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3 01, 2020

Salem-Keizer Board of Directors Approves Contract Amendment and Resolution Allowing Superintendent Perry to Take Advantage of Senate Bill 1049

January 3, 2020|News, Press Room, School Board, Superintendent|

On Thursday, the Salem-Keizer Board of Directors approved a resolution to rehire Superintendent Christy Perry following an amendment to her contract allowing her to take advantage of the provisions of Senate Bill 1049. Under the new bill, public employers can [...]

28 08, 2019

Salem-Keizer Public Schools Board of Directors Revises and Affirms Safe and Welcoming Schools Resolution

August 28, 2019|Community, District News, News, Press Room, School Board, School News, Schools, Students|

At its meeting Tuesday night, the Salem-Keizer Public Schools (SKPS) Board of Directors revised and unanimously affirmed Resolution No. 201920-1, “Safe and Welcoming Schools.” Originally adopted in 2016, the resolution was revised this year to include more explicit language about [...]

19 08, 2019

Gubser Elementary School Celebrates Completion of Construction

August 19, 2019|Community, District News, News, Parents, Salem-Keizer Bond Measure, Students|

Gubser Elementary School will be the first school to substantially complete construction in the 2018 Bond Program! In March 2019, Gubser Elementary School began construction for major renovations and improvements under the 2018 bond program. The work will be substantially [...]

16 08, 2019

Salem-Keizer Public Schools Breaks Ground at Waldo Middle School

August 16, 2019|Community, District News, News, Parents, Press Room, Salem-Keizer Bond Measure, School News, Schools, Staff, Students|

In 2018, voters approved a $619.7 million bond to fund improvements for Salem-Keizer schools. On Thursday, supporters of Waldo Middle School, including local officials, school board members, community supporters and school staff, gathered to celebrate the groundbreaking of one of [...]

1 07, 2019

Free Summer Meals Available Throughout the Community for Children and Teens Ages 1-18

July 1, 2019|Archive, Community, District News, Parents, School News, Schools, Students|

Parents and guardians who utilized the Summer EBT for Children program last year should have recently received a letter from the Oregon Department of Human Services, outlining upcoming changes. Oregon did not receive funds to offer this program again in [...]

20 06, 2019

More Than 400 Additional Students Attended School Regularly in 2018-19

June 20, 2019|Attendance, Community, District News, News, Parents, Press Room, School News, Schools, Staff, Students|

Seventy-five percent of SKPS schools increased their attendance rates from the previous year In Salem-Keizer Public Schools (SKPS), 49 of the district’s 65 schools grew their attendance rates since the 2017-18 school year, and more than 400 additional students are [...]

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