Jerome Prairie Elementary School Closes

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Students at one Southern Oregon elementary school celebrated the start of summer when the bell rang at the end of the day. School faculty and alumni, on the other hand, fought back tears signaling the end of a historic school. When the bell rang for the final time at Jerome Prairie … Continue reading »

Jerome Prairie School to Close

NEAR GRANTS PASS, Ore. — After years of speculation, a Southern Oregon elementary school will close its doors for good, because of budget cuts. Parents say they’ve held out hope for years that Jerome Prairie Elementary School would stay open, but now it’s official: the school going to be closing its doors by next fall. … Continue reading »

Jerome Prairie Elementary Could Close

GRANTS PASS, Ore. – Enrollment in the Three Rivers School District has declined by thousands of students in the last 12 years. Now, school officials say they’re in a tough spot budget-wise. Three Rivers School District is considering several options to save money and that could mean closing Jerome Prairie Elementary School. Principal Lisa Van … Continue reading »