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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|

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 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|

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|

Indian Education Fall Family Enrichment & Fall Study Hall Nights 2019

Our Indian Education/Title I team will be hosting Indian Education Fall Study Hall and Family Enrichment Nights again this year. They will be held at Bush Elementary and Weddle Elementary schools. See the flyers below for details. Questions? Contact Indian Education at (503) 399-5512.

2019-10-03T15:21:37-07:00October 2nd, 2019|

Kindergarten Registration

Washington Elementary encourage you to register your child for kindergarten as soon as possible. Children who will be five years old on or before Sept. 10, 2019 are eligible to register For information about registering for kindergarten, call Washington Elementary at 503-399-3193 or call the Office of K-12 Education at 503-399-2632. Find information about School Bus [...]

2019-08-19T10:49:00-07:00August 19th, 2019|

Salem-Keizer Public Schools Releases Updated Student Dress Code

The updates come after students, staff share feedback about dress codes and how they are enforced Last June, five Salem-Keizer Public Schools (SKPS) students provided public comments before the Board of Directors regarding the district’s dress code and requesting updates. Unbeknownst to them, district officials had already begun looking at the dress code and discussing [...]

2019-08-06T07:21:48-07:00August 1st, 2019|

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

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 summer 2019, which means households will not receive these additional benefits this summer. Salem-Keizer Public [...]

2019-07-01T09:19:30-07:00July 1st, 2019|

Register Your Child For Preschool Today

Salem-Keizer Early Childhood programs is now accepting applications. Our programs provide a safe and nurturing environment for children ages 3 to 5 and a variety of pre-school options for all families to help them on the road to success. If your child will be three on or before September 10th he or she will be [...]

2019-06-11T13:18:34-07:00May 28th, 2019|