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Assassination in miniature

Assassination in miniature

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes Think of it as sibling rivalry run amok. While there were many benefits to Whiteaker Middle School eighth grader Madison Rutter constructing a scale replica of Ford’s Theatre, one that she’ll likely hang onto longer than some others was outdoing her sister. “I just wanted to do something […]

McNary singers, musicians release double-disc album

McNary singers, musicians release double-disc album

  By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes The new McNary High School CD is a double-disc affair featuring not only choirs but the band and orchestra, too. “It was nice to have the band and orchestra included because we did so well last year,” said violinist Emily Wade. The new release, available at the […]

MHS arts made grad into jack-of-all-trades

MHS arts made grad into jack-of-all-trades

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes Bentley Michaels was living in Los Angeles and attending classes at Musicians Institute in 2009 when his roommate bailed on him, leaving him holding the bag on a $1,200-a-month apartment. It’s a cliché, right? Someone heads to the bright lights of LA with a dream and little else […]

School board leases new land

School board leases new land

By HERB SWETT For the Keizertimes A proposed 10-year lease of an acre of the Central Kitchen Site, at $1,791.67 per month for the first two years, was approved at Tuesday’s Salem-Keizer School Board meeting. City of Salem approval of a zone change will be necessary for the lease to take effect. A zone change […]

MHS seniors soar past reading goals

MHS seniors soar past reading goals

  By EVAN RUMMERFIELD For the Keizertimes McNary High School’s seniors recently made history. The class of 2014 will be the school’s first in which every student passed the OAKS State Reading Test, a test required to graduate. If a senior is not able to graduate this year, it is not because of the state […]

Taylor a student favorite

Taylor a student favorite

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes What happens when teaching transcends the boundaries of reading, writing and arithmetic? When teaching goes beyond the simple definitions of teacher and student? When the teacher is an educator, to be sure, but meets his students as a fellow traveler? For the answers, look no further than the […]

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

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