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SFSD April 2017 Highlights

Welcome to the April 2017 issue of the SFSD eNewsletter. In this issue you’ll find: A Message from Andy Bellando Parents heat things up at Victor Point School Victor Point teachers find innovative ways to engage students Who let the sum dogs out at Evergreen School? Former Eugene Field School to appear in movie

Former Eugene Field School Building to appear in movie

Every once-in-a-while, the SFSD is presented with a unique request that doesn’t quite fit into the day-to-day business of education. The district team tries to keep an open-minded approach and look for innovative opportunities for learning. Recently, a movie production company contacted the district about using the former Eugene Field School building as a filming […]

Who Let the Sum Dogs Out at Evergreen School?

Students from Angi Miller’s 2nd and 3rd grade class at Evergreen School recently took 9th place in a national online math competition called Sumdog. That’s right, number NINE in the nation for their hard work and mad math skills. In fact, students in all four Evergreen School classrooms made a strong showing in the most […]

Victor Point teachers find innovative ways to engage students

When it comes to teaching “outside of the box,” the team at Victor Point School is ahead of the game. With a focus on technology and engaging students in learning, the hallways and classrooms are filled with energy and enthusiasm. “We are using technology to help meet students at their individual level and work to […]

Parents Heat Things Up at Victor Point School

It’s not just the chili that’s hot at Victor Point School’s annual chili feed fundraiser. It’s the parents and families – in partnership with the VPS team — that help spark innovation and 21st century learning for students. Each year, parents and staff rally to put on a community-wide fundraising event that brings families together […]

Superintendent’s Message — April 2017

Visiting all of our schools and connecting with students and staff is one of the best parts of my job. It reminds me why we’re here and also gives me the opportunity to see our incredible team in action. Recently, I spent time at Victor Point and Evergreen schools. There’s no question that we are […]

SFSD March 2017 Highlights

Welcome to the March 2017 issue of the SFSD eNewsletter. In this issue you’ll find: Superintendent’s Message Oregon Battle of the Books in Full Swing SHS Prepares Students for Health Occupations SFSD Graduation Rates Hold Strong

SFSD Graduation Rates Hold Strong

SFSD graduation rates continue to exceed state averages across all student groups and in Special Education, the district is far ahead of the state. With 80 percent of the district’s special education students graduating from high school compared to less than 60 percent state wide, SFSD in on the right track. “We are extremely proud […]

Oregon Battle of the Books in Full Swing

Silver Falls School District students from grades 3 through 12 have been flexing their reading muscles to prepare for the annual Oregon Battle of the Books competition. With support and encouragement from Christy Sander, OBOB coordinator and instructional coach, and Karyn Buchheit, SFSD parent and OBOB coach, students are gearing up to get in the […]

SHS Prepares Students for Medical Careers

Silverton High School senior Alex Cross is interested in a career in medicine. As part of the high school’s Health Occupations Program, she has spent time in the classroom learning some of the basics, including how to take vital signs, infection control practices and patient privacy laws. After observing health and after life care providers […]