At monthly job fair, officials at Salem-Keizer School District look for new employees. As school year winds down, that proves challenging.
Latino Business Alliance claims voting disparities in school board races
The nonprofit believes the Salem-Keizer School Board’s practice of allowing all district voters to vote for every board seat hinders Hispanic and Latino voters’ ability to elect preferred candidates and weakens their voting strength.
Corban University names Dr. John Mark Yeats next president
Yeats, a Kansas City, Missouri dean of students and professor of church history, has been named as the Salem private Christian university’s 11th president.
Salem student helps cook up crab fritters, mousse dome, taking state culinary title
With just an hour, high school students from around Oregon went to work Monday to cook up a first-class meal. They competed in Salem under the watchful eye of professionals who rated their meals.
YOUR GOVERNMENT: School board to consider health curriculum, get construction update
Board members will consider adopting a new health curriculum for elementary students, intended to meet new state standards.
Salem-Keizer school staff report frequent violent attacks from students, union survey finds
Most school employees recently surveyed also said they hadn’t been properly trained on how to respond if a student becomes violent.
Candidates lining up to make run for Salem-Keizer School Board as deadline nears
Only one incumbent on the Salem-Keizer School Board has filed for re-election in the May 16 election. Three seats are open and the deadline to file for running is March 16.
‘Visionary’ Tulsa school leader hired as Salem-Keizer superintendent
She grew up in Oregon, ran track in high school, and now will run the state’s second-largest school district. The Salem-Keizer School Board announced Tuesday, March 7, that it has hired Andrea Castaneda of Tulsa, Oklahoma to be the next superintendent.
School district’s new superintendent follows a line that dates to 1899
The Salem-Keizer School Board is scheduled to meet in open session at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 7, to announce its hiring of a new superintendent. The meeting will be broadcast by Capital Community Media and carried on Youtube.
With snowy weather rolling in, Salem school officials shifted from pause to closed
The decisions came close, first to delay the open of schools in Salem and Keizer and then to close them. Officials at the Salem-Keizer School District explain the behind-the-scenes work leading to the decisions on Tuesday, Feb. 28.