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SFSD April Highlights

Welcome to the April 2015 issue of the SFSD eNewsletter!  In this issue you will find: Beloved Teacher Retires After 41 Years Evergreen Kindergarteners Welcome In the Spring Kindness & Fun Rule at Mark Twain Middle School A High Tech Approach to US History Meet the School Board Candidates

Meet the School Board Candidates

School board elections will take place on May 19th. Here is a list of candidates for Silver Falls School District. Please be sure to vote! Zone 1 Philip Wiesner Gary A Layton Tim Roth (incumbent) Zone 3 Dan Johnson Ron Valoff Jim Squires Zone 5 Steve Kaser Aaron Koch Zone 6 Todd White Zone 7 […]

A High Tech Approach to U.S. History

Thanks to teacher Scott Guptill, students at Mark Twain Middle School are learning social studies and gaining valuable technical skills at the same time. Through the production of video newscasts relating to U.S. History, they are gaining hands-on modern technology experience while exploring the past. Recently, the students in Guptill’s classes worked in small groups […]

Kindness and Fun Rule at Mark Twain Middle School

There’s playfulness and a spirit of kindness that fills the halls at Mark Twain Middle School. From the custodial staff to the students, teachers and administrators everyone seems to share a certain warmth and enthusiasm. “It’s a welcoming and friendly place for adolescents to grow,” said SFSD Superintendent Andy Bellando. “The staff really go out […]

Evergreen Kindergarteners Welcome In The Spring

The kindergarten students at Evergreen school have been busy learning about spring with a host of fun activities. The annual “Egg Drop,” one of Co-principal Bob Ostrom’s favorite annual events, helped them understand basic physics concepts while also exploring creative engineering solutions. For the egg drop, students use an assortment of household and natural materials […]

Beloved Teacher Retires After 41 Years

Beloved Evergreen School teacher Patty Potter is retiring at the end of this year after 41 years of service to Silverton students and families. While she looks forward to spending more time with grandchildren, gardening, crafting and traveling, it’s an emotional time for her. “This is my home and that’s going to be the hardest […]

SFSD March Highlights

Welcome to the March 2015 issue of the SFSD eNewsletter!  In this issue you will find: Robert Frost School Shines with Creativity District Students Get Ready for New State Test Silver Crest School Celebrates the Love of Reading Construction Update

Construction Update

The District is moving forward with construction planning to support the relocation of Eugene Field School students. With continued input from specialists and District staff, architectural firm DOWA – IBI Group has been selected to help refine plans to develop the use of Schlador Street School for students in grades 6, 7 and 8 and […]

Silver Crest Elementary School Celebrates The Love of Reading

Reading was a family affair for the Silver Crest Elementary School community during the recent Love of Reading Month. The featured “book in common” for all grades K through 8 was Because of Winn-Dixie. “Thanks to a donation from the family of one of our former teachers, every student received a copy of the book […]

District Students Get Ready For New State Test

Like other students in the District, the kids at Robert Frost School have been practicing for the new state test using an assessment called Smarter Balanced. Smarter Balanced is designed to prepare students for the Common Core State Standards that have been adopted in Oregon and will replace the state OAKS testing. The goal of […]