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Salem-Keizer Budget Committee Approves $1.1 Billion 2018-19 Budget

The school district’s budget includes bond funds and new revenue estimates from Oregon Department of Education The Salem-Keizer Public Schools (SKPS) Budget Committee tonight moved to recommend a budget totaling $1,147,797,142. The budget includes bond funds from the May 15 voter-approved ballot measure and new revenue estimates from the Oregon Department of Education. Because the [...]

2018-06-08T20:41:39+00:00May 23rd, 2018|

Salem-Keizer Voters Approve $619.7 Million School Bond

Bond dollars will relieve overcrowding and add science, vocational spaces and more Voters in Salem and Keizer have approved a $619.7 million bond measure referred to the May 15 ballot by the Salem-Keizer Public Schools Board of Directors. The bond will address overcrowding, add space for career-technical education (CTE)/vocational programs, add science classrooms, improve safety [...]

2018-06-08T20:42:37+00:00May 16th, 2018|

2018 Proposed Bond On May 15 Ballot | Artículo sobre la propuesta de ley que aparecerá en la boleta electoral del 15 de mayo de 2018

The School Board has finished its work on a bond package and has referred it to the May 15 ballot for the community to consider. Before finalizing the bond, the Board heard feedback through a community survey, through the Community Facilities Task Force and through listening sessions with staff and community members held in [...]

2018-04-25T16:23:44+00:00April 5th, 2018|

Salem-Keizer Public Schools to Hold Community Meetings About the Proposed $619.7 Million Bond

Salem-Keizer Public Schools will share information about the proposed $619.7 million bond on the May 15 ballot in a series of upcoming community meetings. The proposed bond would address overcrowding, expand career-technical (vocational) education opportunities, expand science classrooms, and increase safety and security in schools. Parents, employees and interested community members are encouraged to attend [...]

2018-04-09T14:58:34+00:00March 27th, 2018|

Lee Elementary Students Honored For Science Projects

Two teams of students at Lee Elementary School won national recognition this month for science projects they've been working on since September. Both groups got Honorable Mentions in Toshiba's ExploraVision science competition. They were the only students in Oregon recognized in the national contest this year. E-Foods: Laser Dried Provisions Pictured from left: Fourth-grader Luke [...]

2018-04-09T15:08:26+00:00March 22nd, 2018|

Preschool Registration Begins in April

If your child will be three- or four-years-old on or before September 10, 2018, April is the time to register for preschool! Early Enrollment for Current Families April 4, 2018, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.; and from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Open Enrollment for New Families April 10, 2018, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.; and 4:00 p.m. [...]

2018-05-11T16:19:41+00:00March 15th, 2018|

Chávez Elementary School Awarded the Carmen West Award for Outstanding Progress for English Learner Students in a Dual Language Setting

Salem-Keizer Pubic Schools’ Chávez Elementary School has been recognized by the Oregon Department of Education to receive the Carmen West award for outstanding progress for English learner students in a dual language setting. Chavéz Elementary consists of 590 students, of which 67 percent are classified at English Language Learners. At Chavéz, teachers, staff and students [...]

2018-04-03T22:31:43+00:00March 14th, 2018|

Salem-Keizer Public Schools Joins SafeOregon Confidential Tip Line / Las Escuelas Públicas de Salem-Keizer participarán en el programa confidencial SafeOregon

On March 1, 2018, Salem-Keizer Public Schools (SKPS) officially joined SafeOregon, a confidential tip line that gives our kids, parents, schools and communities a confidential way to report safety threats or potential acts of violence. Salem-Keizer Public Schools has a sophisticated and proactive intervention system in place for timely interventions. These include the SKPS Office of [...]

2018-06-22T15:18:07+00:00February 28th, 2018|