In partnership with the Salem Area Chamber of Commerce, Salem-Keizer high school students got to participate in this year's Career Connections program. Over 700 students went through mock interviews with local businesses and got invaluable experience and preparation for the future. The event was held on April 10, 2012 at the Salem Conference Center.
Salem-Keizer Public Schools is predicting a $20 million budget shortfall for the upcoming 2012-13 school year.Chief Operations Officer Michael Wolfe recaps the past few years of budget cuts and explains why the shortfall exists. He then walks through the budget development timeline.
Salem-Keizer elementary students in West Salem, compete in the Future Chefs Elementary Culinary Competition on January 30, 2012. Watch a few highlights from the event.The event was hosted by Salem-Keizer Public Schools and Sodexo.
When faced with challenges, an organization can succeed by maintaining focus on the vision. A strong vision unifies, motivates, and inspires. It gives staff a reminder of the great destination we're all working toward.At Salem-Keizer Public Schools, our vision is: "All students graduate and are prepared for a successful life."This video explains the reason for our vision.
As educators, we are sometimes quick to make judgments about our students' performance without taking the time to carefully examine the results. This makes sense when we realize how many decisions a teacher makes in a day. The data driven protocol is a powerful and effective tool to focus our thinking one step at a time and examine student test results methodically.This video follows a team of teachers as they review the results of their district interim assessments and begin the work of intervention for their students.
Hundreds of parents, students, and community members gathered in downtown Salem for the Back-to-School First Wednesday on September 7, 2011. Six Salem-Keizer high school marching bands performed on the street along with Early College High School's drum corps.View photos here flickr.com/photos/salemkeizer/sets/72157627545653419/detail/
Jennifer Neitzel, principal at Kalapuya Elementary School, leads a tour of the new elementary school in West Salem. Kalapuya will open in fall of 2011.This work was made possible through a construction bond passed in November 2008 by voters within Salem-Keizer Public Schools boundaries.Voters passed a local measure for a $242.1 million construction bond to repair and renovate local schools, and to address overcrowding.
Neil Anderson, principal at Straub Middle School, leads a tour of the new middle school in West Salem. Straub will open in fall of 2011.This work was made possible through a construction bond passed in November 2008 by voters within Salem-Keizer Public Schools boundaries.Voters passed a local measure for a $242.1 million construction bond to repair and renovate local schools, and to address overcrowding.