Parents Awaiting Details on Strike Plans

MEDFORD, Ore. — If a strike goes into effect, about half of Medford’s schools will be closed and the ones that remain open will run two shifts — a morning and afternoon session. Which schools would close and how bus routes would run have not yet been released, which has some parents waiting to find … Continue reading »

Medford SD Back On; Other Closures

MEDFORD, Ore. — Medford Schools will be open Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013. Snow routes will be in effect. Elementary will run a normal school day. Middle and High Schools will run the late-late start schedule as stated on their school calendar. Medford SD is asking parents to refer to your schools specific start time for … Continue reading »

SAT’s Being Canceled for Some Schools

Medford, Ore. — The Grants Pass School District and St. Mary’s School was on schedule to host the SAT’s on Saturday, Dec. 7. That test has been CANCELED due to the school closures today. The SAT at both locations has been rescheduled for Dec. 21. If you have any questions or concerns, call the Educational … Continue reading »

School Closures and Delays

MEDFORD, Ore. — Keep checking this post for a list of school closures for the day. We will post that information here and on social media as it comes to us. SCHOOL CLOSURES: MEDFORD SCHOOL DISTRICT PHOENIX/TALENT SCHOOL DISTRICT ASHLAND SCHOOL DISTRICT CENTRAL POINT SCHOOL DISTRICT GRANTS PASS SCHOOL DISTRICT THREE RIVERS SCHOOL DISTRICT ROGUE … Continue reading »

School Board Approves P.E. Grant

MEDFORD, Ore. — A grant for half a million dollars has been approved by the state and is ready to be used to hire physical education teachers in Medford. That grant money would only cover salary costs of the 10 teachers and not the cost of benefits. The district would have to cover those costs … 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 »

Phoenix-Talent Superintendent to Retire

PHOENIX, Ore. — After a decade of leading the district, Phoenix-Talent Superintendent Ben Bergreen is set to retire by the end of the month. Bergreen is retiring to spend time with his family after 36 years in education. He’ll be replaced by the current Director of Instructional Services Teresa Sayre. School board members say over … Continue reading »

Medford School Consolidation Complete

  MEDFORD, Ore. –  A new distribution center is now up and running for the Medford School District. It is the final piece of what is being called the Medford School District Education Center. The $1.3 million consolidation brings operations from five buildings to one location. Now, all of Medford School District’s functions are operating … Continue reading »