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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KCSD 2017 Graduation Rate Higher than State

KCSD 2017 Graduation Rate Higher than State

The Klamath County School District continues to exceed the state in its graduation rate. According to data released by the Oregon Department of Education today, KCSD’s overall four year graduation rate for the 2016-17 school year is 77.87 percent, which is a little more than a point higher than the overall Oregon rate of 76.65 percent.

“I’m happy to see we are continuing to make progress,” Superintendent Greg Thede said, “but we can continue to improve and do better.” 

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