D9 report

More Languages Than We Might Guess By Lynn Leissler For the Independent Students aren’t the only ones who receive report cards—so do school districts, and as D9 Superintendent Cynda Rickert reviewed theirs, it came up that more than English and Spanish is spoken in the district. If you’re in the right place, you might hear…

D9 board meeting

D9 board meeting By Ralph McKechnie Of the Independent Even though school is not in session, there is work to do for the D9 school board.

New Graduation Requirements

New Graduation Requirements By Lynn Leissler For the Independent While students and teachers take a much needed break, D9 staff and board continue the work of running a school district. Administration wise, July officially starts the new school year, and plans are already in place for much of next year.

EP FFA judging team

By Ashley Schaufler For the Independent On June 27, the Eagle point FFA Livestock Judging Team made their way down to Linn Benton Community College for their annual livestock judging clinic. Along with us, we had two advanced judges, Alec Thornton and Jared Wolf, three intermediate judges consisting of Libbi Vargas, Tyler Gifford, and Andrew…

EPMS Perfect Attendance – 15-16

EPMS Perfect Attendance – 15-16 24 PANTHERS!

EPMS Student Recognition for Proficiency

EPMS Student Recognition for Proficiency

School Services and Attendance

School Services and Attendance By Lynn Leissler Four graduating seniors were honored at the D9 Board Meeting on June 9. Tyler Goodale, Tristen Devore, Sergio Salamanca and Dominic Sitzer earned Exemplary Attendance recognition for grades nine through twelve.

D9 meeting

It’s About the Kids By Lynn Leissler For the Independent At the D9 work session of May 11, 2016, those present were asked to take a survey designed by Oregon Rising. According to their website, “Oregon Rising is a public outreach effort about what Oregonians want for their children and their schools. At the heart…

Eagle oint FFA specking team

  by: Myra Rademacher Eagle Point FFA Chapter Reporter The Eagle Point FFA has had a highly successful past two weeks. First, at the 2016 Southern Oregon District CDE Contest in Klamath Falls, then hosting the Southwestern Sectionals CDE Contest at Trail Christian Fellowship in Eagle Point. At the District level contest, Eagle Point competitors…


EPMS honor roll

honor roll students

6th Grade SILVER Chloe Acosta, Jake Amidei , Alexander Andresen, Samuel Arroyo-Mendoza, Samuel Bate, Sarah Bezner, Lily Bixler, Trevor Breshears, Presley Brown, Luke Callahan, Hailey Carlisle, Jimmie Copeland, Dylan Dahling, Nathanael Dorr, Stephen Dutton, Joshua Garlitz, Lane Gifford, Thomas Goff, Mateo Gonzalez, Paige Green, Angeliana Gwinn, Maiya Halaas, Kaley Hanson, Bryan Hayes, Isaiah Hill, Tavan…

D9 board meeting news

  By Lynn Leissler For the Independent District 9 school board utilized a new method this year in its annual superintendent evaluation, broadening the survey base to include community members, classified staff and others who know her in professional context. Pleased with the process, the board will adopt it for future years. Rickert received a…