Grants Pass senior Jackson Bartow watches his shot Tuesday at the Grants Pass Golf Club driving range. Bartow and sophomore Taylor Anderson, right, hope to lead the team to another Southwest Conference title.
By Will Rubin of the Daily Courier
Grants Pass High senior Jackson Bartow has been a leading member of the boys' golf team for three years now.
He played a pivotal role last season as the Cavemen won all five Southwest Conference counter-matches en route to their first conference championship in 10 years.
That team counted four seniors among its top six golfers. Thus, Bartow, the only fourth-year player on the team, is experiencing an entirely new kind of leading role as the Cavemen look to defend their title. Read More »
Samantha Fischer, a senior at North Valley High School, guides a group of Fort Vannoy Elementary School second graders during a robotics activity held at Fort Vannoy on Friday morning. Fischer and her fellow leadership students at North Valley demonstrated how to control little spherical robots called spheros using an iPad. The younger students, from left to right: Andrya Silvia, Kaiden Holbrook, Brenna Sherman and Lilianna Long.
By Madeline Shannon of the Daily Courier
FORT VANNOY — The second graders sat in groups of four or five, marveling over small, spherical robots called spheros. Coding was never more fun.
"We're learning how to program a sphero robot, learning how to make a square, or how to move a certain distance and end up in a certain location," explained Rob Saunders, technology supervisor and innovation specialist for the Three Rivers School District. Read More »
Elizabeth Moursund of Grants Pass and her son Robert, who was part of her short story, show the latest Chicken Soup for the Soul collection, "Random Acts of Kindness." Moursund's short story was published in the collection.
By Edith Decker of the Daily Courier
Contemplating story ideas while waiting to drop off her children at school has paid off for Elizabeth Moursund of Grants Pass.
She had a short story accepted and published in the latest "Chicken Soup for the Soul" series, "Random Acts of Kindness."
The collection of short stories was released last month.
"It is full of positive stories showing that kindness matters," says the mother of three sons. Read More »
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The mountains circling Grants Pass can feel like old friends that we see every day. But how much do you know about them? Ever wonder what those mountains are called, and why? The Daily Courier has compiled names and their origins, along with other information, for most of them within sight in an interactive project.
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