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Salem-Keizer Public Schools Seeks Community Input on School Boundary Adjustments at Dec. 4 Listening Sessions

Links to surveys on Task Force Proposal #4 can be found on the boundary adjustments page. Parents, students, school neighbors and community members are invited to attend a Boundary Review Task Force Listening Session on Dec. 4 to share feedback on possible school attendance area boundary adjustments. Boundary adjustments are needed to relieve overcrowding and [...]

2018-12-13T11:09:25+00:00November 30th, 2018|

Salem-Keizer Public Schools to Host Native American Awareness Gathering

The free event features storytelling, dancing, dinner and more! There are nearly 700 students in Salem-Keizer Public Schools (SKPS) who identify as Native American or Alaska Natives from 65 tribes, and on Friday, Nov. 30, they will be celebrated through native music, dancing, storytelling and a special native dinner. November is Native American Heritage Month, [...]

2018-11-29T14:53:09+00:00November 18th, 2018|

Shake Out!

The ShakeOut Drill is scheduled for 10:18 a.m. on October 18, 2018. This means that wherever you are at that moment—at home, at work, at school, anywhere—you should Drop, Cover, and Hold On as if there were a major earthquake occurring at that very moment.  Stay in this position for at least 60 seconds. There will not [...]

2018-10-09T12:47:38+00:00October 9th, 2018|

Homework letter to families

Sept 28 homework letter Hello families, Please see the attached letter for homework information.   Sept 28, 2018   Dear parents,   This year at Chapman Hill we are continuing with limited homework.  If your child does not complete classwork, it will come home for them to complete. Please check your child’s backpack each day [...]

2018-10-08T10:58:58+00:00September 30th, 2018|

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 of our [...]

2018-09-26T15:11:54+00:00September 25th, 2018|

Diariamente, todos los días en el Distrito 24J

El perder un día o dos de clases podría parecer irrelevante, pero ese tiempo es muy importante. Si un estudiante pierde solo dos días de clases al mes, al final del año escolar, esto representa un mes entero de clases perdidas. En las Escuelas Públicas de Salem-Keizer, queremos que todos los estudiantes se gradúen [...]

2018-09-26T15:08:00+00:00September 25th, 2018|

Learn About Our New District Math Curriculum

Pizza and water served at 5:30 pm Parent Information Night Tuesday, September 25 • Kalapuya Elementary • Chávez Elementary Thursday, September 27 • Weddle Elementary • Wright Elementary • 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm “Built from scratch, Ready Mathematics supports a rich classroom environment in which mathematical reasoning, mathematical discourse, and a range of mathematical [...]

2018-09-18T14:27:11+00:00September 18th, 2018|

Salem-Keizer Public Schools Launches “Every Day 24J!” to Address Chronic Absenteeism

Buses were rolling this morning carrying almost half of Salem-Keizer Public Schools’ (SKPS) 42,000 students, but with the back-to-school excitement was another message: “Every Day 24J!” Nearly one in three students in SKPS is chronically absent, and this year, schools and community organizations are collaborating to identify barriers to attendance and develop solutions. The [...]

2018-09-19T16:10:32+00:00September 5th, 2018|