Strep Throat Death Causes School Closure

SAMS VALLEY, Ore. — Strep throat is being blamed for the sudden illness and death of a school staff member at Sams Valley Elementary School. Because the illness came on so fast, and had such a severe result, the school was closed for cleaning Wednesday, and will remain closed Thursday. The Jackson County Public Health … Continue reading »

Central Point Schools Above Average

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — The Central Point School District ranks in the top third of the state, according to the new Oregon report card. 70% of their schools ranked above average on statewide assessments and graduations rates, along with SAT scores and student performance and growth. The new report card compares “like” schools across the … Continue reading »

Walk To School Day

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. – On a day when fall-like weather finally arrived in Southern Oregon, teachers, students, parents, brothers and sisters gathered to walk or ride bikes to school. It’s part of the Annual Walk and Bike To School Day. Students, parents, brothers and sisters, teachers and other staffers gathered at the Premier West Bank … Continue reading »

Central Point Superintendent Search

CENTRAL POINT, Ore.– Central Point School District is looking for a new superintendent and part of the requirements for the job are being written up by the community he or she will serve. A new person will be taking on the leadership role at District 6, but before that happens, community members gathered to give their … Continue reading »