Historic Bronco Season Comes to End

Posted by on Apr 5, 2016 | 0 comments

Last month, capping their most successful season in decades, the Parkrose boys basketball team went to their first on-site state basketball tournament since 1991. By winning two home play-in games—which included a victory over defending state champion Silverton—the Broncos made it to Gill Coliseum, 5A’s championship site.  ...
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Leadership Conference Results In

Posted by on Oct 2, 2015 | 0 comments

This summer, Parkrose Future Business Leaders of America sent nine talented students to Chicago for the FBLA National Leadership Conference.                                                         COURTESY MIKE VERHULST Parkrose students pose for a photo at the Future Business Leaders of America National Leadership Conference in Chicago in June....
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March 2015 Edition Posted Online

Posted by on Mar 5, 2015 | 0 comments

The March 2015 Mid-county Memo posted online today. Read all about it. THE OREGONIAN/BRUCE ELY For what would be former Trail Blazer Jerome Kersey’s final public appearance the day before his premature death, he visited the Madison High School campus (along with former Trail Blazers Terry Porter and Brian Grant) in recognition of Black History...
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New tests test east Portland districts

Posted by on Dec 10, 2014 | 0 comments

Last year, Common Core State Standards, or CCSS, the new curriculum introduced to public schools in 43 states, attempt to standardize education requirements in line with worldwide workforce demands. More rigorous in many ways because it requires students to explain what they know and how they know it, the new standards sparked concern from...
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Football success energizes Parkrose

Posted by on Nov 30, 2014 | 0 comments

In November, Parkrose wrapped up its best football season in decades, losing a first-round playoff game to Springfield. Not only did the senior-laden team have a winning record overall–6-4, 6-3 Northwest Oregon Conference–but it also made it to the playoffs for the first time in four years as its conference’s number-four seed....
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2035 Comprehensive Plan Draft Hearing Tonight

Posted by on Oct 2, 2014 | 0 comments

The public is invited to share what they think of development in their neighborhoods and their comments about the 2035 Comprehensive Plan Proposed Draft in person with planners at four upcoming public hearings hosted by the Bureau of Planning and Sustainability Commission. The second hearing is Tuesday, Oct. 14 from 5 to 9 p.m. at Parkrose High...
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Can Man Continues 20 years of Collecting Cans, Cash for Kids

Posted by on Sep 30, 2014 | 0 comments

Parkrose resident Dave Luce is widely known as Can Man. The other day he called because he wants people to know he never stopped collecting cans for cash and giving it to Parkrose High School student groups. Seems a story we did about his charitable activities a few years ago (“Can Man Cashes it in” March 2012 MCM) led people to...
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Can’t Touch This

Posted by on Sep 30, 2014 | 0 comments

Sandy Pioneers defenders didn’t touch Parkrose quarterback Jonathan Boland much during their game last month. He       scores his second of three two-point conversions here as the No. 4 Broncos stomp the No. 10 Pioneers 46-22. Boland ran for two touchdowns, three two-point conversions, and was 15 of 24 for 403 passing yards, even punting once for...
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