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Meant for mentoring

Meant for mentoring

Meant for mentoring Two new AmeriCorps workers help local kids plot their futures Some job titles are so vague and fuzzy it’s hard to imagine what the people in those positions are expected to do. That’s not true for Douglas County newcomers Erik Wood and Erika McIntyre. Each

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Momentum for mentors

Momentum for mentors

Momentum for mentors AmericCorps workers help DCPSS fulfill its mission in assisting youth to plan dynamic futures Great news for the upcoming academic year: Douglas County Partners for Student Success will be hosting two AmeriCorps members starting in early September! For those of you unfamiliar with the program,

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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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‘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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