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Guarding Students At Heart Of Activities

While violence at school is always in the mind of many school administrators in this day and age, Rogue River Junior-Senior High School hosted a number events this week to prepare for an incident last week. The week included opportunities to practice ALICE active shooter-situation training, the method of defending against would-be assailants through self-defense and barricades, as well as a talk from a Jackson County Sheriff detective who investi-gates Internet-based crime. Middle school students tried ALICE training (which stands for Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, Evacuate) principles on Thurs., March 8, while high school students were expected to practice on Tues., March 13. Students in Phil Stobbe's class of seventh graders were given an introductory talk on ALICE training and then tried them out. The stu-dents jammed two rows of desks toward the door, stacking several on top, with (Subscribe for full story)


Cemetery Benefit Dinner Draws 78

When word that equipment at the Woodville Cemetery became damaged and stolen last month, the community, with the enticement of hot soup and a little entertainment, came to the rescue. A soup dinner to benefit the cemetery at the Rogue River Community Center on Fri., March 9, proved suc-cessful, drawing 78 people."It turned out really well," Pat Rodstrom, president of the Woodville Cemetery Board. "I'm amazed at how many people came out." Patrons were offered chili or clam chowder and salad with a drink, along with the entertainment of local favorite Steve Keim. A number of prizes were available in a silent auction, including two subscriptions from Rogue River Press, a bird feeder and wild bird seed from Main Building Supply, a wooden heart jewelry box from Designs By Rain, a cotton swag and (Subscribe for full story)



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