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Superintendent’s Message – October 2017

Thanks to our flexible team and supportive families It’s hard to believe we’re already two months into the school year. September brought a few challenges with the completion of seismic upgrades at Butte Creek and Victor Point Schools.  I want to thank our incredible team for their great communication, quick response and flexibility during the […]

Butte Creek team builds stronger connections with Spanish-speaking parents

Georgenne Kuenzi has been working hard to make sure that Spanish-speaking parents at Butte Creek Elementary are connected to the school. Ms. Kuenzi, an English Language Development Assistant, carries a school-issued smart phone that she uses to text parents in Spanish and respond to questions via text or phone. This allows her to work in the classroom […]

SFSD September 2017 Highlights

Welcome to the September 2017 issue of the SFSD eNewsletter. In this issue you’ll find: Superintendent’s Message — September 2017 Meet School Board Member Shelly Nealon SHS Summer Tech Team Packs a Punch SFSD High School Graduation Rates Shine SFSD Learns About Happy Brain Science We’re so glad to have everyone back, and our buildings once […]

SFSD Learns about Happy Brain Science

On August 28, the Silverton High School commons area was buzzing with energy and excitement as 475 teachers and staff members gathered to kick off the school year. They celebrated the district’s academic success, talked about future plans, and spent some time learning about how happiness can impact how the brain functions. Speaker Scott Crabtree, […]

SFSD High School Graduation Rates Shine

Silver Falls School District’s high school graduation rates are increasingly strong and have been improving each year. The district currently ranks 18th among the 360 high schools in Oregon. That puts the district’s graduation rates in the top 5% in the state of Oregon. This is especially notable because Silverton High School’s graduation requirement is […]

SHS Summer Tech Team Packs a Punch

A skilled team of 12 Silverton High School students and alumni worked hard all summer to make sure the school district’s information systems and programs ran smoothly and were ready for the start of the school year. The students are part of a paid summer work study that helps them gain skills while supporting the […]

Meet School Board Member Shelly Nealon

One of SFSD’s newest school board members, Shelly Nealon, does a lot to support the local community. She has volunteered for a number of causes in Silverton over the years including the Junior Baseball Organization, the Pool Committee and Safe Routes to School. With three children, including a freshman and senior at Silverton High School, […]

Superintendent’s Message — September 2017

At the end of August, more than 475 teachers and staff members came together at Silverton High School to kick off the school year. There was a buzz in the air that is hard to describe. The team was ready and excited to have students back in our schools. We are off to a great […]

SFSD June Highlights

Welcome to the June 2017 issue of the SFSD eNewsletter. In this issue you’ll find: Superintendent’s Message — June 2017 Silverton Middle School Students Share Time with Seniors Q&A with New Silverton Middle School Principal Brett Davisson SFSD Celebrates STEM Silverton Middle School Art Program Soars Have a wonderful and safe summer, and we’ll see you in […]

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 […]