Oregon Episode of Extreme Makeover Airs on Halloween

This Sunday Extreme Makeover Home Edition is airing its episode featuring Oregon’s School for the Deaf.  We covered this production back in September when the show was in Salem shooting the episode.  Here are a few links to those posts:



Word from everyone who participated was that the shoot was a huge success.  The Oregonian recently covered the story with a little more reflection on what the show did for the school.  Here it is. I was particularly struck by two things in the article – the student’s communication skills are up since they took their trip to a special hearing institute in Minnesota and attendance is up this year for the school’s Nightmare Factory which is a big fundraiser for the school. Continue reading... “Oregon Episode of Extreme Makeover Airs on Halloween”

Extreme Makeover shows up in Salem, OR to help School for the Deaf

Courtesy of the Statesman Journal
Courtesy of The Oregonian

Today in Salem the long running ABC show “Extreme Makeover Home Edition” showed up at the Oregon School for the Deaf.  This season the show is focusing on community projects and they picked the school this year for their Halloween episode as they will be remaking the school’s dorm and a new haunted house.  Construction on the project began today and the project is slated to be completed by next Sunday.  All of the students from the school are traveling to Minnesota to visit the Starkey Hearing Foundation. Continue reading... “Extreme Makeover shows up in Salem, OR to help School for the Deaf”