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  • Library Poetry Contest

    Posted by Deb Jolda at 3/28/2017

    Poetry contest poster

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  • Summer Experience in Science and Engineering

    Posted by Deb Jolda at 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 for more details.

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  • BRING Recycling's Product Design Challenge

    Posted by Deb Jolda at 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 for details.

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  • Young Artist Contest

    Posted by Deb Jolda at 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 for more information. The deadline is April 14.

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  • President's Environmental Youth Award

    Posted by Deb Jolda at 2/20/2017

    The President's Environmental Youth Award (PEYA) recognizes K-12 students and their efforts to protect the environment. The award promotes awareness of our nation's natural resources and encourages positive community involvement.

    Winning projects have included restoring natural habitats, starting recycling programs at school and in communities, and installing renewable energy projects. Applications are due March 1, 2017.

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  • Women in Science & Engineering (WISE) Symposium

    Posted by Deb Jolda at 2/20/2017

    All science-minded high school students are invited to the 5th Annual WISE Symposium on Saturday, February 25, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Churchill High School Auditorium. This free event will include workshops in science, bioscience, engineering, medicine, technology and more taught by professionals and college students. Meet students from the OSU engineering department and UO Physics department. Rub elbows with professionals in bio science, science, and medical technologists, and meet keynote speaker, Olenka Cullinan, national STEM speaker and founder of Rising Tycoons. Win prizes. Lunch included. Registration required.


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  • UO Science and Invention Fair

    Posted by Deb Jolda at 2/13/2017
    Calling all Mad Scientists, Inventors and Investigators! The 6th annual UO Science and Invention Fair will be hosted in the Willamette Hall Atrium April 22, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    There's still time to register a project; cost is $20. Click here for a flyer. Details and resources on the website.
    Don't have a project? That's okay! The fair itself is free - come enjoy the free workshops, activities, and demo show. Volunteers are also needed.
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  • Youth Math Festival

    Posted by Deb Jolda at 2/13/2017

    Youth Math Festival

    More info here

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  • Oregon Legislature's Honorary Page Program

    Posted by Deb Jolda at 1/18/2017

    Here's a cool opportunity to spend the day watching how laws are passed! The Oregon House and Senate are accepting apps for students ages 12-18 for the 2017 Honorary Page Program.

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  • 2017 MLK Student Contest

    Posted by Deb Jolda at 12/9/2016

    All K-12 students are invited to submit some form of creative work for this year's' MLK Contest, around the quote: "Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend."  Students may submit a poster, video, photographic display or some other type of artwork; an essay or poem; orcompose a letter to a local or national elected official. Grades 4-12 entries are due by Jan. 10, 6 p.m.; grades K-3 entries are due by Jan. 13. Click here for detailed information and full submission guidelines. (En español) Work will be displayed and awards shared at Springfield's MLK Celebration at Springfield High.

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  • Miss Lane County Outstanding Teen Scholarship Program

    Posted by Deb Jolda at 10/18/2016

    Opportunities are available for girls in 9-11th grades to participate in the 2017 Miss Lane County Outstanding Teen Scholarship Program. This is a very accessible program, with no fees to enter, and no pageant experience needed. Deadline to register is November 1, the competition will be held February 4, 2017. Areas of competition are talent, interview, academic achievement, formal wear and fitness.

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  • Library Bookmark Contest

    Posted by Deb Jolda at 10/11/2016

    K-12 students are invited to submit their bookmark designs for this year's contest at the Springfield Public Library. This year's theme is "Build a Betteer orld." Entries are due by 8:00 p.m. on Monday, October 31. See the entry form for more details.

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  • Free Library Cards

    Posted by Deb Jolda at 10/11/2016

    Thanks to grant funds, the library is now able to offer free cards for one year to all students who attend Springfield schools, even if they live outside city limits. Parents or guardians can submit the completed application forms (English - Spanish) to their teacher, their school office or the library. Forms are also available at the schools.

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  • NAACP Programs

    Posted by Deb Jolda at 9/29/2016

    Students and their families are invited to the NAACP program kickoff event on October 8 from 10 to 2. Find out more about ACT-SO, the Youth Council, and BTS tutoring services. Visit for more information.

    NAACP Kickoff October 8

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  • Calling All Student Artists

    Posted by Deb Jolda at 8/9/2016

    CALC mural

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