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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.”

Academic honors

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.

Academic honors

Academic honors for June 28

Meyer retires from school board

Dallas school board member Lu Ann Meyer retired from the board on Monday after serving 12 years.

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Morrison helps grad ‘find myself again’

The crowd at Morrison Campus Alternative School’s graduation ceremony June 14 cheers loudly for Nina Encinas as she approaches the podium.

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LaCreole principal given digital award

Photos of LaCreole Middle School Principal Jamie Richardson were plastered all over the Dallas School District boardroom last week.

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Academic honors for June 14

Dallas budget goes up $1.8 M

The Dallas School Board adopted a revised 2017-18 budget, based now on an $8.2 billion State School Fund for the 2017-19 biennium.

LVCS sends care packages overseas

The Luckiamute Valley Charter Schools conducted a “Civil War Coin Drive” to donate a care package for troops overseas.

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Perrydale: A Domes’ family affair

Daniel Domes came back home.

Polk students to graduate from OSU on Saturday

Oregon State University will hold its 148th commencement on Saturday at Reser Stadium on the Corvallis campus.

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Graduation ceremonies continue this week

Dallas, Perrydale and Central hold commencement this weekend

Graduation season is in full swing in Polk County

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Looking out for others

Dodge quiet role model, inspires teachers, administrators

Cooper Dodge, a Dallas High School senior about to graduate Saturday, has a drive to help others — and often without it being recognized.

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