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Schools Host Many Events in January

Play, Concerts, Day of Service Among Highlights

Article Date: Jan 05, 2017

January 5, 5 p.m.

Winter Community Celebration at Westside Village Magnet at Kingston School

Parents are invited to discuss relevant topics, eat dinner and dessert and enjoy performances from Westside students.

January 11, 9:15 and 9:35 a.m.

Growth Mindset Assembly at Buckingham Elementary School

Students will learn about growth mindset and also see the school’s robotic team championship robot, named Broncobot, in action.

January 12, 6 p.m.

Rubbish Renewed Eco Fashion Show for REALMS

The seventh annual Rubbish Renewed Eco Fashion Show is the biggest fundraiser of the year for REALMS. The event takes place at Midtown Ballroom and tickets cost $10 for students and $20 adults. Started in 2010, this event features an eclectic, wearable art runway show, a live and silent auction and a marketplace. Open to the public.

January 10, 6 p.m.

Choir and Orchestra Concert at Cascade Middle School

The school will make up previously scheduled concerts. Free and open to the public.

January 12, 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Anxiety and Suicide Panel Discussion at Pacific Crest Middle School

Community members and families are invited to attend a panel discussion about adolescent anxiety, depression and suicide awareness. The panel will include health professionals trained in these subject areas including Rebecca Battleson from Deschutes County Behavioral Health, Barbara Hendrix from Deschutes County Behavioral Health and Natalie Houston a private therapist. The goal of the event is to provide parents with information and tools necessary to talk with students about these subjects. The following week, seventh- and eighth-graders at Pacific Crest will receive instruction on these subjects as part of the Look, Listen and LINK curriculum and will focus on teenage stress and depression and supporting peers who may be at risk of suicide. The parent event is free and open to the public.

January 16

No School in Honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday

January 16, 10 a.m. to noon

Day of Service at Westside Village Magnet at Kingston School

Students, staff and parents from Westside Village will honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s memory by coming together for a day of service. The school will offer a variety of volunteer opportunities for interested individuals.

January 17

Mix it Up at Cascade Middle School

Students will participate in the Mix It Up event during lunch. Students will sit at tables they don’t normally sit at and talk to students they haven’t talked with before.

January 19, noon to 12:50 p.m.

Teen Elder Computer Help (TECH) Program at Sky View Middle School

Every month students from Sky View Middle School assist senior citizens with technology and teach them about computers through this special partnership between the school and the Central Oregon Council on Aging.

January 19-22

“Shipwrecked!” At Summit High School

Summit drama students will perform “Shipwrecked!” The show part comedy, part tragedy, part heart-warming drama that explores what happens to individuals who encounter extreme situations. The play is recommended for mature middle schoolers and older. Tickets cost $5. Showtimes are Jan. 19-21 at 7 p.m. and Jan. 22 at 2 p.m.

January 25, 5:30 p.m.

STEMghetti Dinner at Buckingham Elementary School

Community members, parents and students are invited to the school’s annual spaghetti dinner, which includes a fun family engineering challenge, BINGO, raffle and much more. Cost is $10 per family and the event is open to the public.

February 3, 5:30 p.m.


Families are invited to watch student performances, see interactive presentations and student-led panel discussions during this event, which is the culminating presentation of learning for REALMS students at the end of the first semester.