Taking Flight: Students Welcome Sparrow

Central Point, Ore. – Crater High School students are saying goodbye to one sparrow as they welcome another. The school started its assembly with great news from its 2013-2014 sparrow.  Maidson Branaugh announced, “My tumors are getting better.” The news comes after the 6-year-old spent the last year on a chemo drug to reduce the tumors … Continue reading »

Web Extra: Jabari Parker at Crater High

NBA rookie Jabari Parker talks about attending Southern Oregon Hoops Camp at Crater High School in Central Point.

Bastendorff Poised for Big Season

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. – An uptick in confidence helped pitcher Nolan Bastendorff really take off for the Crater Comets last year. It was an uptick in confidence despite an uptick in velocity, but Bastendorff refused to let his average fastball hold him back. “I really think he was maturing,” Crater head coach Jay Campbell said, … Continue reading »

Local Athletes Struggle for Recognition

EAGLE POINT, Ore. – In 2013, Crater football players Derrick Turituri and RJ Morgan signed letters of intent to play for the University of Arizona. Comets head coach John Beck reflected on the challenges those athletes faced. “The University of Arizona coaches said Northern California and Southern Oregon are the most under-recruited areas in the nation,” Beck said. … Continue reading »

Police Investigate Teacher’s Assistant

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — Central Point Police are looking into allegations of inappropriate or illegal conduct between one employee and a student at Crater High School. The Central Point School District has removed that employee from its high school campus. Students resumed class today, including one student involved in an alleged illegal incident with an … Continue reading »

Alleged Misconduct at Crater High School

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — Central Point Police are investigating the “possibility of inappropriate or illegal conduct” between a student and a member of staff at Crater High School. Central Point Police say they were contacted by Crater High School Administration last Friday after they learned of the possible alleged misconduct. Police say the School District … Continue reading »

Taking Flight: Bird’s Eye View

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — The proof is in the numbers: 290, 650, another 650, and even 1,000. It’s all additional money raised for Crater High School’s sparrow. Seniors touched by Addi Irey showed off their senior projects during the school’s night of internship and senior project presentations. But one student spent her year getting a … Continue reading »

Students Study Crash Math

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — High school students sometimes stare at the board and wonder if they will ever need to use some of the lessons taught in their textbooks. On Tuesday, pre-calculus students at Crater High School got the chance to apply what they have learned to something the Jackson Count Sheriff’s Office deals with … Continue reading »

Students Return To Crater High

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — Students are back in class at Crater High School after a water main burst shut down its Renaissance Academy, one of three buildings on campus, for roughly a week. The Renaissance Academy that students and teachers are returning to isn’t the same as the one they left behind. While most of … Continue reading »

Crater High School Recovers From Flood

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — School is back in session for Crater High School. Students return Tuesday from over a week-long hiatus after a broken water main damaged one of the buildings on campus. The school has constructed modular classrooms in order to make up for the parts of the campus that are still damaged. Principal … Continue reading »

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