An estimated 410 Klamath County School District students are expected to receive high school diplomas this weekend in ceremonies across the county.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
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Continuing a series of town hall meetings across Oregon’s Second District, Representative Greg Walden (R-Hood River) announced today he will hold town halls in Lake and Klamath counties next week. Details on the meetings are included below.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
One student plans to return to her hometown and teach kindergarten. Another wants be an orthopedic surgeon. Others plan careers as wildland firefighters, Air Force and commercial pilots, business leaders and high school teachers.
The 38 members of the Lost River Junior-Senior High School class of 2019 on Thursday celebrated their futures with the school’s third annual Signing Day, 37 pledged to 12 different colleges, and one plans to join the Coast Guard this fall.Read More
Over 1000 students from Mazama, Hosanna and Lost River High Schools watched as Operation Prom Night told a graphic story of a DUII crash. They saw events unfold right in front of them on Viking Field today.
Caution the photos inside this story are graphic.
Lost River FFA was well represented at the 2019 Oregon FFA State Convention, qualifying its chapter and an individual for the National FFA Convention and Expo.
Lost River FFA will compete for national recognition as a chapter and Lost River senior Nolan Britton qualified to compete at the national level individually with his SAE (Supervised Agricultural Experience) proficiency in the area of environmental science and national resources.Read More
Twenty-six students from the Klamath County School District will travel to San Antonio to attend and compete at the Future Business Leaders of America's National Leadership Conference at the end of June.
The students, who range from freshmen to seniors, represent one of the largest qualifying groups in the high schools’ recent history to attend the national event.
The students will be in San Antonio, Texas, June 27 to July 3.Read More
The graduation rate for Klamath County School District high school students increased in 2018 for the fourth year in a row and continues to exceed the state average.
According to data released today (Jan. 24) by the Oregon Department of Education, the county school district’s overall four-year cohort graduation rate for 2017-18 was 79.20 percent, up 1.33 percentage points from the year before, and slightly higher than the state average of 78.65.Read More
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.Read More
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.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
Lost River students win OSP’s SafeOregon PSA video contest
Even though she was just acting, it was hard for Katelyn Dever to act like a bully. “It felt so wrong,” the Lost River senior said as she recalled slamming classmate Mariah Manzo into a locker, pushing her down to the floor and kicking her. Her actions were part of a scene in an award-winning video she and three classmates produced to bring awareness to the impact of bullying.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
Bonanza, Henley, Lost River compete in Southern Oregon District Soils Evaluation contest
A couple of years ago, the softball field at Bonanza Junior-Senior High School had issues with standing water because the field wasn’t draining well.
So Morgan Pitcock and her fellow Bonanza FFA classmates determined why. The soil was clay and therefore held too much water. Last winter, they added sand to the soil and put in a drainage system. It solved the problem.Read More