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Homeschoolers Head to College

| March 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
Homeschoolers Head to College

As homeschooling continues to grow in popularity (2009, Department of Education), universities are getting accustomed to seeing applications from homeschoolers. At Village Home in Beaverton, college-bound teens prepare for college in many unique ways that reflect their learning interests, skills, and talents. Homeschooler Ian Kronquist Ian, who earned merit scholarships, is now a freshman computer […]

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Expansion Plans for Beaverton Private School

| March 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
Expansion Plans for Beaverton Private School

The Living Wisdom School (LWS) is a non-profit Beaverton school serving children from pre-K to 8th grade. Dedicated to helping children develop their own unique potential, students learn the tools to make life choices that lead to lasting happiness. As an Education for Life School, LWS emphasizes experiential learning, spiritual development, and practical skills for […]

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The Care & Feeding of Your Home: Bulk Water Handling – Roof, Gutter & Downspouts

| March 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
The Care & Feeding of Your Home: Bulk Water Handling – Roof, Gutter & Downspouts

As I sit and write this, the weatherman is talking about how much this is like the winter of 1996. For those who may not remember, there was a pretty heavy snow fall, followed by a warming along with a lot of rain. Well, so far he has it right. In fact, he just predicted […]

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Busy Beavers: Outstanding Students at Beaverton High

| March 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
Busy Beavers: Outstanding Students at Beaverton High

Key Club President, David Choe Most kids will do some sort of community service during their high school career, but few will do as much as senior David Choe, president of Key Club. Key Club is the largest international student-led organization dedicated to service and giving back to the community. As the president, Choe has […]

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Musings of a Beaverton Teen: What The Classics Teach Us

| March 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
Musings of a Beaverton Teen: What The Classics Teach Us

  In class, and even on our own, we’ve read classic literature. It’s hard to understand these stories sometimes, but when you think creative, you can often see how they connect to our own lives. While our times may be different, the ideas and characters from classic stories have sound advice even for us teenagers […]

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Zoo News is Good News!

| March 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
Zoo News is Good News!

With Spring on the Way, the Lion Cubs Will be Out and About More Often Neka, a 6-year-old African lion at the Oregon Zoo, gave birth to three healthy lion cubs last Fall. Now a few months old, they are enjoying the Oregon Winter including the rare treat of snow in their backyard. “When we […]

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Speeder Spotlight: Elder’s in Action

| March 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
Speeder Spotlight: Elder’s in Action

Last month I had a family member who received an insurance letter in the mail and knew something wasn’t right about it. They had a hard time getting it taken care of but in the end it got worked out. All that time and stress was difficult and frustrating. This situation got me thinking about […]

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March Classes at the Elsie Stuhr Center

| March 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
March Classes at the Elsie Stuhr Center

The Elsie Stuhr Center is a THPRD recreation center designed for adults 55 years and better. We offer a wide variety of classes (arts, dance, fitness, health & wellness, music, bridge and several other general interest classes) trips and tours, special events, a fitness center, lunch and socialization opportunities. In the evening, we host specialized […]

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Good Things Happening at The Round

| March 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
Good Things Happening at The Round

The Round Ribbon Cutting & Open House, Thursday, March 13, 4-6 pm The Round is thrilled to announce we are nearing completion of our parking lots. Along with the new lots comes new tenant, Virginia Garcia Dental Clinic. We would like to celebrate the momentum at The Round with a Ribbon Cutting & Open House […]

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Senior Citizen’s Advisory Committee: Be S-M-A-R-T

| March 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
Senior Citizen’s Advisory Committee: Be S-M-A-R-T

Do you love to read? Do you enjoy spending time with children? Would you like to share your love of reading with children? Join the SMART volunteer network and help a child become a better reader. SMART (Start Making A Reader Today) a one on one reading program, has been working in more than 200 […]

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