Russell Named Gatorade National POY

Springfield forward Mercedes Russell: WNBA Champion Maya Moore: Springfield head coach Bill Wagner: Courtesy: Fleishman-Hillard Inc. SPRINGFIELD, Ore.– In its 28th year of honoring the nation’s best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, in collaboration with USA TODAY High School Sports, today announced Mercedes Russell of Springfield High School (Springfield, Ore.) as its 2012-13 Gatorade … Continue reading »

Project Beautifies Springfield School

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The beautification process is under way at Springfield High School. Thursday was phase two of the project that includes repaving some areas and putting in new benches. The Springfield Education Foundation is leading the charge, but some former students are also getting their hands dirty. “School budgets just don’t have this kind … Continue reading »

Students Create Sportsmanship Project

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The Civil War is long gone, but students from two local high schools are using the annual game to teach an important lesson. Seniors at Thurston and Springfield are taking part in a program called “Putting the Civil Back in Civil War.” The goal is for older students to teach elementary students … Continue reading »

Civil War Fight Song Fundraiser Returns

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — To help raise funds for equipment, the Springfield High School Band will play either the Oregon or Oregon State fight song anywhere in the Eugene-Springfield area to get fans and businesses riled up for the big game. There are still slots open for Wednesday, November 21st. The cost is $40 per song, … Continue reading »

State of the Schools Address Wednesday

SPRINGFIELD, Ore —  Springfield School District Superintendent Nancy Golden will give her annual State of the Schools address Wednesday morning. Golden, who is entering her tenth year as Superintendent of the district, will highlight achievements from last year, as well as share her goals and visions for this upcoming school year. The event will take … Continue reading »

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