Grants Pass Kindergarten Expansion

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Grants Pass School District Seven is moving forward plans for full-day kindergarten. To make this happen, the schools will need more space. Right now the ground work is being laid to make room for expansion. The plan is to build on two classrooms to the six elementary schools in the district. … Continue reading »

Board Approves Kindergarten for Vibes

MEDFORD, Ore. — At Monday night’s meeting, Medford Board of Education voted 4-1 in favor of full day kindergarten to be added to the Vibes Charter School program. The board also unanimously approved 4th grade to be added as well. Up until now, Vibes only offered grades one, two, and three. Administrators say this is … Continue reading »

Full-Day Kindergarten to Start Early

EAGLE POINT, Ore. — The state of Oregon will require all schools to offer a full-day kindergarten during the 2015-16 school year. But a Southern Oregon school district is starting a year early. A team from Eagle Point school district attended a summit in Salem where they learned from other districts in the state about … Continue reading »

Jackson County District 9 Budget Plans

EAGLE POINT, Ore.–¬†¬†Jackson County District 9 is making final preparations for next year’s budget. While they are keeping a close eye on enrollment, they are also taking on some new initiatives to bring some kids back into the district. Last year, the district says there were about 400 kids in the area who were enrolled … Continue reading »

Schools Push for Full-Day Kindergarten

WHITE CITY, Ore. — One southern Oregon school district wants to give more educational hours to younger students, and they could get a head start ahead of the rest of the state. Administrators in the Eagle Point school district are reviewing a plan to start full-day kindergarten this fall. That’s a year early; the state … Continue reading »