Class Acts

Cottage Grove High School’s Class Act is Osberto Pablo Mendoza. “Thank you for being such a great help to me and the other students.  You are a great student leader,” said Michele Hilton. CRESLANE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Class Acts for September are, in the front row, from left:  Evie Costilla, Grant[Read More…]

Back in the classroom

Students, teachers welcome a ‘traditional’ first day in two years From the school bus to the parking lot to packing lunches at home – excitement filled the air last week. It was only natural, as it was the first day of school … in two years.  Two Rivers-Dos Rios Elementary[Read More…]

Prepping for preschool

Fall is approaching and with that comes time for preschool. When looking for a preschool for your child, look for one that fits within your family structure. There are several aspects to consider when choosing a preschool. Here are some helpful hints for picking the perfect preschool for your child.[Read More…]

School status

As the world learns how to roll with the punches of the ever-present Covid-19 virus, area schools and parents are preparing for an in-person return to education.  Oregon Health Authority representatives at an Aug. 17 press conference gleaned light on how Covid-19 and Monkeypox (HMPXV) cases might affect the upcoming[Read More…]

Education briefs week of Aug. 25

Students struggling with mental health? The Oregon Departmetn of Education has introduced a new mental health resource, Oregon Classroom Wise – a suite of free print and video resources, tutorials, real interviews with school personnel available at the website.  This self-guided content for adults and for youth has tools for[Read More…]

Southern Willamette UO Ducks earn honors

At the University of Oregon graduate enrollment for the spring term was 16,922, and 3,811 UO students qualified for the honor for spring term, including these local residents:  Springfield  Brenda Aguilar-Urias, senior, multidisciplinary science Alex Allen, senior, human physiology Siani Beck, junior, biochemistry Raven Biskup, senior, mathematics Natalie Blackmon, senior,[Read More…]

Lawsuits challenge Bohrnstedt’s businesses

In 1913, Bohrnstedt was accused of dishonest land dealings and his focus moved on to his new Waldo Hills Orchard project, effectively marking the end of the “boom” in Creswell. The orchard industry in the form of large, privately-owned orchards belonging to those like Dr. L.D. Scarbrough and the Creswell[Read More…]

A taste of art, facts at the A3 ‘drive-thru’

RYLEIGH NORGROVE / THE CHRONICLE – Jayda Campbell, left, and Morgan Yellowtail help promote the message. SPRINGFIELD – A drive-in movie is quintessentially old-school. It’s classic and sleek. It smells like cherry Coke, buttered popcorn and backseat laughs. The drive-through, too, strikes the same chord. It’s quick and easy, on-the-go fuel[Read More…]



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