Free Summer Meals Available Throughout the Community for Children and Teens Ages 1-18

Parents and guardians who utilized the Summer EBT for Children program last year should have recently received a letter from the Oregon Department of Human Services, outlining upcoming changes. Oregon did not receive funds to offer this program again in summer 2019, which means households will not receive these additional benefits this summer. Salem-Keizer Public [...]

2019-07-01T09:19:27-07:00July 1st, 2019|

Marion Co. Health & Human Services: No Confirmed Cases of Measles in Marion County | Servicios Humanos y de Salud del Condado de Marion: No se han presentado casos confirmados de sarampión en el Condado de Marion

Marion County Health & Human Services has asked us to share this information with you regarding a measles outbreak in Clark County, Washington. "Due to the current measles outbreak investigation in Clark County, Washington, we've received numerous questions about the local county public health response in schools. Below (linked PDF), you'll find a list of standard procedures [...]

2019-06-11T13:38:01-07:00January 30th, 2019|

About the Boundary Adjustment Process

The district has created resources to help explain the boundary adjustment process. If adopted by the Salem-Keizer School Board on February 12, the proposed boundary adjustments would go into effect in Fall 2019. Parents and guardians of students who could change schools because of boundary adjustment will receive a letter soon as firm information is [...]

2019-01-17T09:45:48-07:00January 17th, 2019|

Salem-Keizer Public Schools Seeks Community Input on School Boundary Adjustments at Dec. 4 Listening Sessions

Links to surveys on Task Force Proposal #4 can be found on the boundary adjustments page. Parents, students, school neighbors and community members are invited to attend a Boundary Review Task Force Listening Session on Dec. 4 to share feedback on possible school attendance area boundary adjustments. Boundary adjustments are needed to relieve overcrowding and [...]

2018-12-13T11:09:25-07:00November 30th, 2018|

Salem-Keizer Public Schools to Host Native American Awareness Gathering

The free event features storytelling, dancing, dinner and more! There are nearly 700 students in Salem-Keizer Public Schools (SKPS) who identify as Native American or Alaska Natives from 65 tribes, and on Friday, Nov. 30, they will be celebrated through native music, dancing, storytelling and a special native dinner. November is Native American Heritage Month, [...]

2018-11-29T14:53:09-07:00November 18th, 2018|

Salem-Keizer Public Schools Launches “Every Day 24J!” to Address Chronic Absenteeism

Buses were rolling this morning carrying almost half of Salem-Keizer Public Schools’ (SKPS) 42,000 students, but with the back-to-school excitement was another message: “Every Day 24J!” Nearly one in three students in SKPS is chronically absent, and this year, schools and community organizations are collaborating to identify barriers to attendance and develop solutions. The [...]

2018-09-19T16:10:32-07:00September 5th, 2018|

Salem-Keizer Budget Committee Approves $1.1 Billion 2018-19 Budget

The school district’s budget includes bond funds and new revenue estimates from Oregon Department of Education The Salem-Keizer Public Schools (SKPS) Budget Committee tonight moved to recommend a budget totaling $1,147,797,142. The budget includes bond funds from the May 15 voter-approved ballot measure and new revenue estimates from the Oregon Department of Education. Because the [...]

2018-06-08T20:41:39-07:00May 23rd, 2018|

Salem-Keizer Public Schools to Hold Community Meetings About the Proposed $619.7 Million Bond

Salem-Keizer Public Schools will share information about the proposed $619.7 million bond on the May 15 ballot in a series of upcoming community meetings. The proposed bond would address overcrowding, expand career-technical (vocational) education opportunities, expand science classrooms, and increase safety and security in schools. Parents, employees and interested community members are encouraged to attend [...]

2018-04-09T14:58:34-07:00March 27th, 2018|

Salem-Keizer Public Schools Joins SafeOregon Confidential Tip Line / Las Escuelas Públicas de Salem-Keizer participarán en el programa confidencial SafeOregon

On March 1, 2018, Salem-Keizer Public Schools (SKPS) officially joined SafeOregon, a confidential tip line that gives our kids, parents, schools and communities a confidential way to report safety threats or potential acts of violence. Salem-Keizer Public Schools has a sophisticated and proactive intervention system in place for timely interventions. These include the SKPS Office of [...]

2018-06-22T15:18:07-07:00February 28th, 2018|

Proposed Elementary Math Adoption Curriculum Available For Review Until March 7, 2018

At its February 13 business meeting, the Salem-Keizer Board of Education heard the first reading of the recommended elementary math adoption curriculum, Ready Math, Publisher Curriculum Associates. The instruction materials are available for community/parent review and comment at the Lancaster Professional Center, Suite 130, 2450 Lancaster Drive NE in Salem from today through March 7, [...]

2018-04-03T22:32:31-07:00February 14th, 2018|