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home : education April 26, 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
Youth test for belts in martial arts
Ten Sisters youth tested for new belts in martial arts last week.
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Sisters student to study in Europe
A senior at Sisters High School will travel to England this fall to begin his college education.
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
A greenhouse rises from beneath the snow
In 2014, a kind of tragedy struck at Sisters Middle School when the newly refurbished greenhouse was crushed under a snowstorm.
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Sisters students learn about 'Wild Weather'
Sisters Elementary School students got a special visit from the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI) in Portland on Tuesday and Wednesday last week.

Thanks to a grant from the Sisters-based Roundhouse Foundation, Chuck Barnes, an outreach coordinator for OMSI, spent Tuesday afternoon in an assembly talking about "Wild Weather" with all of the students.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Teens' science project earns scholarship
A private school student and an online student have teamed up to finish second in regional competition in the Central Oregon Community College Regional Science Expo in Bend.
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Fair encourages futuristic thinking
The Sisters High School commons transformed into a giant science laboratory buzzing with activity last Saturday, as students from all three Sisters schools demonstrated their projects. From fishing for magnetic fish to trying to ride a backward bike, folks of all ages got a charge as they made their way around the maze of educational experiments.
Tuesday, March 21, 2017

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