An End of Year message from Superintendent Andy Bellando

As we wrap up the 2014-2015 school year, I’d like to take a moment to reflect on some of the many successes we’ve shared.  I’m proud to say that our educators, families and community members are living the District mission by working together toward the success of our students. We truly are cultivating character and […]

“We Are One” video needs support

The Silver Falls School District is collaborating with Ignite Motion Pictures of Silverton for the creation of a three-minute video that would “highlight the unity and strength present in the communities of our school district.” “Together…cultivating character and academic growth in each student – Every day’” is the anthem that reaffirms the district’s dedication to each student. […]

Recognizing those behind the scenes

There is a team of dedicated SFSD employees that work behind the scenes to make sure things are running smoothly. While these District Office team members are rarely the center of attention, Superintendent Andy Bellando says they are the glue that holds things together. “I’m always impressed by the District team’s focus on students,” said […]

Nearly $2.5 million grant for Seismic Upgrades to Butte Creek and Scotts Mills Schools

Engineers and architects will be selected by mid-June to begin planning efforts for seismic upgrades at Butte Creek and Scotts Mills Schools. The target date for completed construction is scheduled for September 2016. The Silver Falls School District is the only district in Oregon to received two seismic rehabilitation grants from the state, which will go […]

Butte Creek Elementary celebrates diversity, fitness, academics and good behavior

Aside from being the largest K-8 school in the District and the only school located in Clackamas County, Butte Creek Elementary has a lot of interesting and unique things going on. With 325 students from diverse backgrounds, a nationally qualifying robotics team, a strong positive behavior culture, and a P.E program that gets kids moving […]