Student enrollment during fall term down at Western Oregon

Forecasts show that the trend of fewer high school graduates will continue, not because high schools aren’t doing a good job, but because there are fewer kids in school, David McDonald, associate provost said.

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Perrydale third-graders take step back in time

Students learn about Thomas Edison during field trip

What can you learn from a man who was issued 1,093 patents on inventions?


*Locals earn FFA American Degrees*'Distinguished Educator' selected*Perrydale student elected to board*Dallas FFA selling Christmas trees*Walk through a school with Brazeau

Teachers in Dallas receive DEF grants

The Dallas Education Foundation has awarded its fall 2014 teacher grants, totaling $6,000 for 20 grants.

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*'Family Movie Night' slated at Lyle*Luncheon for seniors slated at CHS*Student mentors are needed at IES*Central High math team advances*Yearbook staff attends workshop*Choir fundraiser underway at CHS

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Talmadge students experience hands-on learning at outdoor school

“It’s a great opportunity for some of these kids living in a rural area who may not get to see these types of things, all in a safe environment,” said Youn Han, Trickle Creek site director.

Perrydale teachers’ frustrations mount

Group still without new contract

After nine months, 11 negotiation team meetings and a mediation session last week, a comprehensive agreement still is elusive as teachers continue to work under an expired contract.

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Vision tests go high-tech

Device used by Lions makes student eye exams quick process

No more covering one eye and reading the letters on the chart until they are too small to read.

Superintendent job description is OK’d

DSD post to be advertised in January

Dallas School Board approved a salary range, qualifications and profile for its next superintendent Monday night.


MVCA auction fundraiser set Friday

*MVCA auction fundraiser set Friday

Assessment topic concerns parent

The subject of a beginning-of-the-year freshman writing assessment sparked concerns from the parent of a Dallas High School student.

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Illness forces longtime crossing guard to retire

Elizabeth Stone, who has helped children cross the same intersection since 1994, said it’s been a fun job.

FCSD website working again

It worked. Then it didn’t. And now, it is working again.


*WOU set to hold 'Fall Preview Day'*Perrydale hosting 'College Night'*'Distinguished Educator' presented*Tickets available for Western play


*Perrydale School to host 'Harvest Carnival' event*Dallas equestrian team to hold interest meeting*KVCS is seeking SMART English reading helpers*Residents earn degrees from Eastern Oregon