The Strike from the Student’s Perspective

By Jacob English-Dalbec, Senior, EPHS As a student caught among the struggle of the strike, I can attest to the dismal state that the schools sit in, an uneasy air roaming through the halls followed by hired-hand security guards and picket sign-carrying union members. All throughout School District 9, students are forced between the opposing…

Questions & Answers About The School Strike

  Questions & Answers About The School Strike May 8, 2012 All schools in Jackson County School District 9 are closed until Monday, May 14. Here are answers to important questions about the situation. Additional information is available on our website, www.eaglepnt.k12.or.us.   When will schools reopen?     Starting on Monday, May 14, we…

Questions & Answers About The School Strike

Employees in our district have voted to strike. As a result, all schools are closed on Monday, May 7, and Tuesday, May 8. Here are answers to important questions about the situation. Additional information is available on our website, www.eaglepnt.k12.or.us. Who will teach classes? Teachers who are licensed by the Oregon Teacher Standards and Practices…

Hillside groundbreaking, Apr. 20

{gallery}/04_19_11/school{/gallery} Jackson County School District #9, in partnership with Willamette Education Service District (WESD), extend an invitation to  the groundbreaking ceremony for the Hillside Elementary School Project. On Wednesday, Apr. 20 at 1 p.m. The site is on Main St. Behind Little Butte School.  The ceremony marks the beginning of general construction, and provides an…

Tdap vaccines for 6th gr. to meet 08-09 7th gr. regs

Sixth grade parents, Tdap, a tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis containing vaccine, will be required for 7th graders in school year 2008/09.  This vaccine contains pertussis.  Pertussis is a disease that can be transmitted by adolescents and adults to babies and can cause severe illness, even death.  The vaccine protection that kindergartners have against pertussis generally…