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SOUTH COAST — “I’m putting on my happy face and am excited for students,” said Superintendent Tim Sweeney as the Coquille School District gets ready for its Class of 2020 graduation.

Staff and teachers at Millicoma Middle School in Coos Bay hand out learning material packets as well as student belongings to parents outside on Monday, April 27. 

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COQUILLE — As students and teachers get used to distance learning, the Coquille School District is keeping track of how well students are focused working from home.

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NORTH BEND — The question of the day: Would you rather fly or be invisible?

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COOS COUNTY — Last month, the United Way of Southwestern Oregon launched a new emergency relief program to help the dozens of local nonprofits in Coos and Curry Counties in need of extra support during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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COOS BAY — Southwestern Oregon Community College’s Adult & Pre-College Education Department, a college and career preparation program, will be offering General Education Development (GED) exam preparation, college and career preparation, college placement test preparation, Adult Basic Ed…

Volunteers fill garden boxes with soil Saturday in North Bend. The boxes, which were part of the "Growing Together" program, was donated to foster families in Coos County.

A couple of South Coast Head Start staff members work on food boxes at its Child & Family Resource Center. The boxes will be distributed to families the program currently serves. 

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BANDON – Bandon Schools Superintendent Doug Ardiana couldn’t be more excited. He’s figured out a plan to bring teachers back to work and get students on track for graduation or promoted to the next grade level, despite the closure of schools until at least April 28 due to the coronavirus crisis. 

COOS COUNTY — Earlier this month, Oregon Gov. Kate Brown ordered the state’s public schools to cancel its classes and close its doors to combat the spread of the novel coronavirus. The closure, which was extended, was ordered to remain in effect until April 28.

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SOUTH COAST — Southwestern Oregon Community College is planning for a potential $1.4 million in budget cuts next year as it anticipates a lower enrollment while the pandemic persists.

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SOUTH COAST — As people stay home to help slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, many might be wondering when life will return to normal and what “normal” will look like.

COOS BAY – All Southwestern Oregon Community College credit courses will be online for spring term. To better serve its students during the COVID-19 situation, Southwestern is providing the following fee relief for spring term:

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