KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Community college transfer students wanting to transition to an undergraduate institution are finding the way even more practical and cost-effective through a new partnership between Oregon Institute of Technology, “Oregon Tech,” and Phi Theta Kappa honor society.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
Salem, Oregon – Regional Poetry Out Loud competitions held in Medford, Portland and Salem Saturday identified the nine Oregon high school students who are invited to compete for the 2019 state title on Saturday, March 9. Three finalists were selected from each regional competition.Read More
Henley High School cheerleaders placed second last weekend at the USA Spirit Nationals Competition at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, Calif., against teams from all over the country.Read More
Klamath Falls, OR — March 1st, 2019 Oregon Institute of Technology (OIT) awarded a plaque of appreciation to Cascade Health Alliance (CHA) recognizing CHA’s dedication to the Klamath Basin community and their investment in children and families through support of the Oregon Tech Behavioral Improvement Group (BIG) Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Clinic.Read More
The Klamath Community College board approved three new academic programs at a meeting Tuesday night. The board unanimously approved associate degrees for psychology, cybersecurity, and lab technician. Classes for the programs will start in fall 2019. Fall enrollment begins May 6.Read More
Snow days for students are an unexpected day off – a reprieve from classes and homework. But snow days for the Klamath County School District maintenance crew are just that – days spent plowing and shoveling the white stuff.Read More
550 Fourth grade students from all corners of the Klamath Basin attended the 2019 Farm Expo held Wednesday and Thursday at the Klamath County Event Center. Since the 1970’s, students have had an opportunity for hands on learning about many different aspects of Klamath Basin Agriculture, including; 4-H, FFA, potato farming, cattle ranching, goats, irrigation, timber, grain, hay, dairy, bees and many more.Read More
When senior Madison Mefford learned that Gilchrist Junior-Senior High School was at risk of losing small school funding and classes and programs that funding provides, she jumped at the chance to do something about it.
Mefford was among 10 students from Gilchrist, Lost River, Chiloquin and Bonanza high schools who, as members of Klamath County School District’s Legislative Team, traveled to the Capitol in Salem Monday to testify before the House Committee on Education. They urged lawmakers to support a bill that would guarantee their schools continue to receive $2.2 million in small school funding.Read More
Steve Lowell is no stranger to lobbying the state Legislature. He’s been doing it for the last 12 years as a member of the Klamath County School Board, asking lawmakers to stabilize funding and increase the state’s investment in K-12 education.Read More
Students playing with a BB gun pistol that appeared to be a handgun caused Henley Complex schools to go into a lockdown for about 30 minutes today.
The lockdown occurred at about 9 a.m. after students recorded a video of two other students playing with a BB gun pistol that was a replica of a handgun. They quickly reported the incident to administration, the Henley Complex was put into a lockdown and law enforcement responded.Read More
KLAMATH FALLS – Klamath Community College and Oregon Tech are celebrating a new partnership designed to help students complete degrees at both institutions, while saving thousands in tuition.Read More
Citizens for Safe Schools is excited to announce that the applications for the 2019 American Youth Character and Character Builder Awards are now live, and applications will be accepted until April 1st, 2019. This is an annual event that Citizens for Safe Schools (CFSS) executes every year.Read More
The Klamath County School District, in collaboration with Klamath County Public Health, is closing Chiloquin Elementary School Wednesday, Feb. 13 through Friday, Feb. 15 to help prevent the spread of a viral illness. The school is scheduled to reopen Tuesday, Feb. 19. (All public schools are closed Monday in observance of President’s Day.)Read More
Sarah Woodman, program director of respiratory care at Oregon Institute of Technology, “Oregon Tech,” recently received appointment to the Respiratory Therapist and Polysomnographic Technologist Licensing Board for the State of Oregon, with her official term having begun December 2018. Woodman joins colleague James “Jim” Hulse, who serves as vice chair on the Board.Read More
Klamath Falls, Ore. – Klamath County Public Health (KCPH) reminds local families that immunizations must be updated before February 20, which is school exclusion day.
For families visiting their primary care provider to update vaccinations, the appointment presents a ready opportunity to discuss other immunizations that provide protection against communicable diseases. The current measles outbreak has …Read More