Statement from Superintendent Perry Regarding School Closure and High School Guidance

With the preservation of public health as the guiding light, today Governor Brown and the Oregon Department of Education announced that our school doors will not open again for the remainder of the 2019-20 school year. Like you, we are hurting, but we know this latest guidance comes as another measure to keep us as [...]

2020-04-22T19:10:21+00:00April 8th, 2020|

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Operations Update | Actualización de operaciones escolares por el Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Posted April 11, 2020 We now have a dedicated webpage for Coronavirus Updates. Please click on the button for all future updates. See the Latest Coronavirus Updates Posted April 8, 2020 Statement from Superintendent Perry Regarding School Closure and High School Guidance With the preservation of public health as the guiding light, [...]

2020-04-11T19:30:30+00:00March 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 [...]

2020-03-22T01:46:04+00:00March 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 [...]

2020-04-07T16:33:39+00:00March 18th, 2020|

Salem-Keizer Public Schools Offering Grab and Go Meals at 36 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 in-person classes will be canceled for the remainder of the 2019-20 school year. In order to help alleviate food insecurity, we will be offering breakfast and lunch grab and go bags, Monday [...]

2020-04-25T01:58:13+00:00March 18th, 2020|

In-District Transfer Application Deadline Extended to Friday, April 17

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 Friday, April 17, 2020, due to school closures. This process is for [...]

2020-04-20T22:36:30+00:00March 15th, 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 [...]

2020-03-19T15:04:08+00:00March 13th, 2020|

Inclement Weather Notifications – How SKPS Communicates About School Closures And Delays

As we begin to see cooler temperature throughout our community, it’s important to know how SKPS will communicate with you if there's a school closure or delay. In the event of bad weather, district officials will make the decision by 5:15 a.m. that day to close all or selected schools or to delay the start [...]

2020-01-22T19:38:36+00:00January 13th, 2020|

25th Annual MLK Day of Service

Join us on Monday, January 20, 2020, for a day of service to commemorate the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Free childcare and lunch will be provided. Event Details McKay High School: 10am-1pm Healthcare Information Housing Information Free Health Screenings Employment Opportunities Voter Registration Financial Literacy MLK March: 1pm-2pm

2020-01-22T19:39:25+00:00January 9th, 2020|