And: The Academic Collaborative Time committee is still soliciting input from parents and the community regarding the addition of 10 early dismissal times next year for the purpose of improving instruction through teacher collaboration. To provide input including comments, please log in to https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Y577WHX
(It’s only 5 questions.)
Toledo School District Facebook link here.
This Wednesday Vicky Quackenbush is available at the library 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m to help with your genealogy research. Check out the books for sale while you’re there, pick up a mystery for this month's Adult Page Turners May 26, and consider training to volunteer this summer as a fill-in. On Facebook here or call (360)864-4247.
Toledo Park Board meets 3 p.m. second Wednesdays at City Hall. Public invited. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call (360)864-4564.
From the Lions Club Facebook page: General meeting May 11 (today) 6:30 p.m. at the South Lewis County Park (Wallace Pond). Derby organizer Penny Lancaster says if you can come early, we will be prepping the site for Saturday’s Kid’s Fishing Derby beginning at 3 p.m. Bring rakes, gloves, clippers and weed eaters, and lots of helpers. Details of the Derby here.
For all ages, Discover Lewis County Facebook page links to Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife Season-Long Fishing Derby here. Says WDFW: We're two weeks into the Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife's 2016 Fishing Derby and there are still more prize fish to be caught! Wanna try your hand? Here's a list of lakes and dealers in Lewis County that are participating: Link here.
I let myself in, a delicious aroma from the kitchen drawing me into the hall and around the corner where Joanna Dennis appears, along with her PR diplomat, a small golden dog with a smooth coat who welcomes me without hesitation.
*Speaking of art, scrolling down Gallery 505’s schedule page revealed a disturbing omission - no listing beyond July. Seems this small-town gem is a secret too well-kept, a lovely stop on the scenic route to Mt St Helens.
Already gone is the Plomondon Independent Film Fest, famous for PIFFY and People’s Choice Awards, entries from all over the Western hemisphere. This month’s Tenth Annual Battle of the CowlArtz showcasing student talent from Toledo And Winlock provides a first rate setting to support our rising talent. Will this year be the last?
It’s just one small venue. Right? Then another shutters the windows. A shop owner retires. Buildings stand vacant. Art programs in shrinking schools are replaced with (shudder) vocational programs.
What would you miss?
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