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  • UO Science and Invention Fair

    Posted by Deb Jolda on 2/28/2018

    Fair poster EN Fair flyer SP

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  • Recycled Water Art & Poetry Contest

    Posted by Deb Jolda on 2/28/2018

    Calling all student artists! The WateReuse Association PNW section is seeking art & poetry by students from Oregon, Washington & Idaho on the theme of recycled water. First prize $100! Deadline is Mrach 30. Details at http://bit.ly/2EOgVD6.

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  • BRING School Product Design Challenge

    Posted by Deb Jolda on 2/2/2018

    BRING Recycling invites students to form teams to repurpose recovered building materials into new products.

    Teams can schedule an appointment with emilys@bringrecycling.org to pick out free reusable materials from Feb. 19 to March 2. Students will submit their new product idea along with an essay and up to five photos. Entries are due by April 13, with winners announced on April 21.

    See the flyer for more information.

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  • Ninth Circuit Contest: What Does Equal Protection Mean to Students?

    Posted by Deb Jolda on 1/18/2018

    150 Years after Ratification of the 14th Amendment: What Does Equal Protection Mean to Students?

    Ratified on July 9, 1868, the 14th Amendment provides, in part, that no state can “deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws.” The contest challenges students to write an essay or produce a video focusing on how Congress and the federal courts have applied the Equal Protection Clause to their educational opportunities. Entries are accepted between Feb. 1 and April 1. More info at http://www.ca9.uscourts.gov/civicscontest.

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  • Peace Jam Contest

    Posted by Deb Jolda on 1/17/2018

    Students are invited to submit projects for the Peace First Challenge. Entries are due by Jan. 31.

    PeaceJam is partnering with Peace First on their Peace First Challenge for youth who want to make a difference by improving their communities.

    When young people enter the Challenge, Peace First helps them take action to address an issue they care about. They offer project-planning tools, one-on-one mentors,​​ $250 mini-grants, and feedback from their community of young people and supportive adults to get them started.

    And, when the Peace First Challenge ends, Peace First gives out even larger grants to help youth take your projects to the next level. They might even win a trip to Peace First’s national youth summit!

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  • Martin Luther King Jr. Contest

    Posted by Deb Jolda on 10/24/2017

    All students, K-12, are invited to submit entries for the 20th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. contest. Entries may take the form of an essay, poem, speech, poster, video or artwork based on ths year's quote: "Let us stand up. Let us be a concerned generation."

    Grade 4-12 entries are due January 10th; K-3 entries are due January 12th. If you are interested in participating, contact your teacher. Entries will need to be delivered to the Bob Keefer Center, 250 S. 32nd St.

    All participants will be honored at a community celebration on January 15, 2018.

    See entry details attached.

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  • Library Bookmark Contest

    Posted by Deb Jolda on 10/10/2017

    Entries are due Oct. 31. Download the form here.

    Library Bookmark Contest Entry Form

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  • UO Science Open House

    Posted by Deb Jolda on 9/29/2017

    Science Open House

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  • Sprout Children's Business Expo

    Posted by Deb Jolda on 9/18/2017

    Entrepeneurs of all ages are invited to this special business expo to show off their product or service ideas. Limited scholarships are available to help with supplies. Register before Oct. 15 and also get access to a free workshop for tips and techniques for your business idea.


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  • Angela Awards for Middle School Girls in Science

    Posted by Deb Jolda on 9/13/2017

    The National Science Teachers Association's Angela Awards are open to girls in grades 5–8. One student who is involved or strongly connected to science will be selected to receive a $1,000 savings bond. 

    Requirements: Letter of nomination from teacher, parent, school administrator, or community leader; an essay written by the student about her interest and involvement in science and future aspirations; two letters of support.

    For more information, visit http://static.nsta.org/pdfs/awards/Angela.pdf or ask your science teacher.

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  • A Town Hall with Abraham Lincoln

    Posted by Deb Jolda on 9/13/2017

    Well-known Lincoln actor Stephen Holgate is coming to the Walterville Grange on Sunday, October 15, starting at 2 p.m. Holgate will bring Abraham Lincoln alive in this 'town hall' program featuring selections from Lincoln's most famous speeches, followed by a question and answer session. This will be a wonderful opportunity for students to come and ask Lincoln their questions of the day! The event is free (donations will be accepted, with all proceeds going to the Leaburg Library), and refreshments will be served.

    Lincoln poster


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  • Library Poetry Contest

    Posted by Deb Jolda on 3/28/2017

    Poetry contest poster

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  • Summer Experience in Science and Engineering

    Posted by Deb Jolda on 2/24/2017

    Freshmen, sophomores and juniors who are interested in math and science may apply for this week-long cam especially for high school girls and minority students. Deadline is May 15. There is a fee, but full and partial scholarships are available. Visit cbee.oregonstate.edu/sesey for more details.

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  • BRING Recycling's Product Design Challenge

    Posted by Deb Jolda on 2/24/2017

    Students in all grades are invited to transform salvaged materials into new and relevant products, such as jewelry, furniture, home decor, etc. Students can sign up individually or as part of a team.

    All designers must participate in a mandatory Materials Selection Day on Saturday, March 4 between 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. During the selection period, designers will pick from a pre-selected array of BRING material. These materials are FREE, and must be incorporated into your product design. If you are unable to attend the Materials Selection Day, you may schedule a make-up selection time (March 6 – 8).

    In addition to the free material, each designer or design team will receive $20 in BRING Bucks and $5 in MECCA Bucks to spend as they wish on salvaged materials. New materials and used materials from other sources may also be used.

    Designers have seven weeks from the Materials Selection Day to design and build their products. All projects must be completed by Saturday, April 22, and transported to Wheeler Pavilion at the Lane Events Center. 

    Visit bringrecycling.org/designchallenge for details.

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  • Young Artist Contest

    Posted by Deb Jolda on 2/24/2017

    Oreogn Agriculture in the Classroom Foundation invites students in grades 7-12 to submitartwork that showacases the beauty of Oregon agriculture. Entries in any media are welcome. There are even cash prizes. Visit goo.gl/RrdEQ7 for more information. The deadline is April 14.

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