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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Ready for next steps

Lewis challenges others to try new things in high school

On the last day of school for Central High School’s Class of 2017, Dylan Lewis looked content.

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‘This Girl’ takes audience on journey

Fantastical fable is story all can relate to, regardless of age or place in life, guest director from Portland Jen Rowe says

Western Oregon University’s theater department’s production of, “This Girl Laughs, This Girl Cries, This Girl Does Nothing,” is a fantastical fable that depicts three sisters and their journeys through life.

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Guiger finds special place at Falls City

Madeline Guiger was anxious to make a good impression in her new school when she enrolled at Falls City High School as a junior.

Academic honors

Academic honors for May 31

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Eighth-graders lead WEB Program

It’s tough being a sixth-grader. Not only are you at a new school, but it’s bigger — and with different classes and lockers and lunches.

School Notes

School Notes for May 24

FCSD budget includes gym money

The 2017-18 Falls City School District budget includes money to hire more teachers and, depending on how the bids come in, build an elementary school gym.

Committee approves DSD 2017-18 budget

The Dallas School District Budget Committee approved the 2017-18 budget on May 17, and set priorities for additional funding if the Oregon Legislature sends more than $7.8 billion to schools.

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Buzz ready to hit the road

Superintendent will miss the passion of community, student energy

In 1986, Buzz Brazeau asked his wife, Kathy, if she would mind if he took a 70 percent cut in pay.

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Books for Bikes keeps students motivated for reading

Oakdale Heights Elementary students were buried in books through the month of April, hoping for a chance to win a bike.

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Oakdale teachers ask district to leave staff intact

Next budget committee meeting is Wednesday

Teachers from Oakdale Heights Elementary School asked the Dallas School District to reconsider cutting the school’s teaching staff in the 2017-18 budget.

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A land full of magic

Central High School presents Disney’s ‘Aladdin’ through May 20

Salaam and good evening, worthy friend.


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