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How proposed boundary changes could affect your Salem-Keizer school  Statesman Journal

On Jan. 15, the Salem-Keizer School Board will be presented with proposed boundary adjustments meant to help address overcrowding in the district.



Salem man, friend found dead after SUV plunges into Collawash River  Statesman Journal

Kevin Shaver, a 2008 McKay High School graduate, and Chase Villarreal were pulled from the Collawash River over the weekend.



McKay High School students in Salem find unloaded handgun on campus  KPTV.com

SALEM, OR (KPTV) - Two McKay High School students found an unloaded handgun on the school's campus.



Josh Riddell out as McKay High School football coach  Statesman Journal

Josh Riddell will not return next season as McKay High School's football coach, a decision the school made after the Royal Scots finished 1-8 this season.



Salem's McKay High School concession stand burglarized, $1,200 in losses  Statesman Journal

A concession stand at McKay High School's football field is burglarized over the weekend and about $1200 worth of merchandise stolen.



McKay High feeder schools: Here's what to expect if the Salem-Keizer bond passes  Statesman Journal

If the Salem-Keizer school bond passes this May, the money is expected to pay for these projects in the McKay High School feeder system.



Salem-Keizer Public Schools: What to expect at boundary change open houses  Statesman Journal

Salem-Keizer school officials are hosting four open houses Tuesday night to hear from communities members about potential school boundary changes.



Vote for the SJ Athlete of the Week  Statesman Journal

Three high-scoring basketball players and a defending state champion wrestler highlight this week's candidates.



McKay football moving forward as it faces new opportunity at 5A level  Statesman Journal

When Josh Riddell took over the McKay football program in 2016, he inherited a team that went 1-8 the year before. He knew it wouldn't be a quick fix.



McKay students show public support for former football coach Josh Riddell  Statesman Journal

McKay students pack the visiting student section at North Salem, and McKay's basketball coaches wear football polo shirts to show support.



PHOTOS: North Salem football defeats McKay: 52-31  Statesman Journal

North Salem football found their first win of the season against McKay on Friday, Sept. 28.



Man arrested following shooting death of McKay High School student  KATU

SALEM, Ore. (AP) A 36-year-old Salem man has been indicted in the shooting death of a 17-year-old high school student in Salem.The Statesman Journal ...



West Marin School interim principal resigns after settlement brought to light  Point Reyes Light

West Marin School's interim principal, Rey Mayoral, resigned from his position last Thursday, after the Light published a story about a 2010 settlement with a ...



Thousands of Salem-Keizer students would attend different schools under boundary change proposal  Salem Reporter

The plan, which will take effect next year, would also shift the district's “feeder system,” which determines the middle and high schools each elementary school ...



McKay High School student gets $100,000 to start youth homeless shelter  Statesman Journal

Raul Marquez, 18, went to a United Way board meeting Tuesday to pitch his plan for a homeless shelter and left with a $100000 grant.



No arrest yet in shooting of McKay High School student Alfredo Hernandez  Statesman Journal

Family members have set up a GoFundMe account to pay for funeral expenses and other needs after Alfredo Hernandez is gunned down in northeast Salem.



Students at McKay High School plan walkout to demand stricter gun laws  KATU

SALEM, Ore. - Students across the country are demanding stricter gun laws, including students in Oregon.Friday, Douglas McKay High School students plan to ...



Legislative staffer, local accountant added to citizens examining Salem-Keizer budget  Salem Reporter

Adriana Miranda and Tyson Pruett will be among the citizens with a voice in how the Salem-Keizer School District spends its annual budget of nearly $700 ...



Salem-Keizer school boundary changes in sight  KOIN.com

The latest in a series of public meetings is set for Tuesday evening as the Salem-Keizer Public Schools talk about changing boundaries in the district.



Salem youth homeless shelter becomes reality, thanks to McKay High School students  KPTV.com

A Salem teen's idea to raise several hundred thousand dollars to open a youth homeless transition center in the Cherry city is about to become a reality.



