Salem-Keizer Public Schools to Close March 16-March 31

In keeping with the latest direction from Governor Brown, the Oregon Health Authority and the Oregon Department of Education, Salem-Keizer Public Schools will close March 16 and students will return to school on April 1. All schools will be open Friday, March 13. During the closure, all school-based sports and extracurricular activities will also be [...]

2020-03-19T08:04:08-07:00March 12th, 2020|

When Am I Too Sick For School? | ¿Cuándo me considero muy enfermo para asistir a la escuela?

Salem-Keizer Public Schools is working with the Oregon Health Authority and the Oregon Department of Education to determine crisis response plans that align with forthcoming Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidance on Novel Coronavirus Updates (COVID-19). That guidance specifically will cover exclusion and closure recommendations. In the event of a diagnosed case in [...]

2020-03-02T10:45:54-08:00February 27th, 2020|

Spring Break Activity Program – Free Lunch, Free Activities | Almuerzo gratis actividades gratis

For ALL children & students ages 1-18 years old. EVERYONE is invited – regardless of family income! Para TODOS los niños y estudiantes de 1 a 18 años. ¡TODOS ESTÁN INVITADOS: independientemente de los ingresos familiares! MARCH/MARZO 19-20 & 23-27, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. LOCATIONS | ESCUELAS Cummings Elementary School Houck Middle School Richmond [...]

2020-02-20T08:36:52-08:00February 18th, 2020|

Free Lunch Over Autumn Break | Almuerzo gratis durante las vacaciones de otoño

FREE LUNCH! Free lunch is available at the locations listed below between 12pm - 12:30 pm on November 25, 26, and 27. Lunch is free for ALL children & students ages 1-18 years old. EVERYONE is invited - regardless of family income! Locations for free lunches Bush Candalaria Cummings Englewood Four Corners Grant Hayesville [...]

2019-11-22T15:03:12-08:00November 21st, 2019|

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|

Salem-Keizer Board of Directors Votes to Approve Boundary Adjustments

The Salem-Keizer Board of Directors voted 5-2 last night to approve the boundary adjustment proposal brought forward by the Boundary Review Task Force. Directors Blasi and Lippold opposed. The boundary adjustments will go into effect for the 2019-20 school year and only apply to incoming kindergarten through third-graders, sixth-graders and ninth-graders. Students entering grades four, [...]

2019-02-13T15:43:23-08:00February 13th, 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 [...]

2019-01-17T09:45:48-08:00January 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 [...]

2018-12-13T11:09:25-08:00November 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, [...]

2018-11-29T14:53:09-08:00November 18th, 2018|