Jackson Elementary Fire Confirmed Arson

[UPDATE 12:04 P.M.] Medford Police confirm the fire at Jackson Elementary was an arson. MEDFORD, Ore. —¬†Classes have resumed¬†after a fire broke out at Jackson Elementary early Thursday morning. Officials said the small fire happened between the cafeteria and the health building on campus. According to the school district’s information officer, emergency evacuation protocols were … Continue reading »

Program Preparing Kids for Kindergarten

MEDFORD, Ore. — One Medford elementary school is offering a program where young students can practice for kindergarten. An open house for the new program is being held at Jackson Elementary School. The brand new “Family Neighborhood Center” is opening its doors to students up to five-years-old in hopes of getting them prepared for kindergarten. … Continue reading »

2nd Grade Students Make a Book

MEDFORD, Ore. — Local elementary students are getting a first-hand look into what goes into the books they read. This year, Mrs. Hayes second grade class at Jackson Elementary School researched, wrote, illustrated and self-published their own book. The classroom volunteer pitched the idea after one student said his book was boring. The 2nd graders … Continue reading »