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Falls City students hit the books

Scheduling quirk results in starting classes a week earlier than normal

Students in Falls City are back to the books a week earlier than usual.

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Craven receives honor for climate change work

Central science teacher created YouTube video that has gotten 11 million hits

Eight years after “The Most Terrifying Video You’ll Ever See” went live on YouTube — and some 11 million hits later — creator and Central High School teacher Greg Craven is being honored for his work in climate change education.


*Christian academy to host potluck

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Geddes takes reins at Whitworth school

Whitworth Elementary School will have a new principal when students return to class this fall.

Independence hopes to foster tech ed

Students in second grade may end up filling jobs that haven’t even been invented yet, said Independence Economic Development Director Shawn Irvine.


*Long named principal of MVCA*CHS registration due on Friday


*DHS, LaCreole registration ongoing*Morrison to hold registration*Registration for Talmadge continues*County to hold immunization clinics

New plan hopes to help Native students

The Oregon Board of Education has adopted an updated plan to improve educational opportunities for Native American students.

Hiring spree at CSD means 14 new teachers

Central schools fills teachers, staff to pre-recession levels

Central School District has been on a sort of hiring spree before the school year starts Sept. 8.

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Gearing up

Students, parents in Falls City get all they need for start of school

Lincoln King’s face lit up when he looked in the mirror Thursday night.

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Board declines to purchase drive-in

“Option A” is off the table for the Dallas School District.


*Registration due for camp on Friday*DHS, LaCreole to hold registration*Free supplies to students Thursday*Registration for Talmadge to begin*LCFC supply giveaway on Tuesday*County to hold immunization clinics

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Decision on tax stalled by board

The Dallas School Board took comments Monday on its option to adopt a construction excise tax, or school construction system development charge (SDC).

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DEQ fines Western Oregon University for hazardous waste storage, disposal

Western Oregon University faced $12,000 in fines after failing to pass an inspection by the Department of Environmental Quality in December 2014.


*Local students excel at Western*Monmouth man earns top marks*PCRW awards three scholarships