Smoke signals. (Grand Ronde, Or.) 19??-current, December 01, 2012, Page 15, Image 13

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    Smoke Signals 15
Tribal full-time college
winter term deadline
The Tribal Higher Education offices need your full-time college ap
plication by Dec. 7, 2012, if you would like to be eligible for winter term
full-time funding. Please note that the application needs to be received by
this date to be considered on time. You can access an application at www.
grandronde.orgdepartmentseducationhigher-educationor call Education
at 503-879-2275 for an application.
Attention all current Full-time
College Higher Ed students
Winter termspring semester registration is right around the
corner. Don't forget we need your schedules BEFORE we can send
your funding! If you are on academic probation, we need both your
fall grades and your upcoming schedule before we can send funding.
There is not a set deadline to send in your schedule, but your fund
ing may be delayed if you do not send in your paperwork in a timely
manner. Please contact the Tribal Higher Ed department if you have
any questions. 503-879-2275 or 1-800-422-0232, ext. 2275.
Call and sign-up today!!
Be prepared to oe up all night and
i have the time of your life!!!
Activities include:
Pizza Party
Obstacle Course
Staff Makeover
Talking Circle
Midnight Campus Walk
Fire Pit Release Ceremony
"Mil B. Js"
Gates Millennium Scholarship
The Gates Millennium Scholarship program is accepting ap
plications for their 2013 application period. This scholarship is
for you if you are a high school senior, high school graduate who
has not yet started college, or a GED studentgrad that has not
yet started college.
Applicants must have at least a 3.3 GPA (no minimum GED
score) at the time of application and be beginning college Fall
2013. A Gates Millennium scholars representative will be on the
Tribal campus at 4 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, in the Adult Education
building. For more information, call 503-879-2275.
Application deadline is Jan. 16, 2013. Please visit their Web
site for additional information and to apply,
Financial Aid Night Save the Date
The Tribal Higher Education programs and Willamina High School
are teaming up again to offer our annual Financial Aid Night. This
event is free and open to the public. If you, or anyone you know, is
interested in attending college Fall 2013, this event is for you! Save
the date: Jan. 13, 2013 at Willamina High School. More information
will come soon.
Monday - Friday: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. .
(closed Monday - Friday: noon - 1 p.m.)
Saturday: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Reading For All: 12 Days of Christmas Book Drive: The Tribal
Library will participate in the Marion, Polk and Yamhill County
"Reading for All" annual book drive Dec. 1-12. Please donate new or
gently used children's books at the Tribal Library or other partici
pating libraries and help us reach the goal of gathering more than
35,000 books. The donated books will be given to youth at various
events countywide throughout the upcoming year.
Collaborative Events: Our fourth and last event was hosted by
the Tribal Library on Nov. 1 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. This session included
a Tribal history presentation and storytelling by Bobby Mercier of
the Tribe's Culture Resources Department. The program was very
informative and enjoyed by all who attended. Approximately 60
people participated in the four program events and many expressed
a desire to hold more programs like the ones offered. This event was
the library's kickoff event in recognition of National Native American
Month all of November.
Donations: We appreciate the following contributors to the li
brary collection during this reporting period: Our thanks to Priscilla
Marlowe, John Harp, Courtney Terry, Marline Groshong, Chris
Mercier, Connie Holmes and Kim Mueller & the Tribal Records
Department. Thanks all, your donated items have been cataloged
and are shelved for circulation. Thank you for some great additions
to the collection.
New Items to the Collection:
Non-Fiction: "Fire at Eden's Gate - Tom McCall & the Oregon
Story," "Brave Hearts The Against-AU-Odds Rise of Gonzaga Bas
ketball" and "The New Soy Cookbook."
Poetry Books: Tavern Books Inc. donated 70 new poetry books to
the library that include a variety of authors.
Oregon Battle of the Books: We expect our order of books to arrive
soon that includes the selected titles for the Oregon and National
Battle of the Books competition. Many students in our local schools
will participate in the competitions that start at the individual school
level in January. Winners move on to regional, state and national
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