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McKay Home Coach is now Live!

Students and McKay families – If you need tech support or have questions about Canvas please call our Home Coach Customer Service Desk.  Call us here at school and select Option 3 in the phone directory to access a live Home Coach.  A McKay staff member will be available to assist with your tech questions Tuesday – Friday from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm each day.  We hope this is a nice resource for you all as we all work to navigate Comprehensive Distance Learning.

2020-09-18T09:15:26-08:00September 18th, 2020|

Academic Eligibility Updates

Updated Academic Eligibility information

Click on the image below to open the PDF document

2020-09-17T15:13:07-08:00September 17th, 2020|

Student Schedule Update from our Counselors

Hello Royal Scots!

Thank you for your patience as we have worked to finalize Quarter 1 and 2 student schedules.  If you requested a schedule change or plan to complete the schedule change request form, please check your StudentVue first.

You may have contacted your counselor or someone at the school – please know that we will respond as soon as possible. Please note that schedule change requests will be reviewed starting Monday September 21st.

Below is an update on student schedules by grade level:

9th graders – schedules for Q1 and Q2 are complete now.

10th graders – schedules for Q1 and Q2 will be complete at the end of Tuesday, September 15.  Please check your StudentVue early Wednesday morning for updates.

11th graders – schedules for Q1 and Q2 will be complete at the end of Tuesday, September 15.  Please check your StudentVue early Wednesday morning for updates.

12th graders – your Q1 and Q2 schedules are in process to be completed this week.  Counselors are reviewing transcripts and individually assigning classes based on needs to graduate.  This process takes time and will be completed as soon as possible.

2020-09-15T12:22:33-08:00September 15th, 2020|

McKay Taking Care of Business Day – Round 2 – Monday Sept. 21

Monday, September 21 is the next opportunity to take care of the following school business:

  • Pick up locker contents
  • Pick-up/exchange Chromebooks
  • Pick up WIFI hot spots
  • Pay fees & fines
  • Yearbook pick-up
  • Pick up textbooks for classes
  • Materials & Instrument pick-up for these content areas:
    • Music
    • Art
    • Math
    • ELD
    • English

Schedule for Taking Care of Business:

  • All Grades: 1:00 – 4:00 PM

2020-09-15T08:19:53-08:00September 15th, 2020|

Virtual College Visits @ McKay

Salem Keizer School District is hosting Virtual College visits this fall.

There is  a 300 person limit for each virtual visit.  Each student needs to sign up for the workshops.

Sign up for virtual college visits here.

Here are the upcoming virtual visits:

Virtual College Visits
2020-09-17T09:28:46-08:00September 14th, 2020|

NEW College & Career Center REMIND CLASSES

Beginning Fall 2020 the College & Career Center will use NEW REMIND CLASSES to give students/parents more focused information

Join Your New Remind Class

Class of 2022: 81010 Text @k9dbk2

2020-09-14T11:34:09-08:00September 14th, 2020|

NEW College & Career Center REMIND CLASSES

Beginning Fall 2020 the College & Career Center will use NEW REMIND CLASSES to give students/parents more focused information

Join Your New Remind Class

Class of 2023: 81010 Text @eak9g7

2020-09-14T11:31:48-08:00September 14th, 2020|

NEW College & Career Center REMIND CLASSES

Beginning Fall 2020 the College & Career Center will use NEW REMIND CLASSES to give students/parents more focused information.

Join Your New Remind Class

Class of 2024: 81010 Text @36k87gb  

2020-09-14T11:26:52-08:00September 14th, 2020|

Considering Early Graduation?

There are important things to consider!

Financial aid/Scholarships

How does graduating early affect receiving the Oregon Promise Grant or Chemeketa Scholars Award? CLICK HERE For more information

2020-09-14T10:52:17-08:00September 14th, 2020|

Oregon College Admissions Corona Virus Updates:

VIRTUAL OREGON COLLEGE TOURS, information on ACT/SAT Testing and more. CLICK HERE Coronavirus has changed daily life as we know it, but one thing it hasn’t changed is that it is still a good time for high school juniors/seniors to explore colleges and stay on track. How you do that will be different this year, but you can still do it.

VIRTUAL COLLEGE INFORMATIONS/TOURS from institutions across the nation CLICK HERE

SALEM-KEIZER ADMISSION COLLEGE/MILITARY VISITS – Each fall/winter colleges/universities from all over the state/country come to McNary. Students sign up to attend these college/military visit presentations to help you learn more about their institutions and opportunities they offer. This year the Salem-Keizer College and Career team will be hosting VIRTUAL VISITS offered to ALL students throughout the district. Sign Up for Visits HERE

Specific College Timeline – Deadlines for many Oregon College Applications for early action/early decision/regular, specific institutional scholarships, priority deadlines for financial aid, etc) Changes may be made by each institution without notice, this tool is to be used as a guide, knowing it’s always important to double check on college websites. If you are considering an out-of-state school, go directly to their college admissions page to find important deadlines.

2020-09-14T10:44:43-08:00September 14th, 2020|
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