Year-round alternative school eyed

Program would serve 40 to 55

School delays UPDATED

All North Wasco County Schools will be on a 2 hour delay for Wednesday, December 11th, 2013. No AM Kindergarten, No AM MAST and No AM Early Intervention.

CGCC offers aid help for 2014-15

Columbia Gorge Community College is sponsoring a free College Goal Oregon event at The Dalles and Hood River campuses on Saturday, Jan. 11.

North Wasco County schools scheduled for delays

Weather calls for two-hour delays Tuesday

All North Wasco County Schools will be on a two-hour delay for Tuesday, Dec. 10.

First Lego League tournament cancelled

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.

SATs cancelled

SAT Tests scheduled for TDW tomorrow December 7th have been canceled due to weather and re-scheduled for December 21st.

St. Mary's Academy cancels activities

St. Mary's Academy has cancelled all after school activities for today, Friday, December 6th due to inclement weather.

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Open Campus comes to TD

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.

Sherman dismisses school superintendent

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.”

State report cards revamped

The Oregon Department of Education revamped its report cards for the state’s k-12 public schools this year.

D21 improves state scores

Three schools falls short of standards, improve

US school scores up, but not all good news

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.

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Community colleges key to workforce

Brown advocates funding to support GED training

Prepaid tuition program raises questions

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.

School improvement is focus of talks

Oregon Learns aims to draw in stakeholders


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