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Rock n’ Roll Retrospective coming to LCSC's Center for Arts & History

Rock n’ Roll Retrospective coming to LCSC's Center for Arts & History

Rock and Roll will take center state at Lewis and Clark State College's Center for Arts and History (CAH) Rock n’ Roll Retrospective exhibit.

The exhibit will open on Friday, January 30, in conjunction with the 3rd Annual LCSC Faculty/Staff Art ExhibitRock n’ Roll Retrospective will be featured in the downstairs galleries, while the Faculty/Staff exhibit will be in the upstairs galleries.

 

The opening reception for the exhibits is scheduled for 5:00 p.m. on the 30th, followed by a panel discussion at 6:30 p.m. with musicians Tom Williams, Bill Blair, Marty Lukenbill, Paul Speer, and others.

 

Clarkston District Spelling Bee set for January 28

Clarkston District Spelling Bee set for January 28

Ten winning students from five Clarkston schools will compete to be named as district champion at the Clarkston School District Spelling Bee on Wednesday, January 28 at 6:00 p.m at the Walla Walla Community College. The public is welcome to attend.

OMWBE Get Certified Campaign to host educational workshops around the state Jan. 20-23

OMWBE Get Certified Campaign to host educational workshops around the state Jan. 20-23

The Washington State Office of Minority and Women’s Business Enterprises (OMWBE) has announced the office will  launching a statewide ‘Get Certified’ campaign starting January 20th intended to help more women- and minority-owned businesses win contracts with state and local governments.

 

The campaign will be held from January 20th through January 23rd. Activities will include conducting more than 35 educational workshops and other stops across the state to help boost understanding for small, diverse businesses regarding the benefits getting a variety of certifications – including OMWBE certification.

Area Get Certified Roadshow events will take place at the following:

Wednesday, January, 21st

  • Republic |10:00 a.m. |Ferry County PUD 686 S Clark Ave Republic, WA 99166
  • Kettle Falls| 2:00 p.m. | Sandy's Drive Inn 1045 U.S. 395
  • Colville | 5:00 p.m. Dept of Transportation Upstairs Meeting Room 440 North Hwy, North Roundabout

 

Thursday, January 22nd

Annual Spokane Ag Expo and Pacific Northwest Farm Forum set for Feb. 3-5

Annual Spokane Ag Expo and Pacific Northwest Farm Forum set for Feb. 3-5

The 2015 Spokane Ag Expo and Pacific Northwest Farm Forum scheduled for February 3rd - 5th , 2015 at the newly expanded Spokane Convention Center Complex convenes in less than 3 weeks. The largest farm machinery show in the Inland Northwest will host 300 exhibitors and conduct 36 educational seminars and forums relating to agri-business from large-scale operations to small acreage farms and ranches. Exhibitors will range from large farm equipment manufacturers and service providers to businesses catering to small acreage and part-time farmers who hold down other jobs while also running their family farms. Spokane Ag Expo has been bringing agri-businesses and farmers together for 38 years.

Information session offered at LCSC for Prior Experiential Learning

Information session offered at LCSC for Prior Experiential Learning

Lewis-Clark State College is holding an information session on the school’s Prior Experiential Learning (PEL) program, which offers students an opportunity to earn academic credit for learning that has taken place outside the classroom.  The session is taking place at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, January 14, In Meriwether Lewis Hall Room 130 on the LCSC campus.

 

Once known as the Portfolio Program, the program is back with a new name and even more opportunities for working adults to earn a degree.  Through completion of a Prior Experiential Learning Portfolio, adults in the workforce may earn credits based on learning through on-the-job trainings, professional associations, independent learning projects, and other problem-solving experience.  Credits may also be earned through challenge exams and other formal tests that assess prior learning.

 

At the January 14 session, the discussion will include ways in which to earn PEL credits, the process, eligibility, and limitations.

 

Clarkston School District announces January 14 District Bus Tour

Clarkston School District announces January 14 District Bus Tour

The Clarkston School District announced the next Clarkston District Bus Tour is scheduled for Wednesday, January 14 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The January 14 Bus Tour will visit Parkway Elementary and Lincoln Middle School as participants are shuttled from the District Office to each of the schools aboard a Clarkston school bus.

For those unfamiliar with the event, the Clarkston School Bus Tour is Clarkston School District offers three free bus tours each year as a unique opportunity to look at what's happening in the schools. Tours allow those who may not normally have the opportunity to visit schools a chance to see first-hand what learning looks like today.

Participants will be able to observe and interact with students and teachers inside classrooms, visit with district and school staff, and learn more about what is needed for students to succeed in school today. The bus tour begins and ends at the Clarkston School District Office. Each tour concludes with a free lunch and question and answer session with Superintendent Tim Winter.

Mobile food bank to distribute food at Clarkston High School Dec. 19

Clarkston High School is partnering with Second Harvest to "take on hunger 'til no kid is hungry" this holiday season. A mobile food bank will distribute food boxes to both Clarkston High School and Lincoln Middle School students and their families on Friday, December 19 from 11:15 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the CHS cafeteria, located at 401 Chestnut Street.

The Second Harvest Mobile Food Bank provides fresh, nutritious produce and other food staples to local communities by focusing on students in need and their families. No appointment or documentation is needed for CHS and LMS students and families wishing to receive food boxes.

"This time of year can be especially difficult for many students whose families struggle to make ends meet," said CHS Principal, Eric Anderson. "We are grateful for this partnership with Second Harvest to make sure no student goes home hungry."