Taking Flight: Luau for a Sparrow

As a local first grader went up against cancer, Eagle Point Middle School students were there to help him fight. In the video above, NewsWatch 12′s Danielle Craig explains how saying “Aloha” is helping one local boy take flight.

Taking Flight: Legacy of Love

MEDFORD, Ore. — A family who was once taken under Sparrow Clubs’ wing when their child was adopted as a Sparrow is now giving back. For the first time. The Ethan Jostad Foundation is getting involved as sponsors. In a recent Sparrow assembly, McLoughlin Middle School was introduced to their Sparrow: a 4-year-old battling leukemia. … Continue reading »

Taking Flight: Lila

MEDFORD, Ore. — The non-profit organization, Sparrow Clubs is expanding, reaching new students while helping another child in need. For the first time, Logos Charter School is adopting a Sparrow. It’s not only a first for Logos, it’s also a first for Sparrow Clubs: adopting a child to home-schooled students. For a group of home-schooled … Continue reading »

Taking Flight: Forgotten Carols

Friday was opening night for North Medford High School’s Musical, “Forgotten Carols”. The play was put together entirely by a high school senior. NewsWatch 12′s Danielle Craig has more on how the high school students are taking the stage to help their Sparrow take flight.

Taking Flight: A Sparrow’s Wings

MEDFORD, Ore. — A Southern Oregon school got the chance to meet its Sparrow for the first time today as the students wrap up this year’s involvement in Sparrow Clubs. This year, Rogue Valley Adventist Academy completed more hours of community service than there are students. 2-year-old Mateo Lopez is getting ready for only his … 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 »

Taking Flight: Medford Madness

MEDFORD, Ore. — March Madness is taking over at least one of the Rogue Valley’s Sparrow Clubs. South Medford High School hosted “Medford Madness”, pitting South Medford High School teachers against North Medford High School teachers. South Medford High School students adopted 4-year-old Adryan Banuelos-Carrillo as their Sparrow.  Almost two years ago, Adryan jumped off … Continue reading »