Monthly Archives: September 2017



September 29, 2017

Rachel Harry – life lessons through theater and following one’s passion

Out of the glitz and glamour of Broadway came an announcement last June that was both heartwarming and local. Rachel Harry, a drama teacher at Hood River Valley High School, had received the Tony Award for Excellence in Theater Education. … Continue reading


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September 26, 2017

Jefferson Smith shares his thoughts on ‘Ideas Worth Spreading’

Jefferson Smith has done many interesting things over the course of his career. Among them, he founded The Bus Project in 2001, which has since grown into a national alliance that inspires young people to engage in our democracy. He … Continue reading


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September 22, 2017

A Brand-New Venue

This year TEDxMtHood moves to the newly constructed theater at Roosevelt High School in north Portland. The event, with the theme of “Alchemy,” won’t be the first, but will be the largest to date. TEDx is all about “ideas worth … Continue reading


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