To celebrate and honor veterans, McNary High School held its annual “Living History Day on November 13.
Author: Madi Lietz
Nov. 1 was the first McNary Audio Production Technology (APT) Stage Show of the 2023-2024 school year, including student-made bands such as Astrea, Sight and Soul, Diabella, Postal, Pacific Islander Collective, Latino Collective, 5 FOR REALL, EDM Collective, and Deadringer.
At the “Pack the Board Room” event by the Salem-Keizer Education Association (SKEA), members rallied outside of the board room on Commercial Street to show the Salem-Keizer Public Schools (SKPS) that they would not be silent. After rallying, as many members as possible went inside the room for a public-described “heavy” SKPS school board meeting.
Sources of Strength is a student-led mental health awareness leadership program with curriculums created by the Oregon Health Authority along with counselors and therapists. Guidance Counselor Leah Anderson organized a Sources of Strength group at McNary High School last spring and is now starting to make campaigns with a group of 15 students.
McNary teacher Melissa Burlingame, specializing in Advanced Placement Human Geography (AP HUG) and World History, flew to a once-in-a-lifetime experience in June. Burlingame was one of seven teachers selected by the Northeast Asian History Foundation to attend a geographic education conference and field study in Seoul, South Korea.
On Tuesday, Sept. 5, McNary High School staff greeted the class of 2027 for their first day while standing in solidarity with the Salem Keizer Education Association.
Saturday, Aug. 26, The Arbor at Avamere Court and its residents gathered in their parking lot and sold sweet treats to raise money for a good cause.
Music was loud and the smell of food was strong as Keizer’s businesses, bands and residents came together for a summer night out.
August 11–20, the Venardos Circus comes to town. Venardos Circus is a Broadway–style and animal–free circus show that has been touring the United States since debuting in 2014.
It’s the season for fresh summer produce and berry-picking fun. The following are places in or near Keizer where local produce or berry-picking opportunities can be found.