Charter Schools Seeing Rapid Growth

MEDFORD, Ore. — The high demand for charter schools in southern Oregon has enrollment going up, and some schools are now looking to expand. All three of Medford’s charter schools have seen a higher number of students over the past few years. Monday night, the Medford School Board voted 4 to 1 to allow Vibes … Continue reading »

Board Approves Kindergarten for Vibes

MEDFORD, Ore. — At Monday night’s meeting, Medford Board of Education voted 4-1 in favor of full day kindergarten to be added to the Vibes Charter School program. The board also unanimously approved 4th grade to be added as well. Up until now, Vibes only offered grades one, two, and three. Administrators say this is … Continue reading »

Vibes Vying for Kindergarten

MEDFORD, Ore. — A major expansion could be on the way for Medford’s newest charter school. On Monday, the Medford School Board will vote on an application from Vibes’ Charter School to create a full-day kindergarten program. If accepted, the kindergarten classrooms would be built in what is now the front reception and events area … Continue reading »

VIBES School Seeks Full-Day Kindergarten

MEDFORD, Ore. — A first-year charter school in Medford wants to expand and help younger students get a leg up on their education, but some school board members say they want to see more results before that can happen. VIBES Charter School, which operates inside Kids Unlimited, will ask the school board to add full-day … Continue reading »

Kids Unlimited Thanksgiving Dinner

MEDFORD, Ore. — In just a few hours, hundreds will be sitting down for an early Thanksgiving meal, which is why people are preparing for the Annual Kids Unlimited Thanksgiving Dinner. Every year the dinner serves hundreds of meals to families in need. This year, the meal is being held inside the new Vibes Charter … Continue reading »

VIBES Charter School Prepares to Open

MEDFORD, Ore. — The Kids Unlimited public charter school, Vibes, opens on Monday. Officials say there is still a  lot of work to be done, but despite the time crunch, everything will be set up and ready to go for the first day of school. On Saturday, teachers are moving into their classrooms. “I wasn’t able … 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 »

Vibes Charter School Now Enrolling

MEDFORD, Ore. – Kid’s Unlimited’s Vibes Charter School is now enrolling. After a long approval process the school is accepting applications for first through third graders. The school will base its curriculum on the “STEAM” model. That’s similar to the commonly used STEM model of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics – but with arts added. … Continue reading »