By Carley GomezPublished: Aug 26, 2014 at 9:43 PM PDTLast Updated: Aug 26, 2014 at 9:43 PM PDT
The unveiling of the Simpsons mural in at 5th and Main in downtown Springfield came with cheers and a much-needed confirmation for residents.
“You win, yes. Springfield is home of the Simpsons,” said Yeardly Smith, the voice behind Lisa Simpson.
Just like the introduction to one of America’s favorite cartoons, the unveiling was paired with a performance by the Springfield band, school buses, and even some of the beloved characters from the show.
By Kelsey Dudley and News StaffPublished: Aug 25, 2014 at 11:17 AM PDTLast Updated: Aug 26, 2014 at 9:50 AM PDT
The Eugene Sudbury School, a K-12 alternative school, reported that someone had stolen nearly $5,000 worth of art supplies, computer equipment, and other educational equipment from their location in west Eugene.
School director Demian Schwartz noticed the school had been burglarized Sunday morning when she arrived to set up an open house before school starts up next week.
About 40 students from Cesar Chavez Elementary School filled a backpack with free school supplies Saturday. Afterward each student went shopping at Valley River Center with a mentor for a $150 school clothes shopping spree.
Parents like Sarah Curry, who has a daughter going into 3rd grade, said the generous donation from the Eugene Active 20-30 Club will prepare her child for the school year.
JR Laing, a member of theActive 20-30 Club, says she wants every student to feel proud and stand tall each day they walk through the classroom door.
The Eugene Education Foundation is asking you to stuff a school bus with school supply donations to help limited-income students in the Eugene area.
“It’s very expensive for many families, and when students arrive to class it's very important that they have their backpacks, the supplies needed for their classes so that they have the tools needed for success,” said Molly Lajoie, foundation executive director of the Stuff The School Bus promotion.