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.Read More
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.Read More
Klamath County School District’s four rural high schools will continue to receive $2.2 million for needed programs thanks, in part, to the lobbying efforts of 10 students from Lost River, Gilchrist, Chiloquin, and Bonanza.Read More
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.Read More
Graduations are a time of celebration, honoring our students on the achievements they have made in their educational career. A monumental milestone when one part of their life end and another begins. The business community, local high schools and colleges will honor their graduates with celebrations starting this this week.Read More
Six Klamath County School District seniors – including four from Lost River Junior-Senior High School – have been selected for four-year Ford Family Foundation Scholarships that will pay for 90 percent of their college costs.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
Schools throughout the Klamath County School District will be participating in “give back” activities this week, including food and clothing drives, clean-up activities, thank-you letters to community businesses, leaders and organizations, pet food drives for the Humane Society among other activities.Read More
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.
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.Read More