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DECEMBER 15, 2012
College Credit Course Offerings at Grand Ronde
WINTER Term 2013 (Jan. 7-March 23)
RD 115 (Academic Thinking & Reading) - CRN50787
Cost: $270.00 book(s)
Course Description: Prepares students to become active partici
pants in the process of reading print and digital college level materi
als. Encourages students to build and apply a repertoire of reading
and thinking strategies to meet the demands of an academic setting.
Prerequisite: Placement into RD 115; or RD090 with a grade of C or
better; or consent of instructor
Credits: 3
Class DayTime: Tuesday and Thursday from 7-8:20 p.m.
First class meets: Jan. 8
Location: CTGR Adult Education Building Classroom 126
WRITING 115 (Introduction to Composition) - CRN58085
Cost: $366 book(s)
Course Description: Introduces the conventions and skills of college-level
writing; emphasizes clear writing and critical reading
and thinking; bridges developmental writing courses and WR121.
Prerequisite: Placement into WR115; or WR090 with a grade of C
or better; or consent of instructor.
Credits: 4
Class DayTime: Tuesday and Thursday from 5-6:50 p.m.
First class meets: Jan. 8
Location: CTGR Adult Education Building Classroom 126
To sign up register for the class, go to
To search for other Chemeketa classes being offered outside of
Grand Ronde including online classes, go to www. chemeketa.
edu Select the Classes tab at the top of the Web site and then
click on Fall Class Schedule Highlights.
For assistance, contact the Chemeketa Yamhill Valley
Campus at 503-472-9482.
Eligible CTGR Tribal Members can access the Tribe's Part
Time College Program to pay for the class. Contact 503-879-4591
to access this program.
Want to go to College? Come and find out how!
January 16, 2013
6:00pm Pizza
6:30pm Presentation
Location: Willamina High School Library
How do I get Free Money ?
What Is the FAFSA?
Do I need to take out loans for college?
Do I have to live on campus?
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
Application deadline is Jan. 16. Please visit their Web site for
additional information and to apply,
YED closed Dec. 21 -Jan. 2
All YED programming will be closed to students starting on Dec. 21.
Programming will resume to students beginning on Jan. 2. Any ques
tions, call 503-879-2101.
Monday - Friday: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
(closed Monday - Friday: noon 1 p.m.)
Saturday: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Merry Christmas to all and
best wishes for a Happy New Year!
Reading For All: 12 Days of Christmas Book Drive: The
Tribal Library participated in the Marion, Polk & Yamhill County
"Reading for All" annual book drive held Dec. 1 -1 2 . The book drive
was still going at the time of this writing so we do not know how
many books were ultimately collected. We got off to a good start
though with 14 books in the first couple of days. Thank you to
those who donated to this great effort.
Donations: We appreciate the following contributors to the
library collection during this reporting period: Our thanks to
Marline Groshong, Lori and Andrew Hernandez, Veronica Gaston,
Angie Fasana and family, Perri McDaniel and Debra Jones. Thank
you all; your donated items have been cataloged and are shelved
for circulation. They are great additions to the collection.
New Items to the Collection:
Adventures With SpongeBob (series of six books) - EasyElemen
tary; (Based On) Marvel Comics: The Origin Stories of the Invincible
Ironman, the Amazing Spiderman, the Incredible Hulk, the
Uncanny X-Men, the Mighty Thor and the Courageous Captain
America (6 books) - Elementary;
Deer Hunting for Kids - Elementary;
Escape! The Story of the Great Houdini - Young Adult;
Vampire Academy Novels: Vampire Academy, Shadow Kiss and
Frostbite (three books) - Young Adult;
Fifty Shades of Grey - Fiction;
Heart Sick Fiction;
Winners Never Cheat-Even in Difficult Times - Non-fiction;
Clarence Darrow - Attorney for the Damned - Non-fiction;
American Indian Answers to Today's Questions - Native Ameri
can; The 1870 Ghost Dance: Anthropological Records - Native Ameri
can. Keep up with whafs going on in the iibrary on
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