Coronavirus (COVID-19) Operations Update | Actualización de operaciones escolares por el Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Posted March 31, 2020 Update from Superintendent Perry Dear Salem-Keizer Family, Since March 12, when our public education world shifted into something we’ve never seen or experienced before, virtually everything we’ve known to be true has changed. The one thing that has remained constant, however, is change. As a perfect example of that, late last night we received new guidance from the Oregon Department of Education. In that direction, we were told that there is a very real potential that our students will not return to school this year. We also got the direction to move from supplemental education to distance learning for all. Here’s what know to be true: Technology is critical for the success of distance learning for all. Yesterday, 450 classified educators [...]
Devices will be available for curbside pick-up April 2 and 3 at each of the district’s six traditional high schools All Salem-Keizer Public Schools (SKPS) students in need of devices for supplemental learning will be able to rent Chromebooks at no cost from the district for the duration of the emergency school closure. Devices will be made available at each of the district’s six traditional high schools – McKay, McNary, North Salem, South Salem, Sprague and West Salem – on Thursday, April 2 from noon until 6:30 p.m. and Friday, April 3 from 8 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Devices are available to students in kindergarten through 12th grade. Students do not need to be present, but you must provide their student ID or provide their [...]
Iton Udosenata named SKPS Assistant Superintendent/Comunicado de prensa: Iton Udosenata, designado como el asistente a la superintendente de SKPS
Iton Udosenata has worked in education for over 15 years with experience as a teacher, assistant principal and principal Iton Udosenata, Salem-Keizer Public Schools newest assistant superintendent Iton Udosenata has been named Salem-Keizer Public Schools’ newest assistant superintendent. Udosenata, currently serving as North Eugene High School’s principal, will be taking over the responsibilities currently held by Assistant Superintendent Linda Myers. Myers announced her resignation from the district earlier this month, prompting a search for her replacement. She will work alongside Udosenata and the district’s other assistant superintendent, Kraig Sproles, during this transition. Salem-Keizer’s assistant superintendents oversee all aspects of teaching and learning with specific attention to supporting schools. “We’re extremely excited for the new and innovative ideas Iton will be bringing into our [...]
Salem-Keizer Public Schools (SKPS) has released the initial phase of supplemental learning materials available online. Resources for supplemental learning are not intended to replace classroom instruction or district-adopted curriculum. No content will be graded and all of these activities are optional. The materials include supplemental materials based on grade level and include daily activities coupled with “brain breaks” and stress relievers. Materials are also available in Spanish. Click here to access the supplemental materials. Print to Follow! SKPS will be following up next with hard-copy materials for students. Seniors Beginning the week of March 30, SKPS will begin targeted outreach to support seniors on their path toward graduation.
In accordance with Governor Brown’s directives around social distancing, Salem-Keizer Public Schools buildings will be closed to the public March 23-27. For general inquiries call (503) 399-3000 or email email@example.com. Meals will continue to be offered at 35 sites districtwide between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Monday through Friday. Those locations are available here.
This is a bilingual message from Superintendent Christy Perry and Elementary Level Director Olga Cobb for our community. Message from Salem-Keizer Public Schools - March 20, 2020