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 »

School Delays for Thursday December 19th

Due to very icy conditions in the Three Rivers School District,  several schools are on a two-hour delay, including: North Valley Sigh School. Fleming Middle School. Manzanita Elementary School… Fort Vannoy Elementary School. The Merlin Alternative Center. Vineyard Christian School. All other schools in the Three Rivers School District are open as usual.

Schools Playing Catch-up After Snow

GRANTS PASS, Ore. – After more than a week off from classes, several schools across Southern Oregon are playing catch up. Schools in both the Three Rivers and Rogue River school districts have been out of class for 10 days, after the winter storm on December 6 dropped snow across the region and caused frozen … Continue reading »

Still No School for Some Districts

ROGUE RIVER, Ore. — Although many school districts were back in session over the past few days, the snow and ice was still causing some cancellations on Friday. Ever since the snow came down last week, and the cold temperatures caused the roads to be frozen over with ice, both the Rogue River School District … Continue reading »

Bus Drivers on Watch for Suspicious Man

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — All schools in the Grants Pass School District are on high alert as police continue to search for a suspicious man. Last week in two separate incidents, police say a man was trying to lure students into his van and was also taking pictures of them near bus stops. The first … Continue reading »

Area Schools Coming to an End for Good

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Several Southern Oregon and Northern California schools have a little more than a month before they close the books forever. The Three Rivers School District voted to close Jerome Prairie Elementary School on Monday night. In addition, Klamath Falls School District has decided to close Fairview Elementary School. Siskiyou county is … Continue reading »

School District Fights for Extra Deputy

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. — One day after a school shooting in Texas and weeks after the tragedy in Sandy Hook a local school district is trying to figure out how they can prevent similar incidents. Three Rivers School District officials held a meeting last night to discuss ways they can better protect the kids. In … Continue reading »

Jerome Prairie Elementary Could Close

GRANTS PASS, Ore. – Enrollment in the Three Rivers School District has declined by thousands of students in the last 12 years. Now, school officials say they’re in a tough spot budget-wise. Three Rivers School District is considering several options to save money and that could mean closing Jerome Prairie Elementary School. Principal Lisa Van … Continue reading »

Three Rivers District Wants Extra Deputy

GRANTS PASS,  Ore. — Three  Rivers School District is asking for some of the $4.6 million from the federal timber payment extension. The district says it would like to hire an extra deputy during school hours. Superintendent Dan Huber-Kantola, says the sheriff and Oregon State Police are the only two resources available to help for … Continue reading »