EP Boys winning

By Tim O’Sullivan For the Independent It’s getting increasingly difficult to find flaws in the Eagle Point boy’s varsity basketball team. Near perfection was again on display Friday night in a 53-35 domination of the Hidden Valley Mustangs at the High School’s Main Gym, extending their winning streak to eight games. Head coach Brian Wood…

Booster club works for turf at EPHS

The Eagle Point Boosters club has taken on a project that at first seems insurmountable.  That group met at EPHS on April 30, to discuss the subject. The goal is to raise enough money to resurface the football field at Eagle stadium to an all-weather fabric that will serve the needs of more than the…

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…

Time to be proud

Coach Bryan Wood doesn’t want to take credit for the Eagles getting to state the first time since 1979 and that’s fine. Some of the rest of us will give him considerable credit. There is no doubt, it does take two to do the dance, which means it takes a team and a coaching staff….

19th Exotic Dessert Auction is Mar. 10 at EPHS

The Eagle Point Community Association and High School Skills USA are set to stage one of the most enjoyable annual events in town, Saturday night, March 10.  The 19th annual Community Association Exotic Dessert Auction will be held in the high school cafeteria, and is the EPCA’s largest fundraiser of the year.  This year’s auction…

Exotic Dessert & Auction

The annual Exotic Dessert is Saturday, Mar. 10 at 7 p.m. at the EPHS cafeteria. The event is co-sponsored by the Eagle Point Community Association and Skills USA at EPHS. The association puts their share of the funds toward numerous activities including July 4th events, Christmas Around Town, Easter Bunny , to name a few…

Quick action by EPHS staff saves student’s life

Sixteen-year-old Daniel Hinkle was doing his normal run in a physical education class at EPHS. He was at the top of the ramp when suddenly he collapsed. Physical education teacher Diana (Kendrick) Swopes was near by and rushed to him, while asking a student to go get help. It was not a good situation. Daniel…

Attention School District 9

ATTENTION SCHOOL DISTRCT # 9…….. Let’s celebrate and show support…….. Eagle Point High School Boys Basketball Team will be going up against Crescent Valley Red Raiders, this Saturday Night, February 25th at 7:00 pm This is the first time since 1999 that EPHS has hosted a Play In Game. Furthermore, it is the first time in…

EPHS FFAgreenhouse is in very capable hands

Amy Furster with one of the many flats of flowers she oversees at the EPHS FFA greenhouse.

Amy Furster, of Eagle Point High School, has been involved in agriculture since the age of 10.  In her native Holland, she began working on a dairy farm owned by a friend’s parents.  She credits those beginnings as her love affair with agriculture. When the family moved to the United States a few years ago,…

District 9 personnel changes effective July 1

EPHS Principal Allen Barber will become District 9 Human Resources Director and Tim Rupp, currently EPHS Assistant Principal, will become EPHS Principal effective July 1. These changes were announced Jan. 13 by Superintendent Cynda Rickert. Barber will succeed Mike Remick who is retiring after serving the district for 39 years. In making the announcement, Rickert…

25th Scholarship Dessert well supported

{gallery}/12_06_11/dessert{/gallery}  The 25th Annual Scholarship Dessert was held Thursday evening, Dec. 1 at the EPHS cafeteria. Donations totaled $4,700 with more to be received in coming days.  The District 9 community is a generous one  even when economic times are tough. Twenty-three people  hosted 30 tables with 200+ people attending the event. Tables were festively…