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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. […]

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 […]

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