Author: Joshua Manes

Castañeda and SKPS ready for ’23-24

The start of the 2023-24 school year for Salem Keizer Public Schools is fast approaching, with sixth and ninth graders beginning Sept. 5, and all other non-kindergarteners on Sept. 6. The district and new Superintendent Andrea Castañeda are ready with their top priority “a great opening.” 

Game on

By JOSHUA MANES Of the Keizertimes Here comes the start of the school year, and with it, fall sports. McNary High School’s Blue Day returned on Saturday, Aug. 19, as the official kickoff for the school’s fall sports programs. The day featured scrimmages and showcases from all five fall sports[Read More…]

A generational game

By JOSHUA MANES Of the Keizertimes Traditions don’t just happen. They take time and interest. But McNary boys soccer may have come up with a new one. For the first time, the Celtics held an alumni boys soccer game that pitted 19 former Celts against the current squad, on Aug,[Read More…]