Interview: Back-to-School Swag

EUGENE, Ore. — A new school year is about to start and students, whether elementary, middle school, high school or college will be stocking up on supplies. Staples Manager Jim Grant joined us live in the studio at KEZI 9 News This Morning to tell us all about the must-have items for this school year. … Continue reading »

Backpacks for Back-to-School Drive

EUGENE, Ore. – KEZI 9 News and Oregon Community Credit Union kicked off the annual Backpacks for Back-to-School drive, Monday. Last year, more than 2,000 kids in the community received backpacks and school supplies through this event. Mayor Kitty Piercy and Springfield Mayor Christine Lundberg attended the kickoff event at the Bi-Mart on 18th Avenue … Continue reading »

Local Freshmen Attend Orientation

EUGENE, Ore. — It’s goodbye, summer break and hello, school this week for many students across Western Oregon. Thursday both 4J and Springfield high schools held freshman orientation. Sheldon officially starts Friday, but Thursday staff members helped orient about 350 incoming freshmen. Students got their schedules, went to class and even toured campus to learn … Continue reading »

Local School Districts Begin Changes

EUGENE, Ore. — It’s back-to-school week for thousands of families in Western Oregon. Some schools already started. Other students head back to class Thursday. All students will be back by Friday. 4J, Bethel and Springfield say they each have some exciting changes. “It’s exciting to see the kids back,” said Sheldon Berman, Superintendent of Eugene School … Continue reading »

Springfield Kicks Off New School Year

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The Springfield School District kicked off the start to their school year with their annual State of the Schools Address. This year’s event ended a little differently than in years past. Springfield School District Superintendent Nancy Golden gave the annual address. Golden, who is entering her tenth year as superintendent of the … Continue reading »

Students Head Back to School

EUGENE, Ore. — September is here, and kids across western Oregon are getting ready to head back to school. School starts Wednesday for K through eighth graders in Eugene’s 4J School District. Ninth graders start on Thursday; other students start on Friday. For Springfield schools, classes start on Thursday for K through sixth grade and … Continue reading »

Resale Sales Remain Healthy

EUGENE, Ore. — Labor Day weekend is synonymous with back-to-school sales. Big stores are offering deals from clothing to sports gear. Resale remains healthy. According to the Association of Resale Professonals, there are currently more than 25,000 resale shops in the U.S., and they are attracting consumers from all economic levels. Sales are also up. … Continue reading »

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