Dallas School District named ‘target district’ by ODE

The Dallas School District has been designated as a “target district” after the Oregon Department of Education released its annual English Language Learners (ELL) report.

Perrydale to retest one faucet after lead testing

Lead testing at Perrydale School found one classroom faucet that needs further testing or repair due to high levels detected.

Falls City to replace 12 faucets

School district receives lead testing results on 64 fixtures

The maintenance crew at Falls City School District will be busy replacing a dozen faucets after lead testing results returned last week.


School Notes for Aug. 24

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WOU education center ready for debut

The Richard Woodcock Education Center is bustling with activity, but not from students — not yet.

Reduced lunches now free

It’s time to fill out those forms for free and reduced lunch, even if you qualified last year.

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Lead testing to cost district $30,000

Dallas School District will begin tests once school resumes in September

Testing for lead in Dallas schools this fall will cost $30,000, and that doesn’t include the cost of repairs that may be required.

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Teachers put lessons to the test

Elementary teachers in Dallas schools say they may be facing an unusual situation teaching science during the upcoming school year — in a good way.

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School Notes for Aug. 16

CSD named transformation district

Central School District has been named a transformation district along with 14 others in the state, said Dorie Vickery, director of curriculum and instruction.

Student registration begins at Polk County schools

Schools in Polk County will begin registering new and returning students this week and next.

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School Notes for Aug. 10

Track to be tested

Dallas High School’s track will undergo an official test for surface hardness next week to answer questions about its condition.

School’s bottom line up

The Dallas School District received good financial news Monday, at least for the short-term outlook.

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Growing youths

Dallas Youth Garden provides high school internships

Lindsey Hand, 16, is honest about her motivation for applying for an internship at Dallas Youth Garden at Trinity Lutheran Church this summer: money.