Construction on Bethel’s new schools will begin during spring break with groundbreaking for Willamette’s new science and office building. Dirt will be turned for the new Malabon and Fairfield schools in June.
You are invited to attend this week’s public meetings to see the plans for yourself, meet the architects, learn about the security and sustainability features, and ask questions.
Join us for these public meetings and we’ll even provide a free ice cream and child care.
Fairfield: Tuesday, January 14, 7:00 p.m.
Malabon: Wednesday, January 15, 7:00 p.m.
Willamette: Thursday, January 16, 7:00 p.m.
Confirmed cases of the flu have increased over the winter break, and some cases are very severe.
The Centers for Disease Control offers guidance on how to avoid getting the flu, how to look for its symptoms, when to seek medical attention and other helpful information.
The Bethel Health Center has injectable flu vaccine for Bethel children on the Oregon Health Plan and Bethel families who have no insurance or who are underinsured. The Bethel Health Center can be reached at 541-607-1430.
Privately insured adults and children should contact their doctor for flu vaccine or the Lane County Health Department at 541-682-4041.
Spreading good cheer was the order of the day as members of the Bethel Education Foundation handed out 27 grants to Bethel teachers worth more than $19,000.
The grants will enhance the educational experience of students throughout the District, providing for new iPads, science equipment, field trips, library books, math tools, and much more.
BEF volunteers surprised teachers in their classrooms, bringing cheers from students and hugs of thanks from staff members.
The Bethel Education Foundation has funded more than 150 grants in the last five years for Bethel programs and projects.
Here’s how you can support the BEF.
Senior citizens throughout the community are welcomed to the 28th annual Senior Citizens Holiday Breakfast Wednesday the 18th at Willamette High School.
The breakfast begins at 8:00 a.m. in the Willamette cafeteria and will feature free food, music and raffle prizes.
The popular holiday event is presented by Willamette High School Leadership students.