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Requires: Basic music knowledge, some experience on drum set, and the ability to rehearse at 6:30am on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Reward: A free large blizzard of your choice, a free drum set lesson with a local professional drummer, and being part of an awesome band! If interested, send a message to Ms. Welterlen by texting
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Habitat For Humanity Now Building Two Homes In Keizer

Students! Did you know that Habitat for Humanity is building two homes in Keizer beginning this spring?  Amazing opportunities for students 16 years or older to give back to families in our community!  Come see Mrs. Farris in the College and Career Center to find out how you can get involved!

CTEC now offers drone courses!

(The Piper, March 2017, By Adam Patton)   More than just a toy, drones have a widespread range of uses. Salem-Keizer’s CTEC now offers students the ability to learn a skill in a field that is open for opportunity. “On Christmas day 1 million drones got opened,” said John Honey, former McNary principal and current
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Defying Gravity Defies Expectations, Goes to State

(The Piper, March 2017, By Rebecca Amerino) Although it was performed in November, McNary’s Defying Gravity is getting another chance to be on stage at the State competition. Out of eleven plays, Defying Gravity if one of two that are going to state, held at the Elsinore Theater in Salem. “None of us really expected it…
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Varsity Softball Gets Back To Business

(published by the 2017 March McNary Piper, written by Alayna Grier) The season has yet to start for the McNary Varsity softball team, but they are already planning to have a dominating year. The girls have already had multiple meetings to set out their goals and wants for the upcoming season. Kevin Wise, the varsity
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New Travel Limitations Upsetting Muslim Students

(published by the 2017 March McNary Piper, written by Alayna Grier) Many kids walk into McNary with different opinions about Trump’s policies, both good and bad, but one student feels hated by them. Jawad Hussein, a junior and a Muslim, feels that the recent travel ban Donald Trump has been trying to pass is unconstitutional
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Looking For An After School Activity?

(originally published by the 2017 March edition of the McNary Piper, written by Parker Kehret) World Class Clubs at McNary Anime Club: Advisor- Ms. Kirkendoll Meeting time- Mondays at 2:30-3:15 Meeting place- Room #159 Description- Watch, Draw and Discuss Anime, Manga & Cosplay. Art Club: Advisor- Mr. Kohley Meeting time- Tuesday at 2:30-3:30 Meeting place-
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WHAT: 16th annual African American Youth Leadership Conference WHERE: University Of Oregon WHEN: Friday April 21 2017 WHY: To promote positive youth development in African American  youth and multicultural youth of African descent. If you are interested in attending this conference please come to the counseling office and pick up a permission form fill it
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