High school administrative announcements for the 2021-22 school year

We are pleased to announce Carlos Ruiz as the new principal of West Salem High School. Mr. Ruiz has deep roots in Salem-Keizer Public Schools, as a student, teacher and administrator. He previously taught at West Salem High School for eight years before taking his current role as an assistant principal at North Salem [...]

2021-05-06T08:42:58-07:00April 29th, 2021|

National School Public Relations Association and Salem-Keizer Public Schools kick-off districtwide communications audit

How best to communicate with all of Salem-Keizer Public Schools' (SKPS) variety of audiences, is top of mind for Salem-Keizer, and district leaders want to hear from staff, families, students and our community partners about district communication. With the help of the National School Public Relations Association (NSPRA), SKPS is conducting a districtwide communications [...]

2021-03-15T11:07:01-07:00March 7th, 2021|

Superintendent Perry’s update about athletics and CDL | Actualización del la Superintendente Perry Sobre Atletismo y CDL

Hello Salem-Keizer Families, First, some good news. We are planning to return to outdoor athletics in January. For students involved, coaches will be reaching out during the first week of January with details on athletics that qualify, including schedules. While we are excited about this, we were really excited about having students back in [...]

2021-02-03T16:46:03-08:00December 17th, 2020|

Thank you Education Support Professionals!

It's Education Support Professionals Day! Administrators and teachers from across the district give a shoutout to the amazing Education Support Professionals in Salem-Keizer Public Schools. Thank you to all of our ESPs for the incredible contributions you make in the lives of our students, families and staff every day. [...]

2020-11-18T14:13:19-08:00November 18th, 2020|

SKPS to reduce limited-in-person instruction and suspend athletic activities

SKPS to reduce limited-in-person instruction and suspend athletic activities On Friday, Nov. 13, Oregon Governor Kate Brown announced a statewide two-week freeze on activities, which will take effect on Wednesday, Nov. 18. After receiving additional guidance from the Oregon Department of Education, we have made the difficult decision to reduce our limited in-person [...]

2020-11-13T20:30:40-08:00November 13th, 2020|

Oregon Health Plan Free For Youth – El Plan de Salud de Oregon está disponible de forma gratuita para jóvenes

Through the Oregon Health Plan, youth 19 years of age and younger have access to free health coverage, regardless of immigration status if they meet the income requirements. More information, including income requirements and how to apply for coverage, is available online. El Plan de Salud de Oregon está disponible de forma [...]

2020-11-07T15:05:11-08:00November 7th, 2020|

School Day Schedule Adjustments for the Week of November 9

Reminder that there will be no school on Wednesday, November 11, 2020, in recognition of the Veterans Day holiday. This will change the school day schedule for the week starting November 9. Instead of Monday being a student support day, it will be a school day. The goals of this decision were: students not losing a [...]

2020-11-05T15:30:51-08:00November 5th, 2020|

Family Well-Being & Distance Learning Check-In

All of us continue to be impacted by COVID-19 and the many challenges associated with Comprehensive Distance Learning. Please help us better support you and other families by answering a few questions and sharing your feedback about our Comprehensive Distance Learning and outreach efforts so far this year. We know there are some things [...]

2020-10-27T10:53:44-07:00October 26th, 2020|

Live Zoom Events: Community Virtual Listening & Learning Sessions

Salem-Keizer Public Schools is excited to host our next series of community listening and learning sessions! These sessions will focus on explaining, in more detail, our plans for comprehensive distance learning this fall, what a typical day may look like for students and answer questions from the community about programming, activities, back-to-school and more. Please save [...]

2020-08-12T09:05:39-07:00August 7th, 2020|
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