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Plans underway for Aug. 7-8 SWO Leadership Conference

Please mark your calendars for the 8thth annual Southwest Oregon Leadership Conference, taking place Aug. 7 and 8 at the Danny Lang Event Center at Umpqua Community College.

Bank of the Cascades supports PartnerSports Camp

A generous donation from the Bank of the Cascades will help ensure we have some happy campers in Douglas County this summer.

Last week, bank representatives delivered a check for $2,000 to Douglas Education Service District’s Bryan Hinson and Mike Goetz of the YMCA of Douglas County. The funds will support our jointly sponsored PartnerSports Camp program, which will take place this summer from July 10-20.

Registration opens for Sept. 22 grant-writing workshop

Author, speaker and educator Linda Karges-Bone will present a full-day workshop on Sept. 22 in Salem to teach the fundamentals of grant-writing for educators.

The workshop is designed to help teachers and districts secure funding for assistive technology and other special needs. Organizers describe it as “ideal for small groups who are interested in bringing funding to their creative ideas.”

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LOCAL OPPORTUNITIES  -  2016-2017 Workgroups have concluded for the 16-17 school year.

Golden Apple winner harvests accolades

Detective work is essential at the Complex Needs Classroom at Fir Grove Elementary School. Sometimes a student’s only reaction is a slight brow crease, or the merest whisper of a smile.

Pamela Schneider’s two years of teaching in the classroom operated by the Douglas Education Service District have sharpened her powers of investigation. Also her enterprising spirit.

Take Root awarded $100,000 state grant

Families in three Southern Oregon counties will have more opportunities to benefit from strengthened parenting skills following a $100,000 grant from the Oregon Community Foundation.