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A passion for science and students

A passion for science and students Sutherlin educator named Regional Teacher of the Year Congratulations are due to Sutherlin Middle School science teacher Janel Sorenson, who in May was named Douglas’ Regional Teacher of the Year. Sorenson’s passion for science and engaging her seventh-grade students makes her a

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Soaking up STEAM

Soaking up STEAM 2019 STEAM Extravaganza draws hundreds of families across Douglas County Hundreds of curious, eager children and teenagers poured onto the Umpqua Community Campus on May 18, looking to get involved in some fun, free, hands-on learning at the third annual STEAM Extravaganza. The family-friendly event

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Virtually up close and personal

Virtually up close and personal Douglas County students and beyond take online tours of local industries Lions and parrots and ant-eaters, oh my. Hundreds of students learned how much food it takes to run an animal park, how long bears hibernate and how much dedication it takes to

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Celebrating CTE

Celebrating CTE Students honored for choosing CTE pathways at UCC About 20 Douglas County students were lauded recently for choosing to enter career and technical education programs that will not only give them opportunities for high-wage, high-demand jobs but may also benefit their community and local economy.   The

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