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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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Workshop sparks up September

Workshop sparks up September Start the school year with a cascade of sparks by enrolling in a free Sept. 18 session in Roseburg called “Building Developmental Relationships with Youth We Serve.” Adults taking part in a June 15 workshop were so enthusiastic about the topic, this second gathering

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Five student-boosting topics worth a second look

Here are some articles we’ve been sharing in social media this summer. The messages are so helpful, we think they deserve an encore. Peruse away, and take note of whatever is helpful! 1. On career guidance:   One career consultant who maintains that 25 percent of youth are

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