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Exchange students preparing to visit Gresham still in need of homes

This summer, eight students from SokCho, Korea get a chance to experience a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity as they partake in an exchange program and stay with host families in Gresham. The program these students are participating in is called the Gresham Sister City Association (GSCA), and it has been sending students between Gresham and SokCho as … Continue reading

Looking Past the Stereotype: Appreciating strength in young women
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Looking Past the Stereotype: Appreciating strength in young women

When sophomore Emily Rose completed her squats in front of her advanced weight training class, plenty of heads turned. Her goal was to accomplish squatting 265 pounds, but Rose’s final number ended up to be 315 pounds after she was encouraged by classmates to keep going. The average high school female squats approximately 180 pounds, … Continue reading