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Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici visited McKay Elementary School in Beaverton today to learn about Camp Achieve, a summer school program that uses STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and design and mathematics) tools to keep K-5 students engaged and learning during their school vacation.
PORTLAND, Ore. — Congress is on break right now and U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici, District 1, stopped by the KATU studios Monday and was interviewed by KATU’s Lincoln Graves.
Topics of discussion included: North Korea’s announcement it’ll take revenge against the United States for new sanctions issued over its nuclear program, her concern the Trump administration won’t make an upcoming payment on the federal subsidies for Obamacare, college students struggling to pay their loans, and other top priorities.
The Congressional App Challenge is a competition for students, high school or below, to engage their creativity and participate in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education fields. This competition is a nationwide event that allows students from across the country to engage in the fields of coding and computer science by creating and exhibiting their software application, or “app,” for mobile, tablet, or computer devices on a platform of their choice.
The temperature was creeping into the mid-80s as volunteers served fettucine alfredo, fruit salad, cucumbers, bread sticks and corn at Atfalati Park this Monday, but trees provided plenty of shade for dozens of families to sit and enjoy their meals.
Clatsop Community College has secured $8.1 million in state bonds to renovate and expand its maritime-science program.
State Senate Bill 5505 provided $1.3 billion in general obligation and revenue bonds for capital construction projects around the state. The college’s bonds will help add a second story and new infrastructure to the main building at the Marine and Environmental Research and Training Station, which houses the maritime-science program.