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Dallas school board approves contracts

The Dallas School Board approved three-year contracts with its teachers and classified employee unions on Sept. 11.

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Wildfang eager for year

Ashley Wildfang has always known she wanted to be a teacher.

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Lyle’s principal ready to lead

Amber Eaton, the new principal at Lyle Elementary School, is returning to what she considers her “roots” in her educational career.

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Oakdale’s new-to-you principal

Tuesday marked the beginning of a new school year and a new school for Oakdale Heights Elementary School Principal Todd Baughman.

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Field projects at DHS to span two years

The project to update Dallas High School’s football field and track — if field fundraising is successful — will be completed over two years instead of one.

Academic Honors

Academic honors for Aug. 30

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School notes

School notes for Aug. 30

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Teen gets taste of vet school

Dallas high senior gets firsthand glimpse of what college will look like

After wrapping up at the Polk County Fair on Sunday, Dallas FFA and 4-H club member Josephine Bennett packed her bags and drove to Corvallis for the Oregon State University Summer Veterinary Experience — a week-long program where high school juniors and seniors live on campus and learn about veterinary medicine.

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Keeping science, and kids, cool

At Talmadge Middle School and Henry Hill Education Support Center, the Summer Science Program will be wrapping up this week.

ACADEMIC HONORS

Academic honors for Aug. 9

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Camp teaches theater to kids

This week at Central High School, the Little Actors Acting Camp is taking center stage.

Western Oregon University announces tuition increase

Board of Trustees established new rates on July 26

Academic honors

Academic honors for Aug. 2

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Whitworth upgrade more than seismic

Work at the school includes technology, fire alarm system update

Whitworth Elementary School’s summer seismic upgrade project is beginning to feel like a full-scale overhaul for district maintenance officials.

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Something new in ‘Much Ado’

Valley Shakespeare Company puts twists on classic work, opens Thursday at Western

Comedy and heroism will seize the Leinwand outdoor stage on Thursday as Valley Shakespeare Company at Western Oregon University opens their third summer show.

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