Schools Makin' News(letter), local coverage from Sept. 15-22

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A round up of schools, students OR districts mentioned in local news reports between Sept. 15 and Sept. 22.

Sept. 22, 2015 (Winston Middle School)

Band Reverse Order conveys a powerful message about bullying |

WINSTON — As he’s done at so many other schools over the past few years, Cruise Russo faced the bleachers filled with students from Winston Middle School on Monday


Sept. 21, 2015 (Roseburg HS)

RHS plans college night for juniors and seniors |

Roseburg High School will hold a College Night 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 1, in the Media Center at Roseburg High School. Juniors and seniors from Roseburg High School as



Sept. 18, 2015 (Roseburg, South Umpqua, Glide districts mentioned)

Educators: Test results show work to be done |

Roseburg Public Schools Superintendent Gerry Washburn said it’s too soon to tell what the initial results mean from Oregon’s new Smarter Balanced Assessment for students.The test is more difficult


Sept. 17, 2015 (Roseburg schools)

Roseburg held court with the Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday |

It rained basketballs in Roseburg, too, on a wet and cloudy Wednesday that saw the city hold court with the Portland Trail Blazers organization, which visited local schools and



By Kyle Bailey News Radio 1240 KQEN September 18, 2015 10:00 a.m. The Learning Child Committee of the Mercy Foundation will host their annual Mission Possible Sock and Undergarment Drive on Saturday October third. Donations will be ac



The Drain Enterprise (Sept. 17, 2015) (North Douglas, Yoncalla schools)
No online edition available.

  •     Athletics and study skills and habits from NDE
  •     North Douglas High Cheerleaders return
  •     Yoncalla High scores a bronze for best high school
  •     NDMS study hall

Sept. 16, 2015

Trail Blazer 'Rip City Relay' visits Roseburg schools | Local & Regional News | KPIC CBS 4 - News, Weather and Sports - Roseburg, OR

A team of Portland Trail Blazers ambassadors are touring the state, stopping in Roseburg along the way for their annual Rip City Relay.


Guest Column: How Umpqua Valley STEAM propels kids toward dynamic jobs |

There’s good news for all Douglas County students with an interest in science and technology. According to the U.S. Department of Commerce, jobs linked to those two disciplines, along


Sept. 15, 2015


By Kyle Bailey News Radio 1240 KQEN September 15, 2015 1:35 p.m. Days Creek Charter School had to close early on Tuesday. Superintendent/Principal Dr. Mark Angle says the school normally gets water from a spring but has had to get wat


Glide High receives donation from U.S. Air Force | Local & Regional News | KPIC CBS 4 - News, Weather and Sports - Roseburg, OR

Teachers say the sanitizing cabinet was needed because students tend to forget their safety glasses at home and would need clean ones to use during class.


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.

If you’re looking for more information on education and schools around the state, Oregon School Boards Association offers a similar News Clips service which looks at major regional newspapers from around the state. You can sign up to receive their newsletter HERE.

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