Hood River Valley High School

October 2017

October 2017

October 4: College Information NIght


October 8-14: Homecoming Week (See Schedule below)


October 10: Picture Re-takes


October 14: PSAT test


October 16: Freshman Parent Meeting, 6:00 pm English, 7:00 pm Spanish


October 27, 28, 29, November 3, 4, 5, 10, 11: Fiddler on the Roof, Musical


November 2: Senior Pictures due


November 2: End of 1st Quarter


November 3: No School - Teacher Work Day


November 8: College/Trade/Military Fair


November 10: No School - Veterans Day


November 13: First day of Winter Sports


November 15-16: Parent/Teacher conferences


November 20-24: Thanksgiving Break

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Homecoming Schedule 2017

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Speech and Debate

On Saturday, October 7th the HRVHS Speech and Debate Team hosted an invitational novice competition. Along with Hood River’s own novice competitors, several other high school teams came to compete in the first tournament of the year. Congratulations to Jacob Kaplan for 1st Place in Prose and 2nd Place in Impromptu, Maggie Bertrand for 1st Place in Poetry, Maria Sandoval for 3rd Place in After Dinner Speaking, Claire Powell for 1st Place in Lincoln Douglas Debate, Lizbeth Carabantes-Martinez for 3rd Place in Prose, and Max Spears and Tabor Bergh for finaling in Impromptu. The HRVHS team’s next tournament is at Willamette University on October 20th.

Theatre Department

The Theatre department is quite busy with Fiddler on the Roof rehearsals (shows begin Oct 27th), collaborating with the amazing music department. The cast and crew have been invited to tour Portland Center Stage and then watch a performance of the Tony Award winning musical, "Fun Home." The tickets and the bus are provided by an anonymous benefactor in Portland. This will occur October 19th. On October 6th the Theatre 3/4 class was invited to attend the Oregon Arts Summit at the Portland Hilton. They will hear the playwright, Tony Kushner, deliver the keynote speech after which the students were invited to meet with Mr. Kushner in a private gathering for discussion about the arts as a career. Tony Kushner is is an American playwright and screenwriter. He received the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1993 for his play Angels in America. He co-authored with Eric Roth the screenplay for the 2005 film Munich, and he wrote the screenplay for the 2012 film Lincoln. Both movies were critically acclaimed, and he received Academy Award nominations for Best Adapted Screenplay. For his work, he received a National Medal of Arts from President Barack Obama in 2013.

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Musical: Fiddler on the Roof

Performance Dates:


October 27, 28 7:00pm

October 29 - Matinee 2:00pm

November 3, 4, 10, 11 7:00pm

November 5 - Matinee 2:00pm


$10 for adults, $8 senior/students

At the door.


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Global Citizens Club

The HRV Global Citizen's Club is traveling to Austria, Germany, and Switzerland summer of 2019! We are starting our enrollment early to give everyone as many opportunities as possible to earn the funds to travel. Take a look at our tour webpage for more information about where we're going and take advantage of the early enrollment discount of $200 off which expires Oct.6th and then becomes a $100 discount.

www.eftours.com/1927656yp

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College/Military/Trade Fair

College/Trade/Military Fair is happening on Wednesday, November 8th from 10:00-12:00. More information about which representatives are attending will be in November’s parent newsletter and posted on flyers throughout the building. If you want further information please call Wendy Herman at 541-387-5034 ext. 1 or wendy.herman@hoodriver.k12.or.us

PBS - Eagle Pride Gear

The Positive Behavior Support Team is selling EAGLE PRIDE gear with the help of Northwest Graphics. Check out the new line of clothing using the following website or stop by the Eagle’s Nest before school or at lunch. New designs and styles will be available throughout the year.

Website ordering can be found at https://stores.inksoft.com/hrvh_spirit_wear/shop/home or you can purchase many of these items from the Eagle’s Nest. Thank you for supporting our PBS work at the high school.