Medford Superintendent’s First Day

MEDFORD, Ore. —  Tuesday marked the first day of school for hundreds of kids in the Rogue Valley.  It was also Dr. Brian Shumate’s first official day as superintendent of the Medford School District. He spent the day visiting several local schools, where he was meeting teachers, principals, and students.   Shumate said he plans on paying visits … Continue reading »

Superintendent Files Tort Claim

MEDFORD, Ore. — The superintendent of the Three Rivers School District has filed a tort claim against the school board on grounds of retaliation and harassment. NewsWatch 12 received a copy of the letter notifying the school board of the tort claim from Superintendent Patricia Adams’ attorney. In the letter, Adams’ attorney states the harassment … Continue reading »

Superintendent Search to Move Quickly

MEDFORD, Ore. — While Medford students are enjoying the second week of spring break, Tuesday the school board will begin reviewing applicants for their superintendent search. Current superintendent, Dr. Phil Long, will retire at the end of June. To assist in the search, an agency out of Iowa that specializes in hiring superintendents has been … Continue reading »

Superintendent Search Continues

MEDFORD, Ore. — While the teachers’ strike has come to an end in the Medford School District, the search for a new superintendent continues. “We’re not just looking for a superintendent of schools, we’re looking for a key leader in our community,” said Medford School Board Chair Jeff Thomas. Current superintendent, Dr. Phil Long, announced … Continue reading »

Central Point Superintendent Search

CENTRAL POINT, Ore.– Central Point School District is looking for a new superintendent and part of the requirements for the job are being written up by the community he or she will serve. A new person will be taking on the leadership role at District 6, but before that happens, community members gathered to give their … Continue reading »