Programs Help Local Students Graduate

MEDFORD, Ore. – A study revealed this week says Oregon students graduate at a rate of about 72%. Here in southern Oregon, many students are thriving regardless of their economic background. Some schools in Klamath hit 90% graduation rates. Thanks to a fifth year of high school. Even Medford’s Central High School is seeing graduation … Continue reading »

Oregon Graduation Rates Increase

MEDFORD, Ore. – 72% of Oregon high school students are graduating on time. This information comes from a new statewide survey revealed today. That’s about a 3% increase from the year before. Graduation rates have increased, not only in affluent communities, but also in so called “at risk” communities. Experts say these gains are indicative … Continue reading »

Part of Spring Break Spent in School

MEDFORD, Ore. — There’s about two months left before graduation in the Medford School District, and some students at South Medford High School are using this second week of spring break to make sure they’ll be ready to go. The calendar says spring break, but seniors at South Medford high school are anxious to graduate. … Continue reading »

Students Upset With Senior Class Funds

EAGLE POINT, Ore. — Seniors at Eagle Point High School said over the past four years they have raised money to pay for graduation celebrations. “We sell glow sticks at those dances, we’ve sold water, we’ve done Valagrams, we did pizza cards, and we put on prom for the senior class our junior year,” said … Continue reading »