Fires in Estecada

     Receding smoke today in Salem! The fire in Estacada south east of Portland is now under control by the brave firemen and volunteers that helped. The fire took 2,300 acres of land from the small town and residents. The fire is active on two fronts, and the Haines …

When to Worry About College

College can seem like a scary future for most people in the world, yet it can also seem like the easiest thing …

Smarter Balance

Smarter Balanced Assessments has developed more valid and reliable tests that reorient to Common Core State Standards in English language literacy/arts and …

Marching Band

This football season, South’s own marching band will be returning to play at home games. The marching band this year will be …

Freshman Survival Guide

The shift from middle school to high school may seem intimidating to incoming freshmen, although, it really isn’t that bad. There will …

New Saxon Staff

South is gaining quite a list of new staff members this upcoming school year! Brian Armstrong will take over as Athletic Director …

Saxon Cross Country

There is a lot in store for South’s upcoming cross country season. Though they lost many graduated team members this year, Anna …

Saxon Soccer

South’s girls and boys soccer teams are off to a great start this year! “This season I hope that we can win …

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What is Saxon Day?

To honor South’s many traditions and achievements, Sept. 5 has been declared Saxon Day, a holiday with many events planned. During the …

Softball Wins State

The girls softball team win it all! They beat North Medford 5-3 on Saturday, June 7, earning their first state championship in …

Summer Jobs

Summer is coming soon and everyone needs a little spending money for fun. For teenagers, jobs can be especially difficult to come …

Summer Activities

Summer vacation is coming up real soon! It is a time for fun, new adventures, and time to create new memories. All …

Saxon’s Got Talent

Saxon’s Got Talent, South’s annual talent show, has returned again. This year featured another programme of entertainment by students judged by teachers …

4H Soccer

4H soccer is an organized soccer league for high school students offered at the 4H center in West Salem. High school students …

Fall Tryouts

This fall, there will be tryouts for Football, Cross Country, Volleyball and Soccer for both guys and girls. Each have their own …

Memorable Things Teachers Say

Teaching you is like pulling worms out of your nose. Frau Langen You can’t say that you don’t like picking your nose, …

Going Forward

Remember that you are going forward in your own life, not what anyone else thinks you should do or become. Find your …

Drivers Ed Classes

ODEC: Oregon Driver’s Education Center. ODEC has programs at South, Sprague, West, McNary, and Salem Academy. It takes place in classrooms with …

Boy’s and Girl’s Tennis!

South’s very own girls and boys tennis teams have had a spectacular season this year. Representing the Boys team at State were …

Senior Issue: Unanswered Questions

With graduation tonight, our ties to South are about to end. Despite all the preparation for graduation, there are a few lingering …

Baseball

Saxon baseball had its last game at Hillsboro Field on May 20th, ending in a loss for South. Although it ended the …

Saxon day

Sept. 5 will be a celebratory day for not only for the Saxons, but everybody in the community. Saxon Day was conceived …