The Clypian Blog

How to Handle an Easter Candy Hangover

Whether one celebrates Easter or not, the holiday produces so much candy that it becomes difficult to avoid. With most stores marking Easter-themed candy as half-off after the holiday ends, it can be hard to find a use for all the tempting...

Evina Westbrook plays in Jordan Brand Classic

South Salem’s Evina Westbrook is playing in the Jordan Brand Classic game this afternoon at The Barclay’s Center in Brooklyn, NY. The game starts at 2:30 p.m. where Westbrook and other High School stars will compete.   The link to the game...

Last Chance to See “Antiques Roadshow” in Portland

The deadline to apply for tickets to be a part of “Antiques Roadshow” in Portland is today at 11:59 p.m. “Antiques Roadshow” is one of PBS’s most viewed series, and first premiered in 1979. In January, PBS announced that the show will...

Ashland Independent Film Festival

The Ashland Independent Film Festival will be celebrating the highest quality of local independent films from Apr. 6-10. It is an event where over 7000 people come together in Southern Oregon for the sake of watching over 90 films within the span...

Clypian Accepting Staff Applications

Are you interested in joining the 2017-2018 Clypian news staff?  Applications are being accepted until May 1 for all news staff positions. Positions include: Reporters Editors Photographers Online Radio Station Managers Podcasters Editor-in-Chief Graphic arts Social Media team Web design team Saxon...

CTE Summer Camps

This summer. CTE will be offering a variety of camps available to both middle and high school aged students in fields such as health services, fire science and EMT, automotive industries, and digital film making.   Each program has been carefully selected...

Overcrowding in Schools

As of Oct. 16, the Salem-Keizer School District holds 41,965 enrolled students and is the second largest school district in Oregon, with numbers predicted to keep growing. Of those enrolled, South has around 1,920 students taking classes within its building which was...

Flower Festivals in Oregon

Mar. 20 marks the first day of spring which brings different weather and different activities available in Oregon. Flower Festivals have become a popular activity for people. Starting Mar. 24, the first of five festivals will be held across Oregon where people...

Snapchat in School

Snapchat is one of the most popular apps on the market. Especially for teens. On average there are about 158 users a day. Seven out of ten of those users are Millenials. Recently the Salem-Keizer school district restricted Snapchat from being accessed...

Rest in Peace Club Penguin (2005 – 2017)

As of Mar. 29 Club Penguin will shut down. In its place, Disney is launching “Club Penguin Island”. They are no longer allowing people to sign up for the online interactive game, but paid members can continue to play until the shutdown....

Tennis Preview

Practice for the 2017 boys and girls tennis teams started on Feb. 27. The first official game against McNary on Mar. 14 was rained out and has been postponed to to a later date.The second match on Mar. 16 against McMinnville resulted...

Golf Preview

 With high school golf season fastly approaching, some key players to look out for on South Salem’s girls varsity team are Ellie Slama ‘17, Ashley Zhu ‘18, Makenah Gentry ‘17, and Chantel Gallick ‘17. Slama signed with Oregon State University to play...