Eagle Point School District

Panel Recommends Not Arming Teachers

A citizens advisory panel has advised a Southern Oregon school board against arming teachers. The Eagle Point board set up the committee last summer when Board Chairman Scott Grissom proposed organizing teachers and other staff members to protect students from violence. The district would provide training, pay and insurance for approved employees to carry arms during school hourRead More »

Eagle Point Parents Have Opportunity To Weigh In On Arming Teachers

The public has a chance to comment on the idea of arming teachers at Eagle Point when the school district's Weapons Safety Committee holds a public forum at 5 p.m. today at Hillside Elementary School.Read More »

EP School Superintedent "Vindicated" By Standards & Practices Commission

Eagle Point School District 9 Superintendent Cynda Rickert said she was "excited, relieved and vindicated" by the Teachers' Standards and Practices Commission has cleared her of misconduct charges.Read More »

Eagle Point School District Discusses Arming Of Staff

A school district in southern Oregon is considering arming some of its staff members to protect students from school violence. The Mail Tribune reports the motion to train and arm teachers came up at Wednesday's school board meeting in the town of Eagle Point, just north of Medford.Read More »

BREAKING NEWS: Power Outage In Eagle Point, High School Is Closing For Day (10:17 a.m.)

A power outage in Eagle Point this morning is resulting in a closure at Eagle Point High School. Buses will be taking high school students home a 10:30 a.m.

It is important to note that per the Eagle Point School District office- ALL other schools will maintain their full day schedules.Read More »

Eagle Point School District Strike Settled

By Jim McCoy Wed 16th May NewsEagle Point School District

The Eagle Point School District says an agreement has been reached with striking employees.
     The district says schools are closed Wednesday and will resume
Thursday with regular teachers. Schools opened this week with
     The Eagle Point Education Association began the strike May 7.Read More »

Eagle Point School District Continues Talks

Talks resumed Tuesday at the Eagle Point school district where classes are being held despite a strike.
     The district says it will correct problems with bus service that
occurred Monday, the first day with substitute employees. Some
buses ran late or missed students.Read More »

Eagle Point Schools Re-Open, Talks To Resume Tuesday

With employees striking, the Eagle Point school district resumed classes with substitute teachers crossing picket lines.
     The district has informed parents of a modified schedule with
some activities canceled. The district says it will focus on core
academics and provide meals, transportation and special education.Read More »

Eagle Point School District Strike Update

By Jim McCoy Fri 11th May NewsEagle Point School District

The Eagle Point school district and union for striking employees say they were unable to reach an agreement in talks that ended Thursday night.
     With classes canceled this week and no new talks scheduled until
Tuesday, the district plans to reopen schools on Monday usingRead More »

Eagle Point School District Talks to Resume Thursday

Bargaining teams are taking the day off and resume talks tomorrow in the Eagle Point School District 9 strike. A spokesperson for the district reports that by the time talks recessed Tuesday, progress had been made.Read More »


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