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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Operations Update

posted Mar 21, 2020, 4:52 PM by Eric Phillips

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Operations Update

Schools Offering Grab and Go Meals at 36 Locations

posted Mar 21, 2020, 4:50 PM by Eric Phillips

SKPS Free Meal Sites

SKPS Releases Supplemental Learning Materials for All Levels

posted Mar 21, 2020, 4:45 PM by Eric Phillips


Salem-Keizer Public Schools (SKPS) has released the initial phase of supplemental learning materials available online. Resources for supplemental learning are not intended to replace classroom instruction or district-adopted curriculum. No content will be graded and all of these activities are optional.

 

The materials include supplemental materials based on grade level and include daily activities coupled with “brain breaks” and stress relievers. Materials are also available in Spanish.


To access the materials, click here.

 

SKPS will be following up next with hard-copy materials for students.

 

Beginning the week of March 30, SKPS will begin targeted outreach to support seniors on their path toward graduation. 

Salem-Keizer Public Schools to Close March 16-April 1

posted Mar 13, 2020, 9:55 AM by Eric Phillips

Salem-Keizer Public Schools to Close March 16-April 1

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

posted Mar 12, 2020, 10:55 AM by Eric Phillips   [ updated Mar 12, 2020, 10:57 AM ]

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Operations Update

Monday Announcements for March 9th

posted Mar 9, 2020, 9:08 AM by Eric Phillips

  • Welcome to Term III, can you believe it?  

  • Mondays are a  great day to go to our Magic Monday Club happening in Mr. Kresner’s room. Please check with Mr. Kresner, if you need more details!

  • Join our NEW weekly leadership club on Tuesdays with Oregon State University and 4-H! Come learn and develop your passion while we design community projects with our friends! We will meet weekly for fun activities, meet community leaders, and share our student voices. Through this club, you will develop your own leadership and teamwork skills to add to your resume! We look forward to seeing you in the ECHS Computer Lab every Tuesday, from 3:25-4:45!

  • Are you musical?  Join our Music Club Madness happening every Tuesday from 3:30-4:30 pm in Mrs. Utley’s room.  We are looking for students that sing or play any type of instrument, come on down and join in!!

  • Do you have a talent you would like to share with the school?  We need to know if there is enough interest this year for our annual Spring talent show.  Please sign up in the main office, if you would like to participate, we need to know ahead of time to be able to plan our show!! 

  • Have you smelled the delicious popcorn being sold in the lobby?  It is now available on Thursdays only, for only .50 cents. Students wanting to participate in the popcorn venture should see Mrs. Caulder to do a short training. ECHS students, we are in need of help during second lunch, did you know you can count this as Community Engagement hours, plus it’s fun!

  • The winners of the ECHS and TPP t-shirt design contests have been announced, the ECHS winner was Brooke Benjamin and the TPP winner is Jonessa Barboza, congratulations to you both!!  Thank you to those of you who submitted designs, we had the best participation that we have ever had!! 

  • The 1000 soles shoe drive is over and we want to thank those of you who brought in shoes for the drive.  We also want to thank Alyssa Dixon for her help and support of the shoe drive this year!

  • Have you noticed the proposed prom themes for this year in the main lobby showcase? We will be voting on the theme at our next all school assembly that is coming up this Friday on March 13th, which one will you be voting for!? Prom 2020 is on Saturday, May 2nd this year, start planning now to attend!!

  • Come join our crossfit club, it is being held on Tuesdays from 3:30-4:30 in the gym where Bob will be the supervisor. The club will be working as a group, doing a set workout for the day, which will be planned out beforehand by a fellow student. Please bring a water bottle, along with clothes that are comfortable to workout in, and proper shoes. Everyone is welcome to come to the new club, we hope you will consider joining in!

  • Hey building 50 students, are you interested in volleyball, or want to learn more about volleyball?  Please join our volleyball club happening every Wednesday after school from 3:45-4:30 pm in the gym. Make sure to wear something comfortable to play in.  We hope to see you there!

  • Do you love to write and being creative, well then our Creative writing club is perfect for you!  They are meeting every Thursday in Mrs. Utley’s classroom at 3:30 pm.  

  • Spring parent/teacher conferences are coming up on March 18th and 19th, please remind your parents and plan now to attend! 

  • Spring Break is coming up, it is March 23rd- March 27th, that will be a great break for all! 

  • Thank you for being a Building 50 ROLE Models:

o Respectful and Responsible,

o On time and Organized

o Listening and Learning and

o Embracing Hard Work.


        Have a great week!!


Monday Announcements for March 2nd

posted Mar 2, 2020, 4:12 PM by Eric Phillips

  • Mondays are a  great day to go to our Magic Monday Club happening in Mr. Kresner’s room. Please check with Mr. Kresner, if you need more details!

