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Volume 7, Issue 2


February 2009

Community Announcements

Still only one Lost Park

In a gratifying response to our concern about another street named Lost Park (see October 2008 Cedar Mill News) Polygon Homes requested that Beaverton approve a name change to Lost Springs Terrace.

Beaverton Community Development Staff reported that, “the street name change is necessary to avoid confusion in the delivery of emergency services as there is an existing developed street located less than one mile away named Lost Park Drive. Lost Park Drive and Lost Park Lane do not intersect nor are they part of the same or adjacent developments. A street name change from Lost Park Lane to Lost Springs Terrace will avoid confusion of the public and emergency services in responding to a call for service. The potential for confusion will be reduced by having different street names.” The Beaverton Planning Commission approved the name change at their January 14 meeting.

International School holds open houses

Open House for Preschool, Prekindergarten, and Kindergarten
Wednesday, January 28, 8:45-11:30 am.

Our elementary school is a French immersion program that combines the best of the French and American educational systems. The Open House program will include presentations about the school and the French curriculum, and a tour of the school. Come hear about our unique ‘open door to the world.’

Open House for The Gilkey International Middle School
Thursday, February 5, 6:30 - 8:00 P.M.

Come learn more about our exceptional international Middle School program that offers an inspiring international curriculum designed for students with no foreign language experience, as well as students coming from immersion programs in French, German, Spanish, and Mandarin. Prospective families will have the opportunity to meet current Gilkey students, parents, and teachers and take a tour of the campus.

The school is located west of the intersection of NW Cornell and Miller Roads at 8500 NW Johnson Street, Portland, Oregon 97229. For more information please contact the Office of Admissions at 503-292-7776 ext. 310 or email admissions@faispdx.org. Visit us online at www.faispdx.org.

State Legislators schedule joint Town Hall sessions

State Senator Suzanne Bonamici, and State Representatives Mitch Greenlick and Chris Harker will meet with constituents on February 7, 1:00 pm at Cedar Mill’s Leedy Grange, 835 NW Saltzman. Later that afternoon another session will be held at 3 pm at the Multnomah County NW Library Branch at NW 23rd and Thurman with Senator Bonamici and Representative Greenlick.

Bonamici will also be joining Rep. Harker for a Constituent Coffee on February 21, 11:30 am at Coffee Rush, 4655 SW Griffith Drive across from Beaverton City Hall.

You can sign up to receive Senator Bonamici’s updates at www.leg.state.or.us/bonamici/

You can sign up to receive Representative Greenlick’s email updates on his website at www.leg.state.or.us/greenlick/

Cedar Mill Little LeagueSign-up for Cedar Mill Baseball and Softball

Cedar Mill Little League is accepting registrations for spring baseball and softball programs through February 15 for boys and girls ages 5 – 14.

Tryouts for AAA and Majors teams will be held February 21-22 at Sunset High School. Teams will be formed in late February with practices to begin in early March. Last year, over 775 children participated in this wonderful youth program.

Join the fun, camaraderie and fitness benefits of being active. For more information and sign-ups, please visit: www.cmllonline.org.






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