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Beaverton Super Kids: Award Ceremony for Super Kids!

| November 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Super Kids: Award Ceremony for Super Kids!

On Monday, October 2, 2017 the Kumon Math and Reading Center of South Beaverton celebrated their 19th Annual Awards program.  More than 150 students were recognized for achievements above the Kumon International Grade Level. Students were awarded medals for reaching the International Grade Level and trophies for working one, two or three years above International […]

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Literary Corner: Jade City by Fonda Lee

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Literary Corner: Jade City by Fonda Lee

About the Story Jade is the lifeblood of the island of Kekon. It has been mined, traded, stolen, and killed for — and for centuries, honorable Green Bone warriors like the Kaul family have used it to enhance their magical abilities and defend the island from foreign invasion. Now, the war is over and a […]

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When Annie Met Sandy

| November 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
When Annie Met Sandy

“All it took was a few bites of hot dog from Nina, and Sherman was in love.” It’s a classic story of a girl and her dog. But unlike in the musical Annie, where Sandy follows her home after she saves him from the dogcatcher, Nina Nakahashi and Sherman began their story in the Beaverton […]

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Catalyst – The Newsletter: Are you a Destination Coach or Manager?

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Catalyst – The Newsletter: Are you a Destination Coach or Manager?

Are you a destination business?  In the picture above, the gent on the left is a Destination Trainer!  A Destination Coach! Saturday, October 14 was Alex Rojas’ last day at the gym I belong to.  For the last 2+ years, I have spent almost every Saturday and Monday with Alex. His Boot Camps were fun, […]

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The Challenges and Rewards of Getting a PhD

| November 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
The Challenges and Rewards of Getting a PhD

By Maurice France (12th Grader) As a senior at Health and Science School and am currently diving into the deep abyss in what is commonly known as college. I’m still learning about all the different components of college and looking into different schools and options of what seems to feel like a million different majors […]

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Food for Thought: Less Stress for the Holidays

| November 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Food for Thought: Less Stress for the Holidays

By Camille Keith With the holidays approaching there are many things to look forward to, but this can also be a busy time of year for many people. How can you focus on enjoying time with family and friends instead of feeling stressed? Enjoy the moment. Try to focus on the activity you are doing […]

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Musings of a Beaverton Teen: The History Behind Daylight Saving Time

| November 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Musings of a Beaverton Teen: The History Behind Daylight Saving Time

By Lani Garcia (11th Grader) Twice a year, every year, we change our clocks. I already see that it’s been getting drastically darker earlier since the beginning of fall, and it’s going to continue to get darker. Because of Daylight Saving Time (that’s right, Saving is not actually plural!), we either “spring forward” or “fall […]

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The Joy of Heated Salt Water Serenity

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The Joy of Heated Salt Water Serenity

By Tamara Knowles The joy of swimming in a heated salt-water pool…. The sensation of silky liquid movement running over your hands; pressing against a force that is at once both pliable and resistant as your feet drift above the pool floor. The sensation of being supported by a soft pillow of liquid as you […]

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Beaverton Police Department: November is a Month to be Cautious

| November 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Police Department: November is a Month to be Cautious

By Police Staff QUIZ QUESTION: What famous statesman said “This is not the end. It is not even the beginning of the end. But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning”? Answer at the end of this article. November is full of notable events, activities, and proclamations from an historical standpoint. Don’t believe everything […]

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Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue: TVF&R Firefighters Support Military Families and USO with Special Campaign

| November 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue: TVF&R Firefighters Support Military Families and USO with Special Campaign

By Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue This Veterans Day, you might see Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue firefighters and personnel around town wearing customized camouflage shirts. Our hope is that they will help raise awareness and support for the work of the United Services Organization, a nonprofit that assists troops through every step of their […]

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