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A New Road Taken at Robert Frost

The 2015/2016 school year brought a whirlwind of changes to Robert Frost and, according to Principal Leslie Roache, staff and students are thriving. “This is a year of big transitions for everyone involved at the school,” said Roache. “I’m very excited about our new direction. We’re really linking arms and coming together as a team.” […]

Silver Falls Substitute A Shining Star

Betty Lowman has only been a substitute for two years, but already she has made quite an impression on the district. “Betty is such a strong advocate for all of our district schools, students and staff,” said Superintendent Andy Bellando. “She clearly has a love for all kids and is a champion for their success.” […]

SFSD October Highlights

Welcome to the October 2015 issue of the SFSD eNewsletter. In this issue you’ll find: New Principal Sees Super Things Happening at Scotts Mills Administrators on the Move Safety Awareness Week Silver Falls Teachers and Staff Enjoy Wellness Activities Welcome back to school!

Silver Falls Teachers and Staff Enjoy Wellness Activities

For the third year, the Silver Falls School District has received an Oregon Education Association grant to implement an employee wellness program. Teachers and staff and even students are enjoying a host of activities designed to keep them healthy. “The program focuses on the three areas of the wellness triangle: physical health, social health and […]

Safety Awareness Week

Silver Falls School District staff and students spent a week focusing on crisis and emergency response training. The training was done in partnership with the Silverton Police Department, Silverton Fire District and the Marion County Sheriffs Department. The goal is to prepare everyone – including community members — to respond to a crisis situation with […]

Administrators On The Move

Silver Falls welcomes two new staff members to the district, one as business manager and one as principal at Robert Frost. The district also has a new principal at Scotts Mills. Welcome and congratulations to all. Kirstin Jorgenson is the new principal of Scotts Mills. She was formerly at Robert Frost. Leslie Roache is the […]

New Principal Sees Super Things Happening at Scotts Mills

When Kirstin Jorgenson was a child she dreamed of attending a rural school, just like her cousins. “I grew up in Silverton and attended in-town schools,” she explained. “I was always envious of my cousins who went to rural schools. I really longed for that small school, close-knit community experience.” So when she saw the […]

SFSD May & June Highlights

Welcome to the May & June 2015 issue of the SFSD eNewsletter!  In this issue you will find: An End of the Year Message from Superintendent Andy Bellando Butte Creek Elementary celebrates diversity, fitness, academics and good behavior Nearly $2.5 million grant for Seismic Upgrades to Butte Creek and Scotts Mills Schools Recognizing those behind […]

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. […]