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‘Check out’ STEAM learning

‘Check out’ STEAM learning Libraries join efforts to encourage STEAM thinking Youth were recently invited to “light up a turkey’s eyes” using copper tape, LED lights and batteries at the Riddle City Library. In Sutherlin, at the C. Giles Hunt Memorial Public Library, robot building blocks have appeared

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Eyes on the future

Eyes on the future WOW Week connects classrooms to industry It’s time to WOW students around Douglas County with upcoming virtual tours of local and regional businesses and organizations looking to spread the word on potential careers paths for students. Douglas County Partners for Student Success is partnering

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Champions of success

Champions of success Event celebrates supporters of Bright Futures Umpqua, STEAM There were STEAM-related tools and toys to tinker with, tasty food and presentations. But the highlight of the first-ever Partner Celebration Dinner was the chance to recognize and honor the dozens of champions who are working in

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Modern and meaningful

Modern and meaningful Partnerships celebrated during Manufacturing Month By Gwen Soderberg-Chase Each year, on the first Friday in October, we celebrate Manufacturing Day. Some industry leaders have expanded this celebration of modern manufacturing careers to last throughout October, and Douglas County Partners for Student Success followed that lead

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