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home : education May 22, 2017


Civil War coming to Sisters Country
Folks in Sisters Country can step through a portal in time to catch a glimpse of life during the greatest crisis in American history - the Civil War of 1861-65.

In the annual Civil War reenactment weekend set at Camp Sherman, there will be demonstrations of everything from blacksmithing to 19th century first aid at the large-scale, outdoor event Saturday and Sunday, May 20-21.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Students launch weather balloon
Sisters High School chemistry classes launched a weather balloon last week in what has become an annual experiment.
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Poet visit a hit with Sisters students
Sisters' elementary and middle school students heard former Children's Poet Laureate Kenn Nesbitt speak last week. Nesbitt, brought to Sisters by a grant through the Sisters-based Roundhouse Foundation, spoke at four assemblies designed for different age groups this past Tuesday and Wednesday.
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Schools take on human trafficking
Human trafficking - defined as illegally transporting people from one country or area to another for the purposes of forced labor or commercial sexual exploitation - operates under the radar of most of society.
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
One contested position for school board
Voters will vote on three positions for the five-member Sisters School Board in the May 16 election.


Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Bond projects moving into second phase
Funded by a voter-approved $10.7 million bond, augmented by a $4 million state grant, the Sisters School District is moving into the second phase of an extensive set of projects to improve facilities at all three schools.
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
What makes us Oregonians?
In 2015, Oregon's population exceeded 4 million people. Not only are we growing in number, we're also changing demographically.
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Science of expressionist painting
On May 10, an art and science perspective on Fractal Expressionism will be presented at Pine Meadow Village Clubhouse by world-renowned Professor Richard Taylor. The event is presented by the University of Oregon Alumni Association and Duck Sisters.
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
SPRD kick-starts spring with classes
• The Central Oregon Master Gardeners Association teaches a series of free two-hour vegetable gardening classes throughout the region in the spring. Sisters Park & Recreation District will host this class on Saturday, April 29, from 10 a.m. to noon.
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Mr. SHS benefits Sisters FAN
Eight of Sisters' most interesting young men and their escorts displayed their talents, passions, sense of humor and fashion sensibility in the annual Mr. SHS pageant held Saturday night at the Sisters High School auditorium.
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
School district continues to struggle with enrollment
Sisters schools continue to struggle to build enrollment numbers - the most critical element affecting school funding.
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Sisters student takes wing
Every pilot remembers the first time they took to the skies without the security of an instructor sitting beside them: The solo.
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Science celebration underway in Sisters
A slate of events are underway in Sisters, all planned in support of the national March for Science on April 22, in Washington, D.C. and sponsored locally by the Sisters Science Club.
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
New SHS greenhouse is dedicated
The Sisters High School greenhouse rose like a phoenix - not out of ashes but out of a pile of snow. The original greenhouse, located at Sisters Middle School, collapsed under the sodden weight of a two-foot February snowstorm in 2014.
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Stars over Sisters
As the month of April comes around, there are new things you can see in the night sky. Two of the more prominent constellations you can see this month are Leo and Hydra. The head of Hydra is visible between January and May while Leo is best viewed during the evening hours of spring.
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
An incendiary telegram sends Americans 'Over There'
April 6, 2017, will mark the 100th anniversary of the entry of the United States of America into The Great War.
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Sisters Middle School Honor Roll
Fifth Grade - 4.0:
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Sisters gets set to celebrate science
"A Celebration of Science in Sisters" kicks off on Tuesday, April 18, with a special lecture hosted by the Sisters Science Club.
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Developing young leaders in Sisters
Developing leaders in young students is a theme at both Sisters Elementary School and Sisters Middle School. Both schools have leadership programs designed for the older students within their buildings.
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Third-graders experience agriculture field day
Central Oregon has a rich agricultural history, but for many young people the connection to farm and ranch life is much-changed from the past.
Tuesday, March 28, 2017














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