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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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‘Gracious’ robots get marching

‘Gracious’ robots get marching The Southern Oregon First Tech Challenge assembles for league competitions When these ‘bots gear up, it’s in the name of cooperation, not elimination. Members of Southern Oregon First Tech Challenge are gathering in November and December for practices and league meets in the Umpqua

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Adventures in literacy

Everyone in the household benefits from regular reading sessions A huge part of the DCPSS mission is to place a robust focus on career planning for preteens through young adults. Yet all of us also realize that preparation for student achievement starts much earlier in a child’s life.

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Changing scarcity to abundance

Douglas County’s glass isn’t half empty OR half full; it’s brimming Let’s talk for a minute about Charles Dickens. Though he was writing for a 19th-century audience, the English author introduced images familiar to us almost 200 years later. Think of Oliver Twist holding up his empty bowl

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