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Hood River Valley High School’s A05 Annex — FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) team — learned it had won the prestigious Pacific Northwest Chairman’s Award via an online ceremony June 25.

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Chenowith Elementary teacher Susan Harris, left, hangs a sign with the names of all her students on the side of a van as she prepares for a “teacher’s parade” through the district Friday. She teaches fifth grade. Behind her is kindergarten teacher Tina Cramer. The vehicle parade looped throu…

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In a July 30 letter to parents and guardians with kids in North Wasco County Schools District 21, Interim Superintendent Theresa Peters said the district will begin the 2020-21 school year online in a “comprehensive distance learning” format.

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Wasco County Commissioners met Wednesday morning and heard an update on schools from Claire Ranit, a consultant working with the Columbia Gorge ESD. She said all the districts in the region are planning some kind of hybrid model, which would involve a mixture of distance learning and actual …

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A new training program at CGCC will help students who are interested in obtaining a college certificate or degree but who may not have the resources, college-level reading and writing skills, or support system in place to be successful.

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Columbia Gorge Community College launches its first capital construction project since 2007 next week, as Bremik Construction mobilizes earth-moving equipment for the college’s new regional skills center and student residential hall on The Dalles Campus.

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A second batch of face mask bands created by local students is now making life more comfortable for health care workers who depend on PPE for health and safety.

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When Columbia Gorge Community College requested Oregon Legislative support to build a skills training center back in 2013, it didn’t expect to be launching construction amid the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression. Yet that’s turning out to be the case, and if history is any i…

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Hood River Valley High School theater students tackled a video project this spring that proved they are “together” even when a worldwide pandemic drove them all “apart.”

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Staff and students experienced a delayed sort of goodbye at Gorge schools in early June. Most districts wrapped up their school year by June 10, and the final day was one for greetings as well as the formal tasks of turning in iPads and library books, and going home with goody bags.

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The Summer Reading program for children at The Dalles-Wasco County Library  is going to be way different than ever before, said program planners.

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Next Door offers ‘Advance Planning and COVID-19’

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On the chilly morning of Nov.14, 2019, Ted Carlin, a retired educator, a long-time Lions Club member from the Crooked River Ranch Lions Club and a School Vision Screener with the Oregon Lions Sight & Hearing Foundation (OLSHF), arrived at the Sherman County schools in Moro, Oregon to sup…

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Despite having their spring cut short by a worldwide pandemic,The Dalles High School Class of 2020 were able to celebrate and receive their diplomas — at a proper social distance — on Saturday, June 13,  with one televised ceremony attended by graduates only followed by staggered diploma pre…

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