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Overcrowding in Schools

ShareAs of Oct. 16, the Salem-Keizer School District holds 41,965 enrolled students and is the second largest school district in Oregon, with numbers predicted to keep growing. Of those enrolled, South has around 1,920 students taking classes within its building which was...

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...

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...

Trump’s First Month: A Review

ShareFeb. 20 marked the last day of Trump’s first month in the presidential office. Since his official first day last January, Trump has caught the attention of the world with his controversial choices so far, such as his immigration ban against seven...

Athlete Spotlight: Studer Twins

ShareJillian and Loryn Studer ‘17, the twins that are now leading the women’s tennis team, are back to compete for the Greater Valley Conference title after finishing 2nd in the GVC as juniors. The twins were the only Saxon players that played...

Alternative Facts

SharePrior to Trump’s inauguration, fake news was widely considered to be a tactic used by some  news outlets to make money off of on-site advertising by creating eye catching headlines and articles full of fake information. With the introduction of the “Alternate...

Helpful and Unhelpful Aspects of Having Conferences

ShareTeachers and students in the Salem Keizer district have conferences in the fall and spring each school year, creating an individual evaluation for each student’s parents to discern their child’s academic strengths, as well as what aspects they may need aide in....

Police Officers in Schools

ShareControversy over the inclusion of police officers in Salem Keizer Public Schools’ staff has grown more prominent in the past few years due to the amount of school shootings that have taken place. Opponents of this growth argue that placing police officers...

Evina Westbrook All-American Game Preview

ShareEvina Westbrook ’17 has passed multiple milestones in her career of basketball. Some of these milestones include being named the 6A All-State Second Team in 2015, the Gatorade Girls Basketball Player for Oregon back to back years, and the Statesman Journal Mid-Valley...

New Varsity Baseball Coach for the Saxons

Share This 2017 Baseball season, the Saxons will be welcoming a new head varsity baseball coach to the staff. Max Jesse Price has been an assistant coach and English teacher at North for the past three years. Although Price will be coaching...

International Day of Happiness

ShareMar. 20 marks the fifth international day of happiness being celebrated, with the purpose of creating a cheerier world. The intent of World Happiness Day is to create a shift in attitudes all around the world, and make a goal to improve...