School “Gets Inspired” with New Books

ROGUE RIVER, Ore. —  In March, Newswatch 12 and other ABC affiliates asked viewers to nominate schools in need of new books. Rogue River Elementary School received more nominations than any other school in the country, and were able to get new books to replace old or worn books in their library. On Tuesday, several kids … Continue reading »

Rogue Valley SMART Program Gets Books

MEDFORD, Ore. — Some at-risk kids in the Rogue Valley will have the opportunity to take home some new books. Newswatch 12, ABC, and First Book recognized the SMART (Start Making a Reader Today) program and awarded 2500 books to the organization through the Be Inspired Campaign. The program consists of over 700 volunteers dedicating time once … Continue reading »

Rogue River School to Receive New Books

ROGUE RIVER, Ore. — The ABC Network and “First Book” reached across the country last month to find schools in need of new books through the “Be Inspired” campaign. NewsWatch 12 asked the community to participate by nominating schools and programs deserving of new books for kids. Southern Oregon entered more nominations than any other … Continue reading »