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Pledge to take part in the Oregon Promise

Pledge to take part in the Oregon Promise

Pledge to take part in the Oregon Promise Apply by March 1, 2016, to get all or part of your community college tuition paid  By Gwen Soderberg-Chase   For high school seniors, winter is a busy time. There are applications to collect, forms to fill out and essays

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UCC hosts Explore Engineering 2016

UCC hosts Explore Engineering 2016 If past attendance is any indication, it’s time again for one of the most noteworthy nights of the year for STEAM-leaning students and their parents. Umpqua Community College will host high school and middle school students and their families on Feb. 11 for

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Lessons from the ground up

Lessons from the ground up Our Place on Earth offers outdoor curriculum for South County students   Walk into the Alder Creek Community Forest on a school day, and a lot can be happening beyond the next fir. Myrtle Creek third-graders sift through samples of clay, sand and

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Calling all adults who like robots!

Calling all adults who like robots! Robotics teams are growing in leaps and bounds across Douglas County. With that comes a need for adult volunteers to support teams and tournaments. This is a call for VOLUNTEERS to help a first-ever event at South Umpqua High School. Come “learn

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