Phoenix HS on Precautionary Lockdown

PHOENIX, Ore. — Phoenix High School is on lockdown Tuesday afternoon after the school received an anonymous phone call that they believed to be a potential threat. A Phoenix Police officer said it involved a potential shooting, however, they said there is no longer a threat. The school has requested a heightened police presence by … Continue reading »

Matthew Goodnature Remembered

PHOENIX, Ore. — It was standing room only in the Phoenix High School auditorium as several hundred people attended Matthew David Goodnature’s memorial. On July 29th, Goodnature was on a break while he was working the Launch Fire. He decided to go on a walk, and apparently fell. Investigators found that Goodnature died of a … Continue reading »

Gas Leak Prompts Lockdown in Phoenix

PHOENIX, Ore. — A gas leak near Phoenix High School has prompted a lockdown this morning. A 3″ diameter pipe burst from a home contstruction project directly across the street from the high school. The fire department did not evacuate the building because winds are not blowing in the direction of the school. Under the … Continue reading »

Phoenix Students Give Out Grants

PHOENIX, Ore. –  Several Phoenix High School students presented $5000 in grants to local organizations on Wednesday night. The school received the funds to give out as part of the Oregon Community Foundation’s Community 101 program. A group of about 15 students works together to hear proposals and conduct site visits to decide where the money should … Continue reading »

Dutch Bros Re-Opening Fundraiser

PHOENIX, Ore. — The Dutch Bros in Phoenix is kicking off it’s grand re-opening today with a fundraiser. Today, all 16-oz drinks will be one dollar, and proceeds from the event will benefit Phoenix High School. The Fern Valley interchange project forced the Phoenix location to relocate. The new Dutch Bros in Phoenix is located … Continue reading »

PHS Students Fundraising with Fireworks

PHOENIX, Ore. — Phoenix High School students are selling fireworks to raise money for marching band camp and choir robes. The school’s music boosters will get 30% of total sales.  Some of that money will go to help student volunteers pay for marching band camp. “This is our one big make it or break it fundraiser … Continue reading »

Taking Flight: Mr. PHS

PHOENIX, Ore. — Flying together, it’s a mother-son date. Just days before Mother’s Day, Angie Whitman and her 5-year old son Antonio headed to Phoenix High School’s Mr. PHS event. The young men showed off their moves and answered random questions, “What would you do if you had a million dollars?” “I would donate it … Continue reading »

Taking Flight: A Sparrow Soars

PHOENIX, Ore. — For the first time since 2008, Phoenix High School has a Sparrow Club. It was launched earlier this a year with a freshman student spearheading the school’s club. Phoenix High School’s Sparrow Club is getting ready for Mr. PHS. It’s a benefit to raise hundreds for their Sparrow; flyers are being put … Continue reading »

Phoenix Residents Honor Newtown Victims

PHOENIX, Ore., – One week after the tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., people in the Rogue Valley looked for a way to honor the memory of the victims. More than 20 people arrived at the track at Phoenix High School on Friday afternoon to participate in an event dedicated to … Continue reading »