WINCHESTER — Natalie and Hannah Regan made sure worms, roly-polies, caterpillars and other bugs would find a new home, while other volunteers spent Monday morning digging up the grass at Winchester Elementary School to make room for an outdoor garden classroom.
Geneva Academy math teacher Pamela Warren received the VFW District 12 High School Teacher of the Year honor this week.
The Roseburg Education Association will award two $1,500 scholarship to a graduating senior who is a child of a member.
GLIDE — Advanced Skills Teacher Ben Kercher was assisted by three Airgas employees to teach his ag mechanics classes at Glide High School on Thursday.
Slightly over half of the people surveyed on behalf of Roseburg Public Schools indicated support for a $94 million bond measure, according to a report presented to the school board Wednesday by Melissa Martin of Nelson Report.
Shortly after the first lunch bell rang, students started to trickle into the Roseburg High School library Thursday afternoon to be a part of Mister Rogers’ lunch.
Douglas County Farm Bureau will be awarding five $1,000 scholarship for next school year to students pursuing agriculture or forestry education or children or grandchildren of voting Douglas County Farm Bureau members.
Gavin Hollamon, who will graduate from Umpqua Community College in the spring, was late to class Monday because he stopped by the Laverne Murphy Student Center to learn more about transferring after he gets his associate’s degree.
Chaise Congleton, a 14-year-old Boy Scout with Troop 112 in Glide, had a tough time deciding what to do for his Eagle Scout project.
WINSTON — School board members for Winston-Dillard School District made it clear during Wednesday’s board meeting that they would like more seating in the proposed Douglas High School gymnasium, which will be constructed this summer.
SALEM — Raaga Mandala, a fifth grader at Jacob Wismer Elementary in Beaverton, will be sworn in as Oregon’s 3rd Kid Governor at 10 a.m. Wednesday in the Senate Chamber of the Oregon State Capitol.
Elkton Charter School used winter break to complete asbestos abatement in the grade school cafeteria and kitchen.
An initial cost estimate and schematic plans for the renovation and replacement of Douglas High School are expected to be presented to the Winston-Dillard school board during its Jan. 8 meeting.
KLAMATH FALLS — An Oregon Senate bill that was signed into law July 1 was recently formalized at a signing ceremony in Salem with Gov. Kate Brown and representatives from Klamath Community College and Chemeketa Community College.
Umpqua Community College students who graduated with a nursing degree say they were not informed how the program ending its national accreditation would impact them.
George Fox University signed a memorandum of understanding in March to offer bachelor’s and advanced degrees in nursing, counseling, physical therapy and other fields at a proposed new college in Roseburg.
The woman who allegedly stole a backpack and a gun from inside Roseburg High School in April told the Douglas County Circut Court she underwent psychological torture, gang stalking and police harassment leading to the moment where she took the items from a closet at the school.
Safety and security in schools is a top priority throughout the nation with one of the main concerns being the buildings themselves.
MYRTLE CREEK — It was quite literally the cherry on top of the holiday assembly at Coffenberry Middle School, as well as chocolate syrup, whipped cream and marshmallows.
Oregon families will be eligible for a refundable tax credit starting in 2020 when they contribute to an Oregon Savings Plan account.
GREEN — The Green Elementary School multi-purpose room was filled with students and their families for the return of the winter concert.
Douglas Education Service District is set to start managing Horizons, a new program that will provide wrap-around support to foster children under the care of the Douglas County Juvenile Department on Jan. 8.
Team Potato Chips won the final of the Robot Sumo Wrestling Championships 2-0 over Team Marvelous Monkeys on Tuesday at Hucrest Elementary School.
WINSTON — A drumming sound pulsated through Winston Middle School on Wednesday as Japanese taiko drummers Nancy Ozaki and Gary Tsujimoto performed for the students.