Education Matters!

Archive for the Youth Category

Support students write now

DCPSS is seeking contributing writers for this site! We’re looking for partners, educators, community members, parents and students to share their thoughts on education in Douglas County. We want to hear your thoughts on what’s working, what’s not, what’s missing and which programs have a model we should

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Bright Works spotlights community fitness

Bright Works spotlights community fitness

Bright Works spotlights community fitness By Quinlan Morrow, Roseburg High School Class of 2015 With the goal of improving health in rural regions like Douglas County, the Area Health Education Center of Southwest Oregon provides opportunities to students in high school who share that ambition. Local students Benjamyn

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Summer sizzles with STEAM activities

Summer sizzles with STEAM activities Busy brains and eager hands are hallmarks of the summer camps cropping up across Douglas County. Many feature STEAM-related activities that engage even those students who think they don’t like science or math. All offer projects that keep learning going but keep fun

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Partner Profiles: Umpqua Training & Employment

Building a sturdy springboard for young job seekers Umpqua Training & Employment seeks to equip youth with a road map for best path to post-graduate work or training Poised to begin a fifth decade in May, Roseburg-based Umpqua Training & Employment continues to fulfill its original mission of

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