February is Kindness Month, and many schools are participating, including Kennedy Elementary.
The Medford School District is proud to join other educational partners nationwide to celebrate educators, students, and school communities during Public Schools Week 2024.
National School Resource Officer (SRO) Appreciation Day is celebrated on February 15, and the Medford School District is proud to have the longest-standing SRO program in the state.
Will your child be five years old by September 1, 2024? It’s time to launch them into kindergarten!
Nationally, February is recognized in schools as Career Technical Education (CTE) Month.
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Over the next few months, our Middle and High Schools will host family information nights for 5th- and 8th-grade families transitioning into middle and high school.
The Oregon Statewide Assessment System (OSAS) plays a pivotal role in shaping education within the state by offering a comprehensive evaluation of educational systems rather than focusing solely on individual student performance. The system serves as a valuable tool for students and districts alike. For students, it provides a standardized measure of academic achievement, offering insights into their strengths and areas that may require additional attention. Additionally, the assessment system plays a crucial role in promoting equity in education by identifying potential disparities in educational outcomes across diverse student populations. Importantly, the evaluation is not solely about grading individual students, but rather it assesses the overall effectiveness of educational systems and instructional practices. This broader perspective allows districts to identify areas of improvement, implement targeted interventions, and allocate resources strategically to enhance the quality of education. By emphasizing the evaluation of systems, the Oregon Statewide Assessment System contributes to the continuous improvement of educational practices and ensures a more equitable and impactful learning experience for all students across the state.
MSD elementary schools focus on a different positive trait each month