School Bond Back on Springfield Ballot

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — For the second time in a year, voters will again have the opportunity to improve their schools. The Springfield School Board approved a measure Monday night that will put a $71 million bond on the November ballot. This year’s measure is about ten million more than voters turned down last fall. Part … Continue reading »

Failed Bond Measure Focus of Forum

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The Springfield School District heard valuable feedback as it continues to search for answers following last year’s failed bond measure. The district held an open forum Tuesday at Hamlin Middle School. They asked people to share their thoughts about the failed bond measure. The $62.5 million bond would have helped rebuild Hamlin … Continue reading »

Kids Play Real Game of Life

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Some fifth graders in Springfield got the chance to see what it would be like to get married, get a job, and live adult life. The activity is supposed to be a life-sized adaptation of the Milton Bradley board game Life. On Friday, a group of eighth grade students at Hamlin middle … Continue reading »

School Mourns Loss of Carlos Perez

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Heavy hearts Friday at Hamlin Middle School as Carlos Perez’ teachers and classmates mourned the loss of their friend. Carlos died early Friday morning, after being critically injured in a car accident on January 18. “Unfortunately today was the devastation,” said Kevin Wright, the Principal of Hamlin Middle School. ”We got the news … Continue reading »