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Fentanyl infographic with information sourced from the Drug Enforcement Administration.

Oregon measure to include fentanyl in drug education system

Hannah Lull, News Contributor
July 11, 2023

An Oregon law going into effect in 2024 will require schools educate children in the dangers of certain drugs, particularly fentanyl, and the laws associated with these drugs. Many aspects of the bill...

A photo illustration depicting a check being cut in half by scissors on May 17. The Oregon State Department of Education is giving Oregon Public Schools less funding than the needed amount.

Corvallis schools could lose $5 million in funding due to proposed state budget

Alexander Banks, News Contributor
June 5, 2023

Governor Tina Kotek’s proposed state budget released at the beginning of the year could lead to a loss in funding for Corvallis schools.  Governor Kotek’s $9.9 billion proposal is $400 million...

The building complex at Linus Pauling Middle School photographed on April 25, 2023. Several Corvallis school district changes have been established including the alternative pathway program.

Linus Pauling teacher walkout sparks larger conversation on student behavior

Alexander Banks, News Contributor
April 26, 2023

In the months following the late February teacher walkout, Corvallis School District administrators have been meeting with CSD staff to gather input that has since informed some existing and planned changes...

The shortlist of cast members all stand, March 8, at the end of a rehearsal scene in Corvallis High School’s 2022 rendition of Mamma Mia!

CHS theater department faces discrimination allegations

Sydni Zidarevich, Justice, Diversity and Equity Beat Reporter
April 26, 2023

Correction: A previous version of this article noted that an email was sent to the Superintendent of CDS and was corrected to the Assistant Superintendent of CDS as of April 27, 11 a.m.  In 2020, a...

Amid the nationwide Great Teacher Resignation, Corvallis School District teacher turnover remains low

Amid the nationwide Great Teacher Resignation, Corvallis School District teacher turnover remains low

Sam Misa, News Contributor
June 6, 2022

The consumer price index in the United States increased at the highest rate this year since December 1981; many workers have found wages unable to keep up. This is the case with teachers resigning across...

Jonah Smith (left) and Elena Wright rehearsing for the Corvallis High School production of “Mamma Mia!” on March 8. The two hold roles as dancers for the musical, which is showing at CHS from April 21 to May 8.

Here we go again: ‘Mamma Mia!’ returns to Corvallis High School after COVID-19 cancellations

ABBA musical showing at CHS from April 21 to May 8
Sam Misa, News Contributor
April 4, 2022

Cut short in 2020, Corvallis High School is now set to reopen its doors for showings of the musical “Mamma Mia!” from April 21 to May 8. Based on the work of playwright Catherine Johnson, the musical...

Photo of Luhui Whitebear who is stepping down as center director of Kaku-Ixt Mana Ina Haws.

OSU researchers, Corvallis leaders advocate for documenting, recognizing women’s history

Lara Rivera, News Contributor
March 27, 2022

Oregon State University researchers and Corvallis, Ore. leaders are working to document women’s history, from preserving women’s stories through records and exhibits to the Corvallis School District...

An illustration of three graduating high schoolers. The Corvallis School District, beginning with the class of 2025, will be changing the way it recognizes its high school graduates at commencement.

Corvallis School District changing graduation recognition in line with ‘core values’

Riley LeCocq, News Contributor
December 22, 2021

The Corvallis School District is set to do away with traditional recognitions for graduating seniors as they move to expand new measures of success, beginning with the class of 2025.  Families were...

Chairman of the CSB, Sami Al-Abdrabbuh, poses for the camera before a school board meeting on Nov. 18. Videos of the school board meetings can be found on the CSD website.

CSD implements series of new ‘motivating’ institutional changes

Adia Wolters, News Contributor
November 29, 2021

The Corvallis School District commenced the 2021-22 school year with a series of new institutional changes in response to the COV- ID-19 pandemic and community movements for social reforms. Some...

Corvallis School District’s Superintendent, Ryan Noss, pictured in front of the district’s administration building on Monday, Nov. 1st. Noss said CSDs goal is to keep schools open and kids in school during the COVID-19 pandemic.

CSD parents respond to discussions of potential vaccine mandate

Lara Rivera, News Contributor
November 18, 2021

Correction: This story originally incorrectly stated that Corvallis School District Superintendent Ryan Noss introduced a resolution to the Corvallis School Board regarding a potential COVID-19 vaccine...

A file photo illustration depicting someone with a Bandaid reading COVID-19 to depict the experience of receiving the COVID-19 vaccine. Benton County has been experiencing a modest rise in COVID-19 cases since the lifting of the mask mandate across the state of Oregon.

Local health experts encourage COVID-19 vaccination for kids 5-11 following FDA approval

CSD says ‘vaccination is an important tool’ to combat COVID-19
Riley LeCocq, News Contributor
November 8, 2021

Due to community concerns regarding COVID-19 vaccination for children ages 5 to 11, the Benton County Health Department and Corvallis School District hope to inform parents and caregivers about the benefits...

Letitia Carson Elementary School located at 2701 NW Satinwood St. in Corvallis, Ore. Before recent efforts to change problematic school names in the area, the school was called Wildcat Elementary, and prior to that, was named Wilson Elementary.

CSD school renamings seek to provide ‘more complete,’ ‘authentic’ American history

Lara Rivera, News Contributor
October 29, 2021

The Corvallis School District has renamed three elementary schools formerly known as Hoover, Jefferson and Wilson, one year after the resolution was originally proposed.  The name change was completed...

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