Category: News

Flower Festivals in Oregon

ShareMar. 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

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...

Oregon Precipitation

ShareOregon has received heavy precipitation all winter, with Salem, Eugene, Portland, and other cities across the state breaking their previous rainfall records in the same day. As well as inducing the expected landslides and road closures, this increase in water has also...

Color Wars of 2017

ShareThe Color Wars of 2017 was held on Saint Patrick’s day, Mar. 17, was held at 9 a.m. in the main gym.  Color Wars is a South tradition that is held every year.  The war gives all students a chance in participating...

South Salem Put on Condition One Lockdown

ShareUPDATE: The armed man responsible for the lockdown of South and McKinley Elementary was arrested in Clark Creek Park Friday afternoon. Police originally responded to reports of an armed prowler at 1:30 p.m. earlier that day. In a Statesman Journal article, Salem...

Salem-Keizer Snow Days

ShareCo-written by Anna Scherer and Sophia Lee Due to the copious amounts of snow closures throughout the months of December and January, the Salem-Keizer school district has added on three snows days to the 2016-2017 school year; two that affects grades K-11,...

OSAC and High School Seniors

ShareThe Office of Student Access and Completion [OSAC] gives graduating high school seniors and recent high school graduates access to scholarships and grants to help students pay for a higher education in the forms of university, community college, or career training. The...

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

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....

Black History Month

ShareBlack history month will be Wednesday, February first and end Tuesday, February twenty-eighth, acknowledging the accomplishments of african americans throughout history. Black History Month was erected in 1926 when “Negro History Week” was announced to take place in the second week of...

Megha Joshi Wins Fourth In JSHS

ShareThe 2017 Oregon Junior Science and Humanities Symposium [JSHS] was held this year at the Evergreen Aviation Museum in McMinnville from Jan. 20 to Jan. 21, where five students were chosen to represent their state at the national competition. Megha Joshi ‘19...