Author: Brooklyn Flint

Where you can dine in around Keizer

As Marion County drops from extreme risk to high risk of COVID-19 spread, restaurants are now allowed to open for dine-in seating at 25% capacity. Here is a list of some of the restaurants in Keizer that have renewed dine-in service. (Takeout is still the recommended method despite the changes.)[Read More…]

SKPS plans March return for youngest students

After months of discussion, and nearly a year of waiting for a pandemic to subside, students in kindergarten and first grade will begin in-person hybrid learning March 2. Students will attend school in-person two days a week in either a Tuesday/Thursday or Wednesday/Friday cohort. Parents can verify which cohort their[Read More…]

College deadlines approaching

Deadlines for some key financial aid programs are approaching. The Higher Education Coordinating Commission’s Office of Student Access and Completion (OSAC) is reminding students that anyone planning to take college courses any time from fall 2021 through spring 2022 should complete their student financial aid applications as soon as possible.[Read More…]

For students, counselors are a renewed lifeline

During the switch to learning online, many students have felt stressed and in need of extra guidance. However, the resources they need may be a click away.  McNary High School, Claggett Creek Middle School and Whiteaker Middle School counselors are working hard to help students anyway they can. The best[Read More…]

MHS library reopens, sort of

COVID-19 quarantine has brought a lot of boredom for people and the exploration of hobbies, including reading. Even though McNary High School is now running virtually, the library has recently opened up in a new way.  Students can now request books on the McNary website to read physically, online and[Read More…]

Parking lot sale at golf course

Affordable prices are just as good as a hole-in-one, maybe even better. The McNary Ladies Club is inviting people to join them for a parking lot garage sale on Saturday, Oct. 17 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the parking lot of McNary Golf Club. The sale will be[Read More…]

Thinking early graduation? This is what you need to know

With the current switch from semesters (18 weeks each) to quarters (nine weeks each), McNary High School administrators are predicting there will be many students opting for early graduation this year. Rochelle Farris, the College and Career Center advisor, encourages students to contact her and their school counselor first before making[Read More…]

College and Career Center still churning at MHS

Rochelle Farris, McNary High School’s College and Career advisor, is still working with students to plan for their future as they navigate distance learning. Even though school has switched to distance learning, the College and Career Center (CCC) at McNary High School is still open and available for students. Many[Read More…]