Senior Springboard is Friday, May 11..

On Friday, members of the Class of 2012 will deliver their Senior Springboard presentations at the school. These presentations cover a wide range of specializations, and are a graduation requirement. Presentations are scheduled 8:15 to 11 a.m. and 12:15 to 3 p.m. Approximately 250 adults have signed up to judge the presentations, including parents, community…

EPHS students walk out to support District 9 teachers

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Approximately 200 students walked out of class Thursday, May 3 at Eagle Point High School to show support for District 9 teachers. The students marched up and down Main St. in Eagle Point holding up signs and shouting. Local law officers were on hand to keep control because many businesses downtown called to complain about…

D9-EPEA negotiations progress, but 3rd mediation is March 16

District 9 labor  negotiations continued Feb. 23 when bargaining teams met with the state mediator again. Issues remained after an 11- hour session and another session is set for Mar. 26.  According to a summary of the session from the district, four new agreements and a no-layoff suggestion marked progress in talks. The agreements cover…

Harvest Fair schedule of events

Are you looking for something you and/or your family can do this weekend, but are really strapped for money?  This is a deal that is almost impossible to believe, but you can purchase a ticket for $4 for entertainment this Friday night at Harvest Fair and then get into the Fair either Saturday or Sunday…

Denise Marie Wells

Denise Marie (Wolff) Wells, 52, died July 7, 2011 at the Vancouver, Wash., branch of the Veteran’s administration Medical Center of cancer. She was born Feb. 10, 1959, in Medford. She graduated from Eagle Point High School as salutatorian of her class in 1977. She entered the nursing program at Southern Oregon University until 1979….

Prospect senior has special graduation

{gallery}/06_21_11/jeff{/gallery} “Family is more important to me,” said Jeff Bailey as he missed graduating with his class at Prospect High School to be at the side of his mother, Sherry Bailey, who had been rushed to the hospital just before the graduation ceremony. Jeff has struggled with academics from time to time, but he was…

Eagle Point High School Class of 2011

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River from TouVelle to Gold Hill dangerous for boating

The recent removal of the Gold Ray dam has opened up a section of the Rogue River that has been blocked for over 100 years. However, boaters should be aware that this stretch of the river may not be what they have grown accustomed to along the Upper Rogue River. Unlike much of the Rogue…

Tree City USA

{gallery}/04_12_11/arbor{/gallery} Little Butte School 5th graders in Mr. McCaffey’s class participated in Eagle Point’s Arbor Day celebration at Centennial Plaza on April 7.  Students answered questions regarding the use of trees from ODF District Protection Planner Matthew Krunglevich, who presented the city a Trees USA for the 19th consecutive year. Gary Shipley, of the public…

EPHS graduate earns four degrees

{gallery}/04_05_11/matt{/gallery} Matthew R. Falcy grew up loving the forests, mountains and rivers of Oregon. Graduating in 1993 at EPHS as class president, he went on to UC Santa Clara for two years.  He transferred to UC Davis and graduated with a B. S. in Biological Sciences. Falcy then entered the Peace Corps. He spent two…

D9 infant care gone, fuel & food to expensive

The first School District 9 budget meeting is this Wednesday, Apr. 6 at 5 p.m.  While there have been meetings at every school with those parents who could attend or wanted to attend one of those meetings, the formal budget committee meetings will begin the actual process to approve a budget for the coming year….