• SFSD November 2017 Highlights

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SFSD November 2017 Highlights

Welcome to the November 2017 issue of the SFSD eNewsletter. In this issue you’ll find: Superintendent’s Message – November 2017 SHS Principal Focuses on Culture Students Learn Skills to Create Safer, Stronger Communities Making Time for Success in High School Silverton High School Alumni Spotlight This month we reflect on our community, and how grateful we […]

Silverton High School Alumni Spotlight

Many SFSD graduates go on to do great things for our communities, our nation and our world. This month, we are proud to feature SHS alumni Eric Woodall, class of 2012. What is your current job and title? I am a Coast Guard Public Affairs Specialist for the U.S. Coast Guard, Petty Officer 3rd Class. […]

Making Time for Success in High School

Time. Between a full load of classes, sports, clubs, and other activities, time is something today’s high school students can’t take for granted. Sometimes students need a little extra time for support to be successful in high school, while other students may need time to reach for a new challenge. Beginning November 30th, Silverton High […]

Students Learn Skills to Create Safer, Stronger Communities

It’s not every day that a high school student gets to ride along on a police call or sit alongside a 9-1-1 phone operator to learn — hands-on — what it means to serve and protect a community. Thanks to Silverton High School teacher Kirsten Barnes, EdD, students in grades 9 through 12 are exploring […]

SHS Principal Focuses on Culture

Wade Lockett’s commitment to students and Silverton High School isn’t new, but his role as principal is. Before joining SHS last year as athletic director, he served Oregon students as a teacher, coach and advisor for more than 11 years. This year, he was appointed to lead the school as principal, and while he is […]

Superintendent’s Message – November 2017

Thank you to our community I hope you all enjoyed the Thanksgiving holiday. We have much to be thankful for as we return from the break. Our students are thriving and our team is united in providing an excellent, equitable education for all of our district students. Our community partners continue to support students in […]

SFSD October 2017 Highlights

Welcome to the October 2017 issue of the SFSD eNewsletter. In this issue you’ll find: Superintendent’s Message — October 2017 New Butte Creek Principal Off to a Great Start Butte Creek Team Builds Stronger Connections with Spanish-speaking Parents Keeping Kids Safe at School Victor Point is Welcoming Inside & Out Thank you for all you do […]

New Butte Creek principal off to a great start

Moving from high school assistant principal to elementary school principal is a big change and Therese Gerlits is dialing it in. Gerlits, who previously worked as assistant principal for Silverton High School is now leading Butte Creek Elementary as the new principal. “We’ve heard from several parents and staff members who love having Ms. Gerlits […]

Victor Point is welcoming inside and out

The Victor Point School team has a way of making kids feel safe and welcome from the moment they arrive at school until it’s time to head home. Before school starts, teachers and staff members step outside and into the hallways to greet students with singing, high fives, knuckle bumps and smiles. It’s just part […]

Keeping Kids Safe at School

October 15 – 21 was America’s Safe Schools Week and while the SFSD works throughout the year to make sure our safety procedures are current, we take additional steps during this week to review, update and train students, teachers, staff and family members. Here are some of the activities that took place this month: Training […]