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Home-school home·school or home-school  
v. home·schooled, home·school·ing, home·schools
To instruct (a pupil, for example) in an educational program outside of established schools, especially in the home.
 students clean up at Olympika

Nine students in Karen Zeller's Latin classes at HomeSource came back with 22 ribbons from the statewide Olympika, held earlier this month at Heritage Christian School Heritage Christian School can mean:
  • Heritage Christian School (Anchorage)
  • Heritage Christian School (Florida) in Kissimmee, Florida
  • Heritage Christian School (Indianapolis)
  • Heritage Christian School (Canton, Ohio)
 in Hillsboro. They are Victoria Hershiser, Brandon McPherson, Sara Harsey, Amanda Newell, Christina Chipman, Isaiah Boise, Lorraine Pelkey, Ian Harsey and Tim Pelkey. The students competed in academic, creative and athletic events, as well as Certamen, a fast-paced quiz bowl game.

Geography aficionados prepare for bee

Nine Lane County students will participate in the state National Geographic Bee The National Geographic Bee (previously called the National Geography Bee) is an annual geography contest sponsored by the National Geographic Society. The Bee, held every year since 1989, is open to students in the fourth through eighth grade in participating American  on Friday after winning local competitions. They are McKenzie Read, a fourth-grader at Charlemagne at Fox Hollow Elementary; Lewis Gilmore, an eighth-grader at Spencer Butte Spencer Butte is a prominent landmark in Lane County, Oregon, United States, south of Eugene. The peak has an elevation of 2055 feet[1] (626 m). Spencer Butte is accessible from Spencer Butte Park and has several hiking trails to the summit.  Middle School; Landon Hawes, an eight-grade home-school student; Samuel Brandt, a sixth-grader at Roosevelt Middle School; Steven Enders, a seventh-grader at Cal Young Middle School; Alexandra Sibole, a fifth-grader at Willagillespie Elementary; Richie Larson, an eighth-grader at Siuslaw Middle School; Thomas Laird, an eighth-grader at Thurston Middle School; and Dylan Howe Dylan Lee Howe (born August 4, 1969 in England) is a jazz drummer, studio/session drummer and composer. Biography
Howe grew up in Hampstead, London. He is the son of guitarist Steve Howe (of Yes)—his father named him after Bob Dylan., DH attended King Alfred School.
, an eighth-grader at Hamlin Middle School. The state winner will advance to the national finals in Washington, D.C., in May.

Eugene girl named animal ambassador

Twelve-year-old Ketura Bradley of Eugene will represent Oregon at the second annual Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom Kids' Summit on Conservation, based on her winning idea to save the endangered northern spotted owl The Northern Spotted Owl, Strix occidentalis caurina, is one of three Spotted Owl subspecies. A Western North American bird in the family Strigidae, genus Strix, it is a medium-sized dark brown owl sixteen to nineteen inches in length and one to one and one sixth pounds.  by volunteering and providing funds to a local center that helps injured birds. She'll fly to Los Angeles Los Angeles (lôs ăn`jələs, lŏs, ăn`jəlēz'), city (1990 pop. 3,485,398), seat of Los Angeles co., S Calif.; inc. 1850.  on April 23 to share ideas about endangered animal conservation with students from all 50 states as well as hosts Jim Fowler and Peter Gros.

Young writers share stories, win accolades

The top winners of the Young Writers Association Sharing Stories between Generations creative writing contest are, in the high school division, Erika Hoagland, Cottage Grove, first place; Samantha Elkins, Triangle Lake, second place; and Ren Rossini, South Eugene, third place. For ages 11 to 14, winners were Colin Kiley, Oaklea Middle School, first place; Naomi Baz, LIFE! Lutheran School, second place; and Jordan Larson, LIFE! Lutheran School, third place. For ages 9 to 10, winners were Zeviel Jordan Kamrat, Hillside Alternative Elementary, first place; Amos Lachman, Charlemagne at Fox Hollow Elementary, second place; and Hannah Foster, Danebo Elementary, third place. For ages 5 to 8, winners were Emily Frisella, Edgewood Elementary, first place; Sierra Dawn McClain, home-schooled, second place; and Larissa McGlade, Charlemagne at Fox Hollow, third place. All participants are invited to read on small stages throughout the day during the Glitterary Festival on April 26 at the Atrium building, 99 W. 10th Ave.

Student earns spot in portfolio review contest

Jessica Dale, a senior at Pleasant Hill High School, is one of 10 students in the country selected to attend the regional semifinal competition of The Art Institute of Portland National Portfolio Review. She is interested in pursuing a career in graphic design.

Coca-Cola scholars named from Eugene-Springfield

Three local students have been selected from more than 100,000 applicants as semifinalists in the 2002-03 Coca-Cola Scholars Program. They are Meghan Briggs of Springfield High School Springfield High School may refer to:
  • Springfield High School (Colorado) — Springfield, Colorado
  • Springfield High School (Illinois) — Springfield, Illinois
  • Springfield High School (Louisiana) — Springfield, Louisiana
, Clay Roberts Neal of 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.  and Jennifer Marie Plueard of 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.
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Title Annotation:Achievements; Schools
Publication:The Register-Guard (Eugene, OR)
Date:Mar 31, 2003
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