A afternoon reception is scheduled at the Bush House Museum on Saturday, Feb. 11, to introduce two new commissioned portraits. They are describe as ‘visually stunning.’
Salem man to take civil rights complaint to Oregon Department of Education after school board ruling
After heated exchanges last August, a Salem man sought action by the Salem-Keizer School District. Mike Slagle has lost his bid for a full public hearing before the school board.
With the Oregon Legislature at work, community college leaders hope to see increased funding. Chemeketa Community College also wants changes to allow advanced nursing degrees.
A veteran member of the Salem-Keizer School Board is not seeking another term, citing political bullying she has endured. Marty Heyen was elected to the board in 2015.
A veteran musician who’s played with some of the biggest names in music returns to Salem for clinics on Friday, Feb. 3, with high school students. A public concert is scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 7.
Developing leaders from business employees is one goal of a new program at Chemeketa Community College. The Salem college will be the first in Oregon to offer a 4-year degree.
A northeast Salem parent has declared her intent to run for a seat on the Salem-Keizer School Board. Casity Troutt is seeking the seat currently held by Marty Heyen.
A Salem father’s connections to the Philippines inspired a student book drive at Faye Wright Elementary School in Salem. Hundreds of books are now heading overseas to be given to students.
Chemeketa will use the funds to reduce the costs of classes towards a cultural competency certificate, while the Willamette Career Academy has purchased new equipment to make itself competitive with other schools offering technical education.
The Salem-Keizer School Board’s chair and a consultant won’t divulge how many applicants are being considered when the first round of board interviews begins Saturday.