Schools Makin' News(letter), local coverage from Sept. 1-10

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A round up of schools, students OR districts mentioned in local news reports between Sept. 1-10.

Sept. 9, 2015

Roseburg administrator named assistant superintendent at ODE |

Dawne Huckaby, director of teaching and learning for Roseburg Schools for six years, has resigned to accept a position as an assistant superintendent with the Oregon Department of Education.Superintendent



By Kyle Bailey News Radio 1240 KQEN September 9, 2015 2:00 p.m. An administrator with the Roseburg School District is getting ready to head to Salem to become an Assistant Superintendent with the Oregon Department of Education. Dawn



By Ashley Claiborne News Radio 1240 KQEN September 9, 2015 11:30 a.m. Early release times begin this Wednesday for all Roseburg schools. Students in the district will get out roughly one hour earlier than normal. This means childre


Sept. 8, 2015 (Douglas ESD program South-Central Oregon Early Learning Hub)

Cow Creek tribe publishes ‘Takelma Together’ |

The Cow Creek tribe’s language now has its own picture book, because “Takelma Together” has just been published. Designed by the tribe’s education director, Tammie Hunt, the book for


New Roseburg Schools Superintendent: 'I have never felt so welcomed.' | Local & Regional News | KPIC CBS 4 - News, Weather and Sports - Roseburg, OR

Gerry Washburn says he and former Superintendent Larry Parsons had the chance to work side by side. They also had many conversations about their goals for the Roseburg School District.


Sept. 5, 2015

GUEST COLUMN: School has started, now what? By Gerry Washburn, RPS Superintendent

(no online version available)


Sept. 4, 2015

Indians kick off football season in Thurman Bell's final year as coach | Local & Regional News | KPIC CBS 4 - News, Weather and Sports - Roseburg, OR

"We've got a lot of smart kids; a lot of kids that are practicing awfully hard and we're going to be going against a very good opponent," says Bell.


Sept. 2, 2015

Roseburg schools emphasize attendance |

For the second consecutive year, Roseburg Public Schools will place an increased emphasis on attendance during the month of September.This first month of school is called Attendance Awareness Month.


This is a news aggregating newsletter that we offer as a way districts can stay aware of local coverage we see in print, on TV and hear on air. We look through The News-Review, KPIC, KQEN, Douglas County News and Drain Enterprise for information about your schools on a regular basis. We will soon be adding The Douglas County Mail, too. We publish this once a week.

Please email Communications Specialist DD Bixby,, and let us know if we missed anything or if you would like to be added to the list serve to receive these updates regularly, regardless of if your school/district is mentioned or not. We encourage you to share this with your leadership, staff and boards as a nice way to keep up on the happenings and goings on in our region.

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