WINCHESTER – Everyone from experts to novices in STEAM-related fields is invited to join the planning stages of the STEAM Extravaganza, taking place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 6, at Umpqua Community College.
Umpqua Community College has announced the 2016-17 winter term honor roll. The President’s List honors students with a 3.70 GPA or higher and comprises 271 full-time students taking 12 credits or more. The Dean’s List honors students with a 3.50 to 3.74 GPA and is made up of 136 students.
One way of stopping bullying before it starts is to boost understanding of those who are different from us. That’s the goal of Monday’s program at Joseph Lane Middle School, where people representing 16 nations will meet with 250-plus sixth-graders for an international culture fair and assembly.
Over the past year, several suggestions have been made by community members, staff members and students regarding possible changes in Roseburg Public Schools operations.
The Ford Family Foundation has announced the names of 16 local educators who will embark on self-designed summer professional development experiences as Douglas County’s 2017 Fund for Teachers grantees.
WINCHESTER — Kacy Crabtree, with a lifetime of diverse educational experiences, will fill the newly created position of provost at Umpqua Community College starting in July. She hopes to enrich the Douglas County academic environment with those experiences.
Over the past few weeks, the Douglas County Library Futures Task Force has been considering possibilities. It’s heard proposals from various groups, including the Douglas Education Service District, which offered some services in exchange for the chance to relocate to the main library buildi…
Douglas County’s top spellers hope to curb sthenic symptoms and phonasthenia when they take the stage at 10 a.m. Saturday at Wildlife Safari in Winston.
WINCHESTER — The Umpqua Community College Board of Trustees approved increases in student fees at a board meeting Wednesday. The increases will lead to higher service and instructional fees during the coming school year.
Certified student mediators at Phoenix School of Roseburg will now assist fellow students through times of drama with the help of a new peer mediation program that was unveiled during a Monday assembly.
Sunnyslope Elementary School students had the time of their life at the school’s science exploratorium Thursday evening. Kids got a chance to explore space, embarking on a journey to discovering how the planets align, the effects of gravitational pull and what makes up the solar system.
A large flock of plastic pink flamingos stood under blue skies Thursday afternoon, basking in the warm sunlight. They stood in silence on the Roseburg Fire Department lawn, displaying colorful pink hues.
WINCHESTER — Umpqua Community College announced today that Kacy Crabtree will fill its newly created position of provost.
YONCALLA — The Yoncalla School District’s board of directors held a work session Tuesday to look at architectural plans and to prioritize tasks associated with repairs at the high school.
April is Autism Awareness Month and in an effort to promote awareness, acceptance and understanding of Autism Spectrum Disorder, PBS Kids will be airing special shows featuring autistic characters throughout the month. It also has online resources for parents and teachers to learn more.
Once school is out students between the ages of 13 and 18 from both rural and urban areas can attend the Resources and People Camp program.
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court ruled unanimously last week in favor of higher educational standards for children with a disability in one of the most important education cases in decades.
A Roseburg student who won the local National Geographic Bee for Douglas County home-schooled students has advanced to compete in a state geographic competition held on Friday.
WINCHESTER — The Umpqua Community College Board of Trustees approved a reduction in the college’s workforce at a Thursday meeting. The decision came in response to several factors, including a potential decrease in state funding and a gradual reduction in the student population in recent years.
Tickets are on sale for the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Umpqua Valley's annual fundraiser Umpqua Uncorked & On Tap which takes place from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, April 8, 1144 NE Cedar Street, Roseburg.
YONCALLA — The Yoncalla High School Facility Advisory Group met Monday with architects to discuss multiple construction scenarios for Yoncalla High School as the district asks voters for a reduced bond and awaits word on two construction grants.
DAYS CREEK — Days Creek Charter School and Catlin Gabel School in Portland participated in a pilot student exchange program last week to allow students to experience demographically different schools.