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SCHOOL NOTES

*WOU scheduled to host preview day*New school planning info sessions*MVCA students take part in project*Foundation scholarships available

Whitworth teacher is honored

Lynden Jones, a fourth-grade teacher at Whitworth Elementary School in Dallas, was presented with the Dallas Distinguished Educator Award for January on Friday.

Central School District seeks survey feedback

Central School District wants to know what you think about how it communicates and where you get your information about the district.

Dallas superintendent search committee appointed by board

The committee charged with narrowing the field of Dallas school superintendent applicants will be getting to work soon.

SCHOOL NOTES

*CHS senior party fundraiser on tap*Bond oversight committee named *Budget committee member needed*KVCS 'kindergarten lottery' slated

ACADEMIC HONORS

*Monmouth youth earns recognition

Central Class of 2016 may not have to present projects

The senior project was started as an answer to the state’s requirement that graduates have “personalized learning.”

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WOU students putting fitness to the real test

Students at Western Oregon University work in a modern exercise science lab, getting hands-on training on how to help their future clients and patients achieve better overall health, not just a smaller pants size.

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Teaching Technology

Local educators get hands-on STEM experience that should benefit students in their classrooms

A few clicks of a mouse and what is essentially a five-megawatt “battery” is online.

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Flash those pearly whites

Dental screenings designed to help Perrydale students, community

The whole process took only a few minutes, but the dental screenings that took place at Perrydale School on Thursday afternoon are something some families simply can’t afford.

SCHOOL NOTES

*FC School District has new website

ACADEMIC HONORS

*Locals receive recognition at OSU*Polk students make GFU dean's list*Monmouth youth finishes program

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All-day kindergarten examined

Local districts are considering state option for 2015-16 year

Central School District is gearing up for full-day kindergarten next year, but is keeping a close watch on funding.

SCHOOL NOTES

Budget committee members needed*Dental van coming to Perrydale School

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Robotics teams learn key lessons

Kings Valley Charter School’s two fourth- and fifth-grade LEGO robotics teams learned a valuable lesson during their qualifying tournament earlier this month: practice makes perfect.

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