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Tips for staying healthy this winter season

January 3rd, 2023|

This winter, the whole Salem-Keizer community can work together to keep our schools, students and community safe and healthy. Remember to follow some simple precautions to prevent illness: Stay home when sick. Avoid contact [...]

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Think before you post

November 14th, 2022|

When schools receive hoax threats, rumors of threats, and when there is a spread of false information, learning environments are disrupted and and there is understandably increased fear in our community. Safety is our [...]

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Back to school 2022-23

September 6th, 2022|

School offices opening dates 2022-23 August 8: Elementary school offices open August 15: Middle school offices open Year-round: High school offices open year-round First day of school dates 2022-23 Grades 1-12 September 6: First day [...]

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Video: Different Choices, Always United

March 9th, 2022|

As we transition into optional face coverings, it's important to remember to be respectful of each other's choices. At Salem-Keizer Public Schools we may make different choices, be we are always united. [...]

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Face coverings optional effective March 12

March 4th, 2022|

​​As you likely know, there have been significant changes in recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Oregon Health Authority, and Oregon Department of Education regarding face coverings in schools. We have carefully [...]

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Family engagement nights August 4 and 6, 2021

July 22nd, 2021|

SKPS invites families to engage with district leaders on back-to-school planning for fall Chuukese | English | Marshallese | Russian | Spanish | Swahili Salem-Keizer Public Schools plans to provide full-time, in-person instruction for all students. [...]

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Grab-N-Go Meals information summer 2021

July 21st, 2021|

Summer Grab-N-Go Meals 2021 Summer Grab-N-Go Meals available through Friday, Sept. 3 The following sites will be serving summer Grab-N-Go meals to the community Monday - Friday between 11 a.m. - 1 [...]

Supports for Parents

January 12th, 2021|

Reach Out Flyer Lattes with Laurie www.reachoutoregon.org/ A Discussion with parenting expert Kelly Fradin, MD How to help your family through COVID-19: Parenting in a pandemic https://our.barnard.edu/s/1133/16/wide.aspx?sid=1133&gid=1&pgid=5401&content_id=15729

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Thank you Education Support Professionals!

November 18th, 2020|

It's Education Support Professionals Day! Administrators and teachers from across the district give a shoutout to the amazing Education Support Professionals in Salem-Keizer Public Schools. Thank you to all of our ESPs [...]

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Chromebook Login Issues?

September 18th, 2020|

We are aware that some students are having challenges logging into their Chromebooks to access Distance Learning. Here are instructions to help families having difficulties logging in. As Chromebooks come online after the summer, [...]

Water Testing at Gubser

October 8th, 2019|

UPDATE: October 16, 2019 Water testing is complete and water has been turned back on for normal use. UPDATE: October 13, 2019 Water testing will continue into the week of October 14. Water at Gubser [...]

Jog-A-Thon Running Schedule

October 8th, 2019|

Want to come and cheer your student on during Jog-A-Thon?  Attached is the running schedule so you know when to be here.   Please keep in mind that you'll need to come a bit early because [...]

Construction Continues at Gubser Elementary

April 29th, 2019|

Salem-Keizer Public Schools thanks the Salem-Keizer community for passing the 2018 bond to improve learning spaces. Because of your support, our schools will see major upgrades that will help support students and better prepare them [...]

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Marion Co. Health & Human Services: No Confirmed Cases of Measles in Marion County | Servicios Humanos y de Salud del Condado de Marion: No se han presentado casos confirmados de sarampión en el Condado de Marion

January 30th, 2019|

Marion County Health & Human Services has asked us to share this information with you regarding a measles outbreak in Clark County, Washington. "Due to the current measles outbreak investigation in Clark County, Washington, we've received [...]

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About the Boundary Adjustment Process

January 17th, 2019|

The district has created resources to help explain the boundary adjustment process. If adopted by the Salem-Keizer School Board on February 12, the proposed boundary adjustments would go into effect in Fall 2019. Parents and [...]

Jog A Thon

October 4th, 2018|

Thank you for supporting the Gubser Jog A Thon.  The Jog A Thon will be held on Thursday, October 11, 2018.  Below is the running schedule.     We hope you can come by and cheer on your student [...]

October Events

September 27th, 2018|

3: Focus Day, 12:30 dismissal 11: Jog-A-Thon 12: No School – Staff Inservice Day 25: PTC Meeting, 6:30 pm 31: Crazy Hat/Hair Day

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Every Day 24J

September 25th, 2018|

Missing a day or two of school may not seem like a big deal, but that time matters. If a student misses just two days of school a month, by the end of the [...]

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Kindergarten Orientation

August 13th, 2018|

Parents of incoming kindergarten students mark your calendar for this important event! Date: Thursday, August 30 Time: 3:00-4:00 pm Location: In the A Pod

2018-School Supply List

June 22nd, 2018|

Gubser Recommended Supply List - 2018-19 This is a "recommended" supply list. Feel free to adjust recommended items to match store availability. KINDERGARTEN (All supplies are shared) 12 - Pencils (#2), [...]

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Salem-Keizer Public Schools to Offer Free Summer Meals

June 18th, 2018|

Meals are available for all children Each year, Salem-Keizer Public Schools participates in the Summer Meals Program, which provides free meals to all children ages 1-18, regardless of family income. Free summer meals will be [...]

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City of Salem Drinking Water Advisory Update

June 8th, 2018|

On Wednesday, June 6, the City of Salem issued a new advisory for vulnerable populations to not consume tap water due to algae blooms in the Detroit Reservoir. This advisory is expected to continue at [...]

