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Salem-News.com (Nov-07-2019 17:15)

Suspect Identified in October Central Linn Bomb Threat

Parents were kept informed until the lockdown was lifted.

(LINN COUNTY, Ore.) - Central Linn HS On the morning of October 29th at 9:44 a.m. deputies responded to the school to investigate a threat that came in over the phone. The caller referenced a “bomb”, which put the school on alert and caused them to lockdown the facility.

The school was locked down for approximately three hours, while deputies searched the entire school,

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Salem-News.com (Jun-17-2013 19:43)

Oregon Schools Tighten Anti-Bullying Policies

Other research shows that one in five lesbian, gay, bisexual or queer youth in Oregon have attempted suicide in the last year; more than half were harassed at school in the last 30 days.

(SALEM) - Girl bulliedi n school One in three school district anti-bullying policies still do not comply with state law.

Over 70 Oregon school districts changed their anti-bullying policies last year to better protect students who are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender, but nearly one in three school districts still does not comply with state law, a new report has found.

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Salem-News.com (Feb-13-2012 21:10)

Kitzhaber Asked to Reject Attempts to Privatize Public Lands for Public Schools

“Where is the return on the more than 2.6 million dollars that the Department of State Lands stated was the value of 621 acres exchanged to Giustina Resources?” asked Shannon Wilson of Eco Advocates NW.

(SALEM) - Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber Eco Advocates Northwest are urging state officials to reject the Department of State Lands attempts to privatize thousands of acres of publicly owned lands in Oregon to allegedly raise funds for public schools.

They propose that the Governor raise public school funds by rectifying a colossal mistake created by the Oregon Legislature in 1999 by reversing House Bill 3575.

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Salem-News.com (Oct-01-2010 21:47)

Portlands Alder Elementary - the nation`s first dreamer school ribbon cutting celebration

The Dreamer School will serve as a new educational and community change model

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - Alder Elementary Students, Parents and Staff at Teddy Bear Parade The "I Have A Dream" Foundation – Oregon has selected Alder Elementary School as the First Dreamer School in the nation. Please join us for the ribbon cutting ceremony, on October 5, 2010 from 1 to 3pm at Alder Elementary, which is located at 17200 SE Alder Street in Portland. The welcome tour will begin at 1 pm. A ribbon cutting with remarks from Senate Mark Hass, Chair of the Senate Education Committee and Mayor Sam Adams will be begin at 2pm.

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Salem-News.com (Dec-12-2009 10:36)

Oregon Winter Weather Closures & Delays

This ongoing update will first reflect the time of the release, followed by the school/business closure update.

(SALEM, Ore.) - Snow Closures and Updates Here's the latest:

11:00 a.m. Public Colleges & Universities: Portland Community College: Due to icy conditions, all events and classes, including finals, beginning at 1 p.m. or later today, are cancelled at Portland Community College's Sylvania campus. This notice is for Sylvania campus only.

Organizations: American Red Cross - Oregon Trail Chapter: Warming Center Stats for 12/11: 127 guests; 7 pets. Open again TONIGHT at Portland Foursquare Church, 1303 SE Ankeny.

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Salem-News.com (Sep-03-2009 00:11)

Back to School Means Packing a Safe Lunch

Keeping lunches safe is every bit as important as making them tasty.

(SALEM, Ore.) - Salem-News.com Whether it comes in this year's popular Hannah Montana lunch bag, Batman lunch box, or a brown paper sack, the meal you send to school with your child must be packed with care and consideration.

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Salem-News.com (Feb-09-2009 17:57)

Salem-Keizer Educators Voice Concern with Request for Contract Talks

Education Association calls the request premature.

(SALEM, Ore.) - School kids in class On Friday, February 6, 2009, the Salem-Keizer Education Association (SKEA) received notice from the district of a request to reopen the current contract that may impact working conditions for nearly 2,400 licensed educators in the Salem-Keizer school district.

“We think this request is premature,” said SKEA President Jane Killefer.

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Salem-News.com (Jan-11-2009 12:09)

An Argument for Prohibiting Fingerprinting or Bar-Coding of Students for Lunch Participation

How much further must we go before somebody, somewhere puts the foot down and says “NO.” This legislation would “just say no” to friendly fascism.

(SALEM, Ore.) - An Oregonian named Ed Johnston has drafted a letter for the Oregon Legislature highlighting serious concerns over fingerprinting and bar-coding of students for school lunch purposes.

A group called Cascade Consulting has already managed to sell this concept to Bend, Oregon schools. Johnston says it is a serious violation of Civil Rights, and he plans to pursue to matter until it is changed and that change is reflected in Oregon's laws.

Johnston says we have lost our art and music classes, our wood and metal shop classes, our auto mechanic classes, and our home economics classes. If we have the money for this totalitarian business, we can easily find better uses for it.

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Salem-News.com (Jan-07-2009 16:00)

Vernonia Schools Prepare for the Worst

School officials say they will keep a watchful eye on the river levels throughout the night; they also say they can use some financial assistance.

(VERNONIA, Ore.) - Vernonia Oregon's high school The Vernonia School District is prepared for the worst. Thirteen months after the flood of 2007 the District is taking no chances on being caught off guard.

Dr. Kenneth Cox, Superintendent, says, "We have been monitoring the weather and the river levels and have made arrangements to deal with whatever comes."

He says that as a safety precaution, there will be no school tomorrow, Thursday January 8th due to the potential for water over the roadways throughout the Vernonia School District.

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Salem-News.com (Dec-14-2008 11:08)

Oregon Closures and Delays Due to Winter Weather System (UPDATED)

(SALEM, Ore.) - snow closures PUBLIC SCHOOLS:

Washington Co. Schools:
Beaverton Sch. Dist.: All Beaverton School District schools and facilities closed Monday.

Yamhill Co. Schools:
Newberg Sch. Dist.: Closed (Effective tomorrow - Mon Dec 15th)

Hillsboro Sch. Dist.: All Schools are closed and all activities are canceled. (Effective tomorrow - Mon Dec 15th)

Click below to get the latest closure updates!

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