Woodburn schools raises graduation rates dramatically

Woodburn schools raises graduation rates dramatically 7:32 p.m. PT June 9, 2017 Less than a decade ago, only 56 percent of students at Woodburn’s Wellness, Business and Sports School graduated in four years. This year, more than 90 percent earn their diplomas. The Wellness, Business and Sports School is one of four traditional high school programs […]

Salem-Keizer considers $147 million less for bond proposal

Salem-Keizer considers $147 million less for bond proposal Published 8:05 p.m. PT May 30, 2017 | Updated 3:34 p.m. PT May 31, 2017 The Salem-Keizer School District is considering lowering its latest bond proposal by $147 million and waiting until next May to take the proposal to voters. The results of a bond feasibility survey showed community […]

West Salem team wins world’s largest K-12 science competition

West Salem team wins world’s largest K-12 science competition Published 9:58 p.m. PT May 18, 2017 | Updated 3:06 p.m. PT May 21, 2017 A team of young women from West Salem High School has won one of the world’s largest science competitions. Alexa Montgomery, Marcella Cross, Emma Fagan, and Sophia Hawley recently finished first in North America’s 25th annual Toshiba/National Science […]

West Salem science teacher Michael Lampert retires

West Salem science teacher Michael Lampert retires Published 6:35 p.m. PT May 15, 2017 | Updated 3:50 p.m. PT May 16, 2017 The walls and cabinets of Michael Lampert’s classroom at West Salem were covered, floor to ceiling, with pictures, papers, and posters. The room served as a haven for Lampert’s students and their friends. […]

Awesome 3000 gives sense of community to thousands

Awesome 3000 gives sense of community to thousands Published 12:36 p.m. PT May 6, 2017 | Updated 7:35 p.m. PT May 6, 2017 Every Awesome 3000 participant gets a boom of claps and cheers as they cross the finish line. No matter what. An aisle of yellow, white, and green flags guide the preK-12 runners to […]