Category: News

TEDxSalem V: Through the Looking Glass

ShareOn Sat. Jan. 6, TEDxSalem will have their fifth annual event in which local speakers give a presentation on their experiences and research, or share a new idea. This year’s theme is “Through the Looking Glass” and the event is located at...

Tradition of Giving

ShareThe Giving Tree is a long standing tradition at South, and this year Saxons had the opportunity to help! South students were able to participate in providing gift cards for families in need up until the 12th of December. This year there...

FCC Repeals Net Neutrality

ShareAjit Pai, president Donald Trump’s Federal Communication Commission [FCC] chairman, has proposed to destroy Net Neutrality [NN].The previous president of the United States, Barack Obama, was an avid supporter of NN when he was in office. On Dec. 14 the FCC voted...

Holiday Pep Assembly

ShareGet your ugly holiday sweater ready and grab stuffed animals to throw on the court at the December 15 pep assembly. The assembly will celebrate the achievements of the students the community and introduce winter sports.  However, the main focus will be...

$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...

Dia De Los Muertos

ShareDay of the Dead, or Día de Los Muertos, is celebrated on November 2 every year. The holiday is of Mexican origin but is observed by many other cultures. A common misconception about the holiday is that it merely celebrates the dead...

Devastation in The Wake of Hurricane Harvey

ShareOn Aug. 25, 2017, Hurricane Harvey hit the gulf of Texas, having a large affect on schools in the Houston Independent School District. The district has been turned into a source for hurricane relief, with thousands of people contributing to the aid...

End of Wildfire Season

ShareMore than 20 separate wildfires burned over 526,000 acres of forest in Oregon this summer. Government officials, civic volunteers, firefighters and many Oregonians rose to battle the fires. Oregon’s land is about 48 percent forest, and 1.75 percent of these forests have...

59 Dead and Over 500 Injured: Las Vegas Shooting

ShareOn Monday, Oct. 2, 2017, Stephen Paddock, 64, opened fire at 10:08 p.m. into a crowd of people going to a country music concert in Las Vegas. Clark County Sheriff Joseph Lombardo reported to CNN that the shooting was at a “progressive,...

Let the Festivities Begin!

ShareLet the festivities begin! Apple cider, hay bales, and fall weather are the norm, but this year you can add rides, jumping events and an array of attractions that change daily at Bauman Farms located in Gervais Oregon. Bauman’s Farm Harvest Festival...

Gather Your Pennies: LINK Penny Wars Begin Monday

Gather Your Pennies: LINK Penny Wars Begin Monday

ShareLINK Penny Wars are set to begin on Monday, September 25th to help raise money for Mrs. Miller in her fight against cancer. Third period classes will compete against each other until the end of the six week grading period, Oct. 11....