Month: January 2015

Victor Point School Shines

Principal Jamie McCarty has worked in education for 18 years, but he says his current job is his most rewarding yet. As principal for both Victor Point and Silver Crest schools, he seems to have a full plate and a full heart. It doesn’t take long to understand that he is extremely proud of both […]

SHS Grad Stays Connected

Terris Kramer graduated from SHS last year but his positive, helpful attitude is still a welcome presence on campus. Kramer is an important part of the high school’s recycling program and a member of the SFSD Transition family. The District’s Transition Program is designed to support young adults (ages 18-21) with special needs transition successfully from […]

High School Programs Prepare Students for Careers

The Career and Technical Education (CTE) program at Silverton High School is helping students explore skills and career opportunities hands-on. From mechanics and construction to agricultural science, the Silver Foxes have access to state-of-the-art learning facilities. “I like this class because I get to learn how to weld and use all of these tool in […]

SHS Advisory Groups Play a Special Role

Nearly eight years ago, the team at Silverton High School made a change to the daily class schedule. The goal was to provide students with a place to fulfill new career-related Oregon graduation requirements. What came about was a 30-minute Advisory Group (AG) class four days each week between 3rd and 4th period.  Perhaps more […]

SFSD January Highlights

Welcome to the first SFSD eNewsletter of 2015!  In this issue you will find: Victor Point School Shines SHS Advisory Groups Play a Special Role High School Programs Prepare Students for Careers SHS Grad Stays Connected