Contact Info

District Office

Salem-Keizer Public Schools
Oregon School District 24J
2450 Lancaster Drive NE
Salem, Oregon 97305

Direct Phone

503-399-3038

Community Relations & Communications Staff

Lillian Govus, APR, Director Community Relations and Communications
Karma Krause,  Capital Construction Public Engagement Specialist
Aaron Harada, Public Engagement Specialist
Bryan Andersen, Communications Coordinator
Emily Hicks, Communications Coordinator
Caleb Roberts, Communications Assistant

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Official Media Files

Logos

Salem-Keizer Public Schools Logo

Salem-Keizer Public Schools 2-Color Logo with Transparent Background, English

Salem-Keizer Logo in Spanish

Salem-Keizer Public Schools 2-Color Logo with Transparent Background, Spanish

Our Vision: All students graduate and are prepared for a successful life.

Salem-Keizer Vision Statement, English: 696 KB File size

Nuestra vision: Todos los estudiantes se graduen y esten preparados para una vida exitos.

Salem-Keizer Vision Statement, Spanish: 736 KB File size

Staff

High Resolution of Christy Perry's Portrait

Superintendent, Christy Perry: 2MB File siz

Director of Community Relations/Communications, Lillian Govus, APR: 2MB file size

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Monday Minutes E-Newsletter

Monday Minutes is a weekly email newsletter covering important information throughout Salem-Keizer Public Schools. Editions are released each Monday and are available in both English and Spanish languages. When subscribing, please indicate your language of preference.

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District News Feed

  • Students at the Turnaround Achievement Awards 2019

Salem-Keizer Public Schools Recognizes Students for Turnaround Achievements 2019

May 9, 2019|Comments Off on Salem-Keizer Public Schools Recognizes Students for Turnaround Achievements 2019

Middle and High School Students Receive Awards for Positive Change Toward Excellence Salem-Keizer Public Schools (SKPS) recognized 20 students from across the district and community in the 25th Annual Turnaround Achievement Awards On Tuesday, May [...]

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Salem-Keizer Public Schools to Close 2.5 Hours Early, No PM Preschool on May 8

April 29, 2019|Comments Off on Salem-Keizer Public Schools to Close 2.5 Hours Early, No PM Preschool on May 8

This early closure comes as a result of anticipated significant staff absences At 1:30 p.m. on May 8, the Oregon Education Association will host a “Day of Action” to advocate for full funding of the [...]

  • AVID For College

Three Salem-Keizer Public Schools Secondary Schools Honored as AVID Schoolwide Sites of Distinction

April 26, 2019|Comments Off on Three Salem-Keizer Public Schools Secondary Schools Honored as AVID Schoolwide Sites of Distinction

Claggett Creek and Stephens Middle Schools and McNary High School have been designated Sites of Distinction by Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID). This honor is awarded to a small subset of AVID school campuses that [...]

  • SKPS 2019-20 Budget Proposal

Superintendent Releases Proposed $1.19 Billion Schools Budget

April 23, 2019|Comments Off on Superintendent Releases Proposed $1.19 Billion Schools Budget

The proposed budget struggles to maintain a current service level for the district Salem-Keizer Public Schools (SKPS) Superintendent Christy Perry tonight announced the $1.19 billion proposed budget for 2019-20. The budget was developed before lawmakers [...]

  • Lee Elementary School ExploraVision Regional Champions 2019

Lee Elementary Students Win Regional Science Award from Toshiba/NSTA ExploraVision

April 4, 2019|Comments Off on Lee Elementary Students Win Regional Science Award from Toshiba/NSTA ExploraVision

A team of Lee Elementary students learned at a school assembly on Wednesday that they are one of 24 regional winners in the 2018-2019 Toshiba/NSTA ExploraVision Awards. In addition, two other Lee Elementary teams won [...]

  • Oregon Department of Education Special Education Report 2019

The Oregon Department of Education Releases Annual Special Education Report Card for All Oregon Schools

April 3, 2019|Comments Off on The Oregon Department of Education Releases Annual Special Education Report Card for All Oregon Schools

SKPS finds areas of success and opportunities for growth The Oregon Department of Education (ODE) recently released its annual special education report card, evaluating each district to the state’s standards for special education services. The [...]

  • Instructional Mentor Matt Hurst

Salem-Keizer Public Schools Instructional Mentor Wins Technology Educator of the Year Award

March 25, 2019|Comments Off on Salem-Keizer Public Schools Instructional Mentor Wins Technology Educator of the Year Award

Whiteaker Middle School Instructional Mentor Matt Hurst was honored as the Northwest Council for Computer Education (NCCE) 2019 Outstanding Technology Educator of the Year for Computer Education at the Northwest’s largest educational technology conference in [...]

  • Gubser Elementary Groundbreaking March 22, 2019

Salem-Keizer Public Schools Breaks Ground at Gubser Elementary School

March 22, 2019|Comments Off on Salem-Keizer Public Schools Breaks Ground at Gubser Elementary School

Gubser Elementary is one of the first five schools beginning construction under the 2018 bond program. In 2018, voters approved a $619.7 million bond to fund improvements for Salem-Keizer schools. Today, supporters of Gubser Elementary [...]

  • North Salem High School Groundbreaking - 2018 Construction Bond Work

Salem-Keizer Public Schools Breaks Ground at North Salem High School

March 21, 2019|Comments Off on Salem-Keizer Public Schools Breaks Ground at North Salem High School

North Salem High is one of the first five schools beginning construction under the 2018 bond program. In 2018, voters approved a $619.7 million bond measure to fund improvements for Salem-Keizer schools. Today, supporters of [...]

  • South Salem High School Honored as Unified Champion School

South Salem High School Honored as Unified Champion School

March 20, 2019|1 Comment

On Wednesday, March 20, 2019, South Salem High School received recognition from the Special Olympics for their distinction as a Unified Champion School. In Salem-Keizer Public Schools (SKPS), 16 percent of students receive special education [...]

  • North Salem Ground Breaking Ceremony on March 21, 2019

You’re Invited to the North Salem High Groundbreaking Ceremony! RSVP Requested

March 6, 2019|Comments Off on You’re Invited to the North Salem High Groundbreaking Ceremony! RSVP Requested

We are so excited to kick off construction at North Salem High School and we hope to have you join us for our groundbreaking event on Thursday, March 21 at 10 a.m. Groundbreaking will take [...]

  • Take Action INC Food Kits

Salem-Keizer Public Schools Families Receive Weekend Food Kits

March 4, 2019|Comments Off on Salem-Keizer Public Schools Families Receive Weekend Food Kits

Take Action INC provides nutrition resources for families in eight Salem-Keizer schools Through a recent partnership with Take Action INC, hundreds of Salem-Keizer families now receive backpacks full of food each weekend. Take Action INC [...]

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