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

  • 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 [...]

  • Photo of South and McNary girls playing soccer

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. [...]

  • Image of South High students at 2017 graduation

SKPS Raises Graduation Rates, Lowers Drop-Out Rates

January 25, 2018|Comments Off on SKPS Raises Graduation Rates, Lowers Drop-Out Rates

Graduation rate is the highest since the state began reporting cohort graduation rates According to the Oregon Department of Education’s recently released graduation rates for the 2016-17 academic year, Salem-Keizer Public Schools (SKPS) increased its [...]

  • A teacher demonstrates for students in a middle school science classroom

School Board One Step Closer to Finalizing Bond for May Ballot

January 10, 2018|Comments Off on School Board One Step Closer to Finalizing Bond for May Ballot

The Salem-Keizer Public Schools Board of Education moved closer to putting a $619.7 million general obligation bond measure on the May 2018 ballot at its meeting Tuesday night. The bond funds would be used to [...]

  • Photo of a CTEC auto body class working on a vehicle

CTEC Receives $250,000 Donation from the Salem New Car Dealers

January 10, 2018|Comments Off on CTEC Receives $250,000 Donation from the Salem New Car Dealers

Through the immense generosity of the Salem New Car Dealers, Salem-Keizer Public Schools’ (SKPS’) Career and Technical Education Center (CTEC) is scheduled to receive a $250,000 donation to help fund the equipment and construction costs [...]

  • Elementary students crowd hallways while carrying lunches

School Board Holds First Reading of Final 2018 Bond Package

December 18, 2017|Comments Off on School Board Holds First Reading of Final 2018 Bond Package

Salem-Keizer Public Schools (SKPS) Board of Directors held the first reading of a proposed bond package at its business meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 12. The bond would relieve overcrowding and prepare for future enrollment growth, [...]

  • Photo of new district website

SKPS Launches New District Website

December 18, 2017|Comments Off on SKPS Launches New District Website

Salem-Keizer Public Schools (SKPS) today launched a new district website. The new site comes after an involved group of parents and special services providers engaged the district in ways the district can better serve students [...]

  • Crossler Choir at the Capitol

School Choirs Performing Free Concerts at the Oregon State Capitol

November 20, 2017|Comments Off on School Choirs Performing Free Concerts at the Oregon State Capitol

Choirs from Salem-Keizer Public Schools’ (SKPS’) award-winning music programs will be performing free, live concerts from November 28 to December 22 at the Oregon State Capitol as part of the Holidays at the Capitol event. [...]

  • Fox KPTV image capture Gubser Elementary classroom

Crowding in Salem-Keizer makes KPTV news broadcast

November 9, 2017|Comments Off on Crowding in Salem-Keizer makes KPTV news broadcast

KPTV's Simon Gutierrez did a story on crowding in our school district featuring Gubser Elementary School in Keizer. Watch the video on the KPTV website and get an inside look at what it's like to [...]

  • 2018 Bond Measure Listening & Learning Forums - Find your meeting

Bond Measure “Listening & Learning” Forums Planned

November 6, 2017|Comments Off on Bond Measure “Listening & Learning” Forums Planned

The Salem-Keizer School Board is working on a general obligation bond for the May 2018 ballot. The bond measure is not yet final, but it is important for parents, staff and members of our [...]