Open Doors for All

Open Doors for All By Lynn Leissler For the Independent Last year D9 took over special education services they once contracted to the Education Services District. One part of the overall program is the Vocational and Independence Program (VIP).

New Testing and Technology

New Testing and Technology By Lynn Leissler For the Independent Student representative Sydney May didn’t make the April 8 school board meeting, as she was in Washington DC on an all-expense paid trip to receive a basketball scholarship. Kayla Nielsen reported on softball, baseball and track. Community 101 leadership group decided to split their $5,000…

Eagle Point Middle School Honors

Eagle Point Middle School Honors Eagle Point Middle School students were honored Tuesday night at the school for academic excellence and perfect attendance! The gym was full of families members and community members that support these high honors. Principal Parsons commended the students and their parents for their hard work to achieve more and to…

Superintendent’s Contract Renewed D9 report

  Superintendent’s Contract Renewed By Lynn Leissler For the Independent Eagle Rock Elementary students presented this month’s “Appy Hour,” once more showing off their iPad skills and the various programs available. At the regular board meeting, Eagle Rock’s Marvin Denman presented his student, Paige Green, saying she is a joy to teach, coming to class…

Lions Club Peace Poster contest

irst place lions club poster

  Students at Eagle Point Middle school recently participated in the Lion’s Club poster competition. The posters, designed by students, were judged by Lion’s Club members and the three top entries were awarded some pretty fantastic prizes. Area winners were given a chance to compete in the State contest, and those winners enter the national…

Appy Kids and Policies

Appy Kids and Policies By Lynn Leissler For the Independent At first glance, the item on the D9 work session agenda appeared to be a typo.

Rickert to visit White House

  Superintendent Cynda Rickert is among exemplary local school chiefs who will be recognized for their leadership in helping

EPHS Musicians Selected for National Honor Band

EPHS Musicians Selected for National Honor Band By Lynn Leissler For the Independent Ten students from Eagle Point High School tried out and made it into an honor band that gathers in Seattle in late November.

EPHS Goes to College

EPHS Goes to College By Lynn Leissler For the Independent 84% of adults in Jackson County do not have a bachelor’s degree.

Update on the Eagle Point FFA

Update on the Eagle Point FFA Megan Hanson Eagle Point FFA Chapter Reporter This past weekend the Eagle Point FFA chapter sent 8 people off to Chico

D9 Kids Show Off Tech Skills

D9 Kids Show Off Tech Skills By Lynn Leissler For the Independent A group of students, teachers and parents filled the staff room during the work session prior to the regular school board meeting on November 12. Starting with kindergarteners, kids from Hillside Elementary School demonstrated their proficiency on their i-Pads. Whether reading a story,…