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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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The thrill of new skills

The thrill of new skills

The thrill of new skills Free summer camps give students hands-on career training Woodworking, welding, drafting, engineering, job-shadowing a health care professional – these are examples of the numerous hands-on activities available at no cost to Douglas County middle and high school students at local schools this summer.

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