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Key Dates for the 2018-19 School Year

2018 Sept. 4: First day for grades 6 and 9 Sept. 5: First day for grades 1-5, 7-8, 10-12 Sept. 12: First day for all Kindergarten Oct. 11: No school for 6 – 12 grade students Oct. 12: No school Nov. 2: No school for K – 5 grade students Nov. 12: No school and [...]

2018-10-29T11:05:12+00:00September 6th, 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|

Salem-Keizer Public Schools to Offer Free Summer Meals

Meals are available for all children Each year, Salem-Keizer Public Schools participates in the Summer Meals Program, which provides free meals to all children ages 1-18, regardless of family income. Free summer meals will be available from June 18 through August 30, though all locations will be closed on July 4. Children are welcome to [...]

2018-06-22T14:51:42+00:00June 18th, 2018|

City of Salem Drinking Water Advisory Update

On Wednesday, June 6, the City of Salem issued a new advisory for vulnerable populations to not consume tap water due to algae blooms in the Detroit Reservoir. This advisory is expected to continue at least through Monday, June 11. This only applies for the City of Salem – not the City of Keizer or [...]

2018-06-08T20:40:56+00:00June 8th, 2018|

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|

Now Open – Registration For Jumpstart Kindergarten In Summer Of 2018

Students entering kindergarten in many of our Title IA-funded elementary schools have the opportunity to attend a free kindergarten preparation program this summer called Jumpstart Kinder this summer. Jumpstart Kinder is August 6–10, 2018, from approximately 8:00 a.m. to noon for the following elementary schools. Jumpstart Kinder Schools Auburn, Bush, Chavez, Cummings, Englewood, Eyre, Four Corners, [...]

2018-06-08T20:42:08+00:00May 23rd, 2018|

5th Grade Celebration

Richmond 5th Grade Celebration Where: Richmond Gym When: Wed, June 13, 2018 Time: 10:00 am Celebracion de 5o Grado Donde: Gimnasio de Richmond Cuando: Miercoles, 13 de junio 2018 A las 10:00 am

2018-10-29T11:13:46+00:00May 21st, 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|