  • Salem-Keizer Approved Budget 2018

Salem-Keizer Budget Committee Approves $1.1 Billion 2018-19 Budget

May 23rd, 2018|

The school district’s budget includes bond funds and new revenue estimates from Oregon Department of Education The Salem-Keizer Public Schools (SKPS) Budget Committee tonight moved to recommend a budget totaling $1,147,797,142. The budget includes bond [...]

  • Salem-Keizer Jumpstart Kinder 2018

Now Open – Registration For Jumpstart Kindergarten In Summer Of 2018

May 23rd, 2018|

Students entering kindergarten in many of our Title IA-funded elementary schools have the opportunity to attend a free kindergarten preparation program this summer called Jumpstart Kinder this summer. Jumpstart Kinder is August 6–10, 2018, from approximately [...]

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Salem-Keizer Voters Approve $619.7 Million School Bond

May 16th, 2018|

Bond dollars will relieve overcrowding and add science, vocational spaces and more Voters in Salem and Keizer have approved a $619.7 million bond measure referred to the May 15 ballot by the Salem-Keizer Public Schools [...]

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May Calendar

May 1st, 2018|

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Kindergarten Orientation Meeting

May 1st, 2018|

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 [...]

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Gubser’s Annual Carnival – Friday, May 4, 6-7:30 pm

May 1st, 2018|

Bring your family and join us for our annual carnival. Enjoy games, face painting, cupcake walk, and a photo booth! Snack concessions will be available for purchase. Buy your tickets early before and after school [...]

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May Calendar

April 25th, 2018|

  • Keizer Community Meeting announcement


April 5th, 2018|

Meet with your Keizer neighbors and district staff to learn how the measure on the May 15 ballot could impact your child's learning environment. 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 17 McNary High School Library

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Preschool Registration Begins in April

March 15th, 2018|

If your child will be three- or four-years-old on or before September 10, 2018, April is the time to register for preschool! Early Enrollment for Current Families April 4, 2018, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.; [...]

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Volunteer Breakfast

March 8th, 2018|

We are so fortunate to have you! In honor of your many hours of dedicated service to our school, we would like to invite you to our Volunteer Recognition Breakfast. Please come and allow us [...]

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March Calendar

March 5th, 2018|

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Kindergarten Registration Now Open For 2018-19

February 27th, 2018|

Kindergarten registration for the 2018-2019 school year opens on Tuesday, February 20! Often thought of as a transition year between home and school, kindergarten prepares your child for a successful academic career and is now [...]

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All Salem-Keizer Public Schools are Closed Thursday, Feb. 22

February 22nd, 2018|

Due to inclement weather, all Salem-Keizer Public Schools will be closed and all afternoon and evening activities are cancelled. All district offices will remain open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. This snow day may [...]

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Proposed Elementary Math Adoption Curriculum Available For Review Until March 7, 2018

February 14th, 2018|

At its February 13 business meeting, the Salem-Keizer Board of Education heard the first reading of the recommended elementary math adoption curriculum, Ready Math, Publisher Curriculum Associates. The instruction materials are available for community/parent review [...]

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Vision Screenings

February 6th, 2018|

Oregon Lions Foundation will be coming to our school on Thursday, February 15 to complete vision screenings on all K-5th grade students. If you would like your child to opt out, please notify the school [...]

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February Calendar

January 19th, 2018|

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January Calendar

January 2nd, 2018|

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December Calendar

November 29th, 2017|

  • Parent Club

PTC Meeting, 11/30

November 29th, 2017|

Our PTC meeting is Thursday Nov 30th at 6:30pm in the Media Center. I know this is a busy time of the year but I feel this meeting is an important one. We are having [...]

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November 2nd, 2017|

Gubser's annual Food Drive will run from November 13 thru December 8. Acceptable food items are non-perishable store bought items (must have labels on all items). No home canned or home made items. The pod [...]

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November Calendar

October 31st, 2017|

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October Calendar

September 26th, 2017|

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Super Hero Dress Up Day

September 26th, 2017|

Our first dress up day of this year is on Friday, September 29. Our theme this month is Super Hero. We look forward to see all our "super hero" students on Friday!

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PTC Meeting Reminder

September 26th, 2017|

Dear Gubser Parents Please come and participate in our first Parent Teacher Club meeting this Thursday September 28th at 6:30 in the Media Center. We will be discussing the upcoming Jog-A-Thon, and other activities for [...]

Help Build a Strong Foundation for our African American/Black Students

September 26th, 2017|

Salem Keizer Public Schools and the NAACP invites you to a community event: Help Build a Strong Foundation for our African American/Black Students. Thursday, October 12th, 2017, 6-7:30 pm at Chemeketa Community College. Please see [...]

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2017-18 Annual Notice for Statewide Tests

September 25th, 2017|

Please read the attached information regarding upcoming Statewide Tests. Included in this information is opt-out option. Description of rights: House Bill 2655 permits parents and adult students to annually opt-out of Oregon's statewide summative tests [...]

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Kindergarten Orientation

August 22nd, 2017|

Thursday, August 31, 2017, 3:00-4:00 pm Fall Kindergarten Orientation is fast approaching. All families of new incoming kindergarten will not want to miss this important orientation. This orientation will provide you the opportunity to visit [...]

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Open House

August 22nd, 2017|

Gubser's Open House will be held on Tuesday, September 5, from 4:30-6:00 pm. Class lists will be posted and families and students will have the opportunity to meet teacher's and visit classrooms and the school. [...]

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Principal Welcome Back Letter 2017-18

August 22nd, 2017|

Attached is the parent letter mailed home to all Gubser families. This letter includes a beginning of the year calendar.