OAKLAND — The Oakland High School band placed second in the Oregon School Activities Association 2017 Band State Competition held earlier in May at LaSells Stewart Center at Oregon State University in Corvallis.
The Ford Family Foundation has selected 105 students from Oregon and 15 students from Siskiyou County, California, as new Ford Scholars. This year’s Ford Scholars were chosen from 5,883 applicants.
This year Roseburg High School students and staff gave monetary donations to support the Kiva agency. Kiva is an international nonprofit founded in 2005, with a mission of connecting people through lending to alleviate poverty.
Next year Fremont Middle School will start a robotics class, but the class needs more funds to buy robot sets and pay registration fees needed to get started. The school is looking to raise $3,500 for a full robotics class and is asking the community for help raising funds.
Hundreds of small American flags are billowing throughout the veterans cemeteries in Roseburg thanks to Fir Grove Elementary School students.
Earlier this week a school in Fredericksburg, Virginia — more than 2,300 miles east of Roseburg — topped national headlines after a student’s service dog made the yearbook.
Oregon State University will hold its 148th commencement ceremony on Saturday, June 17, at Reser Stadium on the Corvallis campus.
GLIDE — Welding, surveying, woodworking and tool sharpening are just a few of the skills FFA students in the Umpqua district displayed at Wednesday’s Shop Skills Career Development Event at Glide High School.
The Douglas County Youth Orchestra will give its final performance of the season Thursday at the Roseburg High School Rose Theatre where it will play American folk themes and original compositions by local musicians.
Celebrating “Excellence in Education,” 25 educators from four Douglas County school districts and the Douglas Education Service District were honored at the 12th Annual Golden Apple Awards Tuesday evening.
U.S. Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley sent a letter to the chair of the SIFMA Foundation Tuesday on behalf of the Stock Market Game team from Canyonville Christian Academy.
WINCHESTER — Umpqua Community College selected 77 local students to participate in UCC Scholars, a two year (2017-19) scholarship and community service program. These high school students will kick-off their participation as UCC Scholars by enrolling full-time at UCC this fall.
SUTHERLIN — On behalf of the Oregon Natural Resources Education Fund, the Society of American Foresters presented an award certificate at a May 15 Sutherlin School Board meeting to Sutherlin High School and instructor Wes Crawford to show support for the school’s commitment to providing educ…
Five students from the Sutherlin FFA chapter traveled to the FFA National Soils and Land Judging Career Development Event held in Oklahoma City on May 1-4.
WINCHESTER — Umpqua Community College is preparing to host a five-member delegation from the Ukraine as part of the Open World Program. The delegates’ mission in Roseburg will be to examine Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and veteran reintegration. They will be participating in a variety of c…
Two newcomers will sit on the Umpqua Community College Board of Trustees after voters elected Guy Kennerly and Joelle McGrorty Tuesday night.
TRI CITY — Voters rejected a $26 million bond that would have helped the South Umpqua School District replace and repair outdated facilities.
The John C. Fremont Middle School Wellness Color Run is inviting the public to get involved with this year’s third annual event.
SUTHERLIN — When students arrive at their classroom in the mornings at West Intermediate School in Sutherlin, it’s like a greeting party every day.
This week, FFA teams and individuals from all over the state of Oregon came to compete in various competitions at Oregon State University. From Dairy Foods to Ag Mechanics, CDE days offers competitions and learning opportunities for the many diverse members of the FFA.
The following Joseph Lane Middle School students are on the third quarter honor roll for the 2016-17 school year.