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Advanced Math for Rural Schools

Eighth grade students attending the district’s rural schools have opportunities to expand their math skills thanks to visiting math teacher Phil Kelly. Mr. Kelly, SFSD technology coach and a former math teacher, travels to our K-8 schools once a week, bringing Algebra 1 instruction to students who are ready for advanced math. The 8th graders […]

Victor Point Staff Show True Meaning of “School Spirit”

Last year, staff at Victor Point knew that its sister schools – Pratum Elementary and Silver Crest were going through a rough time, following the loss of their beloved principal, Mark Recker, to cancer. Victor Point staff wanted to reach out to the other two schools and offer encouraging words and good wishes. In the […]

SFSD December Highlights

Welcome to the December 2015 issue of the SFSD eNewsletter. In this chilly issue you’ll find: Silverton High School Grads Come Back to Teach Eugene Field’s Reading Royalty New on the Menu — Fresher, Healthier Options Meet School Board Member Tim Roth

New on the Menu — Fresher, Healthier Options

A salad bar, a deli bar, made to order nachos and healthy snack choices. These are some of the lunch options now available to students in the Silver Falls School District. The menu change is part of a food service revamp the district has implemented this year. The revamp was necessary in order to comply […]

Eugene Field’s Reading Royalty

Reading literacy is king (or queen) at Eugene Field Elementary. The school’s teachers and staff place a high priority on encouraging students to read and run a literacy program called STARS — “Students Today Are Reading Successfully.” “Learning to read is the foundation of the entire educational process and though it comes easily for many […]

Silverton High School Grads Come Back to Teach

Evergreen School has experienced some changes recently. With a staff of only four teachers and a student body of 78, even small changes can have a big impact. The school bid a tearful adieu at the end of last year to long-time teacher Patty Potter who retired after 41 years of service to students and families. […]

Meet school board member Tim Roth

A graduate of the Silver Falls School district, Tim Roth has been a school board member since 2005. “When my kids were younger, I volunteered a lot in their classrooms,” said Roth. “I liked being involved and knowing what was going on. I thought it would be a good idea to be even more involved […]

SFSD November Highlights

Welcome to the November 2015 issue of the SFSD eNewsletter. In this issue you’ll find: A New Road Taken at Robert Frost Central Howell Cougars on the Prowl Silver Falls Anthem Video Released Silver Falls Substitute a Shining Star

Silver Falls Anthem Video Released

On behalf of the Silver Falls School District team and school board, I’m proud to present “Silver Falls School District – 2016 Anthem,” a brand new video designed to honor our students and unite our communities in support of education and the future of our children. While each community, child and family in our school […]

Central Howell Cougars on the Prowl

Good things are happening at Central Howell School. Enrollment is up this year with approximately 170 students in attendance. In addition, the Parent Teacher Club recently raised $13,000 at the Mount Angel Oktoberfest to help pay for field trip buses, classroom supplies, and the Artist in Residence and music programs. The Central Howell team is […]