Vernonia Students to Host Doernbecher Days

Vernonia High School students, led by Student Body President Samantha Wallace and the Vernonia High School Leadership Class, will host a series of events during the week of April 8-13 to raise money for Doernbecher Children’s Hospital.

“Doernbecher Days” will include events and fundraisers during each day at school.  The community is also invited to participate in several events on Friday and Saturday.

All information about the Doernbecher Days fundraiser can be found at

Doernbecher Dash:

Date: Saturday, April 13, 2013

Races: 10k run, 5k walk, 5k run, and Tiny Tot run (2 laps around the Anderson Park round-about for children 7 and under)

Location: Anderson Park

Parking: Anderson Park if room, WOEC parking lot and old WOEC lot

Times: 5k run/walk and 10k run at 9:00 AM

Tiny Tot race is following the finish of the 10k run

Cost: 5k walk/run – $20.00

10k run – $20.00

Tiny Tot run – $10.00

T-shirt – $10.00

Awards: The award ceremony will immediately proceed after the Tiny Tot run. Top three finishers age 18 and older will receive a medal (for first) or ribbons (for second or third), the same will be awarded to the top three finishers under age 18 for each race (5k walk, 5k run, 10k run). All Tiny Tot participants will receive a ribbon.

Registration: The registration form can be found at

There is a direct link to Doerbecher Days activities on the home page of the Vernonia School District Website (This is also where registration forms are found).

Forms will be placed in businesses throughout Vernonia as well (ex: Sentry, Subway…)

Regisration forms can be emailed to:, mailed to: Vernonia High School Leadership, 1000 Missouri Avenue, Vernonia, OR 97064, or you also may return the form directly to the Vernonia High School Office


Movie Night:  

We are showing two separate movies; one for younger kids (Wreck it Ralph) and one for High School (Undecided). Both movie’s are open to the public. Snacks will be sold before, and during the movie. High School students will be able to vote for their movie of choice to be shown, during advisory.

Date: Friday, April 12th

Cost: $3.00

Wreck it Ralph

Time: 6:00 p.m.

Location: School Commons (stage)


High School Movie

Time: 7:00 p.m.

Location: High School Library


Date Night Raffle Basket:

We are raffling off a basket full of ‘Date Night’ goodies! Tickets will be sold by leadership members, during lunch, and at the Doernbecher Dash. For inquiry on purchasing tickets please contact Vernonia High School at (503)-429-1333

The drawing for the winner will be held directly after the races (coinciding with the awards ceremony).

Cost: 1 ticket for $1.00

6 tickets for $5.00