Athletes Play with Concussion Symptoms

(CNN) — By now, it’s pretty clear that concussions, caused by any sport, are pretty serious. But researchers are finding a lot of teens who think it’s still ok to keep on playing with a concussion, even when they know it’s dangerous. A new study conducted by doctors at the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, finds high … Continue reading »

Legislature Wants More College Prep

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — With those recently released high school graduation rates, improving education is top of mind for a lot of people, including legislators. Currently a large amount of students are earning college credit before they even send in applications, but a bi-partisan group of Oregon law makers wants to make sure every Oregon high … Continue reading »

Friday Night Blitz – November 2, 2012

New Philomath High School Campus

PHILOMATH, Ore. — Philomath High School students will notice a dramatic change to their surroundings when they head back to class this fall. For the past year, students at the school have been split across two campuses, but now this year, they’ll get to learn at their brand new high school campus. It’s almost unrecognizable.¬†For … Continue reading »

Mandatory Drug Tests for North Bend H.S.

NORTH BEND, Ore. — Students at North Bend High School will now have to take mandatory drug tests. “The World” newspaper reports that the school board approved the drug testing policy Monday night. The new rule applies to all students involved in extra-curricular activities. Students will have to submit to a test before participating in … Continue reading »