Author: Brooklyn Flint

State launches ‘two weeks ready’ campaign

If nothing else, the pandemic has taught us to be prepared for anything.  That is why Oregon state officials are encouraging all residents to prepare for and enact a “two weeks ready” plan.  In the case of an earthquake, tsunami, power outage, or any other emergency, many places and roads[Read More…]

McNary plans get more detailed

Starting September 14, McNary High School students will be returning to classes with comprehensive distance learning. However, many students and parents are still wondering what this means for the rest of the year and their transcripts.  Erik Jespersen, principal at McNary, recently released a video to explain what will be[Read More…]

Mentors needed at MHS

McNary High School’s college and career center is in need of volunteer mentors.  Those who volunteer are paired with students and help them explore careers, colleges, find scholarship opportunities and help students stay on track to graduate.  Mentors must go through the ASPIRE Mentor Training and complete a SKSD background[Read More…]

Share ideas for increasing student success in SPKS

Salem-Keizer Public Schools is slated to receive more than $35 million from the Student Success Act. Annually, this student investment account can only be used to meet students’ mental or behavioral health needs and increase academic achievement for students while reducing academic disparities. The district convened a student investment account[Read More…]

Students form mental health non-profit

Live To Tell President Eric Marz speaks at Salem Keizer School Board Meeting about the importance of student advocacy in suicide prevention work. On Monday, Oct. 7, South Salem High School held a student-led presentation for the public launch of Live To Tell. The event had many speakers from the[Read More…]

Dog park water is safe for all

Contrary to recent social media reports, the water at Keizer Rapids Park is safe for consumption. The water at the dog park stations are the same water that is delivered to Keizer households. The City of Keizer reports there are no algal bloom advisories in effect for the Willamette River[Read More…]