Calendar Mon., Feb. 11, 2019

Community Calendar for Monday February 11, 2019

  • It is a regular late start Monday for 509J schools this morning.
  • The Tribal Council will hear more Committee Reports this morning. On the agenda is the Timber committee, Water Board and Fish & Wildlife Committee. This afternoon will be draft resolutions, an update on the Statewide Transportation Improvement Funds Intergovernmental Agreement & Bylaws, Land Use Planning Committee and the Range & Ag Committee.
  • Senior fitness class is this morning at 10:45 at the Senior Center. Participants are invited to eat brunch after – today they are having ­­­ chicken cordon bleu, green beans and canned fruit.
  • Today’s Warm Springs Fitness activities include: noon hoops at the gym; Functional Fitness class at 12:10 in the aerobics room; PIYO at 12:10 at the clinic atrium; and Women’s open gym this evening from 6-7:50.
  • There is Women’s Prayer Group at the Presbyterian Church from 12:15-12:45 today. All women are welcome.
  • Warm Springs Community Health at the Health & Wellness Center has a Behavior Health Clinic every Monday and Friday, walk-in appointments are available between 1 and 5pm. Services available include screenings, assessments, crisis intervention, and referrals to seek mental health and medical care, substance abuse treatment or other community resources. Children, adolescents and adults are welcome.
  • The Vocational Rehabilitation Program will have an orientation session today at 3:00 in the Culture & Heritage Building conference room, 2nd Those who cannot make it to one of the scheduled weekly sessions, call 541-553-4952 to request a one-on-one orientation.
  • Aglow Bible Study is this evening at High Lookee Lodge from 6:15-7:30. Everyone is welcome.

Tuesday 2/12

  • The Warm Springs Elder’s Council Agency District Candidate’s Night tomorrow has been cancelled.
  • There is a General Council Meeting tomorrow to discuss the 1980 Baseline Census Referendum. It will be held at the Agency Longhouse. Dinner is at 6:00 and the meeting at 7.
  • Listen to KWSO for Madras High School Basketball tomorrow when the boys host Gladstone. Tipoff is at 7. You can hear the broadcast on 91.9fm, online at and on by using the Tune In Radio app.

Wednesday 2/13

  • A public meeting for Jefferson County School District 509J to discuss the evaluation of current programs and plans for future educational programs, will be held at 5:30pm on Wednesday at the Warm Springs K-8 Academy Cafeteria. This is the District’s annual meeting specifically for Native American parents and guardians to give them the opportunity to offer comments, make recommendations and offer feedback for District programs and outcomes.

Warm Springs Higher Education reminds students using the Tribal Scholarship that you should apply for FAFSA, the State Need Grant and Oregon Opportunity Grant before March 1st to be eligible for more funding. The Tribal Scholarship Early Bird deadline is May 1st – students who turn in application packets by this date will be eligible for certain school supplies. The regular deadline is July 1st. Talk to Carroll at the Higher Ed office for more information.

The referendum on enrollment for Warm Springs Tribal Members from is on March 15th.  The referendum question asks Tribal voters to add the 1980 census to the list of baseline census years for determining the Confederated Tribes blood quantum.

The Warm Springs Community Action Team’s AARP Tax Aide is doing free tax preparation and filing on Tuesdays and Thursdays by appointment only. Call 541-553-3148 or stop by the CAT office on campus to reserve a time.

The 26th Annual Warm Springs Cougars All-Indian High School Boys & Girls Basketball Championships are April 5-7 in Warm Springs. They are taking entries up until March 22nd. Contact Tourney Director Austin Greene at the Recreation Office for more info.