Day Three: Class 3A state basketball championships

Dayton boys, girls vie for state titles; Amity girls play in trophy game

21 apply for Dayton interim superintendent job

Board hires interim high school principal Mike Solem

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In her new statewide job, Jami Fluke will use experience gained during eight years as Dayton High School principal, including working with Innovate Dayton to change the way education is delivered.

Jami Fluke: Still an educator, still a Pirate

DAYTON — Although she’s setting sail on an unexpected, even uncharted, course, Jami Fluke is still a Pirate at heart. Fluke, who steered the Dayton High School ship since 2011, is switching ...

Dayton School Board will start superintendent search

DAYTON — School board members will begin their search for an interim superintendent tonight by taking a one-hour training course offered by the Oregon School Boards Association. The public meeting ...

Dayton man charged with slugging deacon

A rural Dayton resident said he was influenced by the devil when he punched a deacon in the face Monday morning at Our Lady of Guadalupe Trappist Abbey, located on Northeast Abbey Road, east ...

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The Second Winds Community Band, under the direction of Mark Williams, performs patriotic tunes for the crowd during Dayton Friday Nights.

Heart of Dayton lively each Friday night

DAYTON — In the heart of Dayton is the Courthouse Square Park with the large, white Martin Miller Fountain at its center. Each Friday night during summer, children zip through the playground on ...

Agreement gives outgoing superintendent two years pay

DAYTON — The Dayton School Dstrict will pay outgoing superintendent Jason Hay two years’ salary — $277,467 — as part of his agreement to leave Dayton. Community members, high school ...

Jason Hay

Dayton seeking interim superintendent, principal

DAYTON — After months of divisive controversy sparked by the loss of Principal Jamie Fluke, Superintendent Jason Hay is leaving the Dayton School District. The school board reached a separation ...

Dayton seeks interim superintendent, interim jr./sr. high principal

DAYTON -- Superintendent Jason Hay is leaving the Dayton School District. After months of controversy that divided the community, the school board reached a separation agreement with Hay at a special ...

Dayton board meeting will start in executive session

DAYTON — The school board will meet in special session at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 25, in the district office. The meeting will begin with an executive session on personnel. After the board returns ...

Dayton loses several teachers, board chair as turmoil continues

DAYTON — Turbulence continues in Dayton over the resignation of longtime principal Jamie Fluke, for which many community members blame the superintendent and school board members who hired him in ...

Many sites offering free summer meals

Free food for those 18 and younger will be available at several sites as part of the federal summer meal program. Lunches, and in some cases breakfasts, will be served. No registration is required. Meals ...

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Dayton High School Principal Jami Fluke receives a hug from Sherri
Sinicki before giving her speech to the graduating class of 2019.
Sinicki introduced the principal, who is leaving to take another job, in
glowing terms.

Dayton graduates every senior

DAYTON -- Every member of Dayton’s senior class qualified to receive a diploma Saturday — something that doesn’t always happen. “One-hundred percent made it,” Principal Jami ...

Dayton High to graduate Saturday, June 8

DAYTON -- Dayton High School will graduate its Class of 2019 on Saturday, June 8. The ceremony will start at 2 p.m. in the school stadium. Valedictorians are Tatyanna Lynnell Ashley, Emily Anna Hardesty ...

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McMinnville Christian Academy teacher Tara Hessell, center, talks to her students about the importance of Memorial Day  and how to show respect
for the flag. Students in all grades are setting out 5,924 flags today,
representing every Oregonian killed in service to their country. Flags
will be on display through Memorial Day in front of the school at 325
N.W. Baker Creek Road. Veterans will hold a public ceremony at the site at 1:30 Monday afternoon.

Memorial Day activities planned

The American Legion United Veterans Honor Guard, accompanied by the Legion Riders and the American Legion Auxiliary, will conduct Memorial Day ceremonies in six locations Monday, May 27. The groups annually ...

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