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|

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|

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|

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|

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|

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|

Marion Co. Health & Human Services: No Confirmed Cases of Measles in Marion County | Servicios Humanos y de Salud del Condado de Marion: No se han presentado casos confirmados de sarampión en el Condado de Marion

Marion County Health & Human Services has asked us to share this information with you regarding a measles outbreak in Clark County, Washington. "Due to the current measles outbreak investigation in Clark County, Washington, we've received numerous questions about the local county public health response in schools. Below (linked PDF), you'll find a list of standard procedures [...]

2019-06-11T20:38:01+00:00January 30th, 2019|

Every Day 24J

Missing a day or two of school may not seem like a big deal, but that time matters. If a student misses just two days of school a month, by the end of the year, that adds up to an entire month of lost instruction. At Salem-Keizer Public Schools, we want all [...]

2019-06-12T15:00:14+00:00September 25th, 2018|