DALLAS — Would you like to put on a play with just one full rehearsal with all the cast present before the first performance?
SALEM — A massive proposal to inject more money into Oregon's struggling public school system is headed to the governor's desk, where it is expected to be signed into law.
INDEPENDENCE/MONMOUTH — Central School District Superintendent Jennifer Kubista has stacks of poster boards in her office with feedback, in English and Spanish, from the chats she’s hosted the last couple of months.
INDEPENDENCE -- The Central School District announced it will cancel school on May 8 to allow teachers to join the “Day of Action” to encourage lawmakers to provide more money for education at the State Capitol.
SALEM — A $1 billion-per-year tax plan to boost education cleared a major procedural hurdle in the Capitol Monday — and it got a big political boost in the process.
DALLAS — The Dallas School Board approved a change in the current school year’s calendar to allow teachers to join a statewide walkout at the Capitol in Salem to ask lawmakers for more education funding.
Monmouth – The echoes of drums are not far off in the distance. Western Oregon University's Multicultural Student Union Powwow is set to take off Saturday at noon in the Werner University Center at WOU.
DALLAS — The Dallas School District kicked off its budget process by asking those working in classrooms and front offices what they believe should be the spending priorities.
DALLAS — Fundraising for the Mr. and Ms. Dallas Pageant is underway, and there’s two opportunities to help the cause, which raises money for Doernbecher Children’s Hospital.
DALLAS — An Oregon School Boards Association review of the two charter schools the Dallas School District sponsors shows advancement in some areas and room for improvement in others.
INDEPENDENCE — Central High School’s production of “Fiddler on the Roof” has been a long time in the making.Vocal music and drama director Jeff Witt has been waiting about 20 years to put on the show.
Graduation rates for 2017-18 at local schools show little movement from the previous year, according to data released by the Oregon Department of Education on Thursday.
Enrollment at several grade levels at Ash Creek Elementary, Independence Elementary and Monmouth Elementary will be closed for the remainder of the 2018-19 school year, according to a news release from Jennifer Kubista, Central School District superintendent.
Central High School cheerleaders took first place at a game day competition in Portland in September. Now they’re working their way to the United Spirit Nationals competition, which is in Anaheim, Calif. in February.
The state released school report card data on Oct. 24, and for most measures, Polk County high schools are performing similarly or better than average across the state.
Dressed in Halloween costumes, the Dallas High School Interact Club collected nearly 200 pounds of food donations for the Dallas Food Bank on Oct. 25.
The Susan B. Anthony Society for the Sisters of Gertrude Stein is meeting for their annual quiche breakfast at Western Oregon University — for the next couple of weeks.
Dallas Community School Director Bill Conlon is thrilled to have what he considers a real school office — and desks for each teacher — at the charter school’s new location in Dallas.
Morrison Campus Alternative School leadership teacher Charlotte Vidrio was so proud of her students Friday that she had to take a photo of what they were doing.
Alea Littleton was a freshman in the 2006-07 school year when Lynn Bailey and Art Houghtaling started jobs as teachers in the Falls City School District.
Studying nursing at Oregon Health and Science University for Monmouth and Independence residents has never been easier since OHSU added a campus in Monmouth 10 years ago in partnership with Western Oregon University.
- A new boutique hotel will welcome guests this summer
- Dallas to relive ‘Promise’
- Monmouth budget committee talks public works, Minet debt
- Jefferson woman dies in May 11 crash
- Police logs and arrest report
- May 21 Special District Election
- Blue Garden secret no longer
- Three schools put on joint production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream
- Falls City man arrested after making threats
- Chemeketa’s wine studies program expands