Taking time to give back

Taking time to give back

Klamath County School District students spent time this week giving back to their schools and communities. The service projects touched nearly every area of the county, including Gilchrist, Malin, Merrill, Klamath Falls, Chiloquin, Keno, and Bonanza.

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‘It was their land first’

‘It was their land first’

Chiloquin High School senior Hannah Schroeder believes education on the true history of tribal nations is key to an ongoing healing process.

“Since time immemorial, our tribal nations have occupied and cared for this land that we call the state of Oregon, and it’s important now more than ever for indigenous people in the state and across Indian country to be recognized for the contribution to society,” she said during a speech Monday at a dedication ceremony to permanently display the flags of the nine federally recognized tribes of Oregon in the Learning Resource Center at Oregon Tech.

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Graduation Sensation honors the Class of 2019 [VIDEO]

Graduation Sensation honors the Class of 2019 [VIDEO]

450 Seniors from schools around the Klamath Basin marched down Main Street to an event in Veteran’s Park in celebration of their big accomplishment, graduating from high school.

In its fourth year, Graduation Sensation is the biggest annual event for the Klamath Promise, which awarded $40,000 in scholarships and prizes this year to 70 recipients.

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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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Shakespeare in the Classroom

Shakespeare in the Classroom

Kalista Whisenhunt started into the circle. Her task: Find a different way to sit on the chair than her classmates before her. But before she did, she stopped and turned around, ducking her head.

She only had three seconds.

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Chiloquin Rising: ‘We can. We will. We must.’ [VIDEO]

Chiloquin Rising: ‘We can. We will. We must.’ [VIDEO]

CHILOQUIN - Sahalie Crain stands unsmiling in the middle of the Chiloquin Junior-Senior High School gymnasium holding a handmade sign stating “Won’t Make It.”

Hannah Schroeder is on a bridge in town holding another sign: “Drop Out.” Lani Jackson stands near the railroad tracks. Her sign has one handwritten word: “Trouble.”

The signs held by the Chiloquin Junior-Senior High School students – three of 12 in a video created by the school’s leadership class last spring -- represent stereotypes and perceptions of Chiloquin youth. Today, those students are ripping the stereotypes to shreds.

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The Rundown: For the Week Ending 9/7/18

The Rundown: For the Week Ending 9/7/18

KU is victorious over Cascade Christian 20-14 and Chiloquin blows out Mowhawk 46-8. However Bonanza and Butte Valley both lose to their opponents.

The rest of the games have been rescheduled or canceled due to poor air quality. These games include Henley at North Marion, Mazama vs Yreka, Lost River at St Mary's, and Tulelake vs Westwood.


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Chiloquin High, Law Enforcement Responding to Threat Against School [UPDATED]

Chiloquin High, Law Enforcement Responding to Threat Against School [UPDATED]

This week Chiloquin Jr./Sr. High School received a report of a threat against the school. School administration and staff are working with the School Resource Officers from the Klamath County Sheriff’s Office to address this threat.

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