Author: Kaia Alexander

2017 Fall Gala

ShareOn November 4, the annual Saxon Foundation Fall Gala at will be hosted at the Willamette Heritage Center, Dye House on 1313 Mill Street SE from 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm. The gala offers a great opportunity to show support for the...

Snapchat in School

Snapchat in School

ShareSnapchat 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...

Tennis Preview

Tennis Preview

SharePractice 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...

March Madness

ShareSince 1939, the NCAA D1 [Division 1] Men’s Basketball Championship, known as March Madness, has been one of the most watched sports tournaments. In 2015, the NCAA tournament had an average of 11.3 million total viewers. The single elimination tournament originally hosted...

Portland’s Annual International Film Festival

Portland’s Annual International Film Festival

ShareThe 40th Portland International Film Festival [PIFF] begins Feb. 9-25. The festival shows nearly 100 feature films and more than 60 short films. PIFF is the Northwest Film Center’s annual showcase of new world cinema. The festival has been running since 1977...

A Legacy of Play

A Legacy of Play

ShareSince 1989, the Gilbert House has been a place for interactive creativity and educational fun. The Gilbert House will open a new exhibit in honor of A.C. Gilbert whose goal was to spread happiness to everyone; A.C. Gilbert’s Legacy of Play room....

Frantic for Finals?

Frantic for Finals?

ShareFinals can be a very stressful time. Here are some tips to help you handle the stress:   Get Active: Physical activity boosts endorphins which helps improve your mood. Healthy Diet: Take care of yourself and your body by eating good food...

South’s Annual Blood Drive

South’s Annual Blood Drive

ShareEvery two seconds someone in the U.S needs blood, meaning approximately 36,000 units of red blood cells are needed every day in the U.S. Each donation can save up to three lives. On Wednesday Dec. 7 from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m....

It’s Lit: Lights and Other Attractions

It’s Lit: Lights and Other Attractions

ShareFor years Zoo Lights has been one of the top holiday attractions in Oregon. Located at the Portland Zoo, it attracts people of all ages. More than one and a half million  lights are used throughout the park to make more than...

Varsity Football vs. Sheldon

Varsity Football vs. Sheldon

ShareSouth Salem’s varsity football team traveled to Sheldon today to play in their first round of playoffs against the Fighting Irish. The Fighting Irish are ranked 6th in the state and finished 2nd in the Southwest Conference. The Saxons fell to the...

Safe Halloween

Safe Halloween

ShareEach year South Salem High School opens their doors on Halloween night to thousands of children and their families. Since 1995, the school has been offering a free, safe, and fun place for children to celebrate Halloween with friends and family. Families...

Boys Varsity Soccer

Boys Varsity Soccer

Share The boys varsity soccer team took their second loss against Lakeridge last night, and another one against West Salem. Their overall record is now 1-1-1 [1 win, 1 loss, 1 tie], moving them to #7 in OSAA state rankings and 6th in the...