Governor & ODE Put Freeze on Athletic Practices

Oregon Governor Kate Brown announced a statewide two-week freeze on activities to help slow the spread of rapidly increasing coronavirus cases, impacting communities across the state. This took effect Nov. 18, 2020.

After additional guidance from the Oregon Health Authority (OHA), the Oregon School Activities Association (OSAA) announced the suspension of all indoor extracurricular activities, while allowing some instances of outdoor activities. However, with the exponential rise of COVID-19 cases in Marion County, the previous decision to suspend all SKPS extracurricular activities will remain through the freeze.

Although this was a difficult decision, ultimately, this two-week freeze will allow our students to focus on their academics at the start of the second quarter while helping to support the health and safety of the Salem-Keizer community.

The suspension of activities for our district will continue until at least Dec. 2, with additional updates on the status of our extracurricular activities through the end of the statewide freeze.

Meanwhile, SKPS is committed to resuming athletic activities as soon as the metrics improve and/or when we can safely.

Thank you for your patience during this crucial time for all of us.

2020-11-19T10:25:20-08:00November 19th, 2020|

Academic Eligibility Updates

Updated Academic Eligibility information

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

Get your McKay Gear

McKay Booster Club has all your McKay gear ready! Click this link to place your order.

2020-09-04T07:23:25-08:00September 4th, 2020|

District Cancels all Activities and Athletic Events

McKay High School Athletics Community,

McKay High School and Salem Keizer School District, in accordance with the OSAA media release dated March 13, are cancelling all activities and athletics competitions and practices through March 31, 2020.  Our campus is also closed to all outside user groups.  The OSAA will work with the Oregon Health Authority, the Oregon Department of Education, the OSAA Executive Board, the OSAA Sports Medicine Advisory Committee and member school administrators from throughout the state to determine when, or if, to resume the spring season.  You can visit the Salem Keizer School District website https://salkeiz.k12.or.us/, the McKay High School athletics website https://mckay.salkeiz.k12.or.us/school/athletics/, or the OSAA website http://www.osaa.org/,for up to date information.  Myself and the McKay High School Administration want to thank you all for your patience and understanding as we work together to keep our community as safe as possible.

Yours,

Jerimy Kelley
McKay High School
Assistant Principal
Athletic Director

2020-03-13T13:41:27-08:00March 13th, 2020|

Spring Sports are Just Around the Corner…Get Registered NOW!

Spring Sports Season is right around the corner. If you are interested in any of the following sports please register at Familyid.com or see the Athletic Secretary next to the attendance office.

Baseball
Softball
Track and Field
Tennis
Golf

https://www.familyid.com/mckay-high-school/2019-2020-spring-athletic-registration-2

2020-01-27T10:57:33-08:00January 27th, 2020|

McKay Cross Country Runner Honored

McKay’s Jazmine Liebl was named a member of Statesman Journal All-Mid-Valley Girls Cross Country team. Jazmine a Junior at McKay was recognized as one of the top 7 runners from the entire Mid-Valley area. Congratulation Jazmine we are so proud of you.

See the Statesman Journal story here.

2019-12-18T14:54:02-08:00December 18th, 2019|
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