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We’re all in it together

  We’re all in it together Oregon communities demonstrate collective impact as they work to transform economic oppression to opportunity Maybe it’s immodest to say that great minds think alike, but it’s certainly instructive to see what others are doing in the region to promote goals shared by


Art supplies cross-pollination

Art supplies cross-pollination           Without the artistic “A,” STEM can be a string of isolated subjects   Last summer, the Umpqua Valley STEAM Hub adopted a logo with symbols depicting the five letters and elements that comprise the group’s acronym. A computer screen atop a cell phone stands for


Lessons from the ground up

Lessons from the ground up Our Place on Earth offers outdoor curriculum for South County students   Walk into the Alder Creek Community Forest on a school day, and a lot can be happening beyond the next fir. Myrtle Creek third-graders sift through samples of clay, sand and


‘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