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Strong foundations

Strong foundations

Strong foundations North Douglas camp offers engineering challenges Seismic energy produced a variety of reactions on a summer Monday afternoon at North Douglas High School, ranging from groans and face-palms to whoops and high fives. Disappointment or joy hinged on one factor: How sturdy is your pasta/candy tower?

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Pass the menu

Pass the menu

Pass the menu Educators can thrive on courses offered at the STEAM Summer Institute It’s called the STEAM Summer Institute, but STEAM Smorgasbord would be an accurate way to describe the collection of courses taking place Aug. 14-18, mostly at Umpqua Community College. That’s true for two reasons.

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Hands on, full speed ahead

Hands on, full speed ahead

Hands on, full speed ahead 2017 Expanding Horizons Summer Camps exposes kids to variety of skills Pikachu and the Death Star helped kick off the first week of this summer’s Career & Technical Education classes, taking place at Douglas County Schools for a second year at no cost

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Programmed for success

Programmed for success

Programmed for success Be Great By 8th helps students develop skills for life beyond graduation Paintbrushes, colored markers and glitter transformed beach towel-sized sheets of drawing paper on an early spring Friday at Camas Valley Charter School. Student artists were creating the banners for a project involving airplanes

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