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Gales Creek School PTO scrambling to replace discarded holiday supplies

The Gales Creek School. Photo: Chas Hundley

GALES CREEK - While attempting to take an inventory of Halloween decorations used by the Gales Creek School PTO — an organization distinct from the current Oak Grove Academy housed at the Gales Creek School — volunteer Deb Sims discovered the items were gone. 

They’d been thrown out after school staff noticed rodent droppings in several areas throughout the school, according to David Warner, Communications & Engagement Director for Forest Grove School District. 

“As a result they needed to take action to remain compliant . . .

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