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Salem-Keizer Public Schools Opens Applications for EDGE | EDGE: Educación digital guiada y mejorada

When students return to school this fall for the 2020-21 school year, they will have the opportunity to select a new robust learning option. On Monday, July 13, SKPS opened applications for a new, comprehensive online academy: Enhanced Digital and Guided Education (EDGE). The Salem-Keizer Public Schools EDGE program will provide students with high quality, [...]

2020-07-20T11:27:59-07:00July 13th, 2020|

Back to School Update for Fall 2020 | Actualización sobre el regreso a la escuela para el otoño del 2020

Salem-Keizer Public Schools is beginning to finalize details for the 2020-21 school year. There are many factors that will impact our ability to have students on-site. These include social distancing, keeping students in small groups, contact tracing, transportation, cleaning protocols, and staffing levels. Back to School Update for Fall 2020 | Actualización sobre el regreso a la escuela para el otoño del 2020

2020-06-19T15:30:32-07:00June 16th, 2020|

Community Needs and Well-Being Check-In | La encuesta está disponible en inglés y español

All of us continue to be impacted by the unprecedented coronavirus outbreak that has closed our schools since March 16. Please help us better support you and other families by answering a few questions and sharing your feedback about our outreach efforts over the past several weeks. Your answers will be completely anonymous and help [...]

2020-05-15T17:00:14-07:00May 15th, 2020|

Enroll Now for Preschool and Head Start | Inscriban a sus niños ahora para el preescolar y Head Start

Enroll Now for Preschool and Head Start Do you have a child who will be three of four years old by September 10, 2020? Now is the perfect time to apply for preschool! During the preschool years, children begin to build the brain structures that will help them be successful students. Attending high-quality preschool [...]

2020-05-14T11:00:34-07:00May 14th, 2020|

Register for Kindergarten Online! | ¡Las inscripciones en el kínder están abiertas!

Do you have a child who will be five years old or older by September 10, 2020? Now is the perfect time to register for kindergarten! Registering prior to the start of the year helps our schools prepare the best possible education for your child by making staffing decisions, helping you know about summer [...]

2020-05-07T17:22:38-07:00May 7th, 2020|

Distance Learning Information

To Our Elementary SKPS Families: As required by the Oregon Department of Education, on April 13th we will provide distance learning for all students in Salem-Keizer Public Schools. The primary medium for this learning is the internet, with instruction provided both during face-to-face interactions with the teacher and with planned activities and assignments that take [...]

2020-04-13T09:34:34-07:00April 13th, 2020|

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Operations Update | Actualización de operaciones escolares por el Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Posted April 11, 2020 We now have a dedicated webpage for Coronavirus Updates. Please click on the button for all future updates. See the Latest Coronavirus Updates Posted April 8, 2020 Statement from Superintendent Perry Regarding School Closure and High School Guidance With the preservation of public health as the guiding light, [...]

2020-04-11T12:30:06-07:00March 31st, 2020|

SKPS Releases Supplemental Learning Materials for All Levels

Salem-Keizer Public Schools (SKPS) has released the initial phase of supplemental learning materials available online. Resources for supplemental learning are not intended to replace classroom instruction or district-adopted curriculum. No content will be graded and all of these activities are optional. The materials include supplemental materials based on grade level and include daily activities coupled [...]

2020-03-21T18:46:04-07:00March 21st, 2020|

Salem-Keizer Public Schools to Extend Emergency Closure Through April 28

In keeping with the latest direction from Governor Brown, the Oregon Health Authority, and the Oregon Department of Education (ODE), Salem-Keizer Public Schools (SKPS) will extend the emergency closure through April 28. That closure could be shortened or extended at the direction of Governor Brown. Students are currently scheduled to return April 29. “We are [...]

2020-04-07T09:33:39-07:00March 18th, 2020|