District Plans for Potential Strike

MEDFORD Ore. — A regular, public school board meeting went on for about ten minutes at the school district office Wednesday morning. Afterward, an executive session was called after the board declared a state of emergency, and district officials are bracing — deal or no deal. “We’ve been staffing up, we are putting together a … Continue reading »

Salon Gives Students Fresh New Look

MEDFORD, Ore. — A fresh cut, a new style and a new frame of mind–that’s what Jimy Angel with Salon Vivid hoped the 30 students from VIBES Charter School would walk away with after stopping in Monday afternoon. The salon and its employees volunteered their time on what is typically a day off to pick … Continue reading »

New Shady Cove Security System in Place

SHADY COVE, Ore. — A new state of the art, high-tech security system installed at Shady Cove school is in full swing. It’s the first year using the system and the school is  the first in the country using it to protect students. Parents say they are comforted knowing their child will be safe at … 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 »

Enrollment Could Affect Teacher Hiring

MEDFORD, Ore., – As teachers begin preparing their classrooms for the upcoming school year, officials say there’s a chance new teachers could be joining them soon. According to the Medford School District, the number of elementary school students who show up to class in the first few weeks of the year will determine whether additional … Continue reading »