Suspects in graffiti threats against McKay High School identified  Statesman Journal

Three Washington teenagers have been identified as suspects in the graffiti threats against McKay High School in November.



Salem-Keizer nearing final school boundaries for 2019-20  Salem Reporter

The plan would leave schools in Keizer and West Salem largely untouched and make minor changes to some south Salem schools. Some schools in northeast ...



Graffiti threats against McKay High School trigger extra security, investigation  Statesman Journal

A threat of violence was found spray painted on several houses in Keizer prompting, police security and investigation at Salem-area high schools.



McKay High School student, 17, shot to death in Salem  KOIN.com

Salem Police say they responded to the 3600 block of Fisher Road NE around 5:41 p.m. after receiving reports of gunfire.



Could Oregon's Long-Distance Leagues Put School Sports Out Of Reach?  OPB News

The placement of Salem and Bend schools in the same sports league is another product of how Oregon is changing. It raises the question of whether school ...



Crystal Apple Awards honor exceptional Salem-Keizer educators for 22nd year  Statesman Journal

Every year, SKEF honors educators and staff from Salem-Keizer Public Schools and surrounding areas at the Crystal Apple Awards.



McKay hires former Willamette University football coach Glen Fowles  Statesman Journal

Glen Fowles, who coached at Willamette for 23 years, will replace former McKay coach Josh Riddell.



High school football standings through Week 5  Statesman Journal

Here is a look at the high school football standings for all of the leagues that have teams from the Mid-Valley. There are 30 high school football teams in the ...



Thief steals $1200 in drinks, snacks from Salem school's fundraiser concession stand  KATU

SALEM, Ore. – Someone broke into the football concession stand at McKay High School late Friday night, stealing cases of drinks and food that was being used ...



Victim in Salem homicide identified as 17-year-old McKay HS student  KATU

SALEM, Ore. – The 17-year-old homicide victim found at an apartment in North Salem Monday afternoon has been identified as McKay High School student ...



Oregon Legislature gives McKay student $200,000 for Salem youth shelter  Statesman Journal

In addition to a youth shelter, Oregon lawmakers also allocate money for Salem-area affordable housing, homelessness, sobering and student services.



Here's an opportunity to contribute your input on Salem-Keizer school boundary changes  Statesman Journal

Salem-Keizer Public Schools may need to adjust school boundaries as it prepares to spend $620 million in voter-approved bonds to alleviate overcrowding ...



Neglected McKay Park gets help from Salem Parks Foundation  Statesman Journal

Salem Parks Foundation is trying to raise $92000 to buy all new playground equipment for McKay Park.



McKay student asks Oregon lawmakers to help pay for homeless youth shelter in Salem  Statesman Journal

Raul Marquez, 18, is asking Oregon lawmakers to set aside $275100 this session to help open a homeless youth shelter in Salem.



Parents concerned about racial discrimination, transportation in Salem-Keizer boundary shifts  Salem Reporter

Proposed changes would send roughly 1000 students now attending Four Corners and Eyre elementaries – two predominantly Latino schools in east Salem ...



McKay, North Salem High School lose principals to new jobs  Statesman Journal

Sara LeRoy is leaving McKay High School and becoming principal at North Salem as Cynthia Richardson moves to district.



Voters approve Salem-Keizer school bond, district begins next steps  Statesman Journal

Ballot Measure 24-429 appeared headed toward approval Tuesday night and will tap Salem-area taxpayers for $620 million over the 20-year school bond.



Salem man arraigned in shooting death of 17-year-old Alfredo Hernandez  Statesman Journal

Pedro Segura, who allegedly shot and killed a McKay High School student last month, was arraigned Tuesday.



Man shoots at Salem Police, holed up in house near McKay High School  KATU

SALEM, Ore. – A car theft suspect fired a gun at a Salem Police officer early Wednesday morning before trying to hide in a stranger's house near McKay High ...



