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DSD aims for savings on food service

The food service program in Dallas School District is supposed to run independently of its partner of two years, Central School District — eventually.

School notes

School notes for Sept. 28

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Project helps students lift off

The sky over Ash Creek Elementary School got a little more colorful on Sept. 14.

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Professors spend ‘serve day’ at Oakdale

George Fox closes campus to help schools

Nathan Floyd, Jonah Stork, Zelene Reed, and Chelsi Durham-Rivera need to make their apple tower taller.

School notes

School notes for Sept. 21

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Celebrate present, past at Hop fest

If you like what is happening in Oregon’s craft beer industry now, you might want to thank a homebrewer.

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Making the grade?

Smarter Balanced scores show improvement in Dallas, Perrydale

Scores from last year’s second round of Smarter Balanced tests in Polk County schools saw improvement — and some fall off — compared to the first year.

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Harris joins Whitworth

Hopes to help make school more relevant for kids

Caleb Harris and the staff at Whitworth Elementary School have an overarching goal of making school relevant for children.

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Track results come back good

Results from testing on Dallas High School’s track revealed this it is harder that International Association of Athletic Federations (IAAF) guidelines.

Johnstone receives raise

The Dallas School Board approved Superintendent Michelle Johnstone’s first year performance evaluation and a 3 percent raise Monday.

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New principal, familiar face

Brazeau works double duty as Central’s leader, superintendent

Buzz Brazeau is settling in for the school year in a new office.

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Back to school with safe lunches

Packing the right foods and using proper handling techniques will keep lunches safe

Whether it comes in a Pokemon Go lunch bag, Spiderman lunch box, or a brown paper sack, the meal you send to school with your child must be packed with care and consideration.

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Central seeks $26 M facilities bond

In November, Central School District will ask for a $26 million bond to improve facilities, from expanding classroom space to adding gyms.

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Laying the bricks of education

New principal at Oakdale Elementary ready to help students soar

Maria Drennen has a brick in her office at Oakdale Heights Elementary School.

Academic honors

Academic honors for Aug. 31: Dressel earns bachelor’s degree; Alzayer takes part in showcase