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  • Prep support
    Prep support
    Prep support Free College and Career Workshop planned for MLK Day Douglas County high school and college students are invited to turn Martin Luther King Jr. Day into a chance to prepare for their futures at a free College and Career Planning Workshop. In celebration of community engagement...
  • Explore UCC
    Explore UCC
    Explore UCC Students invited to learn about post-secondary options The 12th annual Explore Event at Umpqua Community College will focus on engineering, cybersecurity, forestry, apprenticeships, automotive, business, welding and more. The event is co-sponsored by Bright Futures Umpqua and the Umpqua Valley STEAM Hub. The event will be...
  • Shining examples
    Shining examples
    Shining examples Sutherlin teachers earn Harbor Freights award As the need for skilled trade workers continues to grow, we’ve seen schools and industry partners increase efforts to shine a spotlight on the many opportunities that exist for students in fields such as manufacturing, automotive, agriculture and more. In...
  • Carried away with coding
    Carried away with coding
    Carried away with coding Douglas County students participate in Hour of Code event Many Douglas County students explored the world of computer coding in December as part of the worldwide Hour of Code initiative. Interactive coding tutorials with kid-friendly themes like Star Wars, Minecraft, Dance Party and Dr....
  • Peer inspiration
    Peer inspiration
    Peer inspiration Sutherlin High School FFA members bring leadership lessons to middle school Sutherlin Middle School students took a break from standard PE activities recently and instead received some valuable lessons intended to serve them far beyond their time in the gymnasium. At the ring of each bell...
  • Hour of Code highlights computer sciences
    Hour of Code highlights computer sciences
    Ready. Set. Code. Hour of Code highlights computer sciences Computer Science Education Week was Dec. 3-9, and that means it’s time for the Hour of Code.  Even though the week has come and gone, it is never too late to engage our kids in coding, whether it be...
  • Setting sail: CCL coordinator works to inspire students
    Setting sail: CCL coordinator works to inspire students
    Setting sail CCL coordinator works to inspire students There’s a 22-foot damaged Catalina sailboat sitting out back at Phoenix School of Roseburg, parked on a rusty trailer near the school’s trades and gardening worksites. A travel trailer or RV may soon join the lot. Someone else’s junk, it...
  • The right fit: SHS grad finds employment through CTE program
    The right fit: SHS grad finds employment through CTE program
    The right fit SHS grad finds employment through CTE program * This is Part 2 of a two-part series looking at how Douglas County schools and industry leaders are working together to guide students toward successful careers in manufacturing. Find Part 1 at www.dcpss.org. If Sutherlin High School...