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Thank You Scotts Mills Teachers

There are a lot of new faces at Scotts Mills Elementary this year with five teachers joining the team. New to the Silverton community from Salem-Keizer Public Schools is Megan Senior who is leading 3rd grade reading and math. Karen Steers and Kelly Satern are co-teaching kinders and Michelle Kennison is heading up grades 7 […]

Scotts Mills Elementary wins big at annual BINGO Night

BINGO is a game of chance, but it’s more than luck that makes Scotts Mills’ annual BINGO night fundraiser a huge success. Thanks to the Scotts Mills Parent Teacher Community Club – along with help from students, staff, families and local business owners – BINGO night is a celebration of kids, families and community that […]

Silver Crest Elementary School is full of positive energy

If you ask principal Mark Hannan to tell you about Silver Crest Elementary School, he is unable to hide his enthusiasm. He’ll tell you it’s the students, staff, families and community that make this small K-8 school so special. “The students and staff are amazing and the Silver Crest community has been so supportive.” He […]

Superintendent’s Message – May 2017

Spring is finally here and we’re headed down the home stretch for this school year. Our teachers, classified staff  and administrators have been the spirit, energy and sunshine for our students through a snowy winter and damp, gray spring. I’d like to say a special thanks to our team members for their outstanding work and […]

SFSD April 2017 Highlights

Welcome to the April 2017 issue of the SFSD eNewsletter. In this issue you’ll find: A Message from Andy Bellando Parents heat things up at Victor Point School Victor Point teachers find innovative ways to engage students Who let the sum dogs out at Evergreen School? Former Eugene Field School to appear in movie

Former Eugene Field School Building to appear in movie

Every once-in-a-while, the SFSD is presented with a unique request that doesn’t quite fit into the day-to-day business of education. The district team tries to keep an open-minded approach and look for innovative opportunities for learning. Recently, a movie production company contacted the district about using the former Eugene Field School building as a filming […]

Who Let the Sum Dogs Out at Evergreen School?

Students from Angi Miller’s 2nd and 3rd grade class at Evergreen School recently took 9th place in a national online math competition called Sumdog. That’s right, number NINE in the nation for their hard work and mad math skills. In fact, students in all four Evergreen School classrooms made a strong showing in the most […]

Victor Point teachers find innovative ways to engage students

When it comes to teaching “outside of the box,” the team at Victor Point School is ahead of the game. With a focus on technology and engaging students in learning, the hallways and classrooms are filled with energy and enthusiasm. “We are using technology to help meet students at their individual level and work to […]

Parents Heat Things Up at Victor Point School

It’s not just the chili that’s hot at Victor Point School’s annual chili feed fundraiser. It’s the parents and families – in partnership with the VPS team — that help spark innovation and 21st century learning for students. Each year, parents and staff rally to put on a community-wide fundraising event that brings families together […]

Superintendent’s Message — April 2017

Visiting all of our schools and connecting with students and staff is one of the best parts of my job. It reminds me why we’re here and also gives me the opportunity to see our incredible team in action. Recently, I spent time at Victor Point and Evergreen schools. There’s no question that we are […]