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Education

High school seniors are busy applying to colleges and getting ready to file their financial aid forms, but even if you’re not a senior, you should start or continue planning for college.

ACT offers the following college planning checklist as a guide for high school students.

All students:
• Take challenging courses in English, social studies, math and science.
• Think about careers and investigate possibilities with ACT's DISCOVER® or the Interest Inventory portion of EXPLORE®, PLAN® and the ACT®.
• Participate in extracurricular activities.
• Visit with your counselor and talk about your plans.

Freshmen:
• Think about reasons for attending college.
• Find out about the differences in the types of institutions you can attend after high school.
• Become familiar with college entrance requirements.
• Research college costs.

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apples
As it has for many years, American Legion Auxiliary 537 recently
showered each Oregon City Schools teacher and support staff
ember with shiny apples as a token of appreciation for their
Mary Ann McQueary, Barbara  Ceck, Jodie McAvoy and Joanne Sayen.

Owens Community College Board of Trustees has selected Dr. Larry G. McDougle

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Dr. Larry G. McDougle

to serve as interim president.

He will formally assume the new responsibilities Jan. 1.

A national search is under way to find a new president to succeed Dr. Christa Adams, who will retire Jan. 1 after serving as Owens’ president since July 2001.

Dr. McDougle brings to Owens more than 40 years of experience in higher education as a faculty member and administrator in Ohio, Indiana, Illinois and South Carolina. He was named the fourth president of Northwest State Community College in 1991 and retired as president emeritus in 2003. During his tenure, Northwest State doubled in size, both in terms of enrollment and physical plant. Additionally, he served as academic dean of instruction in the Community and Technical College of the University of Toledo from 1984-91.

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Giving money to people along road

Do you feel compelled to give money to people holding signs along the road asking for money?
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