(Grades 3-5): Your student can get their daily reading in by listening to Sarah, Plain and Tall by Patricia MacLachlan. Read about a family in the late nineteenth century who invites a woman to become their new wife and mother. Catch part 2, tomorrow at the same time and place.
(Grade 4-12): Grab your ukulele and get ready to play! In this episode, students will learn four chords. They’ll learn how to tune a ukulele and how to strum. By the end of this lesson, your student will have practiced several simple songs.
(Grades K-5): Use science to make slime! Get ready for some fun experiments including creating slime and elephant’s toothpaste. You’ll also find out why these cool experiments do what they do. Optional tools for slime: borax/glue/2 plastic bags/water/food coloring. Optional tools for elephant toothpaste: hydrogen peroxide/plastic bottle/yeast/cup/dish soap/spoon/water/food coloring.
(Grades 1-6): Bugs-R-Us is visiting Medford Anywhere Learning TV with a virtual trip to the ocean. Oregon has one of the most diverse costal ecosystems on the planet and now it’s coming to YOU! Explore sea life using models and real specimens as we discuss the fish, plant, bird and mammal life along the Oregon Beaches.
Tuesday, May 26 morning weather
Memorial Day Ceremony in Grants Pass
A business in Medford is opening its doors for the first time while the world deals with the coronavirus pandemic.
After a year with the University of San Diego, Jessica Pistole, who helped lead the SOU Softball team to their first national championship, is returning as the head coach for the Raiders.
Clouds will increase tonight. We'll see a mix of clouds and sun tomorrow with still some pretty warm temperatures. It will be getting hotter later in the week.
Monday, May 25 afternoon weather. Warm temperatures will impact the region today.
(Grades 3-8): Grab your virtual hiking boots and virtually head to Forest Park to learn about the different aspects of a forest community. In this episode you’ll learn about biodiversity and why it’s important. Plus, learn more about the five features of a forest - fauna, flora, fire, fungus and future.
(Grades 5-8): Listen to a reading of the book that inspired the movie, A Wrinkle in Time. Hear how the main characters manipulate space and time to rescue their dad.
(Grades 6-12): This episode showcases the talents of three singers from Medford High Schools who will represent southern Oregon in a state solo festival. You’ll hear their performances and watch as they work with a clinician on vocal skills.
(Grades 5-8): This episode is packed full of reading recommendations for 5th - 8th graders. Hear about adventures, mysteries, funny books and non-fiction books. Parents, listen closely in the second half to learn about how this year’s summer reading program will work. Some of the book recommendations have serious themes that may not be suitable for children under 5th grade.
Monday, May 25 morning weather. Warm weather and passing clouds will be observed today.
Sunday, May 24 evening weather. Partly cloudy skies will continue around the region tonight.
Sunday, May 24 morning weather. Passing clouds and warm conditions will impact the region today.
Saturday, May 23 evening weather. Warm and dry conditions will continue through the weekend.
Saturday, May 23 morning weather. Sunny and warm conditions will impact the region this week.
Nate Bittle wins Prep Boys Basketball Player of the Year
The City of Ashland is deciding what's next for the city hall building
Expect dry weather through the holiday weekend with overall brighter skies and warming temperatures. Next week is looking much hotter for our region.
Grants Pass optimistic amid tax revenue loss
Ashland projects millions in tax revenue losses
Tax revenue takes big hit during COVID-19
MSD pledges up to $22,500 in matched funds for donations to the school district's scholarships.
With donations to scholarships down 50 percent because of the financial impacts of COVID-19, the Medford School District plans to match up to $22,500 in donations.
Eagle Point and Grants Pass Memorial Day ceremonies will go on
Every day, the Southern Oregon community shows how strong it can be in the face of a global pandemic. NewsWatch 12 and its local business partners are sharing messages of hope in an effort to keep #SouthernOregonStrong.
Friday, May 22 afternoon weather. Temperatures will warm up this weekend.
Friday, May 22 morning weather. Partly cloudy to mostly sunny skies will be in the area today with mild temperatures.
Rogue Valley Farm to School and Fry Family Farm hand out thousands of boxes of fresh produce
St. Mary's holds drive-in graduation for Class of 2020
Cool and dry for your Friday with a mix of clouds and sunshine for most of the region. This weekend will be dry and warmer with temperatures getting back up above average.
Hospitality industry pivots amid COVID-19
Hotels sold out for holiday weekend
(Grades 2-8): Where does the electricity in your home come from? In this episode, students will learn several ways that electricity is generated. Students will also witness many science experiments that demonstrate the four parts of a circuit.
(Grades PreK-2): Practice reading to understand information while listening to The Word Collector. Students will apply their reading by becoming word collectors themselves with fun activities that bring the story to life. Optional: Bring a magazine, scissors, paper, marker and a pen.
(Grades 3-6): In the final installation of Dr. Champion’s reading of No Talking find out if the girls or the boys win the no talking challenge. Make sure to find part 1, 2 and 3 on Youtube.
(Grade PreK-2): Learn to be a superhero! In this episode, students will learn about emotions, they’ll do superhero stretches and they’ll learn that not all heroes wear capes. They’ll even get to hear from an everyday hero - an Emergency Room Doctor.
We'll see a slight chance for showers this afternoon with temperatures cooler than average. Tonight will be chilly with lows into the 30s and 40s for many.
if you are interested in adopting or fostering, call the shelter at (541) 779-2916
(Grades 2-3): In this lesson, students will learn about how to be super readers. They’ll learn several questions to ask while reading fiction and non-fiction books. Students will learn how to apply texts to their lives.
(Grades K-2): In this episode, students will learn about pandas while practicing skills of charting what they know, wonder and have learned. Students will read about pandas, learn how to draw a panda and identify the main topics of a story. Optional: Grab a paper and a black & pink marker to take part in the panda drawing.
(Grades 3-6): Check off your student’s daily reading by sitting down for the third part of No Talking by Andrew Clements. If you missed Dr. Champion’s reading of the first two parts - find them on Youtube. Make sure to watch for part 4 at the same time tomorrow.
(Grades 5-6): This episode is specifically meant for the students who will be choosing a band or orchestra instrument to play in the upcoming year, but it is fun and informative for any student interested in music. Your student will get to watch demonstrations of a dozen different instruments. They’ll learn about how the instruments work and what makes them unique.
Thursday, May 21 morning weather
Matt, Caitlin, and Jeff prepare your for the upcoming summer season.
Mostly cloudy and cool for much of the area tomorrow. Showers are possible in Southern Oregon. Warmer and dry for this weekend.
School districts reviewing new CDC guidelines
Data is updated nightly.
Data is updated nightly.
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