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Full-day kinder offers lessons

Successes and challenges mark the first year kindergarteners attended all day

The first year of full-day kindergarten in Dallas School District had students making academic strides, but they had difficulty adjusting to spending six hours in class each day.

School notes

CCC renames Dallas location to Chemeketa Polk -- DSD board adopts 2016-17 budget

Polk Parent program expands to Yamhill

On Friday, the Polk County Parent Education program will expand into Yamhill County through Yamhill Community Care, thanks to an award from the Oregon Parent Education Collaborative (OPEC) Expansion Grant.

WOU’s Tom Udell earns Early Learning Award

The Early Learning Council, overseeing body for the Early Learning Division, has selected two recipients for the Lynne Angland Award.

Academic Honors

Dallas Lions award scholarship -- OSU releases spring honor roll -- EOU announces spring dean’s list

Avoid the lines, support the Class of 2017

Fourth of July Western Days Celebration and Fireworks wristbands may be pre-purchased from the Central High School 2017 Senior All-Night Celebration Committee.

Free lunches for youth through Aug.

Free lunch for kids and teenagers aged 18 and younger will be provide all summer long until Aug. 24 through the summer lunch program, sponsored by Central, Dallas and Falls City school districts.

Western Oregon to start CERT program

MONMOUTH — Western Oregon University is starting a County Emergency Response Team on campus.

District uses feedback from community in CTE extension plan

DALLAS — More than 1,500 parents, students and community members took Dallas School District’s survey on goals for “career technical education” (CTE).

Academic honors

Academic honors

Central seeks board member

Kathy Zehner retired from the Central School Board on June 6, leaving a spot open.

CEA announces teachers of the year

The Central Education Association named its elementary and secondary teachers of the year. Mandy Olsen and Adrienne Gault were honored at a ceremony on May 5 at the Independence Elks Lodge Post 1950.

Richards to travel Iberian Peninsula in search of ‘place’

What makes a “place” more than just a point on a map, but a community?

Locals graduate from Oregon State University

Oregon State University held its 147th commencement on Saturday in Reser Stadium.

Academic honors

Academic honors, June 15