Young Life leaders get powered paint poured on them. Kyra Norstorm (left) throws powder paint at June Higgins (middle) and Elizabeth Williams (right). By MADISON LIETZ of the KeizertimesLast Monday evening every Young Life club in the Salem-Keizer district gathered on the grounds of the Keizer Community Church for a[Read More…]
Salem parents weigh in as legislators consider digital access to school materials
A move to give parents more access to school textbooks and class curriculum has advanced a step at the Oregon Legislature with Senate action.
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Candidates lining up to make run for Salem-Keizer School Board as deadline nears
By: Les Zaitz of Salem ReporterFor the Keizertimes Voters will have choices in all three races for the Salem-Keizer School Board and more candidates could join in before next week’s filing deadline. So far, only one incumbent is bidding for re-election. And so far, only a single candidate has filed[Read More…]
SKPS Board OKs $1.8M land purchase
The Salem-Keizer Career Technical Education Center will have a new program after the Salem-Keizer School Board unanimously approved plans to purchase an airport hangar at McNary Field at Tuesday’s school board meeting.
School board member calls out colleagues, activists
Dr. Satya Chandragiri is frustrated with the other members of the Salem-Keizer School Board (SKSD), so much so that he held a press conference at the Salem capital mall on Sept. 29 in order to call attention to what he perceives as a lack of proper engagement with the public,[Read More…]
Oregon schools need billions to close funding gap, education commission says
Years of underfunding has lead to a widening gap between what schools need and what they’re getting, a new report says Courtesy of Oregon Capital Chronicle – AUGUST 8, 2022 | 5:45 AM Struggling with staffing shortages exacerbated by the pandemic, Oregon schools leaned heavily last year on teachers who[Read More…]
Christy Perry announces she’ll retire at end of school year
Perry has been superintendent of the Salem-Keizer School District since 2014 and said she wanted to give the school board ample time to choose a successor.
McNary grads bring in $13M in scholarships
The class of 2022 sits during one of four commencement ceremonies at McNary High School on Friday, June 10. (JOSHUA MANES/Keizertimes) They were donning their blue caps and gowns at Friday’s commencement ceremony, but the McNary High School class of 2022 is bringing in the green as they head to[Read More…]
Gubser Elementary gets a special visitor
(JOSHUA MANES/Keizertimes) The students at Joy Hills Gubser Elementary School had a special visitor on Tuesday, Caesar the No Drama Llama. Caesar made the trip to meet the students, with opportunities to take a photo, hug and pet him. As the students from each grade lined up to wait their[Read More…]