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Meet HDESD board member Anthony Georger

Meet HDESD board member Anthony Georger

Appointed in 2022 to represent the local business community, Anthony Georger is the controller and vice president of finance for Seran Bioscience. He brings more than 15 years of accounting and finance experience, specializing in aerospace, agricultural and media...

Transforming Family Engagement

Transforming Family Engagement

In 2019 Oregon passed the Student Success Act, which allocates $1 billion a year to early learning and K–12 education. This legislation also requires districts to create family and community engagement initiatives in their plans for spending these funds. The Southern...

How to be a good roommate

How to be a good roommate

You’re ready to live independently, but are you ready for a roommate? Questions to discuss before you share a house What do Bert and Ernie, the Golden Girls, and the cast of Friends have in common?  They all were roommates, at least on television. These characters...

  In May, young Deaf/hard of hearing (DHH) students of Central Oregon had the opportunity to visit a farm in Madras, Oregon. Once they arrived there were introductions and ice breakers to encourage the students to socialize. They went on a scavenger hunt around...