In-district Transfer, DEADLINE

posted Jan 23, 2017, 3:20 PM by Darcie Leighty   [ updated Feb 21, 2017, 3:57 PM ]


In-district Transfers

Accepted:   March 1st– 31st

Students who want to attend a school other than their assigned school next fall (2017-18) must apply for an in-district transfer (IDT)   between March 1 and March 31, 2017

· Please do not submit a transfer application form that reflects a deadline other than March 2017.

· IDT applications received after March 31, 2017, will not be considered.

· Students attending school on an IDT are not eligible for bus transportation.

· IDT request forms can be picked up, completed and returned to the student’s assigned school during the application acceptance window.

· There is no guarantee a transfer request will be approved.

More information on the in-district transfer process can be found on the district website,


Dates to Remember...

posted Dec 13, 2016, 9:57 AM by Darcie Leighty

December 16:30-7:30PM– PTC Meeting
December 2Birthday Celebrations-
December 5 & 77PM– Winter Band Concert
@ Liberty Elementary Gym
December 87PM-Winter Choir Concert
@ Candalaria Elementary Gym
December 15-16Holiday Store
December 15Jugglers!
December 19Winter Break Begins
December 206PM-Family Movie Night
January 3Students Back to School!
January 56:30-7:30PM– PTC Meeting
January 16NO SCHOOL– Martin Luther King Day
January 20Family Fun Science Night!
January 25Jump Rope for Heart Event!
January 26Birthday Celebrations– January
January 27NO School- Staff Development Day
February 26:30-7:30PM– PTC Meeting


posted Dec 13, 2016, 9:52 AM by Darcie Leighty

REMINDER, if there is a 2 hour delay due to inclement weather:

· Buses will be running 2 hours late

· No breakfast will be served         

· School doors will open at 10:30 AM

· School starts at 10:45 PM


Inclement Weather

posted Dec 13, 2016, 9:52 AM by Darcie Leighty



Winter Break

This year our winter break begins on Monday, December 19th and children are to return to school on Tuesday, January 3rd.


Inclement Weather

In case of inclement weather conditions, tune in to local radio and TV stations for school closure updates or check the

Salem-Keizer School District website. The school district will send out automated messages to families regarding closures or delays.



Winter Lunch Program

For a ALL children and students ages 1-18 years old

regardless of family income.


Dates: December 19, 20, 21, 22, & 27, 28, 29, 30

Free Lunch: 12:00PM to 1:00PM

Activity: 12:00PM to 2:00PM

Locations: Auburn, Houck, Richmond, Walker,

Washington, Weddle


Important Dates

posted Sep 8, 2016, 1:56 PM by Salem Keizer

  • Our office is open for registrations at this time.  
    • Office hours are 8am-4:30pm Monday-Friday. 
  • September 2nd: 
    • by 5:00pm - Class Lists will be posted outside the school
  • September 5th: 
    • Labor Day, No School
  • September 6th: 5:30pm-6:30pm Open House Night.                         
    • Meet teachers, visit classroom & drop off supplies.  
  • September 7th: 
    • 8:40am-3:00pm - First Day of School for 1st-5th Grades
Kindergarten Dates:
  • September 7-9th: 
    • Kinder assessments. (scheduled during registration)
  • September 9th:
    • Kinder Class lists will be posted after 5PM
  • September 12th: 
    • A-L Kinder students attend (regular hours & transportation)
  • September 13th: 
    • M-Z Kinder students attend (regular hours & transportation)
  • September 14: 
    • 8:40am-3:00pm - First Day of School for Full Day Kindergarten.

Open House 2016-17

posted Sep 3, 2016, 5:26 PM by salem heights   [ updated Sep 3, 2016, 5:30 PM ]

Please join us for the Salem Heights Open House!

  • Who:     Salem Heights Families
  • What:    Meet your teacher, visit your classroom & drop off supplies
  • When:   September 6th
  • Time:    5:30-6:30  
Hope to see you there!

Important Dates to Remember...

posted Aug 22, 2016, 4:08 PM by salem heights   [ updated Sep 6, 2016, 3:50 PM by Salem Keizer ]

Salem Heights Office Hours

8:00 am- 4:30 pm


Open House K-5th

Tuesday September 6th



First Day of School Grades 1-5 

Wednesday September 7th


School Hours:



Doors Open to Students:

8:30 (8:10 for Breakfast Students)



Kindergarten Assessments


Kinder Assessments

September 7, 8 or 9th

(Please call the office if your kinder is not scheduled for an assessment)


First Day for full day Kindergarten

if your last name begins with letters A-L

September 12th


if your last name begins with letters M-Z

September 13th

2016-17 School Supply List

posted Aug 3, 2016, 2:12 PM by salem heights

Please click the below attachment to view the 2016-17 Salem Heights School Supply List. See you September 7th!

Kindergarten Orientation- May 9, 2016

posted Apr 21, 2016, 11:08 AM by salem heights   [ updated Sep 8, 2016, 2:06 PM by Salem Keizer ]

Please join us at this special meeting for parents and kindergarten students. We will talk about what a typical day is like, what you can do over the summer to help your child be ready for kindergarten, and tour the school.

  • Date: May 9, 2016                                       
  • Time: 5:30-6:30PM
  • Place: Salem Heights Elementary, 3495 Liberty Road S. Salem, OR 97302


Your entire family is welcome to attend.

 RSVP: Please let us know if you can attend. Call 503-399-3187

We look forward to seeing you!

Kindergarten registration opens Feb. 23, 2016

posted Feb 23, 2016, 10:00 AM by salem heights   [ updated Sep 8, 2016, 2:05 PM by Salem Keizer ]

Registration for fall kindergarten programs in Salem-Keizer Public Schools opens on Tuesday, February 23, 2016. Students who turn five on or before September 10, 2016, are eligible to register. All elementary schools in Salem-Keizer offer free, full-day kindergarten.


Parents are asked to register students soon to help the district prepare an adequate number of classrooms, supplies, etc. for the fall.


How to register

To register, please visit the school and pick up a registration packet. If you’re unsure what school is assigned to serve your residence address, please visit the district’s school finder page: www.salemkeizer.org/content/boundary-information


Parents must complete and sign the forms in the registration packet (registration form, home language survey, immunization form) and provide:

  1. Proof of residence address. Examples of documents accepted include a copy of a utility bill, driver’s license with current address, copy of rental agreement, etc.

  2. Original birth certificate for the child. The school will make a copy and return the original to the parent.


Help your student get ready

Parents can help students get ready for kindergarten by helping them:

  • Hold a pencil, crayons and scissors correctly

  • Practice writing his/her name

  • Learn the ABC’s and how to count to twenty

  • Name and identify basic shapes, such as square, triangle and circle

  • Learn how to take turns and share with others

  • How to use the bathroom and wash hands independently

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