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SFSD April 2018 Highlights

Welcome to the April 2018 SFSD eNewsletter! In this issue you’ll find: Shari Read Receives Outstanding Educator Award Silverton Swim Team Breaks Records Evergreen School Donates Over $400 to Red Cross Evergreen OBOB Team Places Second Regionally SHS OBOB Team Builds for the Future

SHS OBOB Team Builds for the Future

For many Silverton High School students, competition means more than athletics. For the four students on the SHS Oregon Battle of the Books (OBOB) team, it means hours of reading and intense study. OBOB is a competition between schools requiring students to read 12 books, then answer difficult questions on their content in only 15 […]

Evergreen OBOB Team Places Second Regionally

March Madness was not the only bracket in play last month. In early March, four Evergreen Elementary students in the 3rd, 4th, and 5th grades battled it out regionally with over 45 teams in the Oregon Battle of the Books tournament. They went on to take 2nd place overall in Region 2 East, finishing only […]

Evergreen School Donates Over $400 for Red Cross Coin Drive

In their recent fundraiser, Evergreen Elementary School students raised just over $400 in a coin drive for Red Cross. The $402.87 donation was then sent to help families living in Puerto Rico who are still feeling the effects of Hurricane Maria. Many students also wrote notes that were shipped alongside the donation. The coin drive […]

Silverton Swim Team Ends Season with Record-Breaking Success

This season, the Silverton Aqua Foxes had dozens of podium finishes for both the boys’ and girls’ teams, and their fans showed up in force. “Our fan base was amazing! They were the biggest and loudest fans at the District and State Meet,” said Coach (and SHS Math Teacher) Lucky Rogers. For the first time […]

Shari Read Receives Outstanding Educator Award

On March 3rd of this year, Shari Read, Science teacher at Silverton High School, accepted an award from the Oregon Academy of Sciences. Nominated by SHS Principal Wade Lockett, Read received a well-deserved recognition as one of Oregon’s Outstanding K-12 Educators. “I was surprised and humbled,” said Read. “Working in Silver Falls School District, I […]

SFSD March 2018 Highlights

Welcome to the March 2018 SFSD eNewsletter! In this issue you’ll find: Superintendent’s Message — March 2018 Silver Crest Puts Grant Money to Good Use New Teaching Paradigms Embraced at Silver Crest Silverton Basketball Teams Find Multiple Forms of Success Staff Spotlight: Mr. Steve Prince Have a Safe and Happy Spring Break!

Silverton Basketball Teams Find Success in All its Forms

Gritty Boys Basketball Team Won’t Let a Loss Hold them Back “Two of my proudest moments this year came after big losses,” says Jamie McCarty, Silverton High School’s first-year Boys Basketball Coach. “We came out the next game and snapped our heads off the pillow. We didn’t say ‘poor me’, we took control and we […]

Staff Spotlight: Steve Prince

In honor of National Classified Staff (held March 5-9), we would like to recognize Steve Prince of Silver Crest School. Prince is brand new to the school district as an employee, but he grew up in Silverton and attended many of the district schools as a child and young adult. His family is also rooted in […]

Silver Crest Embraces New Teaching Paradigms

Ensuring students have the skills they need to be successful in high school is a goal for all teachers in the Silver Falls School District. The challenges facing teachers in this goal are unique to each school. Allowing 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th grade teachers to specialize in subject areas is one way in which […]