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Finding Words in Paint: How Artists See Dyslexia

We know lots of facts about dyslexia: It’s the most common reading disorder. It changes the way millions of people read and process information.

But we know much less about how it feels to people who have it. How it shapes your self-image, your confidence and how people see and react to you.

And so I reached out to some really creative people — artists who have dyslexia — to talk about this.

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Supreme Court Considers How Schools Support Students With Disabilities

The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments on Wednesday in a dispute that advocates describe as the most important case involving public school special education in three decades.

At issue is whether federal law requires public schools to provide more than the bare minimum in special services for children with disabilities. With millions of children qualifying for these services, the court’s ruling could have a profound effect.

Public Invited to ODE Feedback Session -- POSTPONED due to weather

School district administrators and staff, students, parents and community members from across eastern Oregon are invited to attend a community feedback session about education in Oregon on Wednesday, January 18 at 6:30 PM at Washington Elementary School in Pendleton, located at 1205 SE Byers Avenue. The event is FREE and open to the public.

Stanfield Reader Board

Apparently our Reader Board does not like this weather either. We are having problems with the software and the board communicating. We are working on the problem. Thank you for your patience.

ODE 2016-17 Annual Notice for Statewide Tests

House Bill 2655 permits parents and adult students to annually opt-out of Oregon’s statewide summative tests in English Language Arts and Math by submitting an annual form to the school the student attends. Schools will provide parents with the annual form for 2016-17 at least 30 days prior to the start of testing. For more information, please visit:

Is Free College Really Free?

“Free” is a word with a powerful appeal. And in the past year or so it has been tossed around a lot, followed by another word: “college.”

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Once upon a time, public university in this country actually was free, for the most part. In the 19th and early 20th centuries, from New York to California, states opted to charge no tuition or nominal fees.

Worried About Screen Time? Don't Let Kids Go It Alone

There are more than 80,000 educational apps in Apple’s app store. It seems like a great way to encourage brain development and make your little one the smartest baby genius. But just sticking a tablet in your kid’s hands might not be as helpful.

Sure, use the app. But it’s not a babysitter — you’ve got to help them use it, too.

For the complete article click here.

MS Girls' Basketball

Event Date: 
January 2, 2017
Event Time: 
4:00 PM

Middle School Girls Basketball Practice (7th and 8th grade)
Monday, January 2nd, 2017 From 4 p.m - 5:30 p.m
Stanfield Elementary School Gym
Physicals are required to practice.
Questions, contact Tina Williams at 541-377-0673

Generators Up for Silent Bid

The Stanfield School District is accepting silent bids on two brand new/never used Capital Equipment Generators (8500M Gasoline Generator and 9000TB Gasoline Generator). They are open for silent bid submissions. Information sheets and bid forms are available below. Bids must be received by the Stanfield School DIstrict Office by 3:00pm, Monday, January 2, 2017. Any bids received after that time will not be considered. Highest bid wins the item. Bidders will be contacted at the phone number they provide on the form.

Stanfield School District #61R
1120 N. Main, Stanfield, OR 97875
Phone: (541) 449-8766
Fax: (541) 449-8768
Stanfield Elementary School
Phone: (541) 449-3305
Fax: (541) 449-8772
Stanfield Secondary School
Phone: (541) 449-3851
Fax: (541) 449-8751

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