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About the Boundary Adjustment Process

The district has created resources to help explain the boundary adjustment process. If adopted by the Salem-Keizer School Board on February 12, the proposed boundary adjustments would go into effect in Fall 2019. Parents and guardians of students who could change schools because of boundary adjustment will receive a letter soon as firm information is [...]

2019-01-17T09:45:48-07:00January 17th, 2019|

Salem-Keizer Public Schools to Host Native American Awareness Gathering

The free event features storytelling, dancing, dinner and more! There are nearly 700 students in Salem-Keizer Public Schools (SKPS) who identify as Native American or Alaska Natives from 65 tribes, and on Friday, Nov. 30, they will be celebrated through native music, dancing, storytelling and a special native dinner. November is Native American Heritage Month, [...]

2018-11-29T14:53:09-07:00November 18th, 2018|

Deputy Dorkface Author Visits Lee Elementary!

Lots of excitement at Lee Elementary today when Kevin Janison, author of the Deputy Dorkface books for kids, flew in from Las Vegas, Nevada. "I like to call these motivational literacy presentations, where we’ll feature our Deputy Dorkface books, but we’ll try to get the kids fired up to do more reading [...]

2018-11-02T09:46:31-07:00October 17th, 2018|

PTC NEEDS YOUR HELP!!

The Parent Teacher Club is seeking donations from the Salem business community and Lee families to help fund field trips, school events and special projects. Please consider sponsoring Lee Elementary at one of these levels: Silver Level - $250 Business name posted on PTC Facebook page and newsletter Gold Level - $500 Business name posted [...]

2018-11-02T11:29:09-07:00October 5th, 2018|

MVGRA Supports DARE

MVGRA Supports DARE The Members of the Mid-Valley Garbage & Recycling Association are pleased to donate $2,500 to the Salem Police D.A.R.E. program. This unique program began in 1997 with numerous bright red metal containers located at schools and businesses throughout the Salem area. Since then it has progressed into a direct donation to the [...]

2018-11-02T11:32:18-07:00October 1st, 2018|

Every Day 24J

Missing a day or two of school may not seem like a big deal, but that time matters. If a student misses just two days of school a month, by the end of the year, that adds up to an entire month of lost instruction. At Salem-Keizer Public Schools, we want all [...]

2019-06-12T08:00:14-07:00September 25th, 2018|

Diariamente, todos los días en el Distrito 24J

El perder un día o dos de clases podría parecer irrelevante, pero ese tiempo es muy importante. Si un estudiante pierde solo dos días de clases al mes, al final del año escolar, esto representa un mes entero de clases perdidas. En las Escuelas Públicas de Salem-Keizer, queremos que todos los estudiantes se gradúen [...]

2018-09-26T15:08:00-07:00September 25th, 2018|

School Supply List Change

School Supplies and Environmental Health During the summer, SKPS has been working to ensure that our supplies in schools support environmental health. Unfortunately, some of the items on our back-to-school supply lists contain potentially harmful chemicals and they should not be accepted out of concern for the safety and health of our students and [...]

2018-11-02T11:37:34-07:00September 6th, 2018|

Salem-Keizer Public Schools Launches “Every Day 24J!” to Address Chronic Absenteeism

Buses were rolling this morning carrying almost half of Salem-Keizer Public Schools’ (SKPS) 42,000 students, but with the back-to-school excitement was another message: “Every Day 24J!” Nearly one in three students in SKPS is chronically absent, and this year, schools and community organizations are collaborating to identify barriers to attendance and develop solutions. The [...]

2018-09-19T16:10:32-07:00September 5th, 2018|

Salem-Keizer Public Schools to Offer Free Summer Meals

Meals are available for all children Each year, Salem-Keizer Public Schools participates in the Summer Meals Program, which provides free meals to all children ages 1-18, regardless of family income. Free summer meals will be available from June 18 through August 30, though all locations will be closed on July 4. Children are welcome to [...]

2018-06-22T14:51:42-07:00June 18th, 2018|