Author: Samantha Riesterer

$619.2 Million School Bond

ShareThe Salem-Keizer School Board has approved a $619.2 million bond to be placed on the May 2018 ballot to potentially fund the proposed Long-Range Facilities Plan for Salem-Keizer School District. The Long-Range Facilities Plan is aimed at meeting schools’ long term needs...

A Look Into the Oregon Symphony

ShareWith the dissolution of the Salem Symphony on Aug. 31, the Oregon Symphony is now the closest symphony to Salem. Located in the Arlene Schnitzer concert hall in Portland, the Oregon Symphony is one of the oldest symphonies in the United States...

Salem Cinema Upgrades to Digital

ShareOn Oct. 3, Salem Cinema ended the kickstarter program they had started on Aug. 5 to fund an upgrade to digital projection equipment, as required by the film industry. Salem Cinema’s original goal was to reach $97,560. By Oct. 3, Salem Cinema...

Little Mermaid Teaser

ShareAdapted from the 1989 Disney film of the same name, the musical “The Little Mermaid” was brought to the Broadway stage in 2008. This year, South’s drama program will bring the full length musical to the Rose Theater starring Olivia Sweeney ‘19...

Eight Saxons Caught in Eagle Creek Fire

ShareSaxons Noah Brown ‘19, Maddy Hadden ’19, Jonah LaDuca ‘19, Maya Merrill ‘19, Josh Morris ‘19, Luly Torres ‘19, Jaylynn Uruo ‘19, and Kenneth Utter ‘19 were among the over 150 hikers caught in a forest fire that broke out on the...

Welcome Back Saxons!

ShareThe first day of the 2017-2018 school year is on Sept. 6, and will run on an A/B day schedule. Students will attend all eight of their new classes for roughly 45 minutes. For students who did not attend Saxon Start Up-Day...

Make Music on Summer Solstice

Make Music on Summer Solstice

ShareThis year, the Summer Solstice falls on June 21 and marks Make Music Day across the world. Spawning from the French national holiday, Fête de la Musique, Make Music Day is now celebrated in more than 120 countries and 750 cities-including Salem....

Saxon Photography Contest

Saxon Photography Contest

SharePhoto by Brynn Dempster ’20, a member of the Saxon Photography Club. The Saxon Photography Club is hosting their latest Photography Contest starting May 1, and is inviting any interested Saxons to participate. The Photography Club started hosting monthly contests a few...

The Clumsy Custard Horror Show Comes to South

The Clumsy Custard Horror Show Comes to South

ShareSouth’s drama program will be presenting the Clumsy Custard Horror Show on May 12, 13, 19,  and 20 at 7 p.m. with one showing at 2 p.m. on May 20.  Written by William Gleason, the Clumsy Custard Horror Show is a comedic...

EpiPen and Inhaler Recall

EpiPen and Inhaler Recall

ShareOn Mar. 31, Mylan, a worldwide pharmaceutical company, recalled 13 lots of EpiPen and EpiPen Jr due to a possible defect. The pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline [GSK] has also recalled close to 600,000 Ventolin asthma inhalers. EpiPen and EpiPen Jr are epinephrine injections...

Last Chance to See “Antiques Roadshow” in Portland

Last Chance to See “Antiques Roadshow” in Portland

ShareThe 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...