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CTGR Eula Petite Scholarship
The Eula Petite Scholarship was established and dedicated to
longtime Tribal member and educator Eula Petite and is awarded
to a student in the Education Field at the graduate level. Must be
postmarked by April 30, 2013. Visit the Tribal Higher Education
Web site for more information and an application, www.grandronde.
orgdepartmentseducationhigher-education. Contact the CTGR
College Advising & Scholarship Office if you have any questions at
1-800-422-0232, ext. 1345, or
Are you interested in obtaining your GED?
Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde
Where: Adult Education Building GED Classroom
2013 is your year! The GED test will be completely changed in 2014 with
all prior scores null and void, so this is the time to get it done!
Call 503-879-2282 to get started today. The Tribe's GED Program can
fund Tribal members wherever they live (not just Grand Ronde) with class
tuition and testing fee assistance.
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CTGR Youth Education
Elementary K-5
2013 Summer Program
Applications for the upcoming Kindergarten-5th grade Summer
Program are now available at the Youth Education building.
Applications may be submitted to the Youth Education front
desk during the week of April 29th to May 3rd from 8:00am to
This week of enrollment into the program is open to all current
K-5th grade Tribal, Native and direct-descendant youth whose
parents or guardians who will be employed, registered in school
or participating in a training program during the summer.
Applications will not be accepted before this open enrollment
time to ensure that all qualifying, interested families and youth
have an equal opportunity to sign up and participate.
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Monday - Friday: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
(closed Monday - Friday: noon - 1 p.m.)
Saturday: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
National Library Week is April 14-20 this year. The Tribal
Library will sponsor the annual Literary Trivia contest and library
visitors may enter to win a prize each day they visit the library
during National Library Week. The drawing will be held on Mon
day, April 22, which is Earth Day.
National Poetry Month: April is National Poetry Month.
In recognition, Tribal Library staff will post "A Poem a Day" on
the bulletin board each day of April. We are accepting recom
mendations of poems to post, so come in and let us know what
your favorite poem is and it may be one selected for display in the
library this month.
Tribal Library Summer Program: This year's theme is "DIG
Into Reading." The library's summer programs will run June 17
to July 31. Registration is required for the Reading Incentive Pro
gram. Application forms and summer program information will be
available on April 27 at the annual Healthy Families Event held
on campus and at the gym along with activity session calendars.
Visit the Tribal Library table at the gym to sign up early.
Library Volunteer Recruitment: The Tribal Library has two
volunteer positions available. Volunteer duties include general
library and collection maintenance and working on special proj
ects in the library. An application, screening and orientation are
required before volunteer placement. Applications are available
. at the. library. . If you are interested and have at least two hours
per month that you can commit to working in the library, please
: apply. Recruitment is open until positions are filled. : . '
Donations: We appreciate the following contributors to the li
. brary collection during this reporting period: Our thanks to Dennis
Lynch, Chris Mercier, the Grout family, Tavern Books, Books Are
Fun, Meridian Library District, Margo Ordaz, Faye Smith, Char-
lene McManis, Diana Sohappy and Debbie Bachman. Thank you
so much for the great additions to the library collection! Donated
. items have been cataloged and are shelved for circulation. V
Reminder: The Tribal Library is a CCRLS Circulation
Site: Use your Chemeketa Cooperative Regional Library Services
library card to do electronic holds on resources in the 18 partner
libraries and items will be couriered here for check out and can be
checked back in here, too.
i .... Library Tutorials Program
Are you unfamiliar or uncomfortable with computers? Are you
" interested in learning how to use a computer or look for informa
tion on the Internet? Every Thursday at 2 and 4 p.m., Library staff
is offering individual learning assistance to community members
on the selected topics of:
Entry-level Computer Basics with Windows 7;
How to Use the Internet with Internet Explorer 9;
How to use Online E-mail with Gmail (new!);
How to use the CTGR Online Library Catalog (new!).
Individual presentations last between 30 to 60 minutes depend
ing on prior knowledge, after which further questions can be
answered or topics reviewed and clarified. Tutorials are limited
to one person per session (exception for couples) so registration is
first-come, first-served.
The library also has physical tutorial guides on hand for any
patron to request a copy of for personal use, as well as reference
materials on other computer-related topics. Tutorials also can be
mailede-mailed for long-distance or independent learners.
If you are interested in knowing more about this offering,
or would like to sign-up for one of the tutorial sessions, please
call the Tribal Library at 503-879-1488.
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