Weather calls for two-hour delays Tuesday
All North Wasco County Schools will be on a two-hour delay for Tuesday, Dec. 10.
The FIRST LEGO League Tournaments at The Dalles Middle School scheduled for Dec 7 and 8 are cancelled due to weather. The Gorge Technology Alliance will try to schedule a new one for Dec 14 at Wy'east Middle School to go along with the one planned for Dec 15 at Wy'east.
SAT Tests scheduled for TDW tomorrow December 7th have been canceled due to weather and re-scheduled for December 21st.
St. Mary's Academy has cancelled all after school activities for today, Friday, December 6th due to inclement weather.
Oregon State University to offer local options
Oregon State University Extension Services has had a presence in the community for many decades, but OSU has decided to bring its Open Campus program to the Columbia Gorge as well.
The Sherman County school board dismissed its interim district Superintendent Dr. Brian Metke on Nov. 20. A statement to the press last week said the board of directors had “unanimously voted to terminate [his] contract without cause.”
The Oregon Department of Education revamped its report cards for the state’s k-12 public schools this year.
Three schools falls short of standards, improve
WASHINGTON — Today’s fourth and eighth graders are doing better than their predecessors in math and reading, but even with record scores, it’s too early to celebrate.
Brown advocates funding to support GED training
SEATTLE — As Washington’s prepaid tuition program opens to new investors Friday, parents may wonder if it’s a good way to save for college.
Oregon Learns aims to draw in stakeholders
To the editor: I was dismayed to read the article in Thursday’s Chronicle, “Faculty Votes No Confidence in Toda.” Contrary to the tone of Mr. Schell’s comments, Dr. Toda has responsibility for the entire college, not just a portion of the faculty. It’s his show and he has to decide how it will be administered. He works at the pleasure of the board and answers to the board.
Vote sends message ‘faculty is underrepresented’
Teachers from all over the Columbia Gorge gathered in the Dry Hollow Elementary gym on Friday, Oct. 11 to participate in “It All Adds Up,” a free training designed to generate new and improved strategies for teaching age-appropriate math skills to early learners.
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