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Silverton Middle School art program soars

The Silverton Middle School art program has taken wings thanks to art teacher Shana Chandler who has been working with students to help beautify their new school and create a sense of pride. With help from Silverton artist Ann Altman and a small arts grant, the renovated Schlador Street building that now houses the middle […]

SFSD Celebrates Science, Technology Engineering and Math in a big way

This month, Silverton High School students and staff teamed up with community members to celebrate all things Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). STEM Week Oregon (May 1-7) is a statewide effort to inspire people of all ages to explore the wonders of STEM. “STEM Night is a fantastic opportunity for the whole community—and I […]

Q & A with new Silverton Middle School Principal Brett Davisson

Incoming Silverton Middle School Principal Brett Davisson was born and raised just outside of Silverton. Growing up, he attended Eugene Field, Robert Frost, Mark Twain and Silverton High School where he graduated in 1998. His family now lives in the Victor Point area. Davisson brings more than 14 years of education experience to his new […]

Silverton Middle School Students Share Time with Seniors

A lot of good things happen when you bring middle school students together with seniors in the community. It’s a chance for the community’s valued seniors to share stories and life experiences while students share their artwork and a peak into their middle school world. This year marked the 23rd Annual Senior Breakfast for the […]

Superintendent’s Message – June 2017

Here we are at the end of another successful school year and I want to take a moment to say thank you.  It’s been a year of change, especially for staff members, students and parents at Silverton Middle School, Mark Twain Elementary and Robert Frost School.  I have been inspired by the flexibility and understanding […]

SFSD May Highlights

Welcome to the May 2017 issue of the SFSD eNewsletter. In this issue you’ll find: Superintendent’s Message Silver Crest Elementary School is Full of Positive Energy Scotts Mills Elementary Wins Big at Annual BINGO Night Thank You Scotts Mills Teachers Musician Mom Brings Weekly Music Class to Silver Crest Elementary

Musician mom brings weekly music class to Silver Crest Elementary

Thanks to talented parent volunteer Katie Pool, students at Silver Crest Elementary now have music classes every Wednesday. With education budget cuts, public schools throughout the state have struggled to keep music programs running. “We are so lucky to have Mrs. Pool here every Wednesday so all of the kids can explore music during the […]

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 […]