  • Join our NEW weekly leadership club on Tuesdays with Oregon State University and 4-H! Come learn and develop your passion while we design community projects with our friends! We will meet weekly for fun activities, meet community leaders, and share our student voices. Through this club, you will develop your own leadership and teamwork skills to add to your resume! We look forward to seeing you in the ECHS Computer Lab every Tuesday, starting February 18th from 3:25-4:45!

  • Are you musical?  Join our Music Club Madness happening every Tuesday from 3:30-4:30 pm in Mrs. Utley’s room.  We are looking for students that sing or play any type of instrument, come on down and join in!!

  • Have you smelled the delicious popcorn being sold in the lobby?  It is now available on Thursdays only, for only .50 cents. Students wanting to participate in the popcorn venture should see Mrs. Caulder to do a short training. ECHS students, we are in need of help during second lunch, did you know you can count this as Community Engagement hours, plus it’s fun!

  • The 1000 soles shoe drive is continuing this week until the 3rd and we need your shoes!!  Please bring your gently used shoes of all sizes to donate to our shoe drive. This is a competition between all of the high schools, and we have done really well in the past years. Please work together as an AVID or Advisory class to bring in the most shoes. The shoe drive will continue until March 3rd.  Let’s make this year the best yet!! 

  • Have you noticed the proposed prom themes for this year in the main lobby showcase? We will be voting on the theme at our next all school assembly that is coming up on March 13th, which one will you be voting for!? Prom 2020 is on Saturday, May 2nd this year, start planning now to attend!!

  • Finals are coming up this week on March 4th and 5th, stay focused and finish the term out strong!! And you will get a reward after your finals, with no school on Friday, the 6th of March! 

  • Come join our crossfit club, it is being held on Tuesdays from 3:30-4:30 in the gym where Bob will be the supervisor. The club will be working as a group, doing a set workout for the day, which will be planned out beforehand by a fellow student. Please bring a water bottle, along with clothes that are comfortable to workout in, and proper shoes. Everyone is welcome to come to the new club, we hope you will consider joining in!

  • Hey building 50 students, are you interested in volleyball, or want to learn more about volleyball?  Please join our volleyball club happening every Wednesday after school from 3:45-4:30 pm in the gym. Make sure to wear something comfortable to play in.  We hope to see you there!

  • Do you love to write and being creative, well then our Creative writing club is perfect for you!  They are meeting every Thursday in Mrs. Utley’s classroom at 3:30 pm.  

  • Spring parent/teacher conferences are coming up on March 18th and 19th, please remind your parents and plan now to attend! 

  • Spring Break is coming up, it is March 23rd- March 27th, that will be a great break for all! 

  • Thank you for being a Building 50 ROLE Models:

o Respectful and Responsible,

o On time and Organized

o Listening and Learning and

o Embracing Hard Work.


        Have a great week!!


Monday Announcements for February 24th

posted Feb 24, 2020, 3:43 PM by Eric Phillips

  • Mondays are a  great day to go to our Magic Monday Club happening in Mr. Kresner’s room. Please check with Mr. Kresner, if you need more details!

  • Join our NEW weekly leadership club on Tuesdays with Oregon State University and 4-H! Come learn and develop your passion while we design community projects with our friends! We will meet weekly for fun activities, meet community leaders, and share our student voices. Through this club, you will develop your own leadership and teamwork skills to add to your resume! We look forward to seeing you in the ECHS Computer Lab every Tuesday, starting February 18th from 3:25-4:45!

  • Are you musical?  Join our Music Club Madness happening every Tuesday from 3:30-4:30 pm in Mrs. Utley’s room.  We are looking for students that sing or play any type of instrument, come on down and join in!!

  • Have you smelled the delicious popcorn being sold in the lobby?  It is available on Tuesdays and Thursdays for only .50 cents. Students wanting to participate in the popcorn venture should see Mrs. Caulder to do a short training. ECHS students, we are in need of help during second lunch, did you know you can count this as Community Engagement hours, plus it’s fun!

  • The 1000 soles shoe drive has kicked off and we need your shoes!!  Please bring your gently used shoes of all sizes to donate to our shoe drive.  This is a competition between all of the high schools, and we have done really well in the past years. Please work together as an AVID or Advisory class to bring in the most shoes. The shoe drive will continue until March 3rd.  Let’s make this year the best yet!! 

  • Have you noticed the proposed prom themes for this year in the main lobby showcase? We will be voting on the theme at our next all school assembly that is coming up on March 13th, which one will you be voting for!? Prom 2020 is on Saturday, May 2nd this year, start planning now to attend!!

  • Phone – Free February in the library. A social experiment is about to begin!  Starting February 3rd, all cellphones and other mobile devices such as Ipads or other  tablets will be off limits while in the library for the entire month of February. Please do not have them out or Mrs. Rediger will ask you to put them away or leave the library -  that includes listening to music. Remember, the hallways have tables and phones can be used there to listen to music, watch videos, play games, be on social media, etc. The library is a place to read, work on assignments with your Chromebook or one of the desktops, research, and print. I know it will be very hard for many of our students, but let’s see if you can leave your phone alone!

