Theatricality and Reality in Modern French Drama," will be held in Avignon in conjunction with one of Europe's major theater festivals, the Festival d'Avignon The Festival d'Avignon, or Avignon Festival, is an annual arts festival held in French city of Avignon. Founded in 1947 by Jean Vilar, it is the oldest extant festival in France and one of the world's greatest. .
Sheldon student wins state geography challenge
Alexander King has won the state AAA Travel High School Challenge The AAA Travel High School Challenge (sometimes shortened to AAA Travel Challenge) is an annual travel-themed scholarship competition run by the American Automobile Association, open to students in grades 9-12 in the fifty United States and the District of Columbia. Geography Challenge. In addition to receiving a $1,000 scholarship, he will participate in the national finals in May in Orlando, Fla., and try for a $25,000 scholarship. King is a sophomore at Sheldon High School Sheldon High School may refer to:
Cody Witham, also a Sheldon High student, placed in the top five in the state competition.
Counselor's story wins equipment for school
An entry in a "Funniest Classroom Stories" contest by Laurene Larson, a counselor at South Eugene High School, has won an overhead projector and transparencies for the school. Her entry can be found at www.3mclassroom.com/promo5.html.
Local teams place in state tournament
Teams from Cal Young Middle School and Pleasant Hill High School recently took second place in their respective divisions at the Destination Imagination State Tournament at Oregon State University Oregon State University, at Corvallis; land-grant and state supported; coeducational; chartered 1858 as Corvallis College, opened 1865. In 1868 it was designated Oregon's land-grant agricultural college and was taken over completely by the state in 1885. . Their challenge was "A Change in Direction." The Pleasant Hill High School team, Theater SmARTS, also received a DaVinci Award for the creativity of its sets and costumes.
The Pleasant Hill Junior High School team took first place in viDIo Adventure and received a Renaissance Award for the engineering of its technical device. The team will attend global finals in Knoxville, Tenn., in late May.
Students named semifinalists in national program
Wells O'Bryrne and Nathan Reiff have been named semifinalists in the 2003 Presidential Scholars Program The Presidential Scholars Program was established in 1964, by executive order of the President of the United States to recognize and honor some of the most distinguished American graduating high school seniors.. . The two South Eugene High School students are part of a group of six Oregon students and 500 students nationally who will compete to be named a Presidential Scholar.
Final selection will be announced in May by the Commission on Presidential Scholars, which will select a boy and a girl from each state, the District of Columbia District of Columbia, federal district (2000 pop. 572,059, a 5.7% decrease in population since the 1990 census), 69 sq mi (179 sq km), on the east bank of the Potomac River, coextensive with the city of Washington, D.C. (the capital of the United States). , Puerto Rico and U.S. students living abroad. Winners will be invited to a ceremony and activities in Washington, D.C., in June.
The program was established in 1964 to recognize some of the nation's most distinguished graduating seniors.
Thurston business students take top honors
Two members of the Thurston High School Thurston High School is located in Springfield, Oregon in Lane County. Their mascot is a black colt. Shooting
On May 20, 1998, student Kipland "Kip" Kinkel killed his parents, William and Faith, both Spanish teachers at local high schools. chapter of the Future Business Leaders of America recently took top honors at the 2003 FBLA FBLA Future Business Leaders of America
FBLA Florida Board of Landscape Architecture State Leadership Conference in Portland.
Jeff Benard placed first in Word Processing 1 and Kellen Hollenbeck placed first in International Business. Other members won fourth place through 10th place in various events.
FBLA is a national student organization that highlights leadership development, business knowledge and skills, business community partnerships and community service. First-place winners are eligible to attend the FBLA National Leadership Conference in Dallas, Texas.