Partners' Post

Douglas County Partners for Student Success newsletter

December 2015 Edition

In this newsletter you'll find:

Spread your word in the world!

There is strength in numbers, and that's especially true in getting out the word about your group's mission, services and activities related to supporting our youth to plan for and achieve a positive future. We're all in this collective to teach youth the value of creative innovation and sound planning. Here's a guide to telling your story as a DCPSS partner and a force for positive change.
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Kids, grab your compasses

The 78-acre Alder Creek Community Forest near Canyonville is ground zero for Our Place on Earth, in which students discover how their backyard STEAM lessons link them to children across the globe. The K-12 curriculum is made possible in part by Gray Family Foundation Geography grant.

Robotics tourney first step to state contest, STEAM skills mastery

Tomorrow's engineers converged at South Umpqua High School for the Dec. 5 Intel Oregon First Lego League, as reported by The News-Review. Performing cogs and sprockets were the order of the day as teams of kids from fourth to eighth grades demonstrated their skills in design and programming.

In case you missed it! Here are some of the most recent DCPSS articles

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Your Choice, Your Future, Act Now! Visit us through any of these channels to find learn more about DCPSS, our mission, and how you can contribute to this homegrown effort to help all students open doors to bright futures.