Author: Chloe Elmore

Clubs at South

ShareGetting involved in clubs in high school is a good way to meet peers with similar interests and values and can look good on college applications. South offers many clubs that are related to sports, academics, community service, and hobbies of certain...

Popular Hikes in Oregon

ShareOregon is known for its wilderness and beautiful scenery; because of this, inhabitants and visitors alike are drawn to the outdoors to experience Oregon’s mountains, rivers, coasts, and unique wildlife. One can access anything from a swimming hole to a mountaintop view,...

Lacrosse Wrap Up

ShareThe Saxon Boys lacrosse team finished the 2017 season with a record of 1-14. They started their season with a 15-8 win over Hillsboro, giving the Saxons hope for a successful season. “Having new, more experienced coaches helped us a lot,” Lucas...

Athlete Spotlight: Tori Doten

ShareTori Doten ‘17 has been playing as an infielder on the varsity baseball team for South since his freshman year. Doten has been in the Saxon baseball program through three different head coaches, finishing off his South career with Coach Price. Doten...

Boys Lacrosse Update

ShareThe Saxon boys lacrosse team have 1 win and 6 losses this season. Though the team has struggled against some of their tougher competition, such as a 0-15 loss to the West Salem Titans, they continue to practice hard and keep working...

Athlete Spotlight: Ellie Slama

ShareEllie Slama ‘17 signed to play golf at Oregon State University on Nov. 9. Slama plans to study kinesiology at OSU and hopes to pursue a career in physical therapy.    Slama is a key member of both the swim and golf...

Track Preview

ShareSaxons track and field had their first practice of the 2017 season on Feb. 27. Instead of as a team, track and field events and rankings are focused on individual times and records. Achieving new personal records is the main goal for...

New Varsity Baseball Coach for the Saxons

Share This 2017 Baseball season, the Saxons will be welcoming a new head varsity baseball coach to the staff. Max Jesse Price has been an assistant coach and English teacher at North for the past three years. Although Price will be coaching...

Saxon Swimming

ShareThe Saxon boys Varsity swim team kicked off their season with a big win against McKay High School [137-27 points], followed by a close loss to McMinnville [84-86 points]. Many swimmers have returned from their successful season last year to compete for...

Athlete Spotlight: Anna Despain

Share Anna Despain ‘18 has been involved in swimming since she was very young, proving her talent and determination on the South Salem record board since she was a freshman. In 2015 she broke the women’s school record for 100 backstroke, 200...

Boys and Girls Basketball Update

ShareThe South Salem Saxons Varsity Women’s Basketball team began their season on Nov. 30. Kicking off with a win against Beaverton, followed by three consecutive losses to Sunset, Southridge and Sheldon High. The girls followed these losses with a big win against...

The Keizer Parade of Lights Returns for 2016

ShareMany members of the community were sad to hear that the Keizer Parade of Lights was going to be cancelled in 2015 after the couple that organized it retired. The community rallied and organized with the Keizer Chamber of Commerce to put...