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2018 Taste of Autumn
Taste of Autumn  |  9.27.18  |  Oakview Acres  |  $50pp
The Canby Educational Foundation wishes to invite the community to the fourth annual A Taste of Autumn fundraiser to be held on Thursday, September 27th, 2018 at 5:30 P.M. This exciting event will host an award-winning dinner catered by G-Gourmet along with special guest presentations from last year’s grant recipients. This year’s event will be held just on the outskirts of Canby at Oakview Acres, a family-owned venue on Macksburg Road with a magnificent view of Mt. Hood. Parking is plentiful, but seats to this momentous event are limited. Beer and wine will be available, raffle tickets will be sold, and a Catered Dinner for 10 will awarded to the highest live auction bidder! Tickets are $50 per person. Come fill up on delicious food and drinks and give to the students of Canby!
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Taste of Autumn  |  Sponsorships  |  Starting at $500
If your business or your family are interested in becoming a 2018 Taste Sponsor, we would love to hear from you! We sincerely appreciate our sponsor’s assistance and giving hearts. CEF and Sponsors like you have been funding grants for the Canby School District since 1997, let’s continue giving the gift of education to children in our community.
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Audio and Paperback Books Benefiting Struggling Readers

BPMS teachers Cindy Note, Anne Huggins, Will Greenleaf and James Kelly submitted a successful CEF grant that will provide audiobooks and paperbacks to support their struggling readers’ needs. One solution was to find relevant, interesting books at their level that can both support and challenge their students. Knowing that reading and listening together allows students to hear strong interpretive reading, and learn critical listening skills was a great incentive to request grant funding from CEF. The value is that they are introduced to new vocabulary, new genres, and new dialects or accents. These teachers found that when the students in these reading classes have consistent support, they then turned to finding books to read even when the audiobook version was not available. We know that our grant for $429.00 will make a very significant difference for these students and those to come through these classes.

Lee Elementary students celebrate their love of reading

Lee Elementary students celebrated their “Love of Reading” month in February by reading The One and Only Ivan as a “Book in Common”. As part of the celebration, all families in the school read the same book, at the same time. Those with a home language of Spanish are provided a copy in Spanish. This project enhances everyday learning by stressing the importance of literacy beyond the school day by reading as a family at home. Families have shared how much they have enjoyed this activity and hope to continue in the future!