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|

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|

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|

Key Dates for the 2020-21 School Year

In our efforts to really engage our community in the process of creating the 2020-21 District Calendar, it’s taking more time than we’ve been accustomed to. With that, we want to share what has been solidified so you can go into the new year with a general feel for how the 2020-21 school year will [...]

2020-01-22T16:45:30+00:00December 31st, 2019|

Nearly 2,750 Students Graduate from Salem-Keizer Public Schools

The Class of 2019 was awarded more than $33 million in scholarships Last week, nearly 2,750 students completed high school in Salem and Keizer. The district’s traditional high schools and alternative programs awarded 2,610 diplomas – almost 300 more than the previous year – and 118 GEDs. In addition, the Class of 2019 was awarded [...]

2019-06-18T17:03:34+00:00June 11th, 2019|

Salem-Keizer Public Schools Recognizes Students for Turnaround Achievements 2019

Middle and High School Students Receive Awards for Positive Change Toward Excellence Salem-Keizer Public Schools (SKPS) recognized 20 students from across the district and community in the 25th Annual Turnaround Achievement Awards On Tuesday, May 7. Sponsored by Don and Ann Lebold of Town and Country Lanes, the Turnaround Achievement Awards recognize middle- and high-school [...]

2019-06-11T22:30:42+00:00May 9th, 2019|

Screenagers: Living in the Digital Age – April 11, 16

On April 11 and April 16, we invite you to join us and area professionals for screenings of the critically acclaimed documentary, Screenagers. This film focuses on the struggles facing our kids concerning social media, video games, academics and internet addiction. Attendees will view the film followed by a Q&A panel of community leaders from [...]

2019-06-11T20:28:37+00:00March 25th, 2019|

Spring Break FREE Lunch Program 2019 | Programa de actividades de primavera

For ALL children & students ages 1-18 years old. EVERYONE is invited – regardless of family income! Free lunch & Activities 12 pm–1:00 pm Para TODOS los niños y estudiantes de 1 a 18 años. ¡TODOS ESTÁN INVITADOS: independientemente de los ingresos familiares! 12 pm–1:00 pm almuerzo gratis y actividades School Locations | Ubicaciones en [...]

2019-06-11T20:30:26+00:00March 19th, 2019|

All Salem-Keizer Public Schools Closed Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019

All Salem-Keizer Public Schools are closed today due to inclement weather. All afternoon and evening activities are also canceled. This snow day may be added back in the end of the school year during the makeup day period. That announcement will be made at a later date. If employees have questions about reporting, please contact [...]

2019-06-11T20:35:47+00:00February 5th, 2019|