Thank you Salem Rotary Club for acknowledging our three state qualifiers from Track and Field as athletes of the month. Shay Coons, Brian Coburn, and Tyrus Love had the opportunity to attend the Rotary Club meeting this afternoon with their families and Coaches. We appreciate all you do for our community.
McKay Athletics is excited to welcome Keista McCrae as Interim Boys Basketball Coach.
KJ attended Santa Rosa Junior College in Santa Rosa, CA, where he earned an A.A. degree and then transferred to Portland State University, in Portland, OR, on football scholarship and earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Science. KJ is currently attending Grand Canyon University where he is working toward earning his Masters of Education in Secondary Education.
Coach McCrae has been a coach for football at the High School and Collegiate level for the past 8 years. He has been a basketball referee for the past 7 years and a college referee for the past 3 years.
Along with being the Boys Basketball Coach, KJ will also be a Behavior Specialist at McKay, as well as Defensive Coordinator for our football program. Being inside the school will give KJ the opportunity to build positive relationships with our students and help them reach their full potential through the teaching of our 3 core values of Leadership, Scholarship, and Competitiveness. “I am excited for this opportunity and this challenge to grow as a coach, but I am most excited for this opportunity to impact the young people of our community in a positive way! #GoScots #CompeteIEYD”
We are extremely excited for what the future holds for Basketball, Football, and all of our programs that coach McCrae will be involved with. Please help us in giving an amazing Royal Scots Welcome to Teacher and Coach KJ McCrae. #ScotsPride.
Attached are two versions (English & Spanish) of a VERY important document for Seniors!
These are the general instructions for senior ceremonies; please read carefully and share with your families.
Taking the board game to the stage, Royal Scot actors offer audience a good time with an old favorite. Meet some of those responsible. Nadia Isom of Chemeketa Community College’s The Courier reports.
Friday May 10th McKay hosted their first eSports gaming tournament with Satellite Gaming. Students were able to compete in tournaments such as Fortnite, Super Smash Bros & Rocket League and spectate for a chance to win a PS4. Students were celebrated and cheered on by peers in a safe and positive environment. Satellite Gaming is a local non-profit promoting positive, bully free spaces for students to compete and parents to learn. They host an after-school club here at McKay on Friday’s from 3:30-5p. For more information on Satellite Gaming contact Jamie Harris at Satellitegamingcommunity@gmail.com ”
Saturday May 18, 2019 a few students in culinary participated in the 4th Annual Community Chopped Challenge. This timed contest puts teams of students from all over the district culinary programs together for the first time to work to achieve the top dishes under stressful working conditions (no running water or electricity). This years theme was an all dessert challenge. The winning team included McKay students Riley Ross Jacobson and Ezequiel Torres Fernandez along with Ashleigh from North Salem and Melvin from South Salem. Congrats to our Royal Scots!
McKay students rolled up their sleeves for the Red Cross today and donated blood. There’s a critical need for blood donations in our region right now, and the Royal Scots stepped up. Find out how you can help here. https://katu.com/news/local/facing-critical-shortage-of-type-o-blood-red-cross-offers-donors-amazon-gift-card