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Teen gets taste of vet school

Dallas high senior gets firsthand glimpse of what college will look like

After wrapping up at the Polk County Fair on Sunday, Dallas FFA and 4-H club member Josephine Bennett packed her bags and drove to Corvallis for the Oregon State University Summer Veterinary Experience — a week-long program where high school juniors and seniors live on campus and learn about veterinary medicine.

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Keeping science, and kids, cool

At Talmadge Middle School and Henry Hill Education Support Center, the Summer Science Program will be wrapping up this week.


Academic honors for Aug. 9

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Camp teaches theater to kids

This week at Central High School, the Little Actors Acting Camp is taking center stage.

Western Oregon University announces tuition increase

Board of Trustees established new rates on July 26

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Academic honors for Aug. 2

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Whitworth upgrade more than seismic

Work at the school includes technology, fire alarm system update

Whitworth Elementary School’s summer seismic upgrade project is beginning to feel like a full-scale overhaul for district maintenance officials.

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Something new in ‘Much Ado’

Valley Shakespeare Company puts twists on classic work, opens Thursday at Western

Comedy and heroism will seize the Leinwand outdoor stage on Thursday as Valley Shakespeare Company at Western Oregon University opens their third summer show.

Academic honors

Academic honors for July 19

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LaCreole makes a makerspace

Standing in the middle of an L-shaped, mirror-lined room at the end of a hallway at LaCreole Middle School, it’s hard to imagine what Principal Jamie Richardson has in mind.

School notes

School notes for July 12

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Clay creations take a monsterous turn

Ash Creek Arts Center summer camp invites youths to create monsters

MONMOUTH — Tofer Deforest was putting the finishing touches on his monstrous creation. Deforest had spent hours crafting a spider — a tarantula, to be exact — out of clay.

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‘Arabian Nights’ hits Western Oregon stage

Applebox Children’s Theater opens seventh annual production tonight with cast of 40

MONMOUTH — Applebox Children’s Theater is in its final week of rehearsal before taking the Western Oregon University Amphitheater for the seventh year, this time to perform an adaptation of “Arabian Nights.”

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MONMOUTH — Western Oregon University released its honor roll and president’s list for the spring 2017 term. To qualify for the honor roll, students must receive a 3.5 to 3.99 grade-point average. Students on the president’s list have earned a 4.0 gpa.

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Academic honors for June 28



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