Roseburg Public Schools hopes to sit down with representatives of the Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians to discuss the memorandum that allows for the high school’s continued use of the Indians mascot.
Several school districts in Douglas County were told by state officials that they cannot start on-site instruction for all grades due to a recent increase in COVID-19 cases in Douglas County.
GLENDALE — It’s been a dream of Bridget McMillen’s to be a school administrator in a small community for a long time, so when she saw a job posting for the Glendale Elementary School principal, she didn’t hesitate.
A new Suicide Prevention and Wellness Program for school districts is being launched statewide and Douglas Education Service District will serve as the hosting agency for Southwest Oregon.
Jane Harvey has delivered food a few times to a woman in Roseburg who is at a higher risk for contracting COVID-19, but she hopes to start delivering to more people soon through PDX Concierge.
An increased reliance on virtual home instruction has many students rethinking their organizational strategies and daily school schedules. Learning at home is different from being in a traditional classroom environment, but with some effective strategies, students can persevere without missi…
A few weeks before school started I approached education reporter Sanne Godfrey at The News-Review with an invitation to collaborate for a short series of articles. The intention was to bring about a space where parents could come to feel connected, read useful information and get ideas to m…
WINCHESTER — Umpqua Community College's next president will be found without the assistance of a search firm and will be announced in March, UCC board chair Steve Loosley announced at Wednesday's regular board meeting.
Roseburg schools will invest a little more than $135,000 in live streaming equipment to allow students access to a classroom from home.
COOS BAY — Southwestern Oregon Community College is participating in the free National Association for College Admissions Counseling Virtual College Fair from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.
Healthy Startis a federally funded program designed for communities where the infant mortality rate is at least 1.5 times the national average, with the goal of improving health outcomes for mothers, infants and their families.
Jill Kraack, former child development specialist for Fullerton IV Elementary School, has transformed her home’s attic into a virtual learning place.
GLIDE — School in Glide is canceled for the rest of the week and several other schools in the county are closed Wednesday, due to hazardous conditions created by the Star Mountain and Archie Creek fires in the area.
Gone are the days that school buses pull up to the Boys & Girls Club of the Umpqua Valley to drop off students for after-school care and activities.
Teachers at Hucrest Elementary School took shelter underneath canopy tents while students and their parents drove through the parking lot as part of a Beep and Greet event Wednesday afternoon.
Whether students are learning from home or in school, they will have free access to meals, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Monday.
Fullerton IV Elementary School student Alice Walker’s shopping cart was rapidly filling up with school clothes Saturday morning at Fred Meyer in Roseburg. It was the first time in her life she’d been shopping just for herself.
Youth ages 9-19 will be able to participate in a series of science workshops throughout September, courtesy of Oregon State University Extension Services of Douglas County's 4-H Positive Youth Development program.
In 1999, 238 River Forks Park Road was just an empty, run-down, cow pasture. The Oregon State University Douglas County Extension Services Master Gardeners spoke to the Parks Department and decided they could make the land into an educational garden. Over the years, thousands of hours have b…