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,…

FFA banquet and auction

FFA banquet and auction   It’s that time of year again. We are reaching out to everyone we know for contributions to our annual BBQ & Auction that will be held December 13th. All donations are completely tax deductible and 100% of all proceeds goes to help fund our FFA program. If you or someone…

D9 Considers Possible Withdrawal from SOESD

D9 Considers Possible Withdrawal from SOESD By Lynn Leissler For the Independent D9 met in a special board meeting driven by the fact that they must give notice to the Southern Oregon Education Service District (SOESD) even if they only consider possible withdrawal, which is the case. SOESD provides services to member districts that the…