Thing 1 and Thing 2 – out of the box!

Cheryl Clancey’s kindergarten class at Creslane Elementary School celebrated Dr. Seuss Week in their Thing 1 and Thing 2 hats. Heidi Wilson/Special to The Chronicle CRESWELL – Kindergarten classes at Creslane Elementary were among the first to celebrate Dr. Seuss Week, which started March 2. Students in the classrooms of[Read More…]

Library takes quick action

CRESWELL — All programs at Creswell Library, as well as the annual Friends of the Creswell Library Spring Book Sale scheduled for last weekend, have been canceled and the library is closed at least through March 31 as area leaders respond to the global pandemic, COVID-19. “We are sorry for[Read More…]

Honor roll society celebrated

Springfield Education Foundation gathers March 5 for an honor roll society celebration. The event recognized remarkable alumni. Mike Nordtvedt/Lifeslice Photography SPRINGFIELD – Springfield Education Foundation said ”hats off” at the March 5 honor roll society celebration at Along Came Trudy. Over the course of the evening, guests enjoyed live student[Read More…]

Creswell Middle School principal to retire

Shirley Burrus, Creswell Middle School principal CHRONICLE ARCHIVES CRESWELL – After spending over three decades with Creswell Middle School, principal Shirley Burrus announced she will retire at the end of the school year. She has spent 36 years with the District and 41 years in the education field, Burrus said.[Read More…]

Can they hack it? Students try out computer skills

At last weekend’s ”codeORcreate” hackathon, students worked hard to create websites, games, and digital ad campaigns that helped shine light on social issues-diversity in CS, cyberbullying, tutoring help for students and pollution. The event culminated in a presentation from each team which showed off their hard work. Photo provided SPRINGFIELD[Read More…]

Mr. Fantasy – Holbrook unveils a fanciful, fun play at the Opal Center

The younger cast members: Royal Staff members, (back row, left to right) June Smith (Royal Chief Engineer/Lynx), Iylah Molyneaux (Messenger Girl Ava/Deer), Ian Miller (King Winifred’s Soldier/Lion), Raven Foraker (Head Steward/Deer); (front row) Zoe Goings (Messenger Girl Ella/Parrot), Rose Smith (Yvette, Queen Zinnia’s Lady in Waiting/Bunny) and Monica Venice (Molly,[Read More…]

25 graduate from emergency response program

South Lane County Fire & Rescue graduated 26 CERT students this month and were recognized at the Feb. 10 Creswell City Council meeting. Erin Tierney/The Chronicle CRESWELL – Twenty-five people this month graduated from the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Program and are now trained in disaster response. Community members[Read More…]



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