Sage Community School will join the other 196 schools and school districts throughout Oregon to celebrate January as “School Board Recognition Month,” Anna Fowler, Director of Sage Community School announced today.Read More
An art exhibit titled “Variety in Art” is on display through the end of February in the Klamath County Museum’s Modoc Gallery. Paintings by a group of local adult art students are featured in the exhibition. An opening reception for the exhibit will run from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, in the museum at 1451 Main St.Read More
“Mindfulness Through Cancer,” an eight-week course designed to help cancer patients during treatment and after treatment, begins at 5 p.m. January 21 at the Sky Lakes Community Health Education Center, 2200 N. Eldorado Blvd.Read More
The Klamath Falls City Schools is nearing the completion of a campaign to purchase new marching band uniforms for Klamath Union High School. The present uniforms are many years old and needing to be replaced. These uniforms are expensive and will cost approximately $53,000.Read More
The Oregon Institute of Technology, “Oregon Tech,” and Klamath Union High School (KU) Liberal Arts and Math & Science Academies were in the spotlight in November as leaders from the two schools presented at a national conference in San Antonio, Texas.Read More
Klamath County, Ore. — Eagle Ridge High School in Klamath Falls and Sage Community School in Chiloquin announced today that they will celebrate their schools’ students, teachers, and staff during National School Choice Week 2019, which will be held from January 20-26, 2019.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
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
SALEM, OR — The Oregon Department of Education (ODE) and Portland Public Schools (PPS) must do more to evaluate costs and eliminate persistent barriers to student performance at struggling, high-poverty schools.Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Representative Greg Walden (R-Hood River) today announced that he has nominated ten Oregon students for acceptance to the prestigious United States service academies. Walden’s Service Academy Nomination Board -- retired and active-duty military officers who interview potential candidates for the service academies -- recommended each student based on their academic performance, extracurricular involvement, and character.Read More
A bonsai study group will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 10, in the Klamath County Museum’s meeting room, 1451 Main St. The group will discuss “Bonsai for Beginners,” with a focus on special challenges that bonsai gardeners face in the Klamath Basin’s cool climate.Read More
Key Club members at Henley High School spent their holiday break making a special Christmas quilt for senior classmate Cameron Caldwell, who is undergoing chemotherapy for osteosarcoma at Doernbecher Children’s Hospital in Portland.Read More
Bonanza Elementary students shared stories, conversation, songs and holiday cheer Tuesday with residents of two Klamath Falls senior living homes.
In what Bonanza staff say will likely be a new tradition, two fifth-grade classes, a third-grade class and a sixth-grade class readied Christmas carols and created homemade cards to share when they visited Pacifica Senior Living and Shasta Place.Read More
Dennis Zullo walked around the foundation of Henley Middle School’s new classroom building, inspecting progress of the work so far and discussing plans with a contractor, which include pouring concrete for the foundation as soon as next week.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
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
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
WILSONVILLE, Ore. – This Saturday, 48 new Medical Lab Science graduates will enter the region’s workforce after graduating from a rigorous bachelor’s degree program at Oregon Institute of Technology, “Oregon Tech,” and OHSU. The MLS program has a stunning job placement rate of nearly 100 percent within three to six months of graduation. Approximately half of the graduates have jobs at graduation; many are offered immediate positions from their externship sites.Read More