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A night of hope

A night of hope

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes Some doctor appointments require more than the eight minutes most MD’s budget for each patient. When a child becomes the victim of abuse or neglect, it takes special training to draw them out and specialty physicians to document the effects. Those are the services offered by Salem’s Liberty […]

Interim super gets 6-month contract from school board

Interim super gets 6-month contract from school board

By HERB SWETT For the Keizertimes A six-month contract for Paula Radich as interim superintendent of the Salem-Keizer School District was approved by the school board on Tuesday. Radich will receive a monthly salary of $16,250. The district will not contribute to the state Public Employees Retirement System on her behalf, because as a retiree […]

School board to pay $235K for new boss

School board to pay $235K for new boss

By HERB SWETT For the Keizertimes The Salem-Keizer School Board is prepared to look beyond Oregon for the next superintendent and to pay that person an annual salary of about $235,000. No vote was taken on that or any other item Jan. 9 at a work session with Ray & Associates, the search firm involved […]

‘Now cracks a noble heart’

‘Now cracks a noble heart’

Celts’ Hamlet opens Friday

Radich tabbed interim S-K supt

Radich tabbed interim S-K supt

By HERB SWETT For the Keizertimes Paula A. Radich, who retired last year as superintendent of the Newberg School District, was named interim superintendent of the Salem-Keizer district Tuesday at a special School Board meeting. Radich will hold the interim position from Jan. 1 through June 30, succeeding Sandy Husk, who is resigning to become […]

Board tabs Iowa-based firm for super search

Board tabs Iowa-based firm for super search

  By HERB SWETT For the Keizertimes Ray & Associates, a long-established executive search company, was the choice of the Salem-Keizer School Board on Tuesday as the search firm for the next superintendent. Sandy Husk, the superintendent for about the last eight years, will leave the district in January to become the chief executive officer […]

Celt bovine finds new purpose

Celt bovine finds new purpose

Student’s prize-winning piece to tour district as ‘Read Now Cow’

Wolverines earn shot at state robotics title

Wolverines earn shot at state robotics title

Whiteaker Middle School’s robotics team was a standout in the First Lego League regional competition hosted by Stephens Middle School Dec. 7 and 8. The Wolverine team – students Brady Ellis, Adam Graneto, Jonas Honeyman, Eryne Ige, Jake McCollum, Andy Okada, Hailee Smith, and CJ Wagner -– took first in the project competition and third […]

‘Superhero’ earns Crystal Apple

‘Superhero’ earns Crystal Apple

  By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes Emma Snyder didn’t mince words when it came to nominating Guber Elementary School’s David Baumer for the Crystal Apple. “He’s a superhero,” Snyder, now an eighth grader at Whiteaker Middle School, wrote in a nominating letter. “He’s faster than a speeding pencil, more powerful than an if/then […]

S-K board starts budget talks

S-K board starts budget talks

By HERB SWETT For the Keizertimes The first 2013-14 budget committee meeting of the Salem-Keizer School District started Tuesday with the election of Betty Pataccoli as chair and Nancy MacMorris-Adix as vice chair. Pataccoli, a non-board member of the committee, was vice chair for the last two years and succeeds Chris Brantley as chair. Brantley […]

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