Students in the English Language Development program at Mark Twain Elementary School are making great strides in school with support and encouragement from teachers, staff and families. The primary goal of the ELD program is for every student to learn to read, write, speak and listen in English every day. “We have a wonderful group […]
The halls of Mark Twain are looking and sounding a little different this year with the transition from middle to elementary school that took place last September. With the closure of the old Eugene School building, the littles have moved to Mark Twain and the teens and pre-teens have made their home in the newly […]
I have a personal goal to visit each of our buildings throughout the school year. It helps me stay connected to our talented team and our great students and it also allows me to see first-hand how our district is shaping the future through education. This month, I spent some quality time at Mark Twain […]
Welcome to the January 2017 issue of the SFSD eNewsletter. In this issue you’ll find: Superintendent’s Message Silverton High School Student to Advise Board of Education SHS Boys Help Bring Christmas Cheer to Town of Joseph Looking Back on 2016 Here’s to a new year and new beginnings!
When it comes to important decisions about education, it makes perfect sense to include students in the decision-making process. Our very own Silverton High School senior Dakota Parmley has been selected as a student advisor to the Oregon State Board of Education. Students from high schools throughout the state were nominated, but only two were […]
Happy New Year SFSD families and friends. I hope your holiday season was a happy one. I enjoyed spending time with family — especially my granddaughter — and I’m ready for a great 2017. We have a lot to be proud of from 2016 and a lot to look forward to in the new year. I continue […]
We’re never surprised when SFSD students demonstrate exceptional character, but we’re always proud. Last month, four of our Silverton High School seniors were driving back from a camping trip, when they passed through the tiny town of Joseph as a group of residents was working to raise the town Christmas tree. When heavy winds began […]
Check out this slideshow of highlights from around our district in 2016!
Welcome to the December 2016 issue of the SFSD eNewsletter. In this issue you’ll find: Message from the Superintendent A Positive Silverton High School Central Howell Students Thrive with Technology Pratum Students Sock it to the Community Have a wonderful and safe holiday season!
Sixth, seventh and eighth grade students at Pratum School have been busy organizing a sock drive for local folks in need. During a lesson on citizenship, the students realized that they do well meeting citizenship standards in the classroom, but wanted to do something beyond their school to help the community. They decided that warm […]