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SFSD September 14 2018 Highlights

Welcome to the latest issue of the Silver Falls School District eNewsletter! We’re excited to share with you more fun content highlighting the many fun and exciting activities happening around our district and in each of our unique schools. In this issue: Get the details about how elementary and middle school students and teachers spent […]

News Bites from Around the District

SHS STUDENTS REFURBISH CITY SIGN FOR IN ACT OF SERVICE-LEARNING Students participating in summer programs at Silverton High School put their learning to use when they worked with SHS teacher Josh Tjaarda to refurbish the City of Silverton Welcome Sign. “They put in a lot of time and did a great job,” Mr. Tjaarda said. […]

Back to School Fun, Part One!

MR. MCCARTY WELCOMES VIKINGS BACK TO VICTOR POINT, ISSUES LOOSE TOOTH CHALLENGE A new school year means new teachers, new classrooms, and new faces! In a school-wide assembly held the first day of school, Mr. McCarty stood in front of the student body. “Where are my Kindergarteners?” he asked, and the littlest hands in the […]

SFSD June 2018 Highlights

Another school year in the bag! In this issue you’ll find: Superintendent’s Message — June 2018 Congratulations to the SHS Class of 2018 (with a special behind-the-scenes slideshow) SFSD Retirement Gala: A Well Deserved Celebration Victor Point Packs the Gym for Beauty & the Beast SHS Concert Choir Sings Their Way to a State Championship SHS […]

Superintendent’s Message — June 2018

I’ve been feeling proud and grateful as we approach the end of another successful school year. Our team continues to make a difference in the lives of our kids on a number of levels. Here are a few of the many ways we can measure our efforts: Student assessment results continue to shine; Attendance rates […]

SFSD Retirement Gala: A Well-Deserved Celebration

Working in education isn’t an easy career, but it is a worthy and rewarding one. This May, eight retiring licensed and classified Silver Falls employees were honored for their years of service at the Annual Retirement Gala. Surrounded by family and friends, those in attendance celebrated the 169-combined years of service that the eight retirees […]

Victor Point Packs the Gym for Beauty & the Beast

As the lights slowly grew brighter over a spellbound audience, applause erupted in the Victor Point Elementary gymnasium. With spectators overflowing to standing room only, the 2nd through 8th grade actors performed Beauty and the Beast with talent, confidence and maturity. By the time the production was over, the enthusiasm and contagious energy in the […]

SHS Concert Choir Sings Their Way to a State Championship

Silverton High School Concert Choir returned from the state competition with a first place title. After performing five pieces with beautiful precision, the Foxes learned that they;d tied with Central High School at 324 points for the first place finish. “The concert choir’s performance was so powerful and so extraordinary. I actually got choked up,” […]

SHS Freshman Class Shines

For many students, making it to school everyday is an intentional choice. It requires a lot of individual responsibility and effort. Not every student has someone to help wake them up in the morning and get them to school. Not every student has the privilege of worrying more about doing their homework than obtaining their […]

Congratulations to the Silverton High School Class of 2018!

As the Class of 2018 received their diplomas last night, every member of our community who has supported these students had reason to be proud. Their families and friends who watched the graduates grow from toddlers to preschoolers, who said goodbye as they kissed them and dropped them off at school or the bus stop […]