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Salem-Keizer School Board seeks public input on zone redistricting

The board is seeking public input on zone map alternatives from Nov. 17 through Dec. 1 to help determine final board zones

Beginning Wednesday, Nov. 17 the Salem-Keizer School Board will launch a public input period to gather feedback on alternative maps for revised school board zone boundaries.

Redistricting

The update to the zone boundaries, or “redistricting,” is a process to distribute the population equally among electoral districts. This usually happens after the U.S. census, which takes place every 10 years. The census shows population growth or decrease in these areas, requiring population rebalancing to ensure equal representation. Special districts, such as school districts, collaborate with their communities on determining the updated school board zones.

Redistricting will NOT change school attendance area boundaries.

View the maps online

The board has two different proposals for redrawing the zones for the district. Proposed map alternatives for the Salem-Keizer School Board can be reviewed on the School Board Zones Redistricting webpage. You can also view the maps at the locations below.

View the maps in person at these locations

The following locations in Salem will have maps available for in-person viewing.

  • Peoples Church
    4500 Lancaster Dr NE
  • Peoples Church Casa de Adoración:
    4500 Lancaster Dr NE
  • To God Be the Glory
    4445 Silverton Rd. NE
  • Salem Alliance Church
    555 Gaines St NE
  • Salem Public Library
    585 Liberty St SE
  • Salem Leadership Foundation
    Broadway Commons-1300 Broadway NE #409
  • Salem Islamic Center (Arabic)
    3215 Fisher Rd. NE
  • Salem/Keizer Coalition for Equality (Spanish)
    3850 Portland Rd. NE Suite #100
  • Mano a Mano (Spanish)
    3850 Portland Rd NE #130
    2921 Saddle Club St. SE #1009
  • Salem for Refugees (Swahili)
    1430 5th St NE
  • Iglesia Bautista Cristo Vive (Spanish)
    4051 Market St. NE

Get flyers and fact sheets at these locations

The following locations in Salem will have printed flyers of the zone alternatives and an information sheet only.

  • Seed of Faith International
  • Oak Park Church
  • Capital Baptist
  • Salem First Methodist Church
  • Holy Cross Lutheran
  • Free Church of Oregon
  • Dominion Covenant Fellowship Church
  • Pauline Memorial AME Zion

Take the survey

Residents can access the survey to indicate their preferred option and provide additional comments.

The board will discuss input collected during the feedback period in a work session on Dec. 7 and make a final decision at its regular board meeting on December 14, 2021.

2021-11-24T07:55:04-08:00November 17th, 2021|

Back-to-school information for the 2021-22 school year

Below are links for parents and students to help you prepare for the first day of classes.

Chuukese | MarshalleseRussian | Spanish

School offices opening dates 2021-22

  • August 16: Elementary School offices open
  • August 16: Middle School offices open
  • Year round: High School offices open year round

First day of school dates 2021-22

Grades 1-12

  • September 7: First day for Grades 6 and 9
  • September 8: First day for Grades 1-5, 7-8, 10-12 (*Because this is a Wednesday, this is a late start day)

Kindergarten

  • September 8-10: Kindergarten reading assessment & parent conference
  • September 13: Kindergarten transition last name begins A-L
  • September 14: Kindergarten transition last name begins M-Z
  • September 15: Kindergarten first day for ALL students (*Because this is a Wednesday, this is a late start day)

*All schools will start one hour late on Wednesdays to give school staff a regular time for collaborating and planning support for students.

Back-to-school quick links

Adult and student interactions

Guide to Staff/Student InteractionsMaintaining Appropriate Staff/Student BoundariesMaintaining Appropriate Volunteer/Contractor/Student Boundaries
Salem-Keizer Public Schools is committed to providing a safe and healthy learning environment for students when participating in any school or district activity.

Athletic participation and student fees

High school and middle school athletics
Information about athletics fees, physical exams, FamilyID online registration, student and parent concussion statement.

Bell times

Bus basics

Information about riding on buses, including videos, maps, and links to resources like finding your school.

Calendars

Calendars
See official district calendars for the 2021-22 school year in multiple languages.

Enrollment and registration

Student enrollment and registration
Information, links and contact information to help parents who need to get their students registered for the 2021-22 school year.

Food services

Food services
Salem-Keizer Public Schools partners with Sodexo to provide healthy, nutritious meals to our students.

Family information night presentations

Arabic | Chuukese | English | Marshallese | Russian | Spanish | Swahili

PDF versions of PowerPoint presentations shown at Familly Information Nights presented live in-person and on Zoom.

Kindergarten

Kindergarten
Resources to help you get your student registered and ready for kindergarten.

ParentSquare

ParentSquare
Salem-Keizer Public Schools is now using the ParentSquare platform for district, school and teacher communications, primarily with email, text and app notifications.

ParentVUE

ParentVUE
Login page to create a new account or to access your existing ParentVue account.

Preschool

Preschool
Resources to help you get your student registered and ready for preschool.

Principal and assistant principal changes

Elementary school changes | Middle school and high school changes
Details about principal and assistant principal changes at schools for the upcoming for the 2021-22 school year.

Safe return to in-person learning

Safe return to in-person learning
Information that families need to know as we get ready for the start of the new school year.

Safe and welcoming schools

Safe and welcoming schools
Every student should feel safe, welcome, and fully included in their school community.

