Month: March 2017

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 […]

Superintendent’s Message – March 2017

Connecting with students and staff on the slopes Each year, our Silverton Middle School media specialist Darby Hector organizes a handful of ski day trips for our 6th, 7th and 8th grade students. The trips bring students and staff together on Saturdays for fresh air, exercise and community building. Ms. Hector arranges for discounted lift […]