Controversial scheduling among key changes this high school football season  Statesman Journal

The 2018 football season, which officially begins Monday with the start of summer practices, is one of many changes for the six Salem-Keizer teams.



Football roundup: Salem-Keizer teams fall to 5-25 this year  Statesman Journal

Inexperience and a brutal non-conference schedule has led to an uncharacteristic slow start for Sprague. No. 4 Tigard (5-0), behind Malcolm Stockdale's 175 ...



Collegiate-bound McKay pianist overcomes health issues  KOIN.com

SALEM, Ore. (KOIN) -- It's not common for a high school orchestra to have a piano player, but when McKay High School orchestra teacher Jim Charnholm first ...



McKay High students beat college teams in tech competition, win nearly $23,000  Statesman Journal

3D printers cost $1,500 to upwards of $14,000 and can create anything from a tape dispenser or action figure to human prosthetics or a new car.



Salem students, community leaders remember MLK Jr.'s legacy, address today's issues  Statesman Journal

About 300 people gathered at McKay High School in Salem Monday for a rally and march honoring minister and activist Martin Luther King Jr.



McKay Scots prepare for 2018 high school football season: Photos  OregonLive.com

The Oregonian/OregonLive's annual high school football tour continued Monday with a stop at McKay High School, where the Scots were busy preparing for the ...



McKay senior receives $110000 in donations to start Salem youth homeless shelter  KPTV.com

A McKay High School Senior has a lot on his plate, but that hasn't slowed him down from working to curb a growing issue in his community: youth ...



Salem students battle homelessness with unique ideas, fundraising  Statesman Journal

Over the last year, Salem students have been using unique ways to address homelessness in Marion and Polk counties.



Salem-area students plan to participate in national walkouts Wednesday morning  Statesman Journal

Oregon students will walk out of class Wednesday morning, joining the national protest against gun violence sparked by the Parkland, Florida shooting.



Everyday Heroes: Salem teen spearheads effort to create homeless youth shelter  KATU

We meet Raul Marquez, who as a senior at McKay High School in Salem convinced the board of the United Way of the Mid-Willamette Valley to provide a grant ...



Salem-Keizer Public Schools pitching historic bond measure  KPTV.com

Salem-Keizer Public Schools will ask voters this May to pass a roughly $620 million bond measure – the largest in district history, and the first bond proposal ...



Two reasons why McKay football should get a boost this fall  Statesman Journal

A stable coaching staff and new field could mean good things for the Royal Scots.



McKay officially opens new turf field  Statesman Journal

The big day finally arrived for McKay High School, and the Royal Scots are excited. On Friday night, before its football team opened the season against West ...



Salem-Keizer Public Schools host public meetings on nearly $620 mil. bond  KATU

Salem-Keizer Public Schools officials held the first of six public meetings Tuesday regarding a $619.7 million bond facing voters on the May ballot.The bond will ...



Man charged with murder in Yamhill County, attempted murder in Salem  Statesman Journal

A man suspected of a murder in Yamhill County has been arrested for an attempted murder in Salem.



McKay hoops a fast-paced success story  Statesman Journal

If you haven't seen a McKay High School boys basketball game this season, you're missing a show. But don't be deceived by first impressions. The 11th-ranked ...



Salem-area parents, educators outraged over fewer adult assistants next year  Statesman Journal

Many parents, educators are outraged because hundreds of adult assistants in Salem-Keizer, staff who work directly with students, won't be returning.



2018 Crystal Apple awards recognize outstanding Salem-Keizer educators  Salem Reporter

Twelve Salem-Keizer educators, including teachers, principals and a custodian, were selected from among 61 nominated by parents, students and colleagues.



Rally behind all of McKay High School and four of its brightest  Statesman Journal

It shouldn't be difficult to rally behind four Salem students who will take on college and university-aged engineering peers in a competition at the Oregon ...



McKay student leading charge for homeless center in Salem  KOIN.com

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) -- Raul Marquez, a senior at McKay High School in Salem, is a student motivated by passion. And for the past 5 years, his passion has ...



