Gabe Moran of Mazama High School placed in the top 20 in the nation in impromptu speaking at the Future Business Leaders of American’s National Leadership Conference last week in San Antonio, Texas.Read More
It was the final challenge for students at a week-long science camp: Design and launch a bottle rocket.
Seventh-grader Joseph Jennings was among 25 sixth-, seventh- and eighth-graders who were up to task. He inserted a tennis ball at the top of his rocket – putting it inside his two-liter plastic soda bottle – and then used duct tape and glue to create cardboard “fins” to attach to the bottom in hopes of making his design more aerodynamic and stable.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
Sky Lakes Cancer Treatment Center has homemade fleece blankets and new wigs and scarves thanks to two Mazama High School seniors, who turned their senior projects into a way to help local cancer patients.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
Klamath Falls, Ore. - Mazama High School’s symphonic band played its way into the 4A OSAA Band State Championships – and then took top honors last week, placing second overall in the state in a competitive field.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.
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
Peeps – yes, the colorful marshmallow candy – are coming to life at Mazama High School.
Some are sporting colorful hats, others are dressed in tuxes. They drive cars and wear togas. Some are fish. Between them, they represent more than 20 countries from around the world.Read More
Fifteen high school students – 12 from Mazama and three from Henley – have qualified to compete at the HOSA-Future Health Professionals International Leadership Conference in Orlando, Fla., in June.Read More
Two Klamath County School District robotics teams earned top honors and will compete in world and national tournaments this spring – a Mazama team qualified for the VEX World Championships in Louisville, Kentucky, and a Lost River team earned a spot at Create US National Vex Robotics Tournament in Council Bluffs, Iowa.Read More
Andrew Raebel had been planning to apply for Mazama’s STEM&M program since seventh grade, deciding it was the best way to meet his g oal of going to college.
“I’m not sure what I want to do,” he said, “but it’ll probably be something in the sciences.”Read More
The blender for smoothies at Ferguson’s Annual Family Fun Night needed power – leg power. To get a smoothie, students lined up to take turns on the “Smoothie Bike,” pedaling to blend the fruit and ice into a nutritious drink.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
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.Read More
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.Read More