Peterson Elementary Classroom Building Nears Completion

Peterson Elementary Classroom Building Nears Completion

Work is nearing completion on the new classroom building at Peterson Elementary School. On Friday, Klamath County School District electricians spent the day installing lights in the new structure, which features six 980-square-foot classrooms and two restrooms.

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Museum Offers Much to Do This Weekend

Museum Offers Much to Do This Weekend

The Klamath County Museum offers several opportunities to explore and learn this weekend: Wildflower walk, New exhibits in the Modoc Gallery, Astronomy event for star and planet gazing, and a Main Street history tour.

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Klamath County School District Awarded for Financial Excellence

Klamath County School District Awarded for Financial Excellence

For the fourth year in a row, the Klamath County School District has received a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association of the U.S. and Canada for its Comprehensive Annual Financial Report.

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School’s Out? Not For These students

School’s Out? Not For These students

KCSD migrant summer school triples enrollment over three years; kids get jump start on fall

Brian Leon knows why he attends migrant summer school. And it’s not just to hang out with his friends. “I go because I want to learn and I need help, mostly with reading,” he says.

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Outdoor School Connects Students with Nature [VIDEO]

Outdoor School Connects Students with Nature [VIDEO]

Ferguson Elementary sixth-graders from Jodi Beanland’s class are far from home. They’re spread across a beach on the Oregon coast, hands dug in the sand, searching for sand crabs.

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Museum offers Tours of Baldwin, Walker Rim and Tree ID Walk

Museum offers Tours of Baldwin, Walker Rim and Tree ID Walk

The Klamath County Museum is offering several events this week for adventure in the Klamath Basin. Starting with the Trees to Know Walk on June 28, Auto Tour of Walker Rim on June 30, and an Architecture Tour of the Baldwin Hotel Museum on June 30.

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Where Have All the Young People Gone?

Where Have All the Young People Gone?

At this year’s Rural Business and Innovation Summit, Don Macke with the National Center for Rural Entrepreneurship will address how rural communities can grow a stronger economy and community (and keep/attract young people) through entrepreneurship.  The Rural Business and Innovation Summit will be held September 13th at Klamath Community College in Klamath Falls and is the premiere conference for rural business owners, entrepreneurs, and community leaders.

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Oregon Tech Honors “TOP” Students at Annual Event

Oregon Tech Honors “TOP” Students at Annual Event

At an annual event created to honor graduating students who participated in the university’s TRiO Student Support Services - Tech Opportunities Program (TOP), graduates along with their families, friends, faculty, staff and mentors gathered to recognize their academic success. Their perseverance, dedication and often nontraditional paths that led them to graduation were celebrated during the event held on Friday, June 15th.

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KCSD Facility Improvement Summer Projects Start Across the District

KCSD Facility Improvement Summer Projects Start Across the District

As soon as school is out for the summer, it’s time for the Klamath County School District to get to work on large improvement projects for KCSD buildings. This summer the district has construction projects at 10 of its schools throughout the district.

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Students Give More than 500 Hours to Help Friends of the Children

Students Give More than 500 Hours to Help Friends of the Children

High school students gave 525 hours helping at the Friends of the Children annual Friend Raiser fundraiser in May.

More than 600 community guests attended the event that raised about 30 percent of the annual operating budget for the mentoring program. Friends of the Children provides intentional oneon-one support for program youth from a salaried, professional mentor, from
kindergarten through high school graduation – 12 ½ years, no matter what.

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Lost River Community Center Kickoff

Lost River Community Center Kickoff

The communities of Merrill, Malin and southern Klamath County have a dream of a place everyone can gather to be together; where they can play sports, host events, meet as clubs and organizations and sit down to have a meal. This place will be the Lost River Community Center.

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Museum Offers Programs for Adventure This Week

Museum Offers Programs for Adventure This Week

The Klamath County Museum is offering several events this week for adventure in the Klamath Basin. Starting with the Pollinator Celebration on June 22nd and continuing with a wildflower walk, backroom tour, and an astronomy event on June 23rd. On June 24th the Museum is offering a living history tour of the Bonanza Cemetery.

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Oregon Tech Dental Hygiene Students Provide $37,000 in Dental Care Through Community Service Projects

Oregon Tech Dental Hygiene Students Provide $37,000 in Dental Care Through Community Service Projects

Students in the Dental Hygiene program have helped their community both in and out of their classrooms and labs by providing over $18,000 in dental services in Klamath County through the Community Dental Health course, which all sophomores and juniors take for 4 terms. This year students also held special clinics to reach out to the community, including providing free care for more than 60 veterans and active service members, with a total value of more than $19,000.

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