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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

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School summer camps build solid career skills

School summer camps build solid career skills “How did you spend your summer vacation?” Come next fall, several groups of students across Douglas County will be able to answer that age-old question in very dynamic ways. Here are some examples: “I was part of a team that built

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Investigate our world during STEAM Month

Investigate our world during STEAM Month

Investigate our world during STEAM Month Umpqua Valley STEAM Hub highlights STEM disciplines in May Astrophysicist, author and speaker Neil deGrasse Tyson has been inspiring people of all ages for decades about the wonders of science. His common-sense comments on the subject are so numerous that they’d fill

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Be the caring adult in the life of a child you know

Be the caring adult in the life of a child you know

Be the caring adult in the life of a child you know Studies show children reap biggest benefits from multiple adult relationships across a variety of environments By Gwen Soderberg-Chase   Educators – and parents – have long known that positive interaction with adults is a crucial component

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