Students Display Kindness on the Court

PORT ORFORD, Ore. — High school athletes aren’t usually praised for letting an opponent score, but during this one game, on this one night, two baskets meant a lot more than just four points on the score board. Two weeks ago, the Pacific Pirates took on the Camas Valley Hornets for Pacific High School’s Senior … Continue reading »

Local Choir to Perform at Carnegie Hall

EUGENE, Ore. — Many musicians call it an opportunity of lifetime, performing at Carnegie Hall. That opportunity is here now for the South Eugene High School Choir. Fundraising efforts are underway to make sure every student who wants to go to New York, can go. The 100-member choir received the invitation last year to Carnegie … Continue reading »

Students Return to Campus

EUGENE, Ore. — Students are back on campus at the University of Oregon and many say they’re excited to be back in Eugene now that the Ducks are heading to the National Championship game. Sunday afternoon students were buying books for this quarter and some duck gear at the Duck Store. Students say, the atmosphere … Continue reading »

Back to School Tips

EUGENE, Ore. — Schools in Oregon start a week from Tuesday and this means parents are preparing to help their children transition back to school. Sometimes it’s hard because kids have spent the last three months hanging with friends and going to summer camps. Dan West, a local teacher from Oregon Connections Academy, stopped by … Continue reading »

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 »

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