Category: News

$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....

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...

DACA Revoked Under the Trump Administration

DACA Revoked Under the Trump Administration

ShareOn Sept. 5, President Donald J. Trump announced that he will end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals [DACA], a program that was an executive order under the previous president Barack Obama in 2012. DACA is a program to protect young undocumented children...

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...

Vans Warped Tour Comes to Oregon

ShareOn Saturday, June 17, Vans Warped Tour returns to Oregon. This is the concert’s first time being held in Salem since 1996. Hosting around 65 bands per location and traveling to 40 major cities around the U.S., the show attracts a variety...