SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Dance teams from all over Oregon were at Thurston High School Saturday competing for a spot in the state competition. Teams need a score of 65 points to qualify for the final round of the state competition. If they don’t make that score, they’ll have to compete in a qualifying round instead. … Continue reading »
High school basketball season is underway. For the first Roundball Wrap of 2014, watch highlights from 11 games from around Western Oregon, including our Game of the Week between Churchill and Central Catholic. Jake Zivin and Erik Elken kick off our 2014 prep basketball coverage with scores as well.
EUGENE, Ore. — The local rotary club is working to bring younger generations under its wings. Rotarians say Springfield High School, Thurston High School, Sheldon High School and Churchill High School all have groups called interact clubs. Churchill’s advisor says it’s more than just stirring interest in the youth, it’s about instilling a passion in … Continue reading »
SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Some students at Thurston High School applied what they’re learning in the classroom to the real world. The business class has partnered with the Conestoga Huts Project. Students in Luanne Johnson’s Introduction to Business class say they’re excited to get the ball rolling on their project to help promote the Conestoga huts. … Continue reading »
SPRINGFIELD, Ore — Tuesday marks a day that many residents of the Eugene/Springfield area remember vividly, the shooting at Thurston High School in Springfield. In the early morning of May 21, 1998, 15 year-old Kip Kinkel shot and killed his parents before going to the school and opening fire in the cafeteria. Two students were … Continue reading »
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 »