THERE WILL BE NO SCHOOL in the Pendleton School District Friday, Jan. 26, due to a teacher in-service day.


THE PHS HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1987 is having a planning committee meeting for its 20th reunion this summer. The meeting will be at 2 p.m., Feb. 17, at the Great Pacific, 403 South Main St.

All class members are welcome to help plan the reunion.


ADULT CHAPERONES ARE BEING SOUGHT by the Pendleton Cultural Foundation to accompany six high school students to Japan for three weeks in July.

The chaperone and six students travel to Japan in early July for a three-week stay as guests of the Minamisoma International Association. Travel expenses are paid by the foundation, the chaperon and the students.

The chaperone is also asked to assist in fundraising and group activities before the trip. Applicants should have experience working with high school students.

Applications are available from Louisa Allman at 966-0206. They must be completed and returned by Jan. 25. The chaperone and students will be selected by the Pendleton Cultural Foundation in early March.


AN OPPORTUNITY FOR HOSPICE AWARENESS AND VOLUNTEER training will be offered for seven consecutive weeks on Tuesdays beginning Feb. 6. People may choose to attend at 9 a.m. or 5:15 p.m. The sessions will be held at the Vange john Memorial Hospice office at Good Shepherd Medical Center, 610 N.W. 11th St., Hermiston.

After completing the training, people who desire to volunteer for hospice work will then attend an orientation session.

For more information or to register, call Cindy Schaan at 67-3543 or 667-3690.



Scholarships are being offered by the Umatilla-Morrow County Farm Bureau. The scholarships are for high school seniors in the counties who will be attending any school of higher education, including trade schools, universities or community colleges.

Priority will be given to students with an agricultural background, membership in FFA or who intend to major in a field related to agriculture.

Applications are available from high school counselors at county high schools and must be received no later than March 15.

The winner or winners will be selected on the basis of need and their accomplishments. High grades and membership in the Farm Bureau are not required. The emphasis will be put on ability, personal goals, school and community participation and citizenship.

For more information, contact Julia Spratling at P.O. Box 309, Helix, OR 97835.


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