Important Dates to Remember...

posted Aug 22, 2016, 4:08 PM by salem heights

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

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!

Reimagine Education in Oregon:

posted Apr 21, 2016, 10:49 AM by salem heights   [ updated Apr 21, 2016, 10:50 AM ]

A Marion and Polk County Community Forum on April 28, 2016

On April 28, 2016, state and local leaders will be holding an education forum in our community and they want to hear from you! You are invited to join with other members of our community to reimagine education in our state. Come learn more about Oregon’s education initiatives, contribute to a discussion on the factors supporting student success, and get your questions answered by local and state education leaders.

 The community forum will be held at Claggett Creek Middle School from 6:00-7:30 pm on April 28, 2016. You can find additional information, including other community forums around the state, on the Oregon Department of Education website at: http://www.ode.state.or.us/go/ESSA.

 Improving education in Oregon takes a community. Come add your voice to the conversation and help us reimagine education in Oregon!  We look forward to seeing you there.

Reimagíne la educación en Oregón: 

Un foro comunitario de los condados de Marion y Polk el 28 de abril de 2016

¡El 28 de april de 2016, los líderes estatales y locales llevarán a cabo un foro de educación en nuestra comunidad y quieren escuchar sus ideas!  Usted está invitado a unirse a otros miembros de nuestra comunidad a re-imaginar la educación en nuestro estado.  Venga y aprenda más acerca de las iniciativas de educación de Oregón, contribuya a la plática sobre los factores que apoyan el éxito del estudiante y obtenga respuestas a sus preguntas por los líderes de educación estatal y local.  

 El foro comunitario se llevará a cabo en el Claggett Creek Middle School de 6:00 pm-7:30 pm el 28 de abril de 2016.  Usted puede encontrar información adicional, incluyendo otros foros comunitarios en todo el estado, en el sitio web del Departamento de Educación de Oregón en: http://www.ode.state.or.us/go/ESSA.

 Mejorar la educación en Oregón necesita una comunidad.  ¡Venga y añada su voz a la conversación y ayúdenos a re-imaginar la educación en Oregón! Esperamos contar con su presencia.


Kindergarten registration opens Feb. 23, 2016

posted Feb 23, 2016, 10:00 AM by salem heights

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

Free Full-Day Kindergarten - Fall 2016

posted Feb 18, 2016, 5:12 PM by salem heights

In fall of 2016, Salem-Keizer Public Schools will offer free full-day kindergarten. Half-day kindergarten is not offered in Salem-Keizer, however many private kindergarten providers offer half-day programs. Children are not required to attend kindergarten, but attendance is strongly recommended.


Registration for fall 2016 kindergarten opens Tuesday, February 23, 2016.


Parents are asked to register for kindergarten as soon as possible. The district needs to know how many students will be attending and where in order to prepare an adequate number of classrooms. Early registration helps make sure kindergarten students will have a comfortable start to the school year.


Children who will turn five years old on or before September 10, 2016, are eligible to register. To register, please visit the school assigned to serve your residence address and pick up a registration packet.


To find the school that serves your residence, visit the boundary information page.


For more information about registering for kindergarten, please call your school or visit the Kindergarten page.

Spring Break FREE Activity and Lunch Program

posted Feb 12, 2016, 11:41 AM by salem heights

Please see attached for details!

Read Across America & Book Fair

posted Feb 12, 2016, 11:15 AM by salem heights

Monday, February 29th- "Crazy for Books" - Crazy Sock Day

  • Book Fair open 8:30am-8:45am

 Tuesday, March 1st- "Wild about Reading" 

  • Dress as your favorite Animal or wear Animal Print (or shirt with an animal)
  • Bagels & Books - 8:00 am - 8:30 am in the Library
  • Book Fair open 8:00am-8:45am

Wednesday, March 2nd- "Reading...Great Exercise for your Brain!" Dress in your     favorite exercise or sportswear

  • Book Fair open/ 8:30 am 8:45 am & 11:00am-1:00pm for Grandparents. (If students come in, they must be accompanied by the adult visiting them for lunch.)
  • Grandparents Lunch 11:20 - 12:50  
    • Can bring in their own lunch or $3.70 to eat school lunch 
    • Check or exact change, please

Thursday, March 3rd- "Get Cozy with a Good Book" - PJ Day

  • Classroom Read-In (at whatever time and for whatever duration works into the teachers schedule)
  • Book Fair open 8:30am - 8:45am

Book Fair will be packed up at 9:00 am

Literacy Night

posted Feb 12, 2016, 10:48 AM by salem heights

Friday, February 26th6:30pm - 8:00pm

This is going to be an Elephant & Piggy Themed night! 

Please join us for:

  • ·         Activities
  • ·         Treats
  • ·         Raffles
  • ·         Book Fair will be open

Free Family Movie Night!

posted Jan 20, 2016, 10:52 AM by salem heights

When:        January 22nd from       6:30-9:00
Showing:    The Croods
Time:         Concessions open at     6:30 PM
                  Film begins at             7:00 PM
Where:       Salem Heights Gym

   Please see the attachment below for more details.

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