  • Finals are coming up on March 4th and 5th, stay focused and finish the term out strong!! And you will get a reward after your finals, with no school on the 6th of March! 

  • Come join our crossfit club, it is being held on Tuesdays from 3:30-4:30 in the gym where Bob will be the supervisor. The club will be working as a group, doing a set workout for the day, which will be planned out beforehand by a fellow student. Please bring a water bottle, along with clothes that are comfortable to workout in, and proper shoes. Everyone is welcome to come to the new club, we hope you will consider joining in!

  • Have you purchased your yearbook?  This is the last week you will have that opportunity before the final order is placed.  Bring your $30.00 to the office by Friday, in order to get a copy of this year’s yearbook, we don’t want you to miss out!

  • Hey building 50 students, are you interested in volleyball, or want to learn more about volleyball?  Please join our volleyball club happening every Wednesday after school from 3:45-4:30 pm in the gym. Make sure to wear something comfortable to play in.  We hope to see you there!

  • Do you love to write and being creative, well then our Creative writing club is perfect for you!  They are meeting every Thursday in Mrs. Utley’s classroom at 3:30 pm.  

  • Spring parent/teacher conferences are coming up on March 18th and 19th, please remind your parents and plan now to attend! 

  • Spring Break is coming up, it is March 23rd- March 27th, that will be a great break for all! 

  • Thank you for being a Building 50 ROLE Models:

o Respectful and Responsible,

o On time and Organized

o Listening and Learning and

o Embracing Hard Work.


Have a great week!!


Monday Announcements for February 17th

posted Feb 18, 2020, 9:04 AM by Eric Phillips

  • Mondays are a  great day to go to our Magic Monday Club happening in Mr. Kresner’s room. Please check with Mr. Kresner, if you need more details!

  • Are you musical?  Join our Music Club Madness happening every Tuesday from 3:30-4:30 pm in Mrs. Utley’s room.  We are looking for students that sing or play any type of instrument, come on down and join in!!

  • Have you smelled the delicious popcorn being sold in the lobby?  It is available on Tuesdays and Thursdays for only .50 cents. Students wanting to participate in the popcorn venture should see Mrs. Caulder to do a short training. ECHS students, we are in need of help during second lunch, did you know you can count this as Community Engagement hours, plus it’s fun!

  • The 1000 soles shoe drive has kicked off and we need your shoes!!  Please bring your gently used shoes of all sizes to donate to our shoe drive.  This is a competition between all of the high schools, and we have done really well in the past years.  Let’s make this year the best yet!! 

  • Phone – Free February in the library. A social experiment is about to begin!  Starting February 3rd, all cellphones and other mobile devices such as Ipads or other  tablets will be off limits while in the library for the entire month of February. Please do not have them out or Mrs. Rediger will ask you to put them away or leave the library -  that includes listening to music. Remember, the hallways have tables and phones can be used there to listen to music, watch videos, play games, be on social media, etc. The library is a place to read, work on assignments with your Chromebook or one of the desktops, research, and print. I know it will be very hard for many of our students, but let’s see if you can leave your phone alone!

  • Finals are coming up on March 4th and 5th, stay focused and finish the term out strong!!

  • Come join our crossfit club, it is being held on Tuesdays from 3:30-4:30 in the gym where Bob will be the supervisor. The club will be working as a group, doing a set workout for the day, which will be planned out beforehand by a fellow student. Please bring a water bottle, along with clothes that are comfortable to workout in, and proper shoes. Everyone is welcome to come to the new club, we hope you will consider joining in!

  • Hey building 50 students, are you interested in volleyball, or want to learn more about volleyball?  Please join our volleyball club happening every Wednesday after school from 3:45-4:30 pm in the gym. Make sure to wear something comfortable to play in.  We hope to see you there!

  • Do you love to write and being creative, well then our Creative writing club is perfect for you!  They are meeting every Thursday in Mrs. Utley’s classroom at 3:30 pm.  

  • Thank you for being a Building 50 ROLE Models:

o Respectful and Responsible,

o On time and Organized

o Listening and Learning and

o Embracing Hard Work.


Have a great week!!


New Tuesday leadership club with OSU and 4-H!

posted Feb 14, 2020, 4:12 PM by Eric Phillips

Join our NEW weekly leadership club on Tuesdays with Oregon State University and 4-H!
Come learn and develop your passion while we design community projects with our friends! We will meet weekly for fun activities, meet community leaders, and share our student voices. Through this club, you will develop your own leadership and teamwork skills to add to your resume! We look forward to seeing you in the ECHS Computer Lab every Tuesday, starting February 18th from 3:25-4:45!



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