Salem-Keizer Public Schools is looking to fill three open budget committee positions. Appointees serve three-year terms, with these three terms ending June 30, 2026.
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.
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.”
In an online letter to families published Thursday morning, Erik Jespersen informed the McNary community that he had accepted a role with Salem Keizer School District and would not be returning as principal at McNary High School.
The Keizer Neighborhood Associations held a combined forum on Friday, hosting candidates up for director roles in the coming special election.
Candidates for Keizer Fire District Board, Chemeketa Community College and Salem-Keizer School Board took the opportunity to introduce themselves to those in attendance, and share their qualifications and plans.
The Salem-Keizer Education Association (SKEA), which represents the contracted educators in SKPS schools, sent a letter to the district on March 3 expressing concern for the safety of its members and the lack of preparation and training for dealing with violent students.
With talk about bringing SROs back to campus growing, SKPS introduced the Safe and Welcoming School Committee to examine what is needed for both physical and psychological safety of students.
Salem-Keizer Public Schools (SKPS) is searching for candidates to fill two open spots on the district budget committee.
Salem-Keizer Public Schools banned an independent reporter in May over inappropriate messages to teen athletes.
This article is republished with permission from Grant Magazine, the publication at Grant High School in Portland. This story was reported by students Claire Coffey, Ava Siano and Veronica Bianco, the Keizertimes did not edit it.
The Crystal Apple Awards, which recognizes school employees from SKPS and private schools in the area, will be making a return in February for the first time since 2019. Nominations are now open.