McKay wrestling coaches take plaid to the next level  Statesman Journal

McKay wrestling coaches Troy and Tyler Thomas stood with their attire at the OSAA Wrestling State Championships.



Salem-Keizer schools get 20 different principals in 2017-2018  Statesman Journal

Salem-Keizer School District will see 20 principal changes in the 2017-2018 school year.



6,750 Salem-Keizer students transfer schools, but not for sports  Statesman Journal

More than 6700 students took part in Salem-Keizer's in-district transfer process this year. The deadline for next school year is March 31.



McKay holds fairytale prom for special education students  Statesman Journal

Dozens of people took part in McKay's third annual special education prom.



Salem-area kids complete 36th annual Awesome 3000  Statesman Journal

More than 2800 kids from the Salem area participated in SKEF's 36th annual Awesome 300 fun run Saturday morning.



5 reasons to believe McKay football will be better this season  Statesman Journal

Josh Riddell enters his second season as the Royal Scots' head coach.



Salem-Keizer School District creates task force to address overcrowding  Statesman Journal

Salem-Keizer has created a Citizens Facilities Task Force to address overcrowding in its schools.



McKay's new turf field expected to be ready this fall  Statesman Journal

A new artificial turf field could soon become a reality at McKay High School.



McKay's Drioji Joel overcomes adversity, including death of a friend  Statesman Journal

Drioji Joel has had to overcome many challenges to get to where he is as an athlete — economic barriers, a lack of physical size, and even the loss of a friend.



Here's how Salem-Keizer officials plan to use your money in 2018-19  Statesman Journal

What you need to know before the Salem-Keizer School Board votes whether to adopt a proposed 2018-19 district budget totaling $1.1 billion.



An inside look at McKay's decision to stay at Class 6A  USA TODAY High School Sports

​Faced with an opportunity to move down a level in the upcoming OSAA reclassification and redistricting, McKay High School officials started a conversation ...



2 Salem-area high schools -- McNary and McKay -- operate with extra security after threats  OregonLive.com

The threats against McNary and McKay high schools -- both in the Salem-Keizer School District -- were made March 13 and April 3, district spokesman Jay ...



Volunteers to help clean McKay High School  Statesman Journal

More than 150 volunteers including students, teachers and community groups are planning to spend their Saturday cleaning up McKay High School's campus.



Salem-Keizer school report cards show mix of progress, declines and data gaps  Statesman Journal

The Oregon school district report cards show increases in some areas, declines in others and gaps in data compared to previous years.



Salem Hoops Project provides opportunity for children  Statesman Journal

Call it a weekly basketball bonding experience. That would be an accurate way to describe Salem Hoops Project, a non-profit organization that provides free ...



Sprague mat success begins in wrestling room  Statesman Journal

Daniel McClung has spent much of his life in the wrestling room at Sprague High School. It began in grade school, training with the Salem Elite Wrestling Club ...



Salem-Keizer students, parents join national March For Our Lives rallies Saturday  Statesman Journal

Nearly 1000 people are expected to participate in the Salem-area March For Our Lives event Saturday morning to protest for gun safety regulations.



Burn pile turns grass fire near Highway 22 west of Salem  Statesman Journal

Officials say high winds and dry conditions helped a burn pile escape control of a property owner west of Salem Sunday afternoon.



Monday's Daily Do: march and rally in honor of MLK  Statesman Journal

Honor the civil rights and religious leader with a march and rally on his birthday.



Summer program readies incoming freshmen for high school  Statesman Journal

Summer Transition Program was offered this summer at McKay, McNary and North Salem high schools.



North Salem football beats McKay  Statesman Journal

North Salem's football team beat McKay 20-9 on Friday night to improve to 2-6 on the season. The Vikings finished the Greater Valley Conference season 2-6, ...



Sprague High School wins 6A band championships, West Salem places second  Statesman Journal

Led by band director Rick Greenwood, Sprague had the high score of 338.



