ESPN Visits O’Hara Catholic School

EUGENE, Ore. — It was the news conference question that turned into a viral sensation, and it dealt with three very important things: Jesus, girls, and Marcus Mariota. A sixth grader from Eugene’s O’Hara Catholic School asked Mark Helfrich if Mariota was coming back for another year during a post-game press conference. The question became … Continue reading »

Students Plant Pinwheels for Peace

EUGENE, Ore. — Students at O’Hara Catholic School are promoting peace. They planted 520 pinwheels in the school’s front yard. Each is handcrafted with a message inside. It’s the sixth year the school has participated in Pinwheels for Peace. “I think the world should always be peaceful because if there was no peace, it would … Continue reading »

Cookies for a Cause

EUGENE, Ore. — Womenspace received a sizable donation Monday thanks to fundraising efforts by local students. Twenty-four young girls at O’Hara Catholic School¬†presented a check to Womenspace for $860. The 13 and 14-year-old girls took a baking elective class that turned into Cookies for a Cause. They baked 860 cookies and sold them, but the … Continue reading »

Friday is International Peace Day

EUGENE, Ore– Friday is International Peace Day, and Eugene is celebrating with various events happening all day. Mayor Kitty Piercy will issue a proclamation of peace at noon Friday, followed by a moment of silence. There will be a “Linking Hands Across Lane County”¬† at EWEB and area schools, with 8th graders from Hamlin Middle … Continue reading »