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Derik Nelson’s Take Chances Tour Comes to Wilson!

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014, 8:00-9:30pm
GOLD $30 / SILVER $20 - Doors open 7:45pm
Gold tickets have preferred seating
tickets@deriknelson.com

“GLEE” guitarist and singer/songwriter/producer Derik Nelson will play a full-band, high-powered, pop/rock concert at the Wilson High School Cosgrove Auditorium. Open to the public, and all ages are welcome. A major portion of the ticket sales will benefit Wilson High’s band department, under the direction of Nick Caldwell.

All ages will enjoy the full-band live pop/rock concert experience featuring half original music and half cover songs in the Justin Timberlake/Michael Jackson/Top 40 genre.

Tickets are $20-$30, are available now from Mr. Caldwell, at the door, and online.

Important Dates and Upcoming Events

October

NOW: PTA Auction Ticket Presale, prices go up after October 20th
Tuesday/21: Women's Soccer, Grant @ Wilson; Varsity at Wilson Stadium at 7:00pm; JV at Gabriel Park at 4:15pm
Volleyball, Madison @ Wilson; Varsity at 6:30pm; JV and JV2 at 5:00pm
ELL Cluster Meeting, Wilson Cafeteria 6:00pm
Wilson Cluster TAG Meeting, Wilson Cafeteria, 7:00pm
Wednesday/22: JV2 Men’s Soccer, Franklin @ Wilson at Gabriel Park at 4:15pm
All Choirs/Orchestra Concert, Wilson Auditorium, 7:00pm
Thursday/23: JV Football, Madison @ Wilson at Wilson Stadium at 4:30pm
Women’s Soccer, Cleveland @ Wilson; Varsity at Wilson Stadium at 7:00pm
JV at Gabriel Park at 4:15pm
Derek Nelson Concert, Wilson Auditorium, 8:00pm
Friday/24: Coffee & Conversation, Wilson Auditorium Foyer, 9:15am
Saturday/25: Wilson Foundation House Party Extravaganza, rsvp today

For complete athletic schedules, go to the Daily Bulletin.
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News from the College and Career Center

College Center

We offer help with college searches, college applications, filing for financial aid, searching for scholarships, all things related to post high school education. Find us in Room 220 every day from 8:45am-3:30pm.

Career Center

Wilson has been offered an incredible opportunity for young men and women interested in engineering, computer science, and innovation. The PSU Innovation Challenge Competition is a student-driven opportunity designed to excite creativity and goodwill. A theme is announced and the selected team must creatively solve the problem while focusing on the humanitarian impact of engineering and design. Students will work with PSU mentors, tour labs, and collaborate on a solution. If this sounds like something you would be interested in, please see Kate Morgan in room 221 as soon as possible, as there are limited spots available. More information here.

Visit the Career Center page to learn more about upcoming career days for animal care, Boeing, and aviation. These opportunities are offered to help students fulfill the Career related learning experience graduation requirement, so don't miss out!

Learn more about the how College and Career Center can help you learn about careers and prepare for life after high school.

Wilson Academic All-Stars

Academic All-Stars for October are Laura Shotola-Schiewe, Jennifer Piacentini, and Emily Sikora. Read more about what makes these Wilson seniors stand out.

The SW Community Connection highlights Wilson seniors for their academic excellence, achievement and leadership. Thanks to Gifford Dentistry in Hillsdale for their sponsorship of the All-Stars.

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PPS News

Timber Joey surprises Peninsula students for SMART announcement

October 20, 2014
Timber Joey posed with students at Peninsula K-8 School during the special assembly. Timber Joey surprised Peninsula K-8 School's kindergarteners through second graders Monday, Oct. 10 as part of a special assembly to announce the Portland Timbers Community Fund's sponsorship of SMART (Start Making a Reader Today) at three Portland Public Schools. 

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Achievement progress affirms PPS focus

October 17, 2014

Portland Public Schools exceeded attendance targets and nearly hit its graduation target, while falling short in third grade reading, ninth grade credits earned and the five-year high school completion rate, affirming the priorities Superintendent Carole Smith's set this fall.

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School board declines to set achievement targets in areas measured by new state tests

October 15, 2014
The Portland School Board unanimously approved a PPS committee recommendation Oct. 14 that the district not set state Achievement Compact Targets for 2014-15 in areas that would be measured by the new Smarter Balanced tests until the reliability and validity of the new tests is established and districts have baseline data on this new assessment. [More]

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