SCHOOLS

Teacher turns passion into after school club

Jennedy Garcia Cortez practices kicks in an after school jiu-jitsu program at Weddle Elementary School.

Eduardo Rodriguez developed a passion for Brazilian jiu-jitsu when he was a student at Western Oregon University in 2010.

Nearly a decade later, he has gotten the chance to share that passion with a group of students at Weddle Elementary.

Rodriguez . . .

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