2 Dead, 4 Wounded in WA School Shooting

MARYSVILLE, Wash. (CNN) — A student opened fire at a Washington State high school Friday, killing one person, and wounding four others. The suspect then took his own life. It happened at Marysville-Pilchuck High School– north of Seattle. Students describe the scene at horrific. “I jumped under the table as fast as I could”, a … Continue reading »

Airman Surprises Sister at Graduation

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — High school graduation usually comes with a grad party and gifts, but for Camille Poe, it came with something money can’t buy. The Cottage Grove High School student had just reached the end of the stage to accept her diploma, when she heard her name called not by a school officials, … Continue reading »

High School Robot Project a Success

EUGENE, Ore. — A team of Eugene high school students brought a robot to life and faced off with students from across the Pacific Northwest at the Portland championships. On Friday, the public has a chance to see the robot, named Byter. Students say they use controls to let it move and spin around, catch … Continue reading »

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 »