School Closure

Staying connected with students through YouTube

REDMOND, Ore — With kids away from school, teachers are homebound and itching to start teaching again. But being away from the classroom didn’t stop Emma Wampler who transformed her guest room into ‘The Learning Corner.’ “With everything going on it’s been a …

School districts prepare for distance learning

OREGON — The state says there’s a chance students don’t return to their classrooms this school year. While teachers are preparing students and parents at home are wondering what distance learning will look like. “Do our best kind of long term envisioning, prediction …

Kids learn through planting gardens

TALENT, Ore. — One way kids can get outside and learn this spring is by gardening. The Talent Garden Club says one of the easiest things to plant are snow peas. Other easy items to plant could include lettuce, tomatoes, radishes and …

Local music teacher creates online lessons

ASHLAND, Ore. — A local music teacher is determined that her students keep singing, despite her lessons being canceled with so many staying home. Jenifer Joy is a professional unicorn, who specializes in song and dance. “All my music classes are canceled …

Gov. Brown closes all Oregon K-12 schools

Governor Kate Brown announces the closure of all Oregon schools K-12, starting Monday, March 16 through Tuesday, March 31. In response with concerns over Coronavirus, Oregon schools will take the next two days to finalize plans for operating schools under these measures. …