A unique public-private partnership between the Salem-Keizer School District, private donors and a mental health treatment provider means about two dozen kids will be able to get intensive day treatment just north of Salem, while still attending classes.
The Salem-Keizer School Board on Tuesday split 5-2 on a policy reaffirming the board’s commitment to antiracism.
Following a heat wave last spring, Salem-Keizer School District officials said they planned to treat school windows with heat-reducing film. So far, just three projects have been completed or scheduled.
Superintendent Andrea Castañeda announced an increase this week to what the Salem-Keizer School District is willing to pay teachers, while acknowledging other districts in the region are giving higher raises.
A student at North attacked another student in a classroom, causing the school to go into a lockdown. District officials said the school is now safe.
Efforts to get more Salem kids learning in Spanish and English from a young age got a big boost this school year.
A fire tore through the roof of the St. Joseph Catholic Church on Thursday, Aug. 31, delaying the start of school by a week.
It was a day of mascot costumes, high-fives and excitement to see friends as about 39,000 students in the Salem-Keizer School District had their first day of class.
Wednesday is the first day back for students in the Salem-Keizer School District, but about 6,000 students had a short day of class Tuesday to get acquainted with new middle and high schools.
Dustin Purnell at North Salem High School and Scott Gragg at McNary High School are among the new school leaders starting this fall.