VIBES School Seeks Full-Day Kindergarten

MEDFORD, Ore. — A first-year charter school in Medford wants to expand and help younger students get a leg up on their education, but some school board members say they want to see more results before that can happen. VIBES Charter School, which operates inside Kids Unlimited, will ask the school board to add full-day … Continue reading »

Kids Unlimited Thanksgiving Dinner

MEDFORD, Ore. — In just a few hours, hundreds will be sitting down for an early Thanksgiving meal, which is why people are preparing for the Annual Kids Unlimited Thanksgiving Dinner. Every year the dinner serves hundreds of meals to families in need. This year, the meal is being held inside the new Vibes Charter … Continue reading »

Turkey and Trimmings Donations Needed

MEDFORD, Ore. — An annual Thanksgiving dinner for families in the Rogue Valley is looking for help making the feast a reality.  Each year Kids Unlimited invites the students it serves and their families for Thanksgiving dinner. This year it will be held inside the organization’s new charter school, Vibes, on the Wednesday before Thanksgiving. … Continue reading »

VIBES Charter School Prepares to Open

MEDFORD, Ore. — The Kids Unlimited public charter school, Vibes, opens on Monday. Officials say there is still a  lot of work to be done, but despite the time crunch, everything will be set up and ready to go for the first day of school. On Saturday, teachers are moving into their classrooms. “I wasn’t able … Continue reading »

VIBES Charter School Set To Open Monday

MEDFORD, Ore. — Six new classrooms are in the final stages of construction at Kids Unlimited, and while they’re full of paint supplies and tools now, come Monday they’ll have desks full of students. “We thought it was really important to start as soon as possible, part of our extension is to actually open a … Continue reading »

Vibes Charter School Now Enrolling

MEDFORD, Ore. – Kid’s Unlimited’s Vibes Charter School is now enrolling. After a long approval process the school is accepting applications for first through third graders. The school will base its curriculum on the “STEAM” model. That’s similar to the commonly used STEM model of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics – but with arts added. … Continue reading »

Kids Unlimited Charter School

MEDFORD, Ore. — The Medford School Board has voted to support Kids Unlimited’s proposed charter school, but first some physical changes need to happen before the school opens. Kids Unlimited Executive Director Tom Cole said there were questions about its current facility on Riverside Avenue. He says he wants to make changes to better define … Continue reading »

School Board Hears Charter School Pitch

MEDFORD, Ore. – Officials with Medford’s Kids Unlimited presented their plans to create a new charter school during a Medford School Board meeting Monday night. Executive Director Tom Cole and several Kids Unlimited board members spoke to school board members during a public forum, asking them to approve the proposed “Vibes” charter school, which would … Continue reading »

Kids Unlimited Celebrates Anniversary

MEDFORD, Ore. — A Medford organization is celebrating its 15 year anniversary and some community members say they don’t know what they would have done without them. Friday night, community members will come together and reflect on the accomplishments of Kids Unlimited over the past 15 years. Executive Director of Kids Unlimited, Tom Cole, says … Continue reading »

Event Offers Christmas Meals To Hungry

MEDFORD, Ore. — Medford resident Jennifer Wright had plenty of Christmas spirit despite falling on hard times. “I just recently lost a job so it wasn’t as eventful as we thought it was going to be,” said Wright. Wright and hundreds of others came to Kids Unlimited in Medford Christmas Day for the annual “Feed … Continue reading »