Young Chefs Compete for Best Sandwich

EUGENE, Ore. — Young chefs from across the Eugene School District faced off in a culinary competition on Saturday. Students submitted recipes for different sandwiches and the top competitors from that round headed to a cook-off at Sheldon High School. They prepared samples and presented them to a panel of judges to taste.  

Vaccination Opt Out Guidelines Changing

EUGENE, Ore. — Oregon parents who choose to opt out of vaccinating their kids will have to follow some new guidelines before getting the exemption. Legislation that passed in July goes into effect March 1. It’ll require any parents who want to opt out of vaccinating their kids to get a note signed by a … Continue reading »

Court in Session at Springfield High

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. –    Court was in session Wednesday for more than 100 Springfield High School students. The Oregon Court of Appeals “Traveling Bench” visits schools around the state, trying to give students an opportunity to see court in action. The students, who are all enrolled in Springfield’s Government class, witnessed three genuine cases, where legitimate … Continue reading »

High-Tech School Security System

  ALBANY, Ore.–  In the event of an emergency, time  is the most critical factor. Now, a high-tech security system designed to keep keep children safer could be coming to schools in Linn County. It couldn’t have come at a better time, especially after the foiled bomb threat at West Albany High School. It’s a cutting … Continue reading »

Schools to Ditch Letter Grading System

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Schools in Oregon will be ditching the traditional letter grading system. Next school year, House Bill 2220 will require all teachers to use a grading scale based on a student’s knowledge of the material. That means grades equals proficiency. “We would like to know that an ‘A’ in this geometry class at … Continue reading »

Students March for Education Funding

SALEM, Ore.– Hundreds of students from more than 15 schools marched to the Capitol steps to ask legislators to make higher education more affordable. At the rally in Salem, students demanded increases to higher education budgets including: $850 million for universities, $510 million for community colleges, $15 million for the Oregon Opportunity Grant, Oregon’s only … Continue reading »

Churchill Models Common Schedule

EUGENE, Ore. — There seems to be a growing division at 4J. Students, teachers and staff are concerned about the new high school common schedule. While the district is planning to move all of the schools onto the same schedule this fall, one school has already made the transition. When the bell rings at Churchill … Continue reading »

Churchill Raves about Common Schedule

EUGENE, Ore. — Many Eugene parents are up in arms about all high schools moving to a common schedule, but Churchill High School already adopted the schedule and administrators are raving about it. The school is on a trimester system. During that trimester, a student has the same five, 70-minute classes every day. This replaced … Continue reading »

Willamette Culinary Students to Compete

EUGENE, Ore. — The two-time state champion, Willamette High School Culinary Team, is competing for its third title this weekend in Portland, and members will do it without any fancy kitchen tools. Picture The Food Network, Iron Chef or Chopped, but instead of a fancy kitchen, state-of-the-art utensils and a sous chef, the students get … Continue reading »

Oregon Hockey: Flying Under The Radar

EUGENE, Ore. — “Oregon hockey has a little bit of something for everyone,” said defenseman and team coordinator Matt Hanlon. “It’s got the speed, the hitting, and it also has some finesse–some romance to it.” The Oregon Hockey Team is probably the most entertaining Ducks team you haven’t seen yet. “It’s nonstop. We [change shifts] … Continue reading »

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