The Clypian Blog

Welcome Back Saxons!

The 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

On 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...

New Finals Schedule Created for Second Semester

The week of June 12-16 is finals week for South students, and many have noticed a change in their usual finals week schedules. Unlike past years where finals have been spread out over three days, this year’s finals will take place over...

MORP

South is hosting its third year of Made Outreach Research Performances [MORP] since it first started in 2015.  MORP is a gallery walk ,as well as a commemoration of projects made by students.  All of the students signed up for this event,...

Saxon’s Got Talent

Saxon’s Got Talent, a talent show assembly where students show their special abilities by performing on stage, was held on May 26. People sang along, cheered, and were waving flashlights along with the music. Judges decided to sum up the four best...

Track Districts

Track season is over with good performances from all of the athletes. The Greater Valley Conference Junior Varsity Bash ended on Friday, May 5 at McNary high school. Day one of the Greater Valley Conference Championships  happened on Wednesday, May 10 at...

Millennials Wanted: Dead or Alive

Generation Y, most commonly known as Millennials, consists of people who were born between the years 1980-1995, however, many people consider Gen Z to be part of the Millennials, but actually it consists of people who were born in the years 1996-2010....

Make Music on Summer Solstice

This 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....

Father’s Day Ideas

Father’s Day is very special day to celebrate all that fathers do for their children everyday. It can be celebrated multiple ways, but for those who are struggling to find ideas to celebrate this underrated holiday, the Clypian will provide some ideas....

Boys Volleyball

Boys volleyball, along with the other Spring Fling events, are school traditions that represent the beginning of the end of the school year, and the end of the high school experience for the seniors. The Boys volleyball game is one of the...

Lacrosse Wrap Up

The Saxon Boys lacrosse team finished the 2017 season with a record of 1-14. They started their season with a 15-8 win over Hillsboro, giving the Saxons hope for a successful season. “Having new, more experienced coaches helped us a lot,” Lucas...

Athlete Spotlight: Tori Doten

Tori Doten ‘17 has been playing as an infielder on the varsity baseball team for South since his freshman year. Doten has been in the Saxon baseball program through three different head coaches, finishing off his South career with Coach Price. Doten...