Social distancing can make it hard to plan a teddy bear picnic.
Like many other school districts across the United States, Roseburg is lending technology to students and families so they can continue learning amid school closures due to the coronavirus.
INDEPENDENCE — The City of Independence and Pacific Power invite children and parents to participate in a weekly distance-learning event to learn more about a pair of osprey, known as Ollie and Olga, from 11 a.m. to noon each Thursday, starting April 9.
Anti-bullying program organizer and Roseburg High School sophomore Marin Gray is looking for someone to take over her tasks as organizer and presenter for B.R.A.V.E. World, which stands for Building Respect and Values for Everyone.
The Oregon State University College of Forestry will start a weekly Stay at Home Lecture Series starting Thursday that features a variety of presenters talking about everything from recreation in national parks to a secretive seabird.
A worldwide pandemic has not stopped Roseburg and Glendale school districts from keeping school bond measures in the May 19 election, along with a Canyonville measure asking voters to be included in the Oregon State University Extension Service District.
By order of Gov. Kate Brown, several schools in Douglas County have opened their doors to children this week for parents performing essential work.
Students who will be seniors during the 2020-2021 school year can apply for a one-year appointment as student adviser to the Oregon State Board of Education.
Former Umpqua Valley Christian School teacher Kevin Spencer Bain was arrested on suspicion of first-degree sexual abuse charges Tuesday, according to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office.
Most classes offered at Umpqua Community College will be online for the entirety of spring term, which starts Monday and ends June 11.
Umpqua Community College is following the lead of other higher education institutions in Oregon by going all online for most spring term classes, according to a message sent to students Wednesday morning.
Instead of picking up and dropping off students, school bus drivers throughout the state will start delivering meals to children during the extended COVID-19 school closure.
It’s been 39 years since Phoenix School opened in Roseburg and for its 40th anniversary the institution hopes to continue evolving with a name change to Phoenix Odyssey High School.
DAYS CREEK — Tiffany Lenfestey started her new job as Days Creek Charter School’s agriculture and FFA teacher on July 1, 2019. Two days later she was at the Douglas County Fair helping students show their animals.
Roseburg Public Schools donated 2,000 medical face masks to Mercy Foundation, a not-for-profit corporation striving to identify and fill the unmet health care needs of Douglas County residents.
Teachers and teacher teams can now apply for the 2020 Harbor Freight Tools for Schools Prize for Teaching Excellence, which will award money to 18 public school teachers or teams focused on skilled trades.
Freshman applicants to Oregon’s seven public universities and Oregon Health & Science University will not be required to submit SAT or ACT scores to be considered for admission for the fall 2021 term.
The governor has tasked local school districts with providing supplemental learning, childcare for healthcare providers and first responders and food service during the COVID-19 shutdown.
Ever since she was a little girl, Ashley Backen loved being outside, looking at insects, animals and trees. But when it came to school, she just wanted to play basketball.
The deadline for school districts to submit grant applications for the Student Investment Account remains unchanged at April 15, according to a recent message sent out by the Oregon Department of Education.
On Monday, 122 school lunches were served within the boundaries of the Roseburg school district to children up to 18 years old. On Wednesday, 360 children ate lunch served by nutrition services company Sodexo.
The past week has been a whirlwind for Roseburg Public Schools Superintendent Jared Cordon.
More families will be able to use child care benefits thanks to temporary changes to help Oregon families during the coronavirus pandemic.
Higher education institutions will need to move to online learning as per an executive order issued by Gov. Kate Brown on Wednesday evening, prohibiting in-person classroom interactions through April 28.
High school graduation will be the emphasis for Oregon school districts, which will be closed until at least April 28 under direction of Gov. Kate Brown as a response to the coronavirus.
CANYONVILLE — With a mostly international student body and dormitories, Canyonville Academy decided to not only continue classes but also to offer a special program during spring break.
In a teleconference Friday, Oregon Gov. Kate Brown said school closures during the rest of March were a last resort but became necessary due to operational challenges for school districts.