School board members unanimously signed off on a confidential search process earlier this month, meaning members of the public won’t know who the board intends to hire as superintendent until a public meeting to vote on a contract.
The college is projecting a $8.7 million budget deficit for 2023-24, and college leaders are asking departments to identify cost cuts of 15% as they plan. Faculty want to see administrator positions cut first.
Saturday’s win at state capped off a 17-0 season, with McKay boys scoring 55 goals while allowing only four against them. They captured McKay’s first state title in any sport since 1986.
A 12-year-old boy was responsible for threats posted on Snapchat over the weekend against Parrish and Houck middle schools, police said. The threats were not credible.
Willamette Career Academy is a public program educating high school students from 12 districts in Marion and Polk counties. But because it’s not technically a school, it can’t get federal money to provide hot lunch for students.
A majority of the Salem-Keizer School Board selected the former principal of Washington and Myers elementary schools to fill the position vacated by Danielle Bethell through June 30.
The school district reached a voluntary resolution with the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights following a July complaint that the girls softball team at Sprague High School had inferior facilities and resources compared to boys baseball.
The board will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 8, with public comment sign-ups open through 3 p.m. Monday.
Three months after launching, the local iteration of Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library has signed up over 600 kids to get free monthly books in north Salem, Keizer, Falls City and Independence.
The school board will interview applicants for the open seat at a special meeting Nov. 3 at noon before hearing public comment and filling the seat at their regular Nov. 8 meeting.