Keenen Adkins, 14, came home from school beaten and bruised with a broken tooth and a concussion as a result of bullying on his school bus Monday, according to Stephanie Sprague, his mother. To make matters worse, Sprague said Roseburg Public Schools is not taking responsibility for the situation.
Children are our country’s most vulnerable treasure. They may have been uncared for or abused and end up with no voice and at the mercy of a complicated legal system, or in some cases lack something as simple as a bed to sleep on. They need folks with a big heart to help them.
The Roseburg Public School Board members will meet in a work session on Monday to discuss hiring an interim superintendent to finish out Gerry Washburn’s term.
When it comes to teaching students in special education programs, there’s no one-size-fits-all approach. Each individual student needs teachers who are dedicated to figuring out what it takes to make that student shine.
A seismic upgrade for one Roseburg elementary school is nearing completion while work has begun on another school in the district, thanks to grants from the state of Oregon to improve school buildings that have been identified as high risk in a major earthquake.
Thanks to a newly created position, teachers in Roseburg elementary and middle schools have an extra helping hand as schools resumed last week.
The separation agreement between former Roseburg Schools Superintendent Gerry Washburn and the Roseburg School District shows Washburn will receive a lump sum of $150,000.
Roseburg High School will unveil the newly redone Finlay Field on Friday as the football team hosts Reynolds in its home opener.
The Roseburg School Board of Directors voted Monday afternoon to approve a separation agreement between the Roseburg School District and former superintendent Gerry Washburn at a board meeting held.
About 400 people gathered Saturday at the James Orchard in Winston to celebrate the life of Salu Polamalu, who passed away Aug. 30 at the age of 73.
This year’s Umpqua Strong 9K and 5K Run/Walk will have a different process for dispersing funds, with the families of the victims being more involved.
The garage doors that lead to the old auto shop class at Roseburg High School are open again with a brand new alignment rack and new technology lining the west wall. Automotive teacher Don Zell is ready for the group of 150 students, the first in six years, to arrive Wednesday.
Ian Herold-Namu recently graduated from Southern Oregon University with a degree in outdoor adventure leadership. In January, he’ll take his Basic Officer Leadership Course for the Oregon Army National Guard, and then join the 1-82 Cavalry in Bend as an officer specializing in armor.
Thousands of students are loading up backpacks and heading back to school over the next two weeks, with the first classes starting in the Days Creek, Glide, Winston-Dillard and Sutherlin schools.
As many Baby Boomers reach the age of retirement over next few years, the need for medical professionals will continue to rise. With many rural areas struggling to attract doctors, nurses and other needed hospital personal, a new program offered at high schools throughout Douglas County star…
School is here and with it comes a return to regular routines, earlier bedtimes and fuller schedules for many families. Although it can be challenging to fit everything into the end of a long day, building a routine of reading at home is not only important to your child’s literacy developmen…