Press Room

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Contact Info

Main District Office

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

Community Relations & Communications Direct Phone

503-399-3038

Community Relations & Communications Staff

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

Contact Community Relations & Communications

Official Media Files

Logos

Salem-Keizer Public Schools Logo

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

Salem-Keizer Logo in Spanish

Spanish version of the Salem-Keizer Public Schools 2-Color Logo with Transparent Background

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

Salem Keizer Vision Statement: 696 KB File size

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

Spanish Version of the Salem Keizer Vision Statement: 736 KB File size

Staff

High Resolution of Christy Perry's Portrait

Superintendent, Christy Perry: 2MB file High Resolution

Director of Community Relations & Communications, Lillian Govus, APR: 2MB file High Resolution

District News Feed

  • Salem-Keizer Public Schools - Orchestra Students Practicing

Salem-Keizer Public Schools to Hold Community Meetings About the Proposed $619.7 Million Bond

April 16, 2018|Comments Off on Salem-Keizer Public Schools to Hold Community Meetings About the Proposed $619.7 Million Bond

Salem-Keizer Public Schools will share information about the proposed $619.7 million bond on the May 15 ballot in a series of upcoming community meetings. The proposed bond would address overcrowding, expand career-technical (vocational) education opportunities, [...]

  • SKPS Teacher Appreciation Week 2018

Salem-Keizer Board of Education Proclaims May 7-11, 2018 as Teacher Appreciation Week

April 11, 2018|Comments Off on Salem-Keizer Board of Education Proclaims May 7-11, 2018 as Teacher Appreciation Week

At its April 10 meeting, the Salem-Keizer Public Schools Board of Education voted to proclaim May 7-11, 2018, as Teacher Appreciation Week. Salem-Keizer Public Schools (SKPS) has more than 2,300 licensed educators who show up [...]

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

April 10, 2018|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 [...]

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Salem-Keizer Public Schools Partners with Salem and Keizer Police Departments and the Marion County Health Department for “Screenagers” Documentary Screening

April 3, 2018|Comments Off on Salem-Keizer Public Schools Partners with Salem and Keizer Police Departments and the Marion County Health Department for “Screenagers” Documentary Screening

Salem-Keizer Public Schools (SKPS) is proud to partner with the Salem and Keizer Police Departments and Marion County Health & Human Services to bring our community two opportunities to view the nationally recognized documentary, “Screenagers,” [...]

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Chávez Elementary School Awarded the Carmen West Award for Outstanding Progress for English Learner Students in a Dual Language Setting

March 14, 2018|Comments Off on Chávez Elementary School Awarded the Carmen West Award for Outstanding Progress for English Learner Students in a Dual Language Setting

Salem-Keizer Pubic Schools’ Chávez Elementary School has been recognized by the Oregon Department of Education to receive the Carmen West award for outstanding progress for English learner students in a dual language setting. Chavéz Elementary [...]

  • Student Services Director Eric Richards assists a parent

Salem-Keizer Student Services Director Receives Outstanding Administrator Award

March 2, 2018|Comments Off on Salem-Keizer Student Services Director Receives Outstanding Administrator Award

Salem-Keizer Public Schools (SKPS) Student Services Director Eric Richards was honored with the Outstanding Administrator 2018 award during the Oregon Statewide Transition Conference on March 1. He was recognized for his contributions to the development [...]

  • SafeOregon

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

February 28, 2018|Comments Off on 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 [...]

  • Salem-Keizer: Learning for a Lifetime

Salem-Keizer Board of Education to Hold Public Hearing on Alternative Contracting

February 27, 2018|Comments Off on Salem-Keizer Board of Education to Hold Public Hearing on Alternative Contracting

On Tuesday, February 27, 2018, The Salem-Keizer Board of Education will hold a public hearing on the Findings of Fact in Support of the Use of Construction Manager/General Contractor Methodology for certain projects planned under [...]

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OSAA Appeal Decision Received

February 23, 2018|Comments Off on OSAA Appeal Decision Received

Hearings Officer Michael Gillette has dismissed Salem-Keizer Public Schools’ (SKPS’) appeal against the Oregon School Activities Association’s (OSAA’s) decision to place five schools in a league with the Bend/LaPine School District. In the opinion release [...]

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

February 16, 2018|Comments Off on 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 [...]

  • SKPS School Board Finalizes Bond Measure for May 2018 Ballot

Salem-Keizer Board of Education Finalizes Bond Measure for May 2018 Ballot

February 14, 2018|Comments Off on Salem-Keizer Board of Education Finalizes Bond Measure for May 2018 Ballot

At its Feb. 13 meeting, the Salem-Keizer Public Schools Board of Education voted to approve the resolution and ballot title language for a $619.7 million general obligation bond measure on the May 2018 ballot. The [...]

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OSAA Appeal Hearing Information

January 26, 2018|Comments Off on OSAA Appeal Hearing Information

The OSAA hearing is set for Monday, January 29 beginning at 9 a.m. in the Board Room at the Student Services Building, 2575 Commercial St. SE, Salem. Closing time of the hearing is not known. [...]