Education Matters!

Recent News

  • 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...
  • AVID learners
    AVID learners
    Yoncalla implements new program to help students succeed Yoncalla School District has implemented an innovative program this school year aimed at engaging students and better preparing them for life after graduation. Using Measure 98 funding allocated for career and college readiness programs, the district has introduced AVID, or...
  • Career Connected Learning is all about partnerships
    Career Connected Learning is all about partnerships
    Career Connected Learning is all about partnerships School district, industry partnerships key to connecting students with jobs * This is Part 1 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. Look for...
  • 'Growing our own'
    ‘Growing our own’
    ‘Growing our own’ Manufacturing Month a chance to highlight opportunities Preparing our youth for a purposeful and successful future has always been the goal of educators and parents. Our local economy requires that employers can find employees well prepared to carry out job responsibilities and vibrant communities are...
  • Guiding youth
    Guiding youth
    Guiding youth AmeriCorps members join DCPSS to help set students on paths to bright futures For the two new AmeriCorps members hosted by Douglas County Partners for Student Success this school year, the motivation to help young students prepare for their futures has been shaped by personal experience....
  • Revving up a new program
    Revving up a new program
    Revving up a new program Roseburg High revives automotive program Roseburg High School senior Rose Berry has seen first-hand how the school’s Career and Technical Education programs have helped students plan for life after graduation. Some students, she said, take classes and come to realize that even though...