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 [...]

2020-11-24T17:12:16+00:00November 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 [...]

2020-11-24T17:17:43+00:00October 20th, 2020|

Chromebook Login Issues?

We are aware that some students are having challenges logging into their Chromebooks to access Distance Learning. Here are instructions to help families having difficulties logging in. As Chromebooks come online after the summer, updates may take time and Step 2 may need to be repeated multiple times. We apologize for any inconvenience this [...]

2020-09-21T17:33:54+00:00September 18th, 2020|

Updates to 2020-21 academic calendar | Actualizaciones del calendario académico 2020-21

In February, the Salem and Keizer communities were hit with severe inclement weather, causing widespread power outages across the district. With students and staff accessing classes through comprehensive distance learning, ongoing power outages impacted the ability for classes to continue, causing a week of school closures for SKPS students. Due to these school closures [...]

2021-08-10T18:12:50+00:00June 1st, 2020|

Salem-Keizer Public Schools to Extend Emergency Closure Through April 28

In keeping with the latest direction from Governor Brown, the Oregon Health Authority, and the Oregon Department of Education (ODE), Salem-Keizer Public Schools (SKPS) will extend the emergency closure through April 28. That closure could be shortened or extended at the direction of Governor Brown. Students are currently scheduled to return April 29. “We are [...]

2020-04-07T16:33:39+00:00March 18th, 2020|

Salem-Keizer Public Schools to Close March 16-March 31

In keeping with the latest direction from Governor Brown, the Oregon Health Authority and the Oregon Department of Education, Salem-Keizer Public Schools will close March 16 and students will return to school on April 1. All schools will be open Friday, March 13. During the closure, all school-based sports and extracurricular activities will also be [...]

2020-03-19T15:04:08+00:00March 13th, 2020|

When Am I Too Sick For School? | ¿Cuándo me considero muy enfermo para asistir a la escuela?

Salem-Keizer Public Schools is working with the Oregon Health Authority and the Oregon Department of Education to determine crisis response plans that align with forthcoming Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidance on Novel Coronavirus Updates (COVID-19). That guidance specifically will cover exclusion and closure recommendations. In the event of a diagnosed case in [...]

2020-03-02T21:05:56+00:00February 27th, 2020|

[UPDATED] SKPS School Year Extended By One Day Due to Inclement Weather Make-Up

***Story has been updated to reflect the removal of Waldo Middle School from the exceptions list, which NOW ONLY includes Judson, North Salem and McNary. Because of those inclement weather-related school closures, all Salem-Keizer Public Schools, with the exception of three secondary schools scheduled for major construction, will add one day to the 2018-19 school [...]

2019-11-27T23:53:40+00:00March 21st, 2019|
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