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Daily Announcements - 10/17/19

What makes America Great? If you have an answer to this question then you could earn some money and possibly a $30,000 scholarship. Voice of Democracy is a local essay contest. Pick up an application from your Language Arts, Social Studies teacher or in the office. This contest is open to all 9th-12th graders. Deadline is October 31st. Two other scholarships that have deadlines soon are the Local Elks Most Valuable student which is November 5th and Horatio Alger which is October 25th. See Ms. Evans or the Career Website for more information. VE

A CGHS student is collecting donations for the veterans of Foreign Wars VFW here in Cottage Grove. Care packages will be sent overseas to our troops to make their holidays brighter. There are three ways to donate: donating items from the recommended care package item list that can be found in the main office, sending cards or letters or donating money for postage, any amount will help. Drop off all donations to the bin located in the main office. We will be collecting donations until November 15th. Thank you. KJ

Varsity cheerleaders are to be released at 10:00 and JV cheerleaders at 10:15 for the assembly. Varsity cheerleaders are also to be released at 12:35 for the parade MH

Pride will be from 2:15 to 3:45 today. SW

Cafeteria Special of the Day: Sweet and Sour Chicken or Fish Sticks w/WG Bread

Happy Birthday today to: Taylor Hill

Happy Birthday over the weekend to: Chris Barker, Dylan DeVoe, Kristina DeVoe, Anika Showalter and Kevin Fleming-Mullican.
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Fall Parent Conferences are just around the corner!

Parent Conferences will be held on Wednesday, October 16th and Thursday, October 17th from 2:30-8pm. The following is the format:

2:30-5pm - Teachers in their classrooms
5-5:45pm - Dinner Break (Teachers not available)
5:45-8pm - Arena Style Conferences (See Locations Below)

2:30-5pm - Arena Style Conferences (See Locations Below)
5-5:45pm - Dinner Break (Teachers not available)
5:45-8pm - Teachers in their classrooms

Depending on subject area, teachers will be in the locations listed below for Arena Style Conferences. No appointment is necessary for arena conferencing.

CAFETORIUM: Career & Technical Education (CTE)
Fine Arts

LIBRARY: Language Arts
Social Studies

During the time teachers are in their classrooms, parents can drop in for a more private 10-minute conference or e-mail teachers directly to schedule a specific time. You can find teacher e-mail addresses on the CGHS website under Staff and Departments.
Parents are encouraged to attend with their student. This is a great opportunity to meet with teachers and get a first hand report on how things are going here at school. Home Access Center is another great tool for keeping track of your student's progress and attendance. Check it out on the school website at We hope to see you at conferences!
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Student registration dates for 2019-2020 School Year

Sophomores 9:30am-11:30am
Juniors 1:00-3:00pm

Freshmen 9:00-11:30am
Seniors 1:00-3:00pm

NEW STUDENTS for the 2019-2020 school year will need to fill out enrollment papers in the office and make an appointment to meet with their counselor. The office will open for business on Thursday, August 8th. Counselors will be back and available for appointments starting Tuesday, August 20th. Below is contact information for our counselors.

Rex Basting,(541) 780-2135 or – 9th & 10th Graders
Vicki Evans, (541) 780-2134 or – 11th & 12th Graders
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Summer Resources for Students & Families

Summer resources for students & families -- food, clothes, emergency shelter, housing, case management support.

Looking Glass (for youth ages 11-24): Free, hot breakfast (8:30-9:30am) & lunch (12-4pm), clothes, shoes. Staff are amazing and can help youth with pretty much anything they need (e.g. apply for food stamps, get on health insurance, apply for jobs, etc).

Hours: 8:30am-5pm Monday-Friday.
Contact: 508 E. Whiteaker Avenue, Cottage Grove
Phone: 541-767-3823

They have a 24/7 youth crisis line (541-689-3111 - call/text) if youth need someone to talk to. They also have a youth shelter in Eugene for youth under age 18. Call/text the crisis line to get into the shelter, or just show up (931 W 7th Ave, Eugene, OR 97402).

Summer Food Program: There are four places in town for youth under age 18 to get free breakfast and lunch Monday-Friday.

Bohemia Elementary School - Breakfast 8:30-9;00; Lunch 11:30-12:30
CGHS - Breakfast 8:00-8:30; Lunch 11:30-12:30
Gateway Apartments - Lunch 12:00-12:30
Harrison Elementary - Lunch 11:30-12:30

Community Sharing: Laundry vouchers, energy assistance, housing vouchers, clothes, and a food pantry. 1440 Birch Avenue, Cottage Grove. Hours: 11-3:30. On Thursdays and Fridays they have a Spanish-speaking employee on site.

Housing Help for Families and Students age 18+:

St Vincent de Paul:
Catholic Community Services:
Homes for Good (Lane County Housing Authority):
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Summer Food Program

Food for Lane County will be running the FREE summer food program again this summer at the following schools sites from Monday June 24th through Friday August 25th. Closed on Thursday, July 4th:

Bohemia Elementary Breakfast 8:30-9:00 am
Lunch 11:30-12:30 pm

CGHS Breakfast 8:30-9:00
Lunch 11:30-12:30

Harrison Elementary Lunch 11:30-12:30

Gateway Apartments: Lunch @ 12-12:30
125 Gateway Blvd

Holt Park: Lunch @ 12-1
4th & A St., Creswell

Camas Apartments: Lunch @ 12-12:30
420 S. 2nd St., Creswell

Riverwood Mobile Hm Pk Lunch @11:15-11:45
33838 E. River Dr., Creswell

If you have any questions about the program, contact the lead cook, Jennifer Lambrecht at

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