Month: April 2016

SFSD April Highlights

Welcome to the April 2016 issue of the SFSD eNewsletter. In this issue you’ll find: A Springtime Message from Superintendent Andy Bellando Mark Twain Teacher Honored SFSD Welcomes New Maintenance & Facilities Director Power Boosters Like a Good Neighbor . . . Olson is There Silver Crest Teachers Step Up To Support Reading How to Prepare […]

Mark Twain Teacher Honored

Congratulations to Mark Twain Middle School’s Darby Hector for being recognized as a Civic Scholar at the Oregon Civic Conference for Teachers in early December. Hector, who teaches library media, was one of two teachers in the 18th legislative district chosen by Rep. Vic Gilliam to attend the conference in the state capitol. The award […]

SFSD Welcomes New Maintenance & Facilities Director

We’d like to welcome Lorin Stanley as the new maintenance/facility director for Silver Falls School District. Lorin is currently the Director of Maintenance for Woodburn School District, a position he’s held for the past 14 years. He brings a wealth of public school and private industry experiences related to facility maintenance, care and planning. Lorin […]

A Springtime Message from Superintendent Andy Bellando

It’s hard to believe that spring is already here. It’s been a great year thanks to our dedicated team, hard-working students and supportive families and community members. One of our goals over the past several years has been to improve two-way communication and we’ve made it a priority to ask for and share on a […]

Power Boosters

Silver Crest School’s parent booster club is on a fundraising roll. The club’s drawing for a donated Traeger BBQ and accessories worth $450 has raised more than $3,400 –$400 more than their original goal. The money the club raises is helping to fund the new leveled reading room – a room full of books organized […]

Like a Good Neighbor . . . Olson is There

Silverton resident Jim Olson’s children are grown and no longer in the Silver Falls School District. But that hasn’t stopped Olson’s interest and support of education. With two grandsons in the district, he likes to stay in touch. He lives down the street from the district office and is out in front of his house […]

Silver Crest Teachers Step Up to Support Reading

Parents and teachers are doing everything they can to make literacy and reading a priority for students at Silver Crest School. Both the parent boosters and teachers are raising money to buy books and set up a leveled reading room next to the school library so students can easily find books at their individual reading […]

How to Prepare Your Child for State Testing

State testing is once again on the horizon. While the tests do not affect a student’s grade, families sometimes ask what they can do to help their children prepare. Below are a few steps parents and families can take to help their children do their best on testing day. Before the Test Help your child […]