February Newsletter

Here is the link to the latest newsletter. There is an important note from Mrs. Nelson included as well as dates to add to your calendar and PTC news. February McKinley Newsletter  

2022-08-19T10:53:51-07:00January 27th, 2022|

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|

Community Needs and Well-Being Check-In | La encuesta está disponible en inglés y español

All of us continue to be impacted by the unprecedented coronavirus outbreak that has closed our schools since March 16. Please help us better support you and other families by answering a few questions and sharing your feedback about our outreach efforts over the past several weeks. Your answers will be completely anonymous and [...]

2020-05-16T13:37:35-07:00May 15th, 2020|

Salem-Keizer Public Schools Offering Grab and Go Meals at 36 Locations

In keeping with the latest direction from Governor Kate Brown, the Oregon Health Authority and the Oregon Department of Education, Salem-Keizer Public Schools in-person classes will be canceled for the remainder of the 2019-20 school year. In order to help alleviate food insecurity, we will be offering breakfast and lunch grab and go bags, Monday [...]

2020-04-24T18:58:13-07:00March 18th, 2020|

Spring Break Activity Program – Free Lunch, Free Activities | Almuerzo gratis actividades gratis

For ALL children & students ages 1-18 years old. EVERYONE is invited – regardless of family income! Para TODOS los niños y estudiantes de 1 a 18 años. ¡TODOS ESTÁN INVITADOS: independientemente de los ingresos familiares! MARCH/MARZO 19-20 & 23-27, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. LOCATIONS | ESCUELAS Cummings Elementary School Houck Middle School Richmond [...]

2020-02-20T08:36:52-08:00February 18th, 2020|

Salem-Keizer Board of Directors Votes to Approve Boundary Adjustments

The Salem-Keizer Board of Directors voted 5-2 last night to approve the boundary adjustment proposal brought forward by the Boundary Review Task Force. Directors Blasi and Lippold opposed. The boundary adjustments will go into effect for the 2019-20 school year and only apply to incoming kindergarten through third-graders, sixth-graders and ninth-graders. Students entering grades four, [...]

2019-02-13T15:43:23-08:00February 13th, 2019|

Marion Co. Health & Human Services: No Confirmed Cases of Measles in Marion County | Servicios Humanos y de Salud del Condado de Marion: No se han presentado casos confirmados de sarampión en el Condado de Marion

Marion County Health & Human Services has asked us to share this information with you regarding a measles outbreak in Clark County, Washington. "Due to the current measles outbreak investigation in Clark County, Washington, we've received numerous questions about the local county public health response in schools. Below (linked PDF), you'll find a list of standard procedures [...]

2019-06-11T13:38:01-07:00January 30th, 2019|

About the Boundary Adjustment Process

The district has created resources to help explain the boundary adjustment process. If adopted by the Salem-Keizer School Board on February 12, the proposed boundary adjustments would go into effect in Fall 2019. Parents and guardians of students who could change schools because of boundary adjustment will receive a letter soon as firm information is [...]

2019-01-17T09:45:48-08:00January 17th, 2019|

Spotlight on Success: 4th-Grade Finalists in Gov. Brown’s Essay Contest

Governor Kate Brown asked our Oregon's fourth-graders a question, “What do you love about the Oregon outdoors?” More than 1,200 students from across the state submitted essays on the topic, hoping to win an all-expenses-paid trip to Washington, D.C. to light the Oregon tree at the National Christmas Tree lighting. Fourth-graders sent thousands of essays [...]

2018-12-19T09:13:55-08:00December 19th, 2018|

Salem-Keizer Public Schools Seeks Community Input on School Boundary Adjustments at Dec. 4 Listening Sessions

Links to surveys on Task Force Proposal #4 can be found on the boundary adjustments page. Parents, students, school neighbors and community members are invited to attend a Boundary Review Task Force Listening Session on Dec. 4 to share feedback on possible school attendance area boundary adjustments. Boundary adjustments are needed to relieve overcrowding and [...]

2018-12-13T11:09:25-08:00November 30th, 2018|
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