School directory

School directory
A list that includes links to school websites, school start/stop times, names of principals and office managers, and contact information.

School supply list recommendations

Standard school supplies needed by students | Útiles escolares generales que necesitan los estudiantes | Russian | Marshallese
The standard list represents the most common supplies required in Salem-Keizer schools. Some schools may require additional items or may prefer a variation of the items listed. However, items such as wipes and glues MUST be purchased by school district staff.

Special education

Special education
Providing professional and efficient support services that contribute to the success of students, staff, and community.

2021-09-16T18:22:25-08:00September 2nd, 2021|

It’s time to complete online registration & enrollment verification

It’s time to complete the registration/enrollment verification process for the 2021-22 school year! Completing this process early ensures our district can best prepare for staffing, program offerings and more.

Steps to complete online registration & enrollment verification

(1.) Gather needed documents:

  1. Proof of age (new student)
  2. Proof of address (new students)
  3. Immunization records

*If you are unable to provide any of the following documentation, you can still complete online registration. Your school will work with you individually to meet the needs of your student for enrolling in school. We welcome all students and families regardless of nationality, place of birth or other circumstances.

(2.) Log-in to ParentVUE:

Online registration and enrollment verification is done through a program called “ParentVUE.” Families will have one ParentVUE account for all students in their family.

If you have never used ParentVUE before, follow these steps to complete the activation process.

(3.) Complete Registration

Families can complete registration completely online through a desktop or mobile device. If you need assistance, please contact your child’s school. If a paper form is needed to complete registration, your school can assist with this.

During the registration process, families will register for school as well as elect if they want their child to attend in-person learning through their resident school or access instruction through the EDGE online program.

Enrolling a new student

This video is for families who are new to Salem-Keizer Public Schools and do not have an active ParentVUE account.

Enrollment verification

This video is for families who have previously enrolled students in Salem-Keizer Public Schools and have an active ParentVUE account.

Go to the ParentVue webpage

2021-05-07T11:50:15-08:00May 5th, 2021|

EDGE Family Information Nights 2021-22 | ¿Está considerando EDGE para el año escolar 2021-22? Obtenga más información y asista al evento informativo familiar

Links to join events:

May 5: Join elementary event | May 6: Join middle and high school event

Event flyer and registration information

Flyer in Chuukese

Chuukese

English flyer

English

Marshallese flyer

Marshallese

Russian flyer

Russian

Spanish flyer

Spanish

Salem-Keizer Public Schools will continue offering the online-only Enhanced Digital Guided Education (EDGE) program for the 2021-22 school year. Students who are in EDGE will remain connected to their resident school while receiving online instruction by Salem-Keizer’s EDGE teachers.

Starting in the fall of 2021, EDGE students can choose between two learning pathways to best meet the needs of individual students and their families. One option is called EDGE Connected, which includes daily, teacher-led instruction. The other option is EDGE Independent, which is student-paced with teacher oversight and offers a more flexible schedule.

As an additional resource for families to learn more about the EDGE learning pathways for 2021-22, how to complete registration and ask questions, SKPS will be hosting family information nights on May 5 and 6 from 6-7 p.m.

Language interpretation will be provided during both events.

Event details

When: May 5 – Elementary; May 6 – Middle and High School
Time: 6-7 p.m.
Where: Zoom online event
Join elementary event | Join middle and high school event

SKPS continuará ofreciendo solo en línea el Programa de Educación Guiada Digital (EDGE, por sus siglas en inglés) para el año escolar 2021-22. Los estudiantes que están en EDGE permanecerán conectados a su escuela de residencia mientras reciben instrucción en línea por parte de los maestros EDGE de Salem-Keizer.

A partir del otoño de 2021, los estudiantes de EDGE pueden elegir entre dos modalidades de aprendizaje para satisfacer mejor las necesidades individuales de los estudiantes y sus familias. Una opción se llama EDGE Connected, que incluye instrucción diaria dirigida por el maestro. La otra opción es EDGE Independent, que se adapta al ritmo de los estudiantes con la supervisión del maestro y ofrece un horario más flexible.

Detalles importantes que debe conocer para el año escolar 2021-22

-Todos los estudiantes de EDGE del kínder al grado 12 estarán en el mismo horario para períodos de calificaciones, conferencias, etc. independientemente del aprendizaje a través de EDGE connected o EDGE independent.
-Se proporcionarán servicios de educación especial y desarrollo del idioma inglés para estudiantes talentosos y dotados a todos los estudiantes que necesiten apoyo.

Evento informativo para las familias de EDGE

Como recurso adicional para que las familias obtengan más información sobre las modalidades de aprendizaje de EDGE para el 2021-22, cómo completar el registro y formular preguntas, SKPS organizará eventos informativos familiares el 5 y 6 de mayo de 6 a 7 p.m.

Se proporcionará interpretación de ASL y de diferentes idiomas durante ambos eventos.

Detalle de los eventos

Fechas: 5 de mayo para las escuelas primarias, 6 de mayo para las escuelas intermedias y preparatorias
Hora: de 6 a 7 p.m.
Lugar: evento en línea por medio de Zoom
Registro al evento: ingrese al evento de la primaria | ingrese al evento de la secundaria

2021-05-07T11:50:34-08:00May 3rd, 2021|