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A teacher’s heart

Dallas’ Lavier shares gift of equality with her students

When Shana Lavier entered the world of education, she was sure of two things.

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See ‘Aristocats’ for one night only

Dallas High’s performance aimed toward grade-school audience opens to public

Everybody wants to be a cat in Dallas High School’s production of Disney’s “The Aristocats Kids,” taking the stage at Bollman Auditorium Saturday.

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Dreamin’ of a White Christmas

Central High theater puts on holiday classic with all the trimmings

Christmas will rain from the sky at Central High School’s performance of “White Christmas,” opening on Thursday at 7 p.m.

No new surface for Dallas track

The Dallas High School track appears to be holding up better than some surfaces and worse than others according to results of “force reduction” tests on other tracks in Oregon.

Dallas lead results now online

Full results of Dallas School District’s lead testing is available on the district website.

Homeless student count holds steady

People who are homeless are difficult to track. They tend to be transient in nature, moving wherever they can find a roof or job.

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Falls City to bring back traditional grading system

A plan to bring back the traditional A-B-C-D-F grading system at Falls City High School was approved by the Falls City School Board on Thursday.

School board looks for new ways to fund facility

Having voters turn them down for the second time on a bond to build a new gym hasn’t completely discouraged members of the Falls City School Board.

Central voters say no to school bond

Voters said “no” on Nov. 8 to Central School District’s request for a $26 million facilities bond, 4,636 to 4,164 (52 to 47 percent).

Falls City gym bond fails again

Voters in the school district reject funding for new facility for a second time

Falls City School District’s second attempt at passing a $2 million bond to build a multipurpose gym at its elementary school site suffered another narrow loss.

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Dallas to perform Shakespeare classic

Theater program celebrates 400th anniversary of playwright’s death

This marks the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, and theater companies the world over are celebrating with productions of the bard’s works.

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Play provides stylized, insightful story

How does life get so awful that it feels like the only reasonable choice is murder?

Western names two to board of trustees

Western Oregon University’s Board of Trustees held its fall 2016 board meeting on Oct. 26.

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Eola Hills settles into new home

Eola Hills Charter School has something it hasn’t had in three years: a permanent home.

Larios is Dallas distinguished educator for September

LaCreole Middle School sixth-grade teacher Teresa Larios was named Distinguished Educator for September during a class assembly at the school.