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Dallas comes to ‘Our Town’

DHS winter play production includes a little hometown touch

Even a simple life is worth living to the fullest, “every minute.”


*Superintendent interviews continue*'Distinguished Educator' selected*Central High to host annual Cabaret*Teachers receive foundation grants

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MES principal leaving for post with Central office

Her new job, director of curriculum and instruction, was a position the district eliminated in 2008 during budget cuts.

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Huckestein appointed Chemeketa president

Huckestein has served as interim president since June 2014.

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Love story coming to WOU stage

The road to love can be fast and simple, or it can be long and rocky.

District may get bonus funds

The Dallas School District may be able to double its money by the time it issues its second round of bonds from the $17 million maintenance bond approved in November.

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‘Family Weekend’ slated at WOU

Packs of families will converge on Western Oregon University’s campus Friday through Sunday for WOU’s Family Weekend Getaway.

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WOU grad rates up to 46 percent

Western Oregon University’s graduation rates have increased, but remain below a 50 percent completion mark in six years.


*FFA auction, dinner slated Saturday*Dallas High thespians earn honors*Rotary Club scholarship available*DHS graduate receives recognition*Dallas resident is named to society

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Catching the writing bug

Lyle Elementary celebrates important skill, stresses making it fun

“We are trying to show parents activities they can do at home, to continue to reinforce what students are learning in class,” said Elaine Dunbar, Lyle Title I instructor.


*Extended Campus meeting slated*Budget committee members sought*Lunch program seeking volunteers*Kindergarten transition seminar set*MVCA missions project a success

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Testing opt-outs concern district

When a parent decides their student does not need to or should not take a state-mandated test, it is considered an automatic “does not meet” standards.

Exclusion day from school set

Vaccinations must be current Feb. 18

Children whose records on file show missing immunizations will not be able to attend school or child care starting Feb. 18, the state’s school exclusion day.

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Students lured in by sharks

Youths learn facts about one of ocean's most intriguing residents

You are more likely to be injured by a toilet seat than get bitten by a shark.

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WOU students develop ideas to market area

Students at Western Oregon University have designed new logos for the Monmouth-Independence-WOU area, including creating some catchy mottos.