Salem-Keizer schools face overcrowding head-on  KOIN.com

Overcrowding is a growing problem for the Salem-Keizer schools and it's only going to get worse. Over the next 20 years, more than 46000 more students are ...



McKay's pursuit of artificial turf brings community together  Statesman Journal

Parents, volunteers, community members and businesses come together to help fund special projects at high schools.



McKay's tech team takes second in latest competition, wins another $10,000  Statesman Journal

The RECYCL3D team from McKay won 2nd in their latest competition, bringing home another $10000 for a grand total of $32500 so far.



Third bridge, homelessness, Detroit Lake: key points from Salem mayor's State of the City  Statesman Journal

Salem Mayor Chuck Bennett struck a largely upbeat note Wednesday in his second State of the City speech, but voiced concern over a Detroit Lake proposal ...



McKay swimmer from Ukraine thriving socially, in the pool  Statesman Journal

Lidiia Buiko continues to overcome a language barrier as part of the McKay swim team.



Local schools hosting community trick-or-treating  Statesman Journal

"What did the bird say on Halloween?" "Trick or tweet!" It's that time of year again — time to put on the costume you've been preparing for weeks, map your route ...



McKay High School graduates  Statesman Journal

Graduation ceremonies were at. 8 p.m. June 6 at the Oregon State Fairgrounds. Graduates: Angelica Abundes ∙ Aide Acevedo Alvarado ∙ Julma Acevedo ...



High school teams receive Lemelson-MIT InvenTeam grants for invention projects  MIT News

The Lemelson-MIT Program has announced the 2018–2019 InvenTeams, 15 teams of high school students nationwide, each receiving up to $10,000 in grant ...



Salem is a great theatre town  OregonLive.com

Community theater fans have an opportunity to network, enjoy shows, and workshops at the Cherry Blossom Theatre Festival, March 9-11, 2018. The Salem ...



Oregon, Washington students walk out, call for gun safety  kgw.com

Students in Oregon and Washington joined with others across the county and started walking out of classes Wednesday in a call for gun safety.



West's symphony wins state championship; McKay, Sprague place  Statesman Journal

West Salem High School wins OSAA Orchestra State Champoinships; McKay symphony debuts third; Sprague strings take fourth.



Salem man pleads guilty to murder in 2016 drive-by shooting  Statesman Journal

Isaiah Garcia was a recent McKay High School graduate when he was arrested following a fatal drive-by shooting in northeast Salem in September 2016.



Get your haunt on: 55 Halloween events and specials in the Salem-area  Statesman Journal

There are events for all the little monsters and grown-up ghouls alike. Here are 55 things to do for Halloween in, and some outside, of Salem.



Harassment suit tied to interim principal  Point Reyes Light

Rey Mayoral, the new temporary principal at West Marin and Inverness Schools, was caught in a nearly decade-long lawsuit with a former colleague from a ...



Pacific Islander leader Rait Sonis dies, leaves behind legacy for community  Statesman Journal

A memorial *service* will be held for Chuukese advocate Rait Sonis, who leaves behind a legacy of empowerment of Salem's Pacific Islander community.



Search the 2018 Awesome 3000 finisher database  Statesman Journal

Use the database above to search for your or your child's time in the 2018 Awesome 3000. You can search the database by bib number, last name, first name, ...



Got drama? Salem-Keizer's high school theaters do  Statesman Journal

High school theater preview: almost everything you need to know for quality affordable fun.



Advocates: Salem homeless youth shelter could open in September  Statesman Journal

The United Way of the Mid-Willamette Valley has purchased a property for a homeless youth shelter in Salem, bringing advocates one step closer to filling a ...



Hundreds of Salem-Keizer students rally for DACA, Dream Act at Oregon Capitol  Statesman Journal

More than 300 Salem-Keizer students walked out of classes Thursday, marched to the Oregon State Capitol and demanded that legislators pass a Dream Act by ...



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