In-District Transfer Application Deadline to be Extended

Students who want to attend a school other than their assigned school next semester (2020-21 school year) must apply for an in-district transfer (IDT). This includes elementary, middle and high school students. The deadline to turn in IDT applications has been extended to April 3, 2020, due to school closures. This process is for students [...]

2020-04-01T14:48:50-07:00April 1st, 2020|

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 [...]

2020-03-31T18:06:40-07:00March 31st, 2020|

SKPS Releases Supplemental Learning Materials for All Levels

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 [...]

2020-03-21T18:46:04-07:00March 21st, 2020|

Salem-Keizer Public Schools to Extend Emergency Closure Through April 28

In keeping with the latest direction from Governor Brown, the Oregon Health Authority, and the Oregon Department of Education (ODE), Salem-Keizer Public Schools (SKPS) will extend the emergency closure through April 28. That closure could be shortened or extended at the direction of Governor Brown. Students are currently scheduled to return April 29. “We are [...]

2020-03-19T13:52:20-07:00March 18th, 2020|

Salem-Keizer Public Schools Offering Grab and Go Meals at 35 Locations

In keeping with the latest direction from Governor Kate Brown, the Oregon Health Authority and the Oregon Department of Education, Salem-Keizer Public Schools will close March 16 through April 28. In order to help alleviate food insecurity, we will be offering breakfast and lunch grab and go bags, Monday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 1 [...]

2020-03-30T18:42:36-07:00March 18th, 2020|

Lost Items

While our custodians are working hard to deep clean Washington Elementary, we have placed lost items right outside the main entrance.  Please feel free to come and collect lost items

2020-03-18T10:32:58-07:00March 18th, 2020|

Salem-Keizer Public Schools to Close March 16-March 31

In keeping with the latest direction from Governor Brown, the Oregon Health Authority and the Oregon Department of Education, Salem-Keizer Public Schools will close March 16 and students will return to school on April 1. All schools will be open Friday, March 13. During the closure, all school-based sports and extracurricular activities will also be [...]

2020-03-19T08:04:08-07:00March 12th, 2020|

Kindergarten Registration Opens Monday, March 2, 2020 | ¡La inscripción para el kindergarten comienza el próximo lunes 2 de marzo!

Do you have a child who will be 5 years or older by September 10, 2020? Kindergarten Registration begins on Monday, March 2! Registration can be started online through your ParentVue account. If you do not already have a ParentVue account simply choose “I do not have a ParentVue account” on our district website to [...]

2020-03-03T13:24:52-08:00February 27th, 2020|

When Am I Too Sick For School? | ¿Cuándo me considero muy enfermo para asistir a la escuela?

Salem-Keizer Public Schools is working with the Oregon Health Authority and the Oregon Department of Education to determine crisis response plans that align with forthcoming Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidance on Novel Coronavirus Updates (COVID-19). That guidance specifically will cover exclusion and closure recommendations. In the event of a diagnosed case in [...]

2020-03-02T10:47:53-08:00February 27th, 2020|

Spring Break Activity Program – Free Lunch, Free Activities | Almuerzo gratis actividades gratis

For ALL children & students ages 1-18 years old. EVERYONE is invited – regardless of family income! Para TODOS los niños y estudiantes de 1 a 18 años. ¡TODOS ESTÁN INVITADOS: independientemente de los ingresos familiares! MARCH/MARZO 19-20 & 23-27, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. LOCATIONS | ESCUELAS Cummings Elementary School Houck Middle School Richmond [...]

2020-02-20T08:36:52-08:00February 18th, 2020|

Free Lunch And Activities During Winter Break 2019 | Almuerzo gratis y actividades durante las vacaciones de invierno 2019

Free lunches and activities will be offered at eight schools in Salem and Keizer during Winter Break 2019. Almuerzo gratis y actividades durante las vacaciones de invierno 2019. This opportunity is for ALL children & students ages 1-18 years old. EVERYONE is invited – regardless of family income! Para TODOS los niños y estudiantes de 1 [...]

2019-12-19T08:03:36-08:00December 16th, 2019|

Visions Screenings

Oregon Lions Foundation will be coming to our school on February 6, 2020 to complete vision screenings on all K-5th grade students.  If you would like your child(ren) to opt out, please notify the school office in writing prior to that date. La Fundación de Oregon Lions vendrá a nuestra escuela el 6 de febrero [...]

2019-12-16T12:54:59-08:00December 16th, 2019|

Oregon Department of Education Releases School and District Report Cards

The Oregon Department of Education (ODE) produces yearly at-a-glance profiles for schools and districts. These reports, called for by the 1999 state legislature, provide educators with an opportunity to communicate directly with parents and community members about how local schools are performing. ODE redesigned the school and district profiles in 2018, with input from [...]

2019-12-09T15:47:05-08:00December 3rd, 2019|