Salem-Keizer Public Schools Opens Applications for EDGE | EDGE: Educación digital guiada y mejorada

When students return to school this fall for the 2020-21 school year, they will have the opportunity to select a new robust learning option. On Monday, July 13, SKPS opened applications for a new, comprehensive online academy: Enhanced Digital and Guided Education (EDGE). The Salem-Keizer Public Schools EDGE program will provide students with high quality, [...]

2020-07-20T10:10:35-07:00July 13th, 2020|

Virtual Summer Library Program | Programa de Biblioteca Virtual de Verano

Hello parents!  If your child is looking for books to read or activities to do at home, then have them explore our Virtual Summer Library. Here you can find videos of read alouds and STEAM activities along with links to ebooks and online resources.  The summer library is easiest to access through the district's Clever [...]

2020-06-30T10:00:04-07:00June 29th, 2020|

Back to School Update for Fall 2020 | Actualización sobre el regreso a la escuela para el otoño del 2020

Salem-Keizer Public Schools is beginning to finalize details for the 2020-21 school year. There are many factors that will impact our ability to have students on-site. These include social distancing, keeping students in small groups, contact tracing, transportation, cleaning protocols, and staffing levels. Back to School Update for Fall 2020 | Actualización sobre el regreso a la escuela para el otoño del 2020

2020-07-15T13:46:41-07:00June 16th, 2020|

Enroll Now for Preschool and Head Start | Inscriban a sus niños ahora para el preescolar y Head Start

Enroll Now for Preschool and Head Start Do you have a child who will be 3 or 4 years old by September 10, 2020? Now is the perfect time to apply for preschool. During the preschool years, children begin to build the brain structures that will help them be successful students. Attending high-quality preschool [...]

2020-06-04T10:10:05-07:00June 3rd, 2020|

Join the Salem Library Summer Reading Program

We know the question is arising - will the library have a Summer Reading Club this year. The answer, I am glad to report, is YES! With some creative rethinking and the help of the Beanstack app, Summer Reading Club will begin as scheduled on Tuesday, June 2. The members of our Teen Advisory Board [...]

2020-05-28T16:42:13-07:00May 28th, 2020|

To Do List for the 20-21 School Year

We know families have started to think about the next school year.  While some things are still uncertain we would like to outline 2  simple things you can do to prepare for next year. Register your students on the ParentVue app.  The app can be accessed through the Salem Keizer School District main site.  If [...]

2020-05-28T14:43:12-07:00May 28th, 2020|

Englewood Elementary School Bond Construction Update! | Actualización de los proyectos de construcción financiados por el bono en la Escuela Primaria Englewood

Construction season is gearing up in Salem Keizer School District. Many schools are currently under construction, and a total of 20 schools are expected to be under construction within the next couple of months, including Englewood. Just over $595,754 is being invested improvements at Englewood, thanks to the bond that voters passed in 2018. While [...]

2020-06-12T14:46:28-07:00May 28th, 2020|

Register for Kindergarten Online! | ¡Las inscripciones en el kínder están abiertas!

Do you have a child who will be five years old or older by September 10, 2020? Now is the perfect time to register for kindergarten! Registering prior to the start of the year helps our schools prepare the best possible education for your child by making staffing decisions, helping you know about summer [...]

2020-05-07T17:22:38-07:00May 7th, 2020|

From the Counselor’s Desk–Maintain Routines

In this time of distance learning, it is important to continue to engage in school and maintain routines. Researchers have said for decades that children are better off when bedtimes, meal times, and etcetera do not change much whether during the school year or during breaks. It might be tempting to relax the rules during [...]

2020-05-04T06:47:25-07:00May 4th, 2020|