SOUTHERN OREGON, —Local educators, reflecting on another school shooting tragedy, and trying to plot a course forward. The death toll from Tuesday’s mass shooting in Uvalde, Texas, now sits at 21 people. 19 young children, and two teachers. In the ...

MEDFORD, Ore. – Medford’s newest school, Oakdale Middle School, opens in the fall of 2023. Thursday night, the district’s zoning committee told the school board about its choice for a new attendance map to determine where kids will go to ...

MEDFORD, Ore. —The Medford School District is opening Oakdale Middle School in the fall of 2023. At that time, all 6th graders will move to the middle schools, to free up classroom space at the elementary school level. MSD is ...

MEDFORD, Ore. — As the fifth school semester of the pandemic begins, it’s no surprise — teachers are tired and feeling burnt out. The substitute teacher pool is small and administrators are stepping in to fill that gap. “The omicron surge has ...

MEDFORD, Ore. — This week, the Medford School District emphasized the importance of keeping sick kids at home. In a video to MSD families, Superintendent Bret Champion encouraged guardians to let their school know if their kids are sick. But, they need ...

MEDFORD, Ore. — A South Medford High School teacher is arrested, after police say he had an inappropriate relationship with a student. The Medford Police Department says they became aware of a possible inappropriate relationship between a student and SMHS ...

MEDFORD, Ore.- Monday afternoon, the Medford School Board toured the construction site of the new Oakdale Middle School. The historic site is in the midst of a major makeover to make it safe and beneficial for students, and only NBC5 News ...

MEDFORD, Ore.- In the face of a state-wide substitute teacher shortage, Oregon is offering a new emergency substitute license. For some local school districts it can provide relief for both schools and existing substitutes. The state rolled out the new ...

MEDFORD, Ore.- Oregon schools and school districts are getting report cards of their own. The Oregon Department of Education released its annual “At-A-Glance” evaluations today, which looks  at how schools handled this past school year.  The pandemic had a clear ...

MEDFORD, Ore. —The Medford School District continues to run into problems with staffing bus drivers, and it’s beginning to impact routes. Because of the lack of drivers, buses are doing combination routes. That means they pick up middle school and ...

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