*Dallas High School needs mentors*FACES taking student applications*MVCA seeks donations for yard sale*SMART program in need of readers*Charter school launches fundraiser*Dallas grad receives scholarship

School district begins search

Dallas starts process to find permanent superintendent

The Dallas School District is beginning its search of a permanent superintendent early, which means it should be in good position when candidates begin looking for new posts.


*Falls City local option levy on ballot*KVCS plans back-to-school night*Nite Court dance set for Saturday*Foundation raising funds for iPads*Summer tours of WOU are available*Local student makes president's list

Falls City schools awash in changes

There are new teachers, a music program

Thanks to a partnership with Portland-based nonprofit Ethos, the district has even added a position, something Falls City schools haven’t had for about three decades: a music teacher.

First nominees for WOU board of trustees named

Western Oregon University’s new Board of Trustees nominees was announced Tuesday.

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Registration continuing at Dallas public schools

*Dallas High School*>LaCreole Middle School*Elementary schools

Charter school variances get OK'd

Eola Hills Charter School appears to have a new home.

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Back To School in Polk County

Cracking down on dress codes

Save your short shorts and spaghetti straps for activities outside of school.


*Area back-to-school event set Thursday*Online school plans information session

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Local arts group gets major grant

Rainbow Dance Theatre receives $125,000 to use interactive performance technology

Imagine watching a dancer perform with a projection in real time, and then something you texted earlier appears on stage.


*Kindergarten screenings planned*Perrydale registration continuing*F.C. school supply giveaway on tap*KVCS hosting movie night Saturday*DHS Booster Club needs volunteers

Registration under way at Central schools

*Central High School*Talmadge Middle School*Elementary schools-Monmouth, Ash Creek, Independence

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Dallas area schools are accepting registration

*Dallas High School*LaCreole Middle School*Elementary Schools-Lyle, Oakdale Heights and Whitworth

Proposal may jeopardize touted Dallas HS program

OSBA proposed priorities includes a provision that could threaten Dallas School District’s popular Extended Campus program.


*KVCS plans foreign language camp*LMS orientation camp registration due*Kindergarten screenings slated