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Updated Feb 5, 2016 at 5:25 PM

Kids Unlimited is in the early stages of a $4.5 million expansion of its Riverside Avenue campus that will include a gymnasium, 10 classrooms, a soccer field, a commercial kitchen and more. Last year, the organization, which serves more than 1,500 children through after-school, mentorship and sports programs, acquired several properties behind its headquarters on Riverside Avenue. And in November, it finalized its design for a new, two-story, 30,000-square-foot, prefabricated addition...

Updated Feb 5, 2016 at 4:34 PM

It's story time at the Medford library, but Janet Chose isn't opening a book. Not yet, anyway. On Wednesday afternoon, the children's library associate leads six children...

Updated Feb 3, 2016 at 1:17 PM

This fall, Grace Christian School plans to relocate its nearly 150 sixth- through eighth-grade students to a new middle school on the Cascade Christian High School campus.

Updated Feb 2, 2016 at 7:00 AM

The Central Point School District will start classes two hours late today because of overnight snowfall in the Rogue Valley. Classes will start at 10:45 a.m., according to a news release. This includes all Jackson County EI/ECSE classes at...

Updated Jan 28, 2016 at 3:33 PM

Ashland High School Theatre 2 students are collaborating with schools in Greece and Texas in writing and producing a short play through the Manhattan Theatre Club in New York City. Students in geographically isolated communities, such as...

Updated Jan 28, 2016 at 10:22 AM

Boosted in part by intervening earlier with students who have fallen behind, Medford School District posted nearly a 10 percent increase in its graduation rate in 2015 over the previous year.

Posted Jan 27, 2016 at 11:01 PM

Southern Oregon University and Texas-based American Campus Communities will each pay a share of a $2.5 million settlement after the state determined they had not paid workers enough for the construction of two new residence halls and a dining...

Posted Jan 24, 2016 at 11:01 PM

Hayden Allen, 9, gestured wildly as he tried to communicate instructions to his classmates without using words. As he acted out “arranging toy cars in a row,” his classmates guessed that he was counting, dancing and even...

Posted Jan 22, 2016 at 11:01 PM

EAGLE POINT — A charter school in its second year has moved to a remodeled former middle school to accommodate its burgeoning enrollment. Crater Lake Charter Academy dedicated its new digs Friday at 140 E. Main St., the old Eagle...

Updated Jan 22, 2016 at 2:07 PM

Several youth robotics teams from Jackson County were finalists at recent state tournaments.  The Valley School of Southern Oregon and St. Mary's both had teams in the Oregon FIRST LEGO League Championship Tournament, held Jan. 9 and...

Updated Jan 19, 2016 at 6:22 PM

The Medford School District is considering following the trend of neighboring districts by allowing open enrollment next year. At a recent work session, Medford schools Superintendent Brian Shumate urged the school board to allow a limited...

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