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City of Salem Drinking Water Advisory Update

On Wednesday, June 6, the City of Salem issued a new advisory for vulnerable populations to not consume tap water due to algae blooms in the Detroit Reservoir. This advisory is expected to continue at least through Monday, June 11. This only applies for the City of Salem – not the City of Keizer or [...]

2018-06-28T14:05:59+00:00June 8th, 2018|

Salem-Keizer Budget Committee Approves $1.1 Billion 2018-19 Budget

The school district’s budget includes bond funds and new revenue estimates from Oregon Department of Education The Salem-Keizer Public Schools (SKPS) Budget Committee tonight moved to recommend a budget totaling $1,147,797,142. The budget includes bond funds from the May 15 voter-approved ballot measure and new revenue estimates from the Oregon Department of Education. Because the [...]

2018-06-28T14:16:22+00:00May 23rd, 2018|

Salem-Keizer Voters Approve $619.7 Million School Bond

Bond dollars will relieve overcrowding and add science, vocational spaces and more Voters in Salem and Keizer have approved a $619.7 million bond measure referred to the May 15 ballot by the Salem-Keizer Public Schools Board of Directors. The bond will address overcrowding, add space for career-technical education (CTE)/vocational programs, add science classrooms, improve safety [...]

2018-06-28T14:21:35+00:00May 16th, 2018|

Salem-Keizer Public Schools Joins SafeOregon Confidential Tip Line / Las Escuelas Públicas de Salem-Keizer participarán en el programa confidencial SafeOregon

On March 1, 2018, Salem-Keizer Public Schools (SKPS) officially joined SafeOregon, a confidential tip line that gives our kids, parents, schools and communities a confidential way to report safety threats or potential acts of violence. Salem-Keizer Public Schools has a sophisticated and proactive intervention system in place for timely interventions. These include the SKPS Office of [...]

2018-02-28T21:21:37+00:00February 28th, 2018|

Kindergarten Registration Now Open For 2018-19

Kindergarten registration for the 2018-2019 school year opens on Tuesday, February 20! Often thought of as a transition year between home and school, kindergarten prepares your child for a successful academic career and is now considered to many as the first year of school. Children who will be 5-years-old on or before September 10, 2018 [...]

2018-02-27T17:50:51+00:00February 27th, 2018|

All Salem-Keizer Public Schools are Closed Thursday, Feb. 22

Due to inclement weather, all Salem-Keizer Public Schools will be closed and all afternoon and evening activities are cancelled. All district offices will remain open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. This snow day may be added back in at the end of the school year during the makeup day period. If that is necessary, [...]

2018-02-22T23:30:23+00:00February 22nd, 2018|

Special Message from Superintendent Perry About School Safety / Estimada comunidad de Salem-Keizer

Dear Salem-Keizer Community, With the most recent tragedy in Florida, school safety is on everyone’s mind. It is, without question, our biggest priority. I want to take a moment to share some of the ways we are working to protect our students, staff, and community. Threat Intervention: Our team of specialists partners with agencies across [...]

2018-02-16T17:48:48+00:00February 16th, 2018|

In-District Transfer (IDT) Applications Must Be Turned In March 1 – 31, 2018

Students who want to attend a school other than their assigned school next fall (2018-2019 school year) must apply for an in-district transfer (IDT) between March 1 and March 31, 2018. This includes elementary, middle and high school students. IDT applications received after March 31, 2018, will not be considered. IDT request forms can be [...]

2018-02-15T19:13:28+00:00February 15th, 2018|

Proposed Elementary Math Adoption Curriculum Available For Review Until March 7, 2018

At its February 13 business meeting, the Salem-Keizer Board of Education heard the first reading of the recommended elementary math adoption curriculum, Ready Math, Publisher Curriculum Associates. The instruction materials are available for community/parent review and comment at the Lancaster Professional Center, Suite 130, 2450 Lancaster Drive NE in Salem from today through March 7, [...]

2018-07-10T10:38:19+00:00February 14th, 2018|