Art Exhibit Features Student Works

Art Exhibit Features Student Works

An art exhibit titled “Variety in Art” is on display through the end of February in the Klamath County Museum’s Modoc Gallery. Paintings by a group of local adult art students are featured in the exhibition. An opening reception for the exhibit will run from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, in the museum at 1451 Main St.

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Sky Lakes to Host Class Helping Cancer Patients During and After Treatment

Sky Lakes to Host Class Helping Cancer Patients During and After Treatment

“Mindfulness Through Cancer,” an eight-week course designed to help cancer patients during treatment and after treatment, begins at 5 p.m. January 21 at the Sky Lakes Community Health Education Center, 2200 N. Eldorado Blvd.

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KUHS Band Seeks Funding for New Marching Uniforms

KUHS Band Seeks Funding for New Marching Uniforms

The Klamath Falls City Schools is nearing the completion of a campaign to purchase new marching band uniforms for Klamath Union High School. The present uniforms are many years old and needing to be replaced. These uniforms are expensive and will cost approximately $53,000. 

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Oregon Tech & Klamath Union Present Partnership at National Conference

Oregon Tech & Klamath Union Present Partnership at National Conference

The Oregon Institute of Technology, “Oregon Tech,” and Klamath Union High School (KU) Liberal Arts and Math & Science Academies were in the spotlight in November as leaders from the two schools presented at a national conference in San Antonio, Texas.

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EagleRidge HS and Sage Community School Announce Participation in National School Choice Week, January 20-26, 2019

EagleRidge HS and Sage Community School Announce Participation in National School Choice Week, January 20-26, 2019

Klamath County, Ore. — Eagle Ridge High School in Klamath Falls and Sage Community School in Chiloquin announced today that they will celebrate their schools’ students, teachers, and staff during National School Choice Week 2019, which will be held from January 20-26, 2019.

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Leading the Way

Leading the Way

Giving back at the Klamath Animal Shelter. Attending leadership conferences. Helping Klamath Hospice. Collecting food for the food bank. Raising money for their Sparrow.

These are just some of the projects Mazama High School’s leadership class has undertaken since the beginning of the school year. Four members of its leadership team gave a presentation to the Klamath County School Board Thursday night, talking about and providing snapshots of some of their community service projects. Overall, about 40 students participate in the school’s leadership program.

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Lost River Senior Nominated as Presidential CTE Scholar

Lost River Senior Nominated as Presidential CTE Scholar

Lost River Junior-Senior High School senior Ximena Lemus-Hernandez has been nominated for the 2019 U.S. Presidential Scholars in Career and Technical Education (CTE) Program, one of only five students in Oregon to receive the honor.

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SOS Richardson Audits Oregon Department of Education

SOS Richardson Audits Oregon Department of Education

SALEM, OR — The Oregon Department of Education (ODE) and Portland Public Schools (PPS) must do more to evaluate costs and eliminate persistent barriers to student performance at struggling, high-poverty schools.

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Concrete Poured for Henley Foundation

Concrete Poured for Henley Foundation

Workers poured the concrete foundation of a new classroom building at Henley Middle School Thursday, starting before sunrise and spending the day leveling, smoothing and buffing the surface.

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Walden Nominates Four Klamath County Students Along with Six Others for Acceptance to US Service Academies

Walden Nominates Four Klamath County Students Along with Six Others for Acceptance to US Service Academies

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Representative Greg Walden (R-Hood River) today announced that he has nominated ten Oregon students for acceptance to the prestigious United States service academies. Walden’s Service Academy Nomination Board -- retired and active-duty military officers who interview potential candidates for the service academies -- recommended each student based on their academic performance, extracurricular involvement, and character.

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Bonsai Study Group to Meet in Klamath

Bonsai Study Group to Meet in Klamath

A bonsai study group will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 10, in the Klamath County Museum’s meeting room, 1451 Main St. The group will discuss “Bonsai for Beginners,” with a focus on special challenges that bonsai gardeners face in the Klamath Basin’s cool climate.

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Cameron's Quilt

Cameron's Quilt

Key Club members at Henley High School spent their holiday break making a special Christmas quilt for senior classmate Cameron Caldwell, who is undergoing chemotherapy for osteosarcoma at Doernbecher Children’s Hospital in Portland.

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Spirit of the Holidays

Spirit of the Holidays

Bonanza Elementary students shared stories, conversation, songs and holiday cheer Tuesday with residents of two Klamath Falls senior living homes.

In what Bonanza staff say will likely be a new tradition, two fifth-grade classes, a third-grade class and a sixth-grade class readied Christmas carols and created homemade cards to share when they visited Pacifica Senior Living and Shasta Place.

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New KCSD Project Manager Takes Reins From Within

New KCSD Project Manager Takes Reins From Within

Dennis Zullo walked around the foundation of Henley Middle School’s new classroom building, inspecting progress of the work so far and discussing plans with a contractor, which include pouring concrete for the foundation as soon as next week.

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Chiloquin Youth Have a Secret Santa

Chiloquin Youth Have a Secret Santa

The anonymous Saint Nicholas – who teamed up with Chiloquin Junior-Senior High School student body president Dan Jones after connecting with him on Facebook -- donated $2,700 to help local youth in need.

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Leading by Example

Leading by Example

If you want advice and tips on how to improve your public speaking, ask Ximena Lemus-Hernandez.

Ximena, a senior at Lost River Junior-Senior High School, was the expert FBLA and DECA chapter advisors turned to when they needed someone to conduct a workshop on public speaking at the Business Skills Academy Tuesday at Klamath Community College.

And for good reason.

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Honing the Skills of Business

Honing the Skills of Business

Henley High School DECA members Andrew Wilcher and Dylan Huynh had 15 minutes to come up with a marketing plan that would increase book donations at the Perry Public Library.

“Our biggest restriction is we weren’t allowed to give money in return (for donations),” Wilcher said. “The underlying challenge is coming up with an incentive to get people to donate.” They came up with an extension of due dates and a competition – a system that publicly recognizes top donors.

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Oregon Tech-OHSU Program Graduates 48 Practitioners from State’s Only Medical Lab Science Degree this Saturday

Oregon Tech-OHSU Program Graduates 48 Practitioners from State’s Only Medical Lab Science Degree this Saturday

WILSONVILLE, Ore. – This Saturday, 48 new Medical Lab Science graduates will enter the region’s workforce after graduating from a rigorous bachelor’s degree program at Oregon Institute of Technology, “Oregon Tech,” and OHSU. The MLS program has a stunning job placement rate of nearly 100 percent within three to six months of graduation. Approximately half of the graduates have jobs at graduation; many are offered immediate positions from their externship sites.

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Live Chat with a Champion

Live Chat with a Champion

Olympic bobsledder Carlo Valdes smiled from the screen at the front of Dena Morosin’s fourth-grade classroom, answering thoughtfully as students asked him questions ranging from his favorite position on the bobsled to what he struggled with when he